Hyundai India has decided to give the Grand i10 based Xcent compact sedan a detailed makeover. The 2017 Hyundai Xcent will have a new look and extra feature that will attract more buyers. Also, with Maruti expected to launch the all new Dzire in May, the updates mean the updates mean the Xcent will be better equipped to give segment leader a tough competition. Here will compare 2017 Hyundai Xcent and 2017 Maruti Dzire.
2017 Hyundai Xcent Facelift vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Price Comparison
|Hyundai Xcent||Maruti Dzire|
|Ex-showroom Price||Rs. 5.38-8.41 lakh||Rs. 5.40-9.00 lakh (est)|
As of now, both compact sedans are available at same price. However, the upcoming Dzire could be pricier than the current model.
2017 Hyundai Xcent Facelift vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Specifications Comparison
|Engine Type/ Displacement||1.2 L Petrol, 1.2 L Diesel||1.2 L Petrol, 1.3 L Diesel|
|Power||81 bhp, 74 bhp||83 bhp, 74 bhp|
|Torque||114 Nm, 190 Nm||115 Nm, 190 Nm|
|Transmission (Gearbox)||5-speed manual/4-speed AT, 5-speed manual||5-speed manual/5-speed AMT, 5-speed manual/5-speed AMT|
|Mileage||17-19 kpl, 24-25 kpl (estimated)||20-21 kpl (claimed), 26-27 kpl (estimated)|
The petrol engine will remain same in the Xcent facelift, but a new 1.2 L diesel will be available, which will make it similar to the Maruti Dzire in terms of power and torque outputs. The new Dzire will be available with the same engine options.
2017 Hyundai Xcent Facelift vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Mileage Comparison
|Diesel||25.4 KMPL||26-27 KMPL|
|Petrol||20.14 KMPL||20-21 KMPL|
The new Xcent will be slightly more fuel efficient. The 2017 Swift Dzire is based on a new platform and will be lighter as compared to the ongoing model, which means fuel efficiency will be improved.
2017 Hyundai Xcent Facelift vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Features Comparison
|Air Conditioner Type||Automatic Climate Control||Automatic Climate Control|
|Power Windows||Yes (4)||Yes (4)|
|Central Locking||Keyless entry and go||Keyless entry and go|
|Steering Audio Controls||Yes||Yes|
|Audio System||7 inch Touchscreen||7 inch Touchscreen|
2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Design Comparison
The 2017 Xcent will have a new nose with the new ‘cascading’ type front grille. In addition, there are new fog lamp enclosures along with LED daytime running lamps. Tail has also got significant changes. The 2017 Xcent will have new split tail lamps and new rear bumper. The upcoming new model Maruti Dzire is based on the all new Swift that was showcased last year. The nose of the Dzire will have a heavier dose of chrome. We think upcoming model looks more proportionate and therefore better than the outgoing Dzire.
As far as the interior of the Xcent is concerned, there are no major updates except the addition of the 7 inch touchscreen. It continues with the black beige interior combination. The cabin of the Dzire is all new. It will have an interesting flat bottom steering wheel with wood trim. It will also have a new 7 inch touchscreen.
2017 Maruti Dzire vs 2017 Hyundai Xcent Comparison – Verdict
<Price: The price of both Xcent and Dzire are almost same.
Specifications: Xcent will have a new 1.2 L diesel engine. Specification of both the cars are same.
Features: Both compact sedans have huge number of features. However, Dzire will come with Airbags and ABS as standard features.
Design: While the 2017 Xcent is a facelift, the 2017 Maruti Dzire will be completely new model in terms of design.