The stable of the Maruti is never out of improvised versions that are always ready off the sleeve to launch in the market. Yet again, it manages to deliver a flawless product onto the roads that totally takes the cake in surprising the audience. Fully loaded with comfort specs like fog lamps that does all the work for you to look through foggy conditions, the electronically adjustable ORVMs that doesn't let you to step out for such a petty job of adjusting them. Then there is the broad and refurbished front grille with chrome accents that makes all the effort to earn the attention you want. These are only a few aspects from a long list that couldn't be desired in this all new Maruti Swift Dzire VXI AT trim. It also has a rear accessory socket that is handy to all its occupants. The balance of the vehicle is ensured by providing ABS and EBD braking system. Equipped with the new K-12 engine with VVT technology, the mechanism of the valves is controlled giving a smoother acceleration. All in all, this unbeatable beast of a performer can be flaunted on the streets in seven stunning colors of which four are newly introduced.
The overall structure of this variant is refurnished with several modifications. To start with the outside rear view mirrors, door handles and the bumpers are in body color. The radiator grille is chrome finished improving the look of its frontage. Complimenting it, the front fog lamp bezel ornament is also chrome finished. The front and rear mud guards ensure its clean look in all seasons, reducing the maintenance effort. And then the steel wheels are fitted with full wheel caps. The windshield is fitted with 2-speed fixed intermittent wipers. The glasses are green tinted.
The insides are decorated with numerous features that add class to its cabin. The list starts with front door trim pocket and a glove box that fall under the storage capacity offered. There are 3 folding assistant grips provided for the passengers. Then the sun visors are fitted on the driver and the co-driver side, whereas the ticket holder is provided for the driver, while the co-passenger has a vanity mirror. A remote fuel lid opener is also provided for the convenience. Additionally, there is a driver seat power window auto down switch. The air-conditioning unit is manually operated and has well placed vents for regulating the cabin air. The day and night inside rear view mirror is a standard feature. The outside rear view mirrors are electrically adjustable and foldable too. Furthermore, these ORVM's are also mounted with side turn indicators are offered too. The inside door handles are in chrome, which further adds to its voguish interior style.
Engine and Performance:
The Maruti Swift Dzire VXI AT is fixed with a K-Series petrol engine with variable valve timing that displaces 1197cc. It has 4 cylinders which further have a total of 16 valves and it is also integrated with a MPFI ( multi point fuel injection) based supply system. It has a naturally aspirated air charging system, which further enhances its performance. This engine generates a maximum power of 83.14bhp at 6000rpm and delivers a peak torque at 115Nm at 4000rpm. This engine compliant with the BSIV emission norms.
Braking and Handling:
The braking of this vehicle is taken care by fitting the front wheels with a pair of ventilated discs, while the rear wheels come with drum brakes. This mechanism is further enhanced with the addition of ABS along with EBD. The suspension too is robust as the front axle is equipped with a McPherson strut and the rear axle gets a torsion beam type of mechanism. With a rack and pinion based EPS (electric power steering), which can be tilt adjusted, the drive becomes smooth. This trim has a minimum turning radius of 4.8 meters, which makes it easy to maneuver in heavy traffic conditions as well.
The convenience levels are taken further with good upgradation of features that would earn a lot of likes for this Maruti Swift Dzire VXI AT. The audio system has a radio, which is facilitated with a roof top antenna along with a CD player and USB port. Then there are 4 speakers, of which two are fixed at the front and the other two at the rear part of the cabin for improving the sound distribution. The front and rear seat head restraints are adjustable that is convenient for all the occupants. Furthermore, the center armrest is foldable and can accommodate as per preference. The power steering immensely improves the convenience and its tiltable wheel column adds to the ease of the driver. Then there is a double horn that delivers dual impact in alerting the concern. The back door can be opened by an automated remote reducing the effort. When it comes to the storage capacity, there is 1 retractable cup holder in the dashboard on the co-driver side and a cup holder in the console too. The lighting of this notch back is improved by providing luggage lamps in the trunk, a black-tinted headlamp. There are a pair front fog lamps as well equipped to its front bumper that helps is foggy conditions. The remote back door opener is offered. The instrument panel stands high with ample notifications offered in its display like fuel consumption at average/instantaneous, trip meter, door closure warning and many more.
The safety aspects are further improved by equipping this variant with an anti lock braking system, which is teamed with electronic brake force distribution system that also improves the handling and performance of this vehicle. The rear 3-point seat belts plus a 2-point center belt is offered to the rear passengers. Then there is the security alarm system as well as rear door child locks that gives added protection. Furthermore, there are speed sensitive automatic door locks as well. The advanced engine immobilizer that is fitted to this trim helps keep all the theft related worries at bay.
1. The newly added updates are quite impressive.
2. Automatic transmission is a boon for the new driver's.
1. Lack of airbags and alloy wheels can be added.
2. There is a lack of pickup when fully occupied.