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Maruti Suzuki Dzire Achieves Fastest 3 Lakh Sales

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| October 8 , 2018 , 16:51 IST

India's largest car manufacturing company, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) announced on Monday that its subcompact sedan Dzire variant of cars has crossed a mark of three lakh cumulative sales.

The company with third generation sedan Dzire that was launched in May 2017 has achieved the milestone in just 17 months, fastest in Industry.

MSI Senior Executive Director Marketing & Sales, RS Kalsi was quoted by PTI as saying, "The sales of new Dzire shot up by 28 per cent as compared to the previous generation models."

"25 per cent of the sales have been generated from top end variants and 20 per cent of the buyers had opted for automatic variants," he added.

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The car being remaining a hot choice for the customers in India has achieved a monthly sale of 18,000 units, higher by 28 per cent than the previous generation model.

The Maruti Suzuki Dzire has a 1.2-liter petrol engine which offers 82 bhp power and 113 Nm torque and a 1.3-liter diesel engine offering 74 bhp power and 190 Nm torque.

Both the engines are fuel efficient, with the petrol model claiming a mileage of 22 kmpl while the diesel variant offers 28 kmpl having a fuel tank capacity of 37 litres.

Maruti Suzuki Dzire Lxi, Maruti Suzuki Vxi, Maruti Suzuki Ldi, Maruti Suzuki Zxi, Maruti Suzuki Vdi, Maruti Suzuki Zxi+, Maruti Suzuki Zdi, and Maruti Suzuki Zdi+ are the eight variants available in the Maruti Suzuki Dzire segment.