New Maruti Dzire 2017 Vs Hyundai XCent Facelift – Which is a Better Choice?

maruti dzire 2017 vs hyundai xcent 2017

Two fresh compact sedans Hyundai XCent 2017 and New Maruti Dzire 2017 are going head to head against each other soon. It will be a tough fight between two auto manufacturers. That’s why today we are with this article of New Maruti Dzire 2017 Vs Hyundai XCent 2017. At one side Hyundai has got its updated version of XCent and getting positive response in market, at another side, Maruti Dzire 2017 has been unveiled on 24th April and now it is about to launch on 16th May. So let’s check which is a better choice? Read this article of Maruti Swift Dzire 2017 Vs Hyundai XCent 2017 comparison.

Hyundai XCent Vs Maruti Dzire 2017 Design

In terms of design, both the cars have attractive design. The Korean auto manufacturer Hyundai came with XCent 2017 which looks more like Hyundai Verna than Grand i10. The front grill of this car has horizontal chrome stats. This is the thing that makes it different from Grand i10. There are projector headlamp and daytime running LED’s. The side profile of XCent 2017 is same as previous version of this car. At the rear side, the tail lamp design has changed and XCent now looks like a baby Elantra.

2017 Hyundai Xcent Facelift

On the other side, Maruti Dzire design has does have added various new elements in it. The car gets different dimensions. The boot looks much better integrated and design is proportionate. In design New Maruti Dzire 2017 is lighter that the current car. The company comes with a new front that will be implemented in upcoming cars too. The New Dzire 2017 has hexagfront grille that gets horizontal chrome slats. The headlamps look sharp and have daytime running LED feature. The fog lamps of Maruti Dzire have chrome surrounds. The design of Maruti Dzire 2017 will be much better than current sedan.

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Maruti Dzire 2017 Vs Hyundai XCent 2017 Interiors

Hyundai XCent 2017 interior has not changed much as it still comes like similar previous XCent. The instrumental panel layout is neat and convenient to use. The black and beige dashboard looks premium and there are less buttons, knobs and controls. The car has introduced new 7 inches touch screen system and gets Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, mobile docking unit and reverse camera. There are dual airbags, climate control and ABS with EBS. The front seats of Hyundai XCent facelift are comfortable but the headrest is small for tall passengers. The boot space is of 400+ litres which is enough to carry pretty much luggage.

New Hyundai XCent 2017 interior

On the other hand Maruti Dzire 2017 interior is similar to current Swift Dzire. The instrumental panel has not been changed much in this new sedan. It comes with new steering wheel and instrument cluster. Else everything looks same. A new touchscreen system with Android Auto, Apple Car Play and reverse camera is addition. It also has dual airbags and ABS with EBD at top models.

Maruti Swift DZire 2017 interior
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The seats of New Maruti Dzire are more comfortable and supportive than current one. Rear seats have more space for knee and better head space. There are no AC vents at rear which is a disappointing thing.  If we talk about interiors then Hyundai XCent has clear advantage.

New Maruti Dzire Vs Hyundai XCent 2017 Engine

Hyundai XCent Facelift offers 1.2 litre petrol and 1.2 litre diesel engine on offer. Both the variants will come with 5 speed manual gearbox. The petrol variant has 4 speeds automatic too. The petrol engine of Hyundai XCent is refined and had low NVH i.e.( Noise vibration and harshness). The driving of this car in city and on highway is comfortable. The diesel engine gives a good torque that makes it better drivability. XCent excels is the low NVH even on diesel engine.

Maruti Dzire 2017 will be powered by same set of powertrains. The sedan will come with the 1.2 litre petrol and 1.3 litre diesel engine. Both will continue the same engine power and torque.  These engines will come with 5 speeds manual and an option of AMT (automated manual transmission). The petrol engine of Maruti Dzire is high on refinement and offers amