Maruti Swift Dzire AGS diesel automatic launched; priced at Rs 8.39 lakh

Available only on the top-end ZDi variant of the sub-compact sedan, the Swift Dzire AGS/AMT is priced at Rs 8.39 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

By: | Updated: March 19, 2016 7:41 PM

The Swift Dzire diesel automatic is claimed to return 26.59km/l, which is the same as that of the manual transmission

The Swift Dzire diesel automatic is claimed to return 26.59km/l, which is the same as that of the manual transmission

The much-awaited Maruti Swift Dzire diesel AMT aka Auto Gear Shift (AGS) was launched in India on Thursday. Available only on the top-end ZDi diesel variant of the Dzire, it is priced at Rs 8.39 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). At this price the AGS-equipped version is about 50,000 pricier than the ZDi manual which comes at Rs 7.90 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

R S Kalsi, Executive Director Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “Auto Gear Shift, a two-pedal technology, enables customers to drive with comfort and convenience, especially in congested city conditions. This convenience is available to them at an attractive price, without any compromise on fuel efficiency. Maruti Suzuki introduced the AGS technology in India with Celerio and we currently offer it in Alto K10 and WagonR also. It has been very well accepted by customers. We are delighted to now offer Auto Gear Shift technology in DZire diesel as well.”

He added: “DZire, one of India’s most successful cars ever, will become even more attractive with the convenience of Auto Gear Shift technology.”

The Swift Dzire diesel automatic is claimed to return a whopping 26.59km/l, which is the same as that of the manual transmission. Maruti Suzuki DZire has been the segment leader ever since its launch, and it is the only sedan to have crossed a million unit sales mark. The company has sold a total of 11.5 lakh units of the Dzire ever since its introduction.

Maruti Swift Dzire AGS/AMT automatic price - Rs 8.39 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

Maruti Swift Dzire AGS/AMT automatic engine - 1.3-litre, DDiS diesel

Smart interesting facts on Maruti Swift DZire

- Launched in March 2008

- All-new model in February 2012

- Refreshed DZire Diesel - India’s most fuel efficient in Feb’15

- Second most fuel efficient sedan in India @ 26.59 Km/l (Diesel)

Sales milestones

- Over 10 lakh units sold in India

- Amongst top three sellers in the Industry for last three years

- India’s best-selling sedan for last three years

Cumulative sales milestones

- 100,000 units: Sep 09 (19 months)

- 200,000 units: Sep 10 (12 months)

- 300,000 units: Sep 11 (12 months)

- 500,000 units: Jan 13 (16 months)

- 700,000 units: Jan 14

- 900,000 units: Jan 15

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    May 24, 2016 at 12:01 pm
    M aruti desires petrol
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