Surprise! Maruti Swift and DZire base variants get optional dual-airbags, ABS

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Country’s leading passenger vehicle maker, Maruti Suzuki has announced that it will offer dual-airbags and ABS as an option across all the variants of Swift hatchback and Dzire compact sedan, even on the base ‘L’ and mid ‘V’ variants.

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Earlier this month, the company started providing dual-airbags and ABS across all the variants of the WagonR and Stingray as on option. The addition of these features are expected to make the cars safer. Generally such a move is prompted by buyer demand and this is a sure sign that the Indian consumer is moving with the times.

With other manufacturers such as Ford, Volkswagen and Toyota providing safety features on their entire range of cars, Maruti too is responding by offering them on its range of cars as well, the move is expected to push other manufacturers to start offering similar safety features atleast as an option.

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Prices of Maruti Swift and DZire (ex-showroom, Delhi):

  Model Without Safety Kit (INR) With Safety Kit(O) (INR) Difference (INR)
Swift LDI 584,341 604,341 20,000
Swift VXI 540,180 560,180 20,000
Swift VDI 631,184 643,184 12,000
Swift LXI 478,299 490,000 11,701
Dzire LDI 599,451 619,450 19,999
Dzire VXI 594,556 614,555 19,999
Dzire VDI 694,963 706,963 22,000
Dzire LXI 528,350 540,000 11,650
Dzire VXI AT (O) 673,974 693,974 20,000

 

Commenting on the launch of the variants, R S Kalsi, executive director, marketing and sales, MSIL, said –

“The Swift and DZire are two of the most popular cars in India. Both have played an instrumental role in shaping the Indian automobile industry. The cars are known for contemporary styling, superior comfort, convenience features and performance. By offering driver and co-driver airbags and anti-lock braking system (ABS) across all variants of Swift and DZire, we want to further strengthen their popularity among customers.”

 
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