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Compare Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire Vs Honda City

Snapshot: We compare the specifications of the Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire (Sub-four meter sedan) with other class leader - Honda City

Maruti Suzuki India is the largest car maker in the country. It has a wide range of cars, which cater to all kinds of consumers. Maruti Swift Dzire is quite a successful hatchback that is offered in both diesel and petrol variants. The car is in direct competition to the bold and beautiful sedan, Honda City. Honda City has been in the market since a long time and has gone under the knife a couple of times. This one too offers itself with petrol and diesel motor options. Below you will find the specification sheet, which would help you compare the two cars.

Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire Safety vs.  Honda City Safety

  • Number of Airbags
    2
  • Braking Systems
    Anti-lock Braking system (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
    Anti-lock Braking system (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
  • Immobilizer
    Yes
    Yes
  • Parking Assistance
    Rear sensors with camera
    Rear sensors with camera
  • Child Safety Locks
    Yes
    Yes
  • Low Fuel Warning Lamp
    Yes
    Yes
  • Door Ajar Warning
    Yes
    Yes
  • Fasten Seat Belt Warning
    Yes
    Yes

Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire Exterior vs. Honda City Exterior

  • Front fog lights
    Yes
    Yes
  • Rear Defogger
    Yes
    Yes
  • Wheels
    Alloy
    Alloy

Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire Interior vs. Honda City Interior

  • Power windows
    All Windows
    All Windows
  • Power steering
    Electric power
    Electric power
  • Instrument Console
    Analog
    Analog
  • Multifunction display
    Yes
    Yes
  • Tachometer
    Yes
    Yes
  • Central Locking
    Keyless
    Remote control
  • Adjustable steering column
    Rake
    Rake, Reach
  • Multifunction steering wheel
    Yes
    Yes
  • Sun-visor
    Driver & Front Passenger
    Driver & Front Passenger
  • Seat Height Adjustment
    Yes
    Yes

Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire Comfort vs. Honda City Comfort

  • Audiosystem
    CD Player with USB & Aux-in
    CD Player with USB & Aux-in
  • Navigation system
    No
    Yes
  • Bluetooth
    Yes
    Yes
  • Ventilation system
    Fully automatic climate control
    Fully automatic climate control
  • Remote boot
    Yes
    Yes
  • Remote fuel-lid
    Yes
    Yes

Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire Dimensions and weights vs. Honda City Dimensions and weights

  • Length
    3995 mm.
    4440 mm.
  • Width
    1695 mm.
    1695 mm.
  • Height
    1555 mm.
    1495 mm.
  • Wheel base
    2430 mm.
    2600 mm.
  • Ground clearance
    170 mm.
    165 mm.
  • Kerb weight
    1080 kg.
    1165 kg.
  • Boot space
    316 l.
    510 l.
  • Fuel tank capacity
    40 ltr.
    42 ltr.

Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire Body vs. Honda City Body

  • Seating capacity
    5
    5
  • Body Type
    Sedan
    Sedan
  • Doors
    4
    4

Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire Engine vs. Honda City Engine

  • Cylinder configuration
    In-line
    In-line
  • Cylinders
    4
    4
  • Displacement
    1248 cc (Diesel) / 1197 cc (Petrol)
    1498 cc (Diesel) / 1497 cc (Petrol)
  • Power
    75 @ 4000 (Diesel) / 84.3 @ 6000 (Petrol)
    100 @ 3600 (Diesel) / 119 @ 6600 (Petrol)
  • Torque
    190 @ 2000 (Diesel) / 115 @4000 (Petrol)
    200 @1750 (Diesel) / 145 @ 4600 (Petrol)
  • Engine location
    Front, longitudinal
    Front, longitudinal
  • Fuel type
    Diesel / Petrol
    Diesel / Petrol
  • Mileage city (Kmpl)
    14.6 (Diesel) / 16.3 (Petrol)
    22.6 (Diesel) / 14.3 (Petrol)
  • Mileage highway
    19.8 (Diesel) / 19.1 (Petrol)
    23.2 (Diesel) / 16.1 (Petrol)
  • ARAI Certified Mileage
    26.59 (Diesel) / 20.85 (Petrol)
    24.2 (Diesel) / 17.3 (Petrol)

Honda City Transmission vs. Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire Transmission

  • Drivetrain
    Front wheel drive
    Front wheel drive
  • Type
    Manual
    Manual
  • Gears
    5
    6 (Diesel) / 5 (Petrol)

Honda City Suspensions/Brakes/Wheels and Tyres vs. Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire Suspensions/Brakes/Wheels and Tyres

  • Front brakes
    Ventilated Disc
    Ventilated Disc
  • Rear brakes
    Drum
    Drum
  • Wheels size
    R15
    R15

The specification sheet has been prepared by comparing Swift Dzire ZDi with the Honda City VX(O) Diesel and Swift Dzire ZXi with the Honda City VX (O) petrol. Compare full features of the cars by clicking here. 

Maruti Swift Dzire Vs Honda City (Design and Exteriors)

Maruti Swift Dzire is a decent looking hatchback which got refurbished off late. The revamped look has made the portico more attractive. The radiator grille is a little larger in size with its signature honeycomb mesh. The headlight huddle is very similar to the outgoing model but the chrome inserts make the front astonish from a distance. The fog lamps are positioned vigilantly not ruining the form. The side profile of this notchback comes with alloy wheels in top end variant, while the others have steel wheels. The body colored door handles is present with ORVMs included with turn blinkers. Then again, the rear end is done nattily and is quite the same as before. The tail light cluster has chrome accents with body colored rear bumper and sporty rear spoiler.

