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2017 Maruti Dzire: Which is the best variant to buy?

Confused about the variants offered for the all-new Maruti Suzuki DZire 2017? Check out this in-depth variant comparison to know which is the best variant of 2017 DZire you should buy.
The all-new 2017 Maruti Suzuki DZIre is here and it is selling in good numbers. With this, Maruti Suzuki has been successful in maintaining the legacy and success of the old-gen Swift DZire, which was a big hit in the Indian market. The new-gen 2017 Maruti DZire is not only a face-lift version, but it also has redefined the brand name ‘DZire’. It now means more style, safety, comfort, convenience and luxury, all packed together with a great and affordable price tag.

The 2017 Maruti DZire is powered by the tried and tested 1.2litre K-series Petrol and 1.3-litre DDiS diesel engine, which was also seen on the old-gen Swift DZire. The 1.2-litre K-Series petrol engine produces 83.14bhp of power at 6000rpm and 115NM of torque. While the 1.3-litre diesel engine produces 74bhp of power and 190Nm of torque at 2000rpm.

But what makes this sedan interesting is its appealing exterior design and feature-loaded interiors. And when it comes to safety, the 2017 DZire won’t give you a chance to complain. Let us have a close look at all the variants available for the new-gen Maruti DZire 2017, and compare the safety, comfort and convenience features loaded on them.  
  
2017 Maruti Suzuki DZire LXi/LDi

The LXi (Petrol) and LDi (Diesel) are the base variants of the all-new 2017 Maruti Suzuki DZire. And hence, you shouldn’t expect a lot of premium and luxurious features on these variants. Also, various comfort features are missing here too. However, you get a lot of great features on these variants like halogen headlights, LED tail-lamps, black grille and black door handles, ORVMs and high mounted LED stop lamp.

On the interior, you will get dual-tone brown and beige interior, a multi-information display, gear shift indicator, tilt adjustable power steering, front accessory socket, bottle holders on all four doors, good quality fabric seats and not to forget manual air conditioner with heater. It must be noted that all these features come as standard across all variants.

For safety, the all new Maruti DZire 2017 has been built upon the company’s HEARTECT platform, which results in light-weight yet a strong body construction. Other safety features included on the base variants are anti-lock braking system (ABS) with EBD, dual front airbags and brake assist, , front seat belt with pre-tensioners and force limiter, seat belt warning lamp & buzzer and Isofix Child Seat mounts, which again are standard across all variants.
LXi (Petrol) – Rs.5.45 Lacs (Ex-showroom, New Delhi)
LDi (Diesel) – Rs.6.45 Lacs (Ex-showroom, New Delhi)


2017 Maruti Suzuki DZire VXi/VDi

Going with the sales reports, it can be found that the VXi (Petrol) and VDi (Diesel) are the most successful and top-selling variants of the Maruti Suzuki DZire. These mid-variants are loaded with all-essential safety, comfort and convenience features which a buyer generally looks for. And most importantly, these mid-variants are priced very carefully so that the buyer gets a lot of features at an affordable cost.

Other than the features available on the base variants, these variants are loaded with a lot more including chrome front grille, body colored ORVMs with integrated turn lights, body colored door handles, wheel caps and a lot more. On the interior, one can find burl wood ornamentation, chrome accents on steering wheel, gear knob, console, outside temperature display (AMT only), front door armrest with fabric, tachometer, front dome lamp, passenger side sun visor with vanity mirror, driver side sun visor with ticket holder and much more.

For safety, these mid variants get the standard features available on the base variant, and additionally they are loaded with anti-theft security system, day and night adjustable internal rear view mirror (IRVM) and speed-sensitive central locking. For your entertainment, there is a 2-DIN audio player that supports Bluetooth connectivity. It also accepts CD, USB, AUX and FM/AM. There are four speakers mounted on the doors. The audio player can be controlled through a remote control and the steering mounted audio and telephony controls.

Other comfort and convenience features on these variants include – height adjustable driver seat, driver side one-touch down power window, electrically adjustable OVRMs, Front & Rear Power Windows, central locking system, remote key entry, boot lamp, rear seat armrest with cup holders and rear AC vents.

VXi (Petrol) – Rs.6.29 Lacs (Ex-showroom, New Delhi)
VDi (Diesel) – Rs.7.29 Lacs (Ex-showroom, New Delhi)

2017 Maruti Suzuki DZire ZXi/ZDi

The 2017 Maruti Suzuki ZXi (Petrol) and ZDi (Diesel) variants have all the features included on the VXi and VDi variant. Additionally, the ZXi and ZDi variants include alloy wheels, front fog lamps, rear defogger, reverse parking sensors and driver side pinch guard power window. On the interior, these variants get leather wrapped steering wheel, automatic climate control, Start-Stop button with smart key, electrically retractable ORVMs, tweeters and more.
ZXi (Petrol) – Rs.7.05 Lacs (Ex-showroom, New Delhi)
ZDi (Diesel) – Rs.8.05 Lacs (Ex-showroom, New Delhi)


2017 Maruti Suzuki DZire ZXi+/ZDi+

In addition to whatever is offered on the ZXi and ZDi variants, the 2017 Maruti DZire ZXi+ and ZDi+ variants have several exciting features. These include projector auto-headlamps with lead me to vehicle/follow me home feature, LED daytime running lights (DRLs), reverse parking camera and special precision cut alloy wheels.

But what makes these variants entertaining is the smartplay infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. This infotainment system can be controlled through a mobile app, and it also features navigation and voice command. If you really can afford, the 2017 Maruti DZire ZXi+ and ZDi+ variants are the most advanced and the best loaded variants of this all-new sedan.
ZXi+ (Petrol) – Rs.7.94 Lacs (Ex-showroom, New Delhi)
ZDi+ (Diesel) – Rs.8.94 Lacs (Ex-showroom, New Delhi)

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