Maruti India is one of the leading car makers and distributors in the country and has been doing very well in the car market for many years now. The company has quite a few cars in their splendid fleet with at least one vehicle in each segment of the lucrative Indian car market. One such impressive and elegant sedan from their stable, Maruti SX4 is being counted in their top selling vehicles. This charming sedan is being offered in both petrol and diesel engine based options and was first introduced in the Indian market in year, 2007. Since then, this premium sedan has been doing incredible business for the company and is also instrumental in generating huge revenues for the company as well. Maruti SX4 ZDI Leather is their top end trim in the diesel engine model lineup and has sleek exteriors along with luxuriant interiors, which will certainly entice the customers. This top end trim has been bestowed with some of the best in class comfort features, which will certainly lure the new generation drivers. The company has equipped this sedan with the highly acclaimed 1.3-litre DDiS (direct diesel injection system) based diesel engine. This performance packed diesel mill can displace 1248cc and also has a DOHC (dual overhead cam shaft) along with 4 cylinders and 16 valves to generate better fuel efficiency . Some of the most exciting comfort features equipped in this Maruti SX4 ZDI Leather sedan include a powerful and automatic single zone air conditioner unit with heater, front door pockets on both sides, front seat back pockets, center room lamp, luggage compartment lamp, remote operated fuel tank lid and tail gate and many more such features. Apart from these practical and utility based aspects, the company has also fitted this stylish diesel sedan with quite a number of safety and protective features, which will ensure proper security and protection of the passengers as well as the sedan.
The outsides of this top end Maruti SX4 ZDI Leather sedan have been styled with elegance and the overall structure is extremely aerodynamic. The neatly designed signature front grille is perforated and is affixed with a chrome plated emblem of the company. This is surrounded by a radiant and large headlamp cluster, which have been equipped with high intensity halogen lamps. The front body coloured bumper has a wide air dam in the center and is flanked by a pair of bright fog lamps. The front wind screen is quite large and made of toughened glass that offers a wider view; it has been equipped with a pair of intermittent wipers as well. The side profile has body coloured outside rear view mirrors and door handles. The wheel arches have been equipped with a classy set of 16-inch light weight alloy wheels, which are further covered with sturdy tubeless radial tyres of size 205/60 R16. The rear end has a large wind screen that has been equipped with a glass antenna along with a rear defogger as well. The rear tail lamp cluster is bright and the body coloured bumper has been fitted with a pair of fog lamps as well.The overall dimensions of this Maruti SX4 ZDI Leather sedan are quite liberal and can take in five passengers without any difficulty. The total length of this diesel sedan is 4490mm along with an overall width of 1735mm. The total height of this sedan is 1560mm and it also has a spacious wheelbase of 2500mm. This Maruti SX4 ZDI Leather sedan has an impressive ground clearance of 180mm and a minimum turning radius of 5.3 meters.
The insides of this premium sedan have classy leather seats and a lot of other features, which ensures utmost luxury to the passengers. The list of interior features include a day and night internal rear view mirror, a vanity mirror for the front co-passenger along with a sun visor for the driver as well. Other storage spaces in this Maruti SX4 ZDI Leather sedan includes a ticket holder, three assist grips, internal courtesy lamp when the central locking switch is turned on, leather accented front and rear door trims that add to the elegance of this interiors, front door trim pockets to keep some smaller things at hand, silver painted inside door handles and door lock , a large glove box to keep quite a few important things at hand.
Engine and Performance
This Maruti SX4 ZDI Leather sedan has been equipped a DOHC (dual overhead cam shaft) based 1.3-litre DDiS (direct diesel injection system) diesel engine . This performance packed diesel mill can displace 1248cc and also has 4 cylinders and 16 valves to generate a better fuel efficiency. This commanding diesel engine has the ability to generate 88.8bhp at 4000 rpm in combination with a maximum torque of 200Nm at 1750 rpm, which is quite good. This engine has a CRDi fuel supply system and has been equipped with a proficient 5-speed manual transmission .
Braking and Handling
The company has fitted this Maruti SX4 ZDI Leather sedan with a ventilated disc type braking mechanism for the front wheels , while the rear wheels get a drum type mechanism. Apart from these, this sedan also gets the advanced Anti-lock Braking System as well for additional advantage and safety. The front axle gets a independent suspension with gas filled McPherson strut type of a mechanism along with an anti roll bar; while, the rear axle gets a semi independent torsion beam with gas filled shock absorbers for better stability and balance.
The list of these best in class and no-nonsense comfort features include a powerful and automatic single zone air conditioner unit with heater, front door pockets on both sides, front seat back pockets, center room lamp, luggage compartment lamp, remote operated fuel tank lid and tail gate, an EPS (electronic power steering) that has an tilt adjustable steering column and is covered in good quality leather, front and rear power windows, driver seat height adjuster for enhanced comfort to the driver , front and rear leather seats, a rear seat center arm rest for added comfort to the rear passengers, fixed rear seat, front and rear adjustable head rests, a rear defogger, an advanced central locking system with key less entry and many more such impressive features as well.
The company has also equipped this Maruti SX4 ZDI Leather sedan with quite a number of safety features. These comprise of driver and front co-passenger airbag, 3-point ELR (energy load reduction) front and seat belts with pre-tensioners and force limiters and a 2-point lap belt for the rear center passenger, rear doors child lock, height adjustable front seat belts, side impact protection beams, iCATS (intelligent Computerised Anti Theft system) equipped engine immobiliser, an advanced ABS with EBD and many more such aspects, which will ensure proper safety and protection of the passengers as well as this sedan.
Stylish exteriors, loaded with advanced comfort and safety, powerful engine.
Engine sound and vibration levels can be decreased, an expensive price tag.