Honda City is beautiful sedan, which has the exteriors pleasing to the eyes. The frontage has a stunning radiator grille with chrome slats. The grille has the Honda logo prominently fixed onto it. The headlight cluster is curvy and come with high intensity halogen headlamps and side turn indicators. The body colored bumper along with large air dam is perfect. The fog lamps are also present accompanied by strong character lines, which continue to the side profile as well. The body colored door handles and ORVMs dazzle it perfectly. The top end variant has ORVMs, which are electrically adjustable and has turn blinkers incorporated in it. The alloy wheels are in attendance in the top trim, while the others have steel wheels. The rear end has been outfitted with defogger, smart looking tail lights, bold Honda logo dipped in chrome, large windscreen, and high mounted stop lamp. The VX variant of Honda City has electric sunroof enhancing the overall appearance of the sedan.

Maruti Swift Dzire Vs Honda City (Interiors and Features)

The Maruti Swift Dzire interiors are relaxed and very comforting. The cabin is very roomy and airy, which have been equipped with bounteous amount of comfort qualities The dual tone color theme is very well-designed and with the widespread dashboard, the front cabin has a very vast appeal. The instrument panel is elucidated and the AC vents have chrome accents. The manual air conditioning system installed in the notchback is very proficient and cools the cabin within seconds. The Bluetooth connectivity feature is harmonized well with the music system. On the other hand, to offer more convenience to the driver, electric power steering wheel has audio and call controls on it.  You get all four power windows and dual sun visors, drink holders, adjustable head restraints and more.

The interiors of Honda City sedan are designed to perfection. The cabin is big and airy. High quality materials used here makes it further more augmented. The front cabin has a good looking dashboard, which incorporate in smart instrument panel, steering wheel, audio system and AC unit. The top end variant has 15.7cm touch screen display too, which acts as a navigation system as well. The audio and call controls mounted on the power steering wheel is ideal. The Bluetooth connectivity with the music system is another high point here. The air conditioning system is efficient and the automatic AC unit can be found in the top end trim of the sedan. The VX option variant of the car has audio video navigation system along with 6.2inches touch screen display with Bluetooth interface. It also has Mp3, FM radio, Aux-in, USB and iPod support and six speakers. The electric sunroof gives a superb feel to the interiors for long drives.

Maruti Swift Dzire vs Honda City (Engine Transmission and Gearbox)

Maruti Swift Dzire is being offered in both diesel and petrol models. The petrol variant of Dzire has been outfitted with 1197cc 1.2-Litre petrol motor. This one is burly and has the ability to produce maximum power output of 83.14bhp and 115Nm of torque. Apart from 5-speed manual transmission, in VXI trim, one can also take up the option of 4-speed automatic gearbox. On the other hand, the diesel variant of Swift Dzire has been endowed with a very fuel efficient 1.3-Litre DDiS engine, which displaces 1248cc. This one can produce 74bhp of power and 190Nm of torque. This one is mated with five-speed manual gearbox.

Honda City sedan is also offered in both diesel and petrol engine options. The petrol version here has 1.5-Litre i-VTEC engine with a displacement capacity of 1497cc. The four cylinders and 16 valves configuration allows it to produce maximum power of 117.3bhp along with 145Nm torque. The five speed manual transmission is mated with the engine for efficient performance. The consumer can also get the CVT transmission gearbox option. Coming to the diesel variants of the car, it has been outfitted with 1.5-Litre i-DTEC engine with the similar 4 cylinders and 16 valves configuration. The 1498cc powertrain comfortably churns out 98.6bhp power and 200Nm of torque. The six-speed manual transmission coupled with the engine makes the car performance touch the top spot.

Swift Dzire Vs Honda City (Mileage and Safety)

The petrol variants of Swift Dzire featuring 1.2-Litre K-Series engine, results in 20.85kmpl of mileage on the highways and 18.5kmpl on the city roads. In contrast, the diesel variants of the hatchback manage to give out an excellent mileage of 26.59kmpl.

The petrol models of Honda City sedan are quite good in terms of mileage. The one that has been coupled with the manual gearbox gives away 17.8kmpl mileage on highways and 13.5kmpl on city roads. On the other hand, the automatic variant has the capability to deliver 18kmpl peak mileage. The diesel variants of Honda City featuring the efficient common rail based direct injection fuel supply engine that makes the car to deliver an epic fuel economy of 26kmpl on the expressways and 21.5kmpl on the city roads.

The safety division of Maruti Swift Dzire is striking. The car maker has tried to incorporate all the safety features, which promise to make the passengers safe during the ride and certain that there is less damage to the car in case of an accident. The top end trims of Swift Dzire are equipped with anti-lock braking system, EBD along with dual SRS airbags. The central locking system, engine immobilizer, side impact beams, three-point seat belts and child safety locks come in as standard features.

Safety department in Honda City is terrific. The firm has provided the car with the advanced compatibility engineering body with G-Force control technology that assures the safety of the passengers. The dual SRS airbags with side and curtain airbags are perfect. Along with the car has also been blessed with ABS and EBD with brake assist. The alloy wheels, engine immobilizer, rear parking sensors with camera, fog lamps, rear defogger, driver’s seat belt reminder, central locking system are few other safety features in Honda City sedan.

Verdict

Both Maruti Swift Dzire and Honda City sedan are ideal in their own ways. However, with offer of better interiors and better styling Honda City feels a cut above. Go for the Maruti Swift Dzire if price figures and mileage in on your mind, the car would not disappoint you.

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