Recently, the Indo-Japanese carmaker rolled out the 2020 Maruti Dzire facelift at a starting price of Rs 5.89 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The sedan’s updated model receives minor changes inside and out along with a new, more powerful petrol engine. The new Dzire comes with a BS6-compliant 1.2L Dualjet K12C gasoline motor that has replaced the old 1.2L K12B petrol motor. Here, we have listed the top differences between the Dzire’s new and old petrol engines.
– As mentioned above, the 2020 Maruti Dzire facelift derives its power from the “advanced K-Series Dualjet, Dual VVT BS6 petrol engine. This motor has been benefited with first-in-segment idle start-stop technology (ISG) that helps delivering class leading mileage. Read: 2020 Maruti Dzire Old Vs New – Major Differences
– The system automatically switches off the engine when it’s idling and restarts it with a simple press of clutch. It reduces the fuel consumption during idling and improves fuel economy. Read – 2020 Maruti Swift Facelift To Get A More Powerful Petrol Engine
– Besides the ISG system, the new Dualjet petrol motor comes with cooled EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) system, higher compression ratio and piston cooling jet. All these components further helps improve its mileage and reduce friction.
– While pre-facelift Dzire petrol was claimed to deliver fuel efficiency of 21.21kmpl with manual and AMT gearbox, the updated model promises 23.26kmpl in manual and 24.12kmpl in AMT variants. It makes it around 2.05kmpl – 2.91kmpl more frugal than the old powertrain. Read – Upcoming New Maruti Suzuki Cars in 2020-21
– The 2020 Maruti Dzire facelift with new Dualjet petrol engine is 7bhp more powerful than the previous model. The old 1.2L K12B gasoline motor pushes out a peak power of 84.3PS at 6,000rpm against 115Nm at 4,000rpm. The new petrol engine, on the other hand, returns a claimed power of 90bhp at 6,000rpm.