Maruti Suzuki India is the top most car manufacturer in the country. With a vast product portfolio, it manages to cater to all kinds of consumer. On the other hand, Hyundai Motors is the second largest car manufacturer in India. Just like Maruti, Hyundai too offers a wide range of cars. Maruti Swift Dzire sedan is not a looker exactly but has been able to charm every one since the time it has been launched in the market. Hyundai has refurbished its Xcent sedan and presented it to the consumers in a fresh new avatar. If you have been looking to buy a sedan, the detailed specification sheet below will provide you with the required information. So let's compare Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent
Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire Safety vs. Hyundai Xcent Safety
- Number of Airbags22
- AirbagsDriver frontal airbag, Front passenger frontal airbagDriver frontal airbag, Front passenger frontal airbag
- Braking SystemsAnti-lock Braking system (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)Anti-lock Braking system (ABS)
- Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
- Parking AssistanceRear sensors (Diesel) / No (Petrol)Rear sensors with camera
- Child Safety LocksYesYes
- Door Ajar WarningYesYes
- Central LockingYesYes
Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire Exterior vs. Hyundai Xcent Exterior
- Front Fog LightsYesYes
- Rear Wash / WiperNoNo
- Rear DefoggerYesYes
- BumperBody colored bumperBody colored bumper
- ORVMs (Outside Rear-view Mirrors)Internal adjustment - Electric with foldingInternal adjustment - Electric with folding
Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire Interior vs. Hyundai Xcent Interior
- Power WindowsAll WindowsAll Windows
- Power SteeringYesYes
- Adjustable Steering ColumnRakeRake
- Seats MaterialFabricFabric
- Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
- Sun-visorDriver & Front PassengerDriver & Front Passenger
- Seat Height AdjustmentYes, Manual AdjustmentYes, Manual Adjustment
Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire Comfort vs. Hyundai Xcent Comfort
- AudiosystemCD Player with USB & Aux-inCD Player with USB & Aux-in with 1 GB internal memory
- Navigation SystemNoNo
- Ventilation SystemFully automatic climate controlFully automatic climate control
- Rain Sensing WipersNoNo
- Boot-lid OpenerYesYes
- Remote Fuel-lidYesYes
Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire Instrumentation vs. Hyundai Xcent Instrumentation
- Key Off ReminderYesYes
- Low Fuel WarningYesYes
- Fasten Seat Belt WarningYesYes
Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire Dimensions and Weights vs. Hyundai Xcent Dimensions and Weights
- Length3995 mm.3995 mm.
- Width1695 mm.1660 mm.
- Height1555 mm.1520 mm.
- Wheelbase2430 mm.2425 mm.
- Ground Clearance170 mm.165 mm.
- Kerb Weight1080 kg.1100 kg.
- Boot Space316 l.407 l.
- Fuel Tank Capacity42 ltr.43 ltr.
Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire Body vs. Hyundai Xcent Body
- Seating Capacity55
- Body TypeSedanSedan
Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire Engine vs. Hyundai Xcent Engine
- Cylinder ConfigurationIn-lineIn-line
- Valves Per Cylinder44
- Displacement1248 cc (Diesel) / 1197 cc (Petrol)1120 cc (Diesel) / 1197 cc (Petrol)
- Power (PS @ RPM)75 @ 4000 (Diesel) / 84.3 @ 6000 (Petrol)72 @ 4000 (Diesel) / 83 @ 6000 (Petrol)
- Torque (Nm @ RPM)190 @ 2000 (Diesel) / 115 @ 4000 (Petrol)180 @ 1750 (Diesel) / 114 @ 4000 (Petrol)
- Engine LocationFront, TransverseFront, Transverse
- Fuel TypeDiesel / PetrolDiesel / Petrol
- ARAI Certified Mileage26.59 km/liter24.4 km/liter
Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire Transmission vs. Hyundai Xcent Transmission
- DrivetrainFWD (Front Wheel Drive)FWD (Front Wheel Drive)
- TypeManualManual (Diesel) / Automatic (Petrol)
- Gears5 Manual5 Manual (Diesel) / 4 - AT (Petrol)
Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire Suspensions/Brakes/Wheels and Tyres vs. Hyundai Xcent Suspensions/Brakes/Wheels and Tyres
- Front BrakesVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
- Rear BrakesDrumDrum
- Front Tyres185/65175 / 60 R15
- Rear Tyres185/65175 / 60 R15
- Wheels SizeR15 (Diesel) / R 14 (Petrol)15
Specification sheet has been prepared by comparing Swift Dzire ZDi Vs Hyundai Xcent SX 1.1 CRDi (O) and Swift Dzire ZXi Vs Hyundai Xcent SX 1.2 AT (O). Compare full features of the cars by clicking here.
