New Maruti Dzire is India’s Largest Selling Car – 34k Units Sold Last Month

New Maruti Dzire, which went on sale in India in May this year, has become India’s largest selling car. In September, Maruti sold more than 34,000 units of this compact sedan to achieve this title.

The latest generation of Maruti Dzire has become India’s largest selling car if you go by last month’s stats. Maruti Suzuki India ltd., which is the India’s largest selling car manufacturer, sold more than 34,000 copies of the new Dzire in the month of September 2017. 

India's largest selling car

The new generation Maruti Dzire was launched in May this year. The latest Dzire is based on a new generation lightweight platform that offers enhanced strength. The car is longer, wider, shorter, and lighter than the last gen model. While the engines have been carried over, you get an option of an AMT and a Manual transmission on all the trims of both the engine variants. Here are full details on the new gen Maruti Dzire, India’s largest selling car!

Maruti first launched Swift Dzire over half a decade ago. Adding a boot, ignore how quirky looking it was, to India’s most popular B2 segment hatch did wonders for the brand. Ever since its launch, Swift Dzire consistently remained the podium finisher in sales figure competition. Now the new Dzire takes things further by becoming India’s largest selling car. 

Prices of New Maruti Dzire, India’s Largest Selling Car

New Maruti Dzire Price (ex-showroom)
Maruti Dzire LXI 5,42,706
Maruti Dzire VXI 6,26,608
Maruti Dzire VXI AGS 6,73,159
Maruti Dzire ZXI 7,02,059
Maruti Dzire ZXI AGS 7,48,611
Maruti Dzire ZXI+ 7,90,386
Maruti Dzire ZXI+ AGS 8,36,937
Maruti Dzire LDI 6,43,855
Maruti Dzire VDI 7,28,050
Maruti Dzire VDI AGS 7,74,880
Maruti Dzire ZDI 8,03,867
Maruti Dzire ZDI AGS 8,50,530
Maruti Dzire ZDI+ 8,92,422
Maruti Dzire ZDI+ AGS 9,39,084

Specs of New Maruti Dzire, India’s Largest Selling Car

Displacement 1248 cc
Engine Description 1248cc, DDiS Diesel Engine
Maximum Power 74 BHP @ 4000 rpm
Maximum Torque 190 NM @ 2000 rpm
Bore x Stroke 69.6 x 82 mm mm
No. of Cylinders 4
Fuel Type Diesel
Gearbox 5-Speed AMT
Fuel Distribution CRDI (Common Rail Direct Injection)
Emission Standard BSIV
Air Charging System Fixed geometry turbo charger with intercooler
Mileage (City) 18 kmpl (approx.)
Mileage (Highway) 24 kmpl (approx.)
Mileage (Certified) 28.48 kmpl
Overall Length 3995 mm
Overall Width 1735 mm
Overall Height 1515 mm
Wheelbase 2450 mm
Ground Clearance 163 mm
Turning Radius 4.8 metres
Seating Capacity 5
Number of Seating Rows 2 Rows
Number of Doors 4 Doors
Boot Space 378 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 37 litres
Front Brakes Ventilated disc
Rear Brakes Drum
Front Suspension MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Torsion Beam
Alloy Wheels Yes
Tyre Size Alloy, 185 / 65R15

Currently, the all new Dzire is the most fuel-efficient car on sale in India. Yes! Banking on to company’s evergreen USP – the exceptional fuel efficiency figures, this new offering comes with an ARAI certified efficiency figure of 28.4 km/l. The national diesel engine – 1.3 L, DDiS engine, churns out this magical figure. Petrol mill continues to be the 1.2-liter VVT unit and offers an efficiency figure of 22 km/l. Being a standard Maruti offering, the Dzire comes in LXi/LDi, VXi/VDi, ZXi/ZDi and range-topping ZXi+/ZDi+ variants. Unlike the previous gen offering, LXi/LDi variants are generously equipped and come with LED combination tail lamp, dual tone interiors, info-rich Multi-Information Display. tilt adjustable steering and manual AC with pollen filter. But most noteworthy are the safety features like ABS, EBD, dual airbags, ISOFIX child seat anchorages, seat belt pre-tensioners with load limiter engine immobilizer and Suzuki’s HEARTEC platform which promises higher rigidity. All these safety features are standard across the range

Mileage of New Maruti Dzire, India’s Largest Selling Car

Petrol Upto 22 KMPL
Diesel Upto 28.4 KMPL

Understanding the importance and the need of an automatic gearbox, the company offers efficient and cost effective Auto Gear Shift system as an option across the range, a first of its kind offering for the company. Both manual and automatic gearboxes have 5-speed ratios.

The new HEARTEC platform helps this compact sedan to shed its weight by upto 100 kg. This reduced weight will enable the car to be more powerful (significantly higher power to weight ratio) and efficient despite being equipped with an existing set of engines. Maruti Suzuki Dzire is available in 6 color options. Increased wheelbase of 2450 mm and bigger boot of 378 liters enhances the practicality of this compact sedan.

Features of New Maruti Dzire, India’s Largest Selling Car

Here are the features highlights of the new 2017 Maruti Dzire-

Exterior Features

  • New Exterior
  • Projector headlamps
  • LED DRLs
  • LED Tail lamps
  • New alloy wheels
  • Blacked out A and B pillars
  • new look maruti dzire 2017 touchscreen AVN

Interior Features

  • All new cabin
  • SmartPlay Touchscreen infotainment system
  • Sat Nav
  • Flat Bottomed steering wheel
  • Rear AC vents
  • Apple CarPlay
  • New Multi-Information Display
  • Rear centre armrest
  • Body colour highlights

Safety Features

The new Dzire 2017 will get ABS and a Driverโ€™s side Airbag as a standard feature on all its trims.

  • ABS
  • EBD
  • Dual Front Airbags
  • Collapsible Steering
  • Security Alarm
  • Fog Lamps
  • Seatbelts with Pre-tensioners

The features list expands as we move up in the variant hierarchy. Some key features being offered in 2017 Dzire are: burl wood finish accents on dash, LED projector headlamps, daytime running lamps, precision cut alloys, leather wrapped steering wheel, reverse parking sensors with camera, day-night IRVM, Suzuki’s Android auto and Apple car play enabled smartplay infotainment system with steering mounted audio and telephony controls, engine Start-Stop button, automatic climate control with rear vent, electrically adjustable and foldable rearview mirror, gear shift indicator etc.


Dimensions of New Maruti Dzire, India’s Largest Selling Car

Length 3995 mm  
Width 1735 mm  
Height 1515 mm  
Wheelbase 2450 mm  
Ground Clearance 163 mm  
Boot Space 378 L  
Fuel tank Capacity 37 L  
Kerb Weight Petrol โ€“ 860-895 KG


Colours of New Maruti Dzire, India’s Largest Selling Car

  • Silky Silver
  • Sherwood Brown
  • Pearl Arctic White
  • Oxford Blue
  • Magma Grey
  • Gallant Red
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