2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire

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Hyundai India recently gave the Grand i10 based Xcent compact sedan a comprehensive makeover. The 2017 Hyundai Xcent gets a new look and additional features that should help attract more buyers.Now, Maruti has launched the all new Dzire which could make life difficult for the Xcent.  In our 2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire post here, we compare the two based on information available regarding engine options, features, etc. Read on for a comparison between the new look Hyundai Xcent 2017 and 2017 Maruti DzireAlso See- Also See- 2017 Maruti Dzire Test Drive Review

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2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Price Comparison

Hyundai Xcent Maruti Dzire
Ex-showroom Price Rs. 5.38-8.41 lakh Rs. 5.45-9.41 lakh

Both compact sedans are similarly priced. However, the new Dzire’s top end trims cost about 40,000 more than the Xcent’s top end trims. However, they also offer more features.

New Dzire Xcent
Petrol
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
Diesel
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


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2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Specifications Comparison

Xcent Dzire
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

The Xcent facelift gets the same petrol engine as before, but a new 1.2 L diesel, which brings it at par with the Maruti Dzire in terms of power and torque outputs. Maruti Dzire comes with the same engines as the model it replaces. Xcent does not have a diesel auto variant on offer.

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2017 Maruti Dzire vs 2017 Hyundai Xcent - Xcent launch images

2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Mileage Comparison

  Xcent Dzire
Diesel 25.4 KMPL 28.4 KMPL
Petrol 20.14 KMPL 22 KMPL

The new Xcent witnesses a marginal increase in fuel efficiency. The 2017 Dzire is based on a new platform and is lighter than the car it replaces, which means fuel efficiency has gone up. In fact, the new Dzire is the most fuel efficient car on sale in India currently.

2017 hyundai xcent vs 2017 maruti dzire

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2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Features Comparison

Top end variant of the Xcent and Dzire will come loaded with features. With the launch of the new model, Hyundai has added new features. However, the new Dzire also comes with a long list of features. Most importantly, the new Dzire gets ISOFIX child seat anchorages, dual front airbags and ABS as standard. ABS is only offered on the top end trim of the Xcent.

Xcent Dzire
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
Airbags 2 2
ABS Yes Yes

New Look Maruti Swift Dzire

2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire Design Comparison

The 2017 Xcent sports a new nose with the new ‘cascading’ type front grille. There are new fog lamp enclosures as well along with LED daytime running lamps. Major changes have been made to the tail as well. The 2017 Xcent gets new split tail lamps and a new rear bumper. The upcoming new model Maruti Dzire is based on the all-new Swift that was unveiled late last year. However, the nose of the Dzire gets a heavier dose of chrome. We also think the upcoming model looks more proportionate and hence, better than the outgoing Dzire.

Inside, the Xcent does not get any major changes except for the addition of the 7 inch touchscreen. It continues with the black beige interior combo. The cabin of the 2017 Dzire is all new. It sports a rather interesting flat bottom steering wheel with wood trim. It too gets a new 7inch touchscreen.

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2017 Maruti Dzire vs 2017 Hyundai Xcent Dimensions Comparison

  Dzire Xcent
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 wider than the Xcent. At 407 L, the Xcent’s boot is bigger. It also boasts a bigger fuel tank than the Dzire.

2017 Maruti Dzire vs 2017 Hyundai Xcent Comparison – Verdict

The arrival of the new Xcent should help Hyundai strengthen its position in the compact sedan segment. However, matching the Dzire’s sales is almost impossible. It will be even more difficult now that new Dzire is on sale.

  • Price – Top end variants of the Dzire more expensive than the Xcent. However, they offer more in terms of features.
  • Specifications – Xcent gets a new 1.2 L diesel engine. Specifications of both cars are similar. Dzire gets diesel auto variants too.
  • Features – Both compact sedans have a healthy list of features. However, Dzire offers Airbags and ABS as standard fitment. Top end trims of Dzire, although more expensive, offer more in terms of features.
  • Design – While the 2017 Xcent is a facelift, the 2017 Maruti Dzire is all new in terms of design.

What do you think of our 2017 Maruti Dzire vs 2017 Hyundai Xcent comparison? Do let us know in the comments section below. Stay tuned to Car Blog India for more updates on the 2017 Hyundai Xcent vs 2017 Maruti Dzire comparison.

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  1. i am planning to buy Xcent Facelift Model, but is there any extra function in New Dzire. Also want to know the performance of both car which have a good pickup & mileage in Petrol Variant.

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