The Indo-Japanese carmaker recently updated its highly-popular subcompact sedan – the Maruti Suzuki Dzire. The facelifted model receives minor changes inside and out along with a new, more powerful petrol engine. Here, we have listed major changes between the old and the new Dzire.
– Prices of the 2020 Maruti Dzire facelift start from Rs 5.89 lakh and go all the way up to Rs 8.81 lakh. While the manual models are priced from Rs 5.89 lakh to Rs 8.28 lakh, the AGS (AMT) variants cost from Rs 7.32 lakh to Rs 8.81 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom.
– The pre-facelift Dzire was available in the price range of Rs 5.83 lakh to Rs 8.69 lakh. The facelifted model is around Rs 6,000 – Rs 21,000 more expensive that the old Dzire.
– Major change comes in the form of new 1.2L, 4-cylinder K12C Dualjet petrol engine, which is more powerful and fuel efficient than its replacement.
– The new motor is benefited with cooled EGR system, piston cooling jet and higher compression ratio.
– The new petrol motor generates a peak power of 90bhp that makes it around 7bhp more powerful than the old unit.
– The new Dzire is the first car in its segment to feature idle start-stop technology that enhances its fuel economy. Read: New Vs Old Maruti Vitara Brezza – Major Differences
– The 2020 Maruti Dzire facelift is claimed to deliver a class-leading mileage of 23.26kmpl with manual gearbox and 24.12kmpl with AGS (AMT) gearbox.
– Most of the design changes have been made on the front end. The updated Dzire gets a newly-designed grille, bumper and fog lamp housings.
– Save for the precision-cut dual-tone alloy wheels, the side profile remains unchanged.
– The facelifted Dzire comes in two new colours – Phoenix Red and Premium Silver.
– On the safety front, the AMT variants gets electronic stability programme and hill hold assist as standard features. The 2020 Maruti Dzire facelift comes with a new SmartPlay Studio infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. Read: 2020 Maruti Suzuki Ignis Vs Old – 5 Major Differences
– The new dual-tone upholstery and faux wood trim give a premium touch to its interior. The new Dzire also receives a colour TFT screen for the MID and cruise control.