Maruti Suzuki, known for their
extremely fuel efficient cars for the mass market in the country, has unveiled
the refreshed edition of its bestseller DZire with over 13 per cent improved
fuel efficiency. The car is priced at Rs. 507,800 onwards. The new DZire is
being introduced in four new body colours and will be available in both, petrol
and diesel fuel options.
Ex showroom Delhi prices in Rs lakhs
The new DZire now returns a
mileage of 26.59 kmpl on diesel, up by around 13 pc. The petrol trim comes with
a fuel efficiency improvement of over 9pc with a certified fuel efficiency of
20.85 kmpl ( as certified by Test Agency under Rule 115 of CMVR 1989).
The new DZire now sports
stylish new body coloured bumper, headlamps with a black tinge and fog lamps
bezel with chrome accents. Trendy high motion alloy wheels help to enhance the
style quotient of the new Dzire, even further. Alp Blue is the character colour
for new DZire.
R.S. Kalsi, Executive Director
Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki India said, “Taking forward our efforts to
refresh our existing models, we present new DZire as India’s most fuel
efficient car returning fuel efficiency of 26.59kmpl. 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 car is powered by 1248cc
DDiS diesel engine which has a peak torque of 190Nm @ 2000 rpm and delivers 74bhp
@ 4000rpm. The petrol variant comes with 1197cc K series VVT engine that
delivers 84bhp @ 6000rpm and a torque of 115Nm @ 4000rpm.
Several innovations by Maruti
and Suzuki engineers to improve fuel efficiency include 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.
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