New Maruti Dzire and Old Model Comparison

A lot has already been said about the new 2017 Maruti Dzire. The 2017 model is the third gen of the compact sedan from Maruti. The new model has got all new design, new interior and additional features. In short, it is very much different than the model it is replacing.

Read the comparison to find the similarities and differences.

New 2017 Maruti Dzire vs Old Model Price Comparison

New Dzire Rs. 5.45 Lakh – Rs 9.41 Lakh
Old Dzire Rs. 5.25 lakh – Rs 8.50 Lakh



The starting price of new 2017 Maruti Dzire is increased by approx. 20,000 but the top end V and Z variants cost almost the same. The new ZXi and ZDi trims are costlier and cost approx. 90,000 more than the ZXi/ZDi trims.

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New Dzire Old Dzire
LXi Rs. 5.45 lakh LXi(O) Rs. 5.35 lakh
VXi Rs. 6.29 lakh LXi ABS Rs. 5.52 lakh
ZXi Rs. 7.05 lakh VXi Rs. 5.99 lakh
ZXi+ Rs. 7.94 lakh VXi ABS Rs. 6.27 lakh
VXi AMT Rs. 6.76 lakh VXi AT Rs. 6.87 lakh
ZXi AMT Rs. 7.52 lakh ZXi Rs. 7.03 lakh
ZXi+ AMT Rs. 8.41 lakh VXi AT ABS Rs. 7.07 lakh
LDi Rs. 6.45 lakh LDi Rs. 6.16 lakh
VDi Rs. 7.29 lakh LDi ABS Rs. 6.36 lakh
ZDi Rs. 8.05 lakh VDi Rs. 7.10 lakh
ZDi+ Rs. 8.94 lakh VDi ABS Rs. 7.22 lakh
 VDi AMT Rs. 7.76 lakh ZDi Rs. 8.07 lakh
 ZDi AMT Rs. 8.52 lakh ZDi AMT Rs. 8.58 lakh
ZDi+ AMT Rs. 9.41 lakh


New 2017 Maruti Dzire vs Old Model Specs Comparison

Specifications Petrol Diesel
Engine Displacement 1.2 L K-Series Petrol 1.3 L DDiS Diesel
Power 84 PS 75 PS
Torque 115 Nm 190 Nm
Transmission 5-speed manual/5-speed AMT 5-speed Manual/5-speed AMT
Mileage 22 km/l 28.4 km/l


The specifications of the two are not really different. The new 2017 Maruti Dzire comes with a 1.2 L K-series petrol engine and 1.3 L DDiS diesel motor. Both the engines come mated to 5-speed Manual and 5-speed Automatic transmissions.


New 2017 Maruti Dzire vs Old Model Mileage Comparison

New Dzire Upto 22 KMPL (Petrol); Upto 28.4 KMPL (Diesel)
Old Dzire Upto 20.85 KMPL (Petrol); Upto 26.59 KMPL (Diesel)


Due to the updated engines and lighter kerb weight, the new model 2017 Maruti Dzire provider higher mileage than the old model. The claimed 28.4 KMPL makes it the most fuel efficient car in India.

New 2017 Maruti Dzire vs Old Model Features Comparison

The new Dzire will have many new features. These include-

  • New Exterior
  • Projector headlamps
  • LED DRLs
  • LED Tail lamps
  • New alloy wheels
  • All new Interior
  • SmartPlay Touchscreen infotainment system
  • Flat Bottomed steering wheel
  • Rear AC vents
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Collapsible Steering
  • Dual front airbags and ABS as standard


New 2017 Maruti Dzire vs Old Model Dimensions Comparison

  New Old
Length 3995 mm 3995 mm
Width 1735 mm 1695 mm
Height 1515 mm 1555 mm
Wheelbase 2450 mm 2430 mm
Ground Clearance 163 mm 170 mm
Boot Space 378 L 319 L
Fuel tank Capacity 37 L 42 L
Kerb Weight Petrol – 860-895 KGDiesel – 955-990 KG Petrol – 965 KGDiesel – 1070 KG



New 2017 Maruti Dzire vs Old Model Comparison – Verdict

It is clear that the new model 2017 Maruti Dzire is more modern than the old model. It has got better looks, more features and is more fuel efficient too.

Design: New Dzire surely looks a lot better. The interior is classier.

Specifications: While the engine options remain the same, both petrol and diesel models can be had with a 5 speed AMR. In addition, new Dzire is more fuel efficient.

Features: Top spec ZXi+/ ZDi+ trims have a long list of features. Also, ABS, dual airbags and ISOFIX child seats restraints are standard features.

Price – Other than the top end Z+ trims, the new Dzire costs almost the same as the model it replaces.

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