Recently, Hyundai India gave the Grand i10 based compact sedan, the Xcent a comprehensive makeover. The Hyundai Xcent 2017 gets a new look as well as additional features that would definitely help attract more buyers. And now, Maruti has launched the all new Dzire which can surely make life a bit difficult for the Xcent. In our 2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire post here, we would compare the two compact sedans based on their price, spec, mileage, features, design, dimensions and more. Read further for a comparison between the new look Hyundai Xcent 2017 and 2017 Maruti Dzire.
- 1 2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire
- 1.1 2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Comparison- Price
- 1.2 2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Comparison- Specifications
- 1.3 2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Comparison- Mileage
- 1.4 2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Comparison- Features
- 1.5 2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Comparison- Design
- 1.6 2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Comparison- Dimensions
- 1.7 2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Comparison- Verdict
2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire
2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Comparison- Price
|Hyundai Xcent||Maruti Dzire|
|Ex-showroom Price||Rs. 5.38-8.41 lakh||Rs. 5.45-9.41 lakh|
Both the compact sedans are priced similarly. That said, the new Dzire’s top end model costs about Rs 40,000 more than the Xcent’s top end model. But that is worth it as the Dzire also offer more features.
|LXi||Rs. 5.45 lakh||E||Rs. 5.38 lakh|
|VXi||Rs. 6.29 lakh||E+||Rs. 5.93 lakh|
|ZXi||Rs. 7.05 lakh||S||Rs. 6.29 lakh|
|ZXi+||Rs. 7.94 lakh||SX||Rs. 6.73 lakh|
|VXi AMT||Rs. 6.76 lakh||SX (O)||Rs. 7.51 lakh|
|ZXi AMT||Rs. 7.52 lakh||S AT||Rs. 7.09 lakh|
|ZXi+ AMT||Rs. 8.41 lakh|
|LDi||Rs. 6.45 lakh||E||Rs. 6.28 lakh|
|VDi||Rs. 7.29 lakh||E+||Rs. 6.83 lakh|
|ZDi||Rs. 8.05 lakh||S||Rs. 7.19 lakh|
|ZDi+||Rs. 8.94 lakh||SX||Rs. 7.63 lakh|
|VDi AMT||Rs. 7.76 lakh||SX (O)||Rs. 8.41 lakh|
|ZDi AMT||Rs. 8.52 lakh|
|ZDi+ AMT||Rs. 9.41 lakh|
2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Comparison- Specifications
|Engine Type/ Displacement||1.2 L Petrol, 1.2 L Diesel||1.2 L Petrol, 1.3 L Diesel|
|Power||81 bhp, 74 bhp||83 bhp, 74 bhp|
|Torque||114 Nm, 190 Nm||115 Nm, 190 Nm|
|Transmission (Gearbox)||5-speed manual/4-speed AT, 5-speed manual||5-speed manual/5-speed AMT, 5-speed manual/5-speed AMT|
|Mileage||20.14 kpl, 25.4 kpl||22 kpl, 28.4 kpl|
Talking about the Xcent facelift, it gets the same petrol engine as before. However, it gets a new 1.2 L diesel engine, which brings it at par with the Maruti Dzire in terms of power and torque outputs. Maruti Dzire comes with the same engines as that of the outgoing model. It should be noted that, Xcent does not have a diesel auto variant on offer.
2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Comparison- Mileage
|Diesel||25.4 KMPL||28.4 KMPL|
|Petrol||20.14 KMPL||22 KMPL|
The new Xcent now has a slightly higher fuel efficiency when compared to the previous model. The 2017 Dzire is based on a new platform and is much lighter than the outgoing model,. This means that the fuel efficiency has gone up a bit. In fact, the most fuel efficient car on sale in India currently is the new Dzire.
2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Comparison- Features
|Air Conditioner Type||Automatic Climate Control||Automatic Climate Control|
|Power Windows||Yes (4)||Yes (4)|
|Central Locking||Keyless entry and go||Keyless entry and go|
|Steering Audio Controls||Yes||Yes|
|Audio System||7 inch Touchscreen||7 inch Touchscreen|
Both, the top end variant of the Xcent and as well as that of the Dzire will come loaded with superb features. Hyundai has added some new features to the Xcent with the launch of its new model. That said, the new Dzire also comes equipped with a long list of features. The most notable feature of the Dzire are- the ISOFIX child seat anchorages, dual front airbags and ABS as standard. Whereas ABS is only offered on the top end variant of the Xcent.
2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Comparison- Design
The new 2017 Xcent gets a new nose with the new ‘cascading’ type front grille. The fog lamp enclosures are new as well along with LED daytime running lamps. The tail also has got major changes. The 2017 Xcent has new split tail lamps and a new rear bumper. Coming to the Dzire, its new model is based on the all-new Swift that was unveiled late last year. However, the Dzire’s nose gets a much heavier dose of chrome. A lot of people think that the new Dzire model more proportionate and obviously better than the outgoing Dzire.
Except for the addition of the 7 inch touchscreen, the Xcent does not get any major changes to its interiors. The black beige interior combo gets carried over from its predecessor. Now talking about the Dzire, it’s cabin is all new. The Dzire sports an interesting flat bottom steering wheel with wood trim. Like the new Xcent, the Dzire also gets a new 7 inch touchscreen.
2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Comparison- Dimensions
|Length||3995 mm||3995 mm|
|Width||1735 mm||1660 mm|
|Height||1515 mm||1520 mm|
|Wheelbase||2450 mm||2425 mm|
|Ground Clearance||163 mm||165 mm|
|Boot Space||378 L||407 L|
|Fuel tank Capacity||37 L||43 L|
The new Dzire is comparatively wider than the Xcent. However when it comes to the boot, the Xcent’s 407 Ltr boot is bigger. The Xcent can also boast of a bigger fuel tank than the Dzire.
2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Comparison- Verdict
The launch of the new Xcent should definitely help Hyundai strengthen its position in the compact sedan segment. Even then, matching the Dzire’s sales is almost impossible. It will be even harder now since the new Dzire is on sale.
- Price – The top end variants of the Dzire is more expensive than the Xcent. However, it also offers more features than the Xcent.
- Specifications – The Xcent gets a new 1.2 L diesel engine. Specifications of both cars are quite similar. However the Dzire gets diesel auto variants too.
- Features – Both compact sedans have a great list of features. However without doubt, the Dzire more features like the Airbags and ABS as standard fitment. Top end models of the Dzire, offer even more in terms of features although the prices are on the higher side.
- Design – While the 2017 Xcent is a facelift model , the 2017 Maruti Dzire is completely new in terms of design.
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