Swift grows up
Suzuki Auto South Africa has added a new sedan model to its Swift hatchback range.
The new four-door sedan will be marketed under the DZire name, and shares the proven platform of the Swift hatch, while adding the a boot and more space for rear occupants.
The new Swift DZire is powered by a latest-generation 1,2-litre engine which has excellent fuel economy. The four-cylinder, 16-valve unit is offered in conjunction with either a five-speed manual or a four-speed automatic gearbox.
Swift DZire buyers also get to choose between GA and GL specification levels.
The cabin provides comfortable seating for four or even five occupants, while the 300 litre boot ensures ample luggage space.
Safety and security measures include dual front airbags, remote central locking, and inertia reel front seatbelts with load limiters and pre-tensioners.
The 1 197 cc power unit produces a maximum output of 63 kW at 6 000 r/min, combined with a torque peak of 113 Nm at 4 500 r/min.
The DZire 1.2 Manual does 0-100 km/h in 12,6 seconds, and achieves a top speed of 160 km/h. Combined cycle fuel
consumption is a around 5,7 litres/100 km.
The recommended retail prices of the new Suzuki Dzire range include a two-year/30 000 km service plan and a three-year/100 000 km warranty, while a three-year/unlimited distance roadside assistance package is also provided as part of the deal. Services are at 15 000 km intervals.
DZire 1.2 GA M/T R128 900
DZire 1.2 GL M/T R138 900
DZire 1.2 GA A/T R153 900