Suzuki Dzire gets refreshed look and more specifications

New look with a redesigned grille and spec upgrades

Suzuki Auto South Africa is giving its Dzire compact sedan a refresh to its exterior design as well as more specifications and safety features. The facelifted Suzuki Dzire comes with a new front grille and front bumper. The new grille is finished in silver on the GA speciation level and in chrome on the GL models.

The GA models get chrome highlights in the new, larger foglamp bezels on a remoulded new-look bumper. There are two new hues; Premium Silver Metallic and Phoenix Red Pearl. T

he GL variants now ride on 15-inch alloy wheels and also get chrome detailing, body-coloured door handles and integrated mud flaps as standard.

The cabin is bolstered with new-look upholstery and buyers can have the Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) at no extra cost.

All Dzire models, for instance, offer electric windows, power steering, an immobiliser and alarm system, air conditioning and remote central locking as standard.

(Photo by Cornel van Heerden)

The GL specification level adds chrome detailing, front fog lamps, an audio system with auxiliary input, USB and Bluetooth connectivity and a tachometer.

The GL-model also adds adjustable rear air vents with an additional 12V socket, as well as a rear armrest with integrated cup holders. Powering the Suzuki Dzire is a K12M four-cylinder petrol engine that also powers the Swift and Ignis models.

The engine makes 61 kW and 113 Nm of torque.

The GL variants come fitted with a five-speed manual transmission while the GA specification level and a GL-version are fitted with a five-speed automated manual transmission.

(Photo by Cornel van Heerden)

According to Suzuki, the Dzire will return 4.9l/100km in a combined testing cycle.

As before, the Dzire model range will be sold with a promotional five-year / 200 000 km comprehensive mechanical warranty and a service plan for two years or 30 000 km.

The 1.2 GL with manual transmission is available immediately at R196 900.

Source: Suzuki

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