Maruti Suzuki Swift 1.2L Petrol vs Maruti Suzuki Dzire 1.2L Petrol - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

Maruti Suzuki Swift 1.2L Petrol vs Maruti Suzuki Dzire 1.2L Petrol - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

Which petrol car is better: Maruti Suzuki Swift or Maruti Suzuki Dzire? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out which car offers better value for money.


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Swift 2020 Vs Dzire 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

SWIFT VS DZIRE | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Maruti Suzuki Swift

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

LXI

₹5.19

LXI

₹5.89

VXI

₹6.19

VXI

₹6.79

ZXI

₹6.78

ZXI

₹7.48

ZXI+

₹7.58

ZXI+

₹8.28

 

Maruti Suzuki Swift prices start from Rs. 5.19 lakh and go up to Rs. 7.58 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. On the other hand, Maruti Suzuki Dzire petrol manual prices start from Rs. 5.89 lakh and go up to Rs. 8.28 lakh. Maruti Suzuki Swift has a lower starting price.

SWIFT VS DZIRE | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

Maruti Suzuki Swift

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

VXI

₹6.66

VXI

₹7.32

ZXI

₹7.25

ZXI

₹8.01

ZXI+

₹8.02

ZXI+

₹8.81

 

For the petrol automatic powertrain, Maruti Suzuki Swift prices start from Rs. 6.66 lakh and Maruti Suzuki Dzire starts from Rs. 7.32 lakh. With the petrol automatic powertrain, Maruti Suzuki Swift petrol automatic has a lower starting price.

Swift 2020 Vs Dzire 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

Maruti Suzuki Swift is 3840mm long, 1735mm wide and 1530mm tall and rides on a wheelbase measuring 2450mm. The Maruti Suzuki Swift has a boot space of 268 litre. On the other hand, the Maruti Suzuki Dzire measures 3995mm in length, 1735mm in width and 1515mm in height. The wheelbase of Maruti Suzuki Dzire is 2450mm and it has a boot space of 378 litres.

A wider body normally results in better shoulder room inside the car while a higher roof makes it easier to get in and out of the car. A higher ground clearance makes it easier to go over tall speed breakers or drive on broken roads. The wheelbase is the distance between the centre of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase often results in more cabin space. A larger boot allows you to carry more luggage.

SWIFT VS DZIRE | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

Maruti Suzuki Swift

Difference

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

Length (mm)

3840

155

3995

Width (mm)

1735

0

1735

Height (mm)

1530

15

1515

Wheelbase (mm)

2450

0

2450

Boot Space (litre)

268

110

378

Ground Clearance(mm)

163

7

163

Fuel Tank (litre)

37

0

37

 

Dimension Review

  • Dzire is longer than Swift by 155mm.
  • Swift and Dzire are equally wide.
  • Swift is taller than Dzire by 15mm.
  • Swift and Dzire have identical wheelbase.
  • Dzire has 110 litres more boot space than Swift.
  • Both cars have the same 163mm ground clearance.

In terms of dimensions, Dzire occupies a larger area compared to Swift. So, if size is a measure of road presence for you, then Dzire is a better car than Swift.

Swift 2020 Vs Dzire 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One Has Better Performance?

The detailed comparison of Swift and Dzire Petrol powertrains is as follows:

SWIFT VS DZIRE | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL MANUAL

 

Maruti Suzuki Swift

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

Engine Type

Petrol

Petrol

Displacement

1.2L

1.2L

Cylinder

4

4

Maximum Power

83PS @ 6000rpm

90PS @ 6000rpm

Peak Torque

113Nm @ 4200rpm

113Nm @ 4400rpm

Transmission

5-Speed

5-Speed

Claimed FE

21.21kmpl

23.26kmpl

 

Swift 1.2L Petrol Manual Vs Dzire 1.2L Petrol Manual

Maruti Suzuki Swift gets a 1.2L petrol engine that makes 83PS of maximum power and 113Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 21.21kmpl.

Maruti Suzuki Dzire gets a 1.2L petrol engine that makes 90PS of maximum power and 113Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 23.26kmpl.

Petrol Manual Engine Review

  • Dzire has a more powerful engine than Swift.
  • Swift and Dzire have identical torque output. The peak torque may be the same but the off-peak, low RPM torque will be better in the Dzire because of its hybrid powertrain. So, drivability will be slightly better in the Dzire. Soon, this engine will also be available in the Swift.
  • Dzire petrol manual is more fuel-efficient than the Swift manual.

If you're looking for a car with low running cost, then Dzire will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

SWIFT VS DZIRE | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL AUTOMATIC

 

Maruti Suzuki Swift

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

Engine Type

Petrol

Petrol

Displacement

1.2L

1.2L

Cylinder

4

4

Maximum Power

83PS @ 6000rpm

90PS @ 6000rpm

Peak Torque

113Nm @ 4200rpm

113Nm @ 4400rpm

Transmission

5-Speed AMT

5-Speed AMT

Claimed FE

21.21kmpl

24.12kmpl

 

Swift 1.2L Petrol Automatic Vs Dzire 1.2L Petrol Automatic

Maruti Suzuki Swift gets a 1.2L petrol engine that makes 83PS of maximum power and 113Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-Speed AMT type automatic transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 21.21kmpl.

Maruti Suzuki Dzire gets a 1.2L petrol engine that makes 90PS of maximum power and 113Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-Speed AMT type automatic transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 24.12kmpl.

Petrol Automatic Engine Review

  • Dzire has a more powerful engine than Swift.
  • Swift and Dzire have identical torque output but the Dzire has a hybrid engine. So, its off-peak torque delivery will be slightly better than the Swift and thus, it may have better drivability. If you can wait, then you will get this same engine in the Swift also, which is about to get a facelift later this year.
  • Dzire automatic is more fuel-efficient than Swift automatic - again, because of the hybrid engine.

If you're looking for a car with a lower running cost then Dzire will be better since its hybrid engine is more fuel-efficient.

Swift 2020 Vs Dzire 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

SWIFT VS DZIRE | FEATURE COMPARISON

TOP 5 FEATURES

Maruti Suzuki Swift

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

LED projector headlamps w/ LED DRL

LED projector headlamps w/ LED DRL

Auto headlamps

Rear AC Vents

60:40 rear seatback split

Rear Center Armrest

Engine push start button w/ smart key

Engine push start button w/ smart key

Automatic AC

Idle Start/Stop

 -

Cruise Control

 

Top 5 features of Swift are LED projector headlamps w/ LED DRL, Auto headlamps, 60:40 rear seat split, Engine push start button w/ smart key and Automatic AC. Top 5 features of Dzire are LED Projector Headlamps w/ LED DRL, Rear AC Vents, Rear Center Armrest, Engine push start button w/ smart key, cruise control and Idle Start/Stop.

Is Maruti Suzuki Swift Petrol Better Than Maruti Suzuki Dzire Petrol?

Price of the base variant of Maruti Suzuki Swift is Rs. 5.19 lakh and Maruti Suzuki Dzire is Rs. 5.89 lakh (both ex-showroom). Entry-level price of Maruti Suzuki Swift is lower. So it is more affordable.

In terms of dimensions, Dzire occupies a larger area compared to Swift. So, if the size is a measure of road presence for you, then Dzire is a better car than Swift.

For petrol manual powertrain, both Swift and Dzire are on par. If you're looking for a car with a low running cost then Dzire will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

As far as petrol automatic powertrain is concerned, both Swift and Dzire are on par. If you're looking for a car with a low running cost then Dzire will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lakshya Khanna

Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he's mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He's usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars editorial team.

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