Maruti Suzuki India introduced today the 2020 Maruti Suzuki Dzire facelift. With prices beginning from Rs 589,000 for the base LXi petrol version. And so rising to Rs 880,000 for the top-spec ZXI+ AGS model (ex-showroom, Delhi). The facelifted model features both cosmetic and mechanical improvements and is between Rs 6,000 and Rs 21,000. More expensive than the pre-facelift car.
The new Dzire comes with a single 1.2-liter, four-cylinder K12C DualJet petrol engine. Which is also available with the Baleno. The new engine produces 90hp (7hp higher than the engine it replaces). It worth noting, though, that unlike the model in the Baleno. The DualJet engine-equipped Dzire not offered. With the Maruti SHVS mild-hybrid feature to keep prices in check.
That said, the engine should get idle start-stop technology. This will help optimize fuel efficiency. The Gearbox options include a 5-speed manual and an automatic manual transmission (AMT). With the K12C Dual jet engine being introduced for the first time. Fuel performance for the Dzire facelift is 23.26kpl for the manual variant and 24.12kpl for the AMT edition.
In terms of styling, the overall style has remained unchanged, with the most noticeable change occurring in the form of a new grid system on the front. The fresh front bumper and existing fog light housings are on sale along with fresh, precision-cut, dual-tone alloy wheels.
The Dzire dashboard architecture remains unchanged. While the 2020 model features Maruti Suzuki’s new SmartPlay Studio infotainment system. With Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support. In addition, there is a new dual-tone upholstery and fake wood finish. And Maruti Suzuki has included self-folding ORVMs. With a TFT color screen for the MID and cruise control.
AMT Dzire facelift models equipped. Additional protection in the form of the Electronic Stability System and Hill Hold Assist is offered as standard.
The refreshed Dzire will continue to compete in the highly competitive compact sedan market and will contend against BS VI-compliant Honda Amaze, Ford Aspire, Hyundai Aura and Tata Tigor facelifts in India.