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

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 20 Jun 2020

    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.

     


    Maruti Swift vs Maruti Dzire

    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    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. 

    Twitter handle: @lakshya_khanna



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