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.
|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
|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
|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.