Maruti Swift Dzire and Fiat Linea both are performing really well on the Indian roads. Swift Dzire is a mid segment car while Fiat Linea is a luxurious sedan so it depends on your budget and what are your requirements.
The diesel variants of Maruti Swift Dzire are powered by the 1.3L, 1248cc, Multijet diesel engine with 5 step multi point common rail fuel injection system which offers better combustion and fuel efficiency. The diesel engine delivers maximum power of 75 PS at 4000 rpm and peak torque of 190 Nm at 2000 rpm. The mileage of the car is also quit impressive and you can easily get 14.5kmpl in city and 19.5 kmpl on highway.
On the other hand petrol version comes with 1.2 L, 1197cc KB-series petrol engine which is highly powerful, economical and offer tremendous performance. This engine delivers maximum power of 85PS at 6000rpm with the maximum torque of 113Nm at 4500 rpm. The mileage of Dzire's petrol variant is also good and you can get 13kmpl in city and 17.5kmpl on highway.
Maruti Swift Dzire offers a swathe of comfort and pleasure to its passenger with array of advanced and comfortable features that offer a very pleasant and comfortable driving. The car is all set in the roads with not only looks, style, interiors, and exteriors but with many comfort features to attract huge number of car lovers.
Fiat Linea is also available with both petrol and diesel option. Its diesel are packed with 1.3L, 1248cc Multijet VGT (Variable Geometry Turbocharger) Diesel engine with five speed manual gearbox that is able to produce 85bhp power at 4000rpm and 203Nm torque at 2500rpm. It offers mileage 14kmpl in city and 19kmpl on highway.
The petrol variants of Linea comes with more powerful 1.4L, 1368cc, FIRE petrol engine with five speed manual gearbox giving smooth driving experience with high engine performance. Its 1.4L, FIRE engine produces 90bhp power at 6000rpm and 115Nm of maximum torque at 4500rpm. The mileage of petrol variants are bit low but you can get 12kmpl in city and 16-16.5kmpl on highway.
Fiat Linea is an ultra spacious car and it offers advanced features that offer ultimate comfort while driving. These features are automatic climate control AC with unique rear AC vents, cabin lamp with switch off timer, rear AC vents at foot and knee level and a rear armrest with cup-holder and glove box.
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Compare Fiat Linea and Maruti Swift Dzire
There are some changes going on in Fiat internally, they are planning to expand there line up in India, the new Punto is in the pipe line, they have recently unveiled the Punto Evo Karbon And Linea 125S Royale Special Editions . So there is a good chance that they will expand there line up in India.