Maruti to launch new middle segment car Dzire

March 26th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Auto major Maruti Suzuki Ltd Wednesday announced the launch of a new middle segment car, Dzire, which has luxury features like steering mounted audio controls, automatic climate control and dual airbags for safety. Maruti said the sedan would be available in both petrol and diesel versions.

The ex-showroom price of the petrol version in Delhi ranges from Rs.449,000 to Rs.590,000, while the diesel version will be priced between Rs.539,000 to Rs.670,000.

The Dzire offers luxury features like integrated stereo, steering mounted audio controls, automatic climate control and power windows. It also comes with safety features like dual airbags, collapsible steering column and other advanced systems along with anti-theft facility, a statement by the company said.

“The DZire is the seventh model Maruti Suzuki has launched in the last three years. It has a special place in our product strategy,” said S. Nakanishi, managing director of Maruti Suzuki Ltd.

He added: “Millions of Indians own compact cars. With growing incomes and better lifestyle, many of them want to upgrade to a sedan. But today, they are not able to find an entry-level sedan that offers style, features and performance. The DZire offers all this, and at an attractive price.”

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