Car market leader Maruti Suzuki unveiled the refreshed edition of its bestseller DZire with over 13 per cent improved fuel efficiency here today. Aggressively priced at Rs. 507,800 onwards, the new DZire sports contemporary styling, superior comfort & convenience features and enhanced fuel efficiency. Besides, the new DZire is being introduced in four new body colours and will be available in both, Petrol and Diesel fuel options.
Pegged as India’s most fuel efficient car the new DZire returns a mileage of 26.59 kmpl on diesel, up by around. 13%. The petrol trim comes with a fuel efficiency improvement of over 9% with a certified fuel efficiency of 20.85 kmpl.
In the looks department, the refreshed DZire sports stylish new body coloured bumper, elegant headlamps with a black tinge, fog lamps bezel with chrome accents. Trendy high motion alloy wheels and ‘character color’ Alp Blue have also been added in Dzire 2015.
“We present new DZire as India’s most fuel efficient car returning fuel efficiency of 26.59kmpl,” said R.S. Kalsi, Executive Director Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki India. “The rich equipment list on the refreshed Dzire that includes premium features like engine push start / stop system, reverse parking sensors, new motion alloy wheels and Bluetooth with audio etc will be valued by the customers.”
The new Swift Dzire is powered by a 1248cc DDiS diesel engine, which returns torque of 190Nm @ 2000 rpm and power of 75ps @ 4000rpm. The Petrol variant comes with 1197cc K series VVT engine that delivers a power of 84.3ps @ 6000rpm and a torque of 115Nm @ 4000rpm.
Maruti and Suzuki engineers have tweaked the engine and the car to improve fuel efficiency, including making changes in engine hardware leading to improved thermal efficiency, reduced frictional losses and changes in engine calibration.
“While the compact combustion chamber and higher compression ratio on gasoline engine helps to improve engine efficiency, the advanced thermal management system in diesel engine along with low friction engine oil and modified fuel injection system help diesel engine in faster warm up and lower frictional losses,” the company said.
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