Say hello to the 2015 Maruti Dzire (facelift). Just launched, there are five petrol variants (including AT) and three diesel variants, prices range from Rs 5.07 lakhs to Rs 6.80 lakhs for petrol variants, and Rs 5.99 lakhs to Rs 7.81 lakhs for diesel variant.
Outside, you’ll find redesigned front bumper with a larger air dam, smoked headlamps, chrome grille, fog lamps bezel with chrome accents, and and power folding ORVMs with turn indicators. There’re also new-design alloy wheels on the higher trim, however, the lower trims will get new-design wheel caps that are usually installed at dealerships.
Inside, you’ll find a new upholstery, engine start-stop button, electrically adjustable and retractable ORVMs, a better six-speaker sound system with Bluetooth connectivity, audio and Bluetooth control on the steering wheel, front and rear charging socket, reverse parking sensors and remote bootlid opener.
Nothing’s changed underneath – the India-spec Dzire is still powered by the same 1.3-litre DDiS (Fiat) diesel engine that makes 75 PS and 190 Nm of torque; and a 1.2-litre K-series VVT petrol unit that now makes 84.3 PS and 115 Nm of torque (lower power and higher torque than the outgoing model). A 5-speed gearbox comes standard on both units, while an optional 4-speed automatic gearbox is available with the petrol.
Interestingly, the Dzire is now the country’s most fuel efficient car that returns a fuel economy of 26.59 kmpl on diesel, and 20.85 kmpl on petrol (both figures ARAI certified). It also gets four new paint shades, taking a total a total of seven paint options; namely Alp Blue, Cave Black, Magma Grey, Sangria Red, Pearl Arctic White, Silky Silver, and Prime Pacific Blue (the last three being old shades).
Introductory prices for the 2015 Maruti Suzuki Dzire (ex-showroom, Delhi):
- Dzire LXi – Rs. 5.07 lakh
- Dzire LXi (O) – Rs. 5.20 lakh
- Dzire VXi – Rs. 5.85 lakh
- DzireZXi – Rs. 6.80 lakh
- Dzire LDi – Rs. 5.99 lakh
- Dzire VDi – Rs. 6.85 lakh
- Dzire ZDi – Rs. 7.81 lakh
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