Maruti Swift Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent (Design and Exteriors)
Maruti Swift Dzire is a dazzling notchback which got revamped lately. The face-lifted glance has turned the façade into something more attractive and interesting. The radiator grille is bigger in size with its signature honeycomb mesh. The headlight cluster is akin to the outgoing model but the chrome add-ons make the front dazing from a distance. The fog lamps are positioned attentively not debasing the structure. The side profile of Swift Dzire comes with alloy wheels in top end variant; while the others trims have steel wheels. The body colored door handles is present with ORVMs included with turn indicators. Conversely, the rear end is done elegantly and is same as before. The tail light cluster has chrome accents with body colored rear bumper and sporty rear spoiler.
Hyundai Xcent has impressive appearance as face as the front façade is concerned. The bonnet has a prominent character that goes well in sync with a cool headlight cluster. The radiator grille is chrome finished with body colored bumper. The air dam has also been given a chrome treatment along with fog lamps shaped round. The side profile has body colored door handles and ORVMs with turn indicators in the top end variant. The chrome finishing can also be seen here. The rear end has chic tail light cluster with wide windscreen and good looking boot lid with company’s logo on it.
Maruti Swift Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent (Interiors and Features)
The interiors of Maruti Swift Dzire are comfy and very calming. The car cabin is airy and very roomy, which have been equipped with abundant comfort qualities. The dual tone color theme is very graceful and the widespread dashboard incorporates a lot of things like AC, power steering, music system and huge glove box. The instrument panel is lit up and the AC vents have chrome finish. The manual air conditioning system installed in the car is very competent and cools the cabin within seconds. The power steering wheel has audio and call controls on it. The Bluetooth connectivity feature is harmonized well with the music system. You get all four power windows and dual sun visors, drink holders, adjustable head restraints and more.
Hyundai Xcent has comfortable interiors, where Hyundai has made sure not to leave any stone unturned. The multi functional steering wheel in the top end variant has audio and call controls. The Bluetooth connectivity with the advanced MP3 player is perfect in the infotainment section. All four power windows in the top trim are smooth functioning and the driver’s side has auto down button for convenience. The push start/stop button for the ignition is ideal, along with height adjustable seat for the driver. The air conditioning system is highly efficient making sure that the cabin gets cooled down in few seconds.
Maruti Swift Dzire vs Xcent (Engine, Transmission and Gearbox)
Maruti Swift Dzire provides convenience to both diesel and petrol users. The petrol variant of Swift Dzire has been outfitted with 1197cc 1.2-Litre petrol motor. This one is muscular enough to give away maximum power output of 83.14bhp and 115Nm of torque. Apart from 5-speed manual transmission, in VXI trim, you would have the option to take 4-speed automatic gearbox too. On the other hand, the diesel variant of Swift Dzire has been blessed with 1.3-Litre DDiS engine, which could displace 1248cc. This one can produce 74bhp of power and 190Nm of torque. This one is mated with five-speed manual gearbox.
Under the bonnet, Hyundai Xcent petrol version has been installed with the efficient and powerful 1.2-Litre Kappa dual variant timing valve train motor that has a displacement of 1197cc. This one without any trouble churns out maximum power of 82bhp along with 114Nm of torque. You get the option to choose from five-speed manual transmission or four speed automatic gearbox. On the other hand, the 1.2-Litre U2 engine graces the diesel variants of the car. This one has a displacement of 1120cc with common rail direct injection fuel supply system. It produces maximum power of 71bhp and 180Nm of peak torque. The regular five-speed manual transmission has been mated with engine to ensure better performance.
Swift Dzire Vs Hyundai Xcent (Mileage and Safety)
The petrol variants of Swift Dzire has been equipped with 1.2-Litre K-Series engine, which manages to give away 20.85kmpl of mileage on the highways and 18.5kmpl on the city roads. On the contrary, the diesel variants of the notchback manage to give out an excellent mileage of 26.59kmpl.
Hyundai Xcent petrol variant has 1.2-Litre DOCH engine, which generates impressive fuel economy of 19.1kmpl, while the one with automatic variant gives 16.9kmpl of mileage. On the other hand, if we see the diesel variants, which are powered by CRDI engine, they are capable to deliver an excellent mileage of 24.4kmpl.
The safety department of Maruti Swift Dzire is exciting. The car maker has tried its best to provide all the safety features, which assure safety of the passengers during the ride and less chance of damage to the car in case of a mishap. The top end trims are prepared 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.
Hyundai Xcent has also been provided with inspiring safety features, which ensures protection of the occupants in case of a collision. The dual SRS airbags are present in the top end variant along with anti-lock braking system, electronic brake force distribution system and brake assist. The 3-point ELR seat belts, central locking system, child safety door lock and engine immobilizer comes in as standard safety features.
Maruti Swift Dzire and Hyundai Xcent are very desirable cars considering the price point at which they sell. However, on the mileage front, Swift Dzire excels, while in the exteriors and interiors department, Xcent has an upper hand. The prices of both sedans are competitive and would not burn a hole in consumer’s pocket. The end choice is of the customer as both the companies have their own highs with these sedans.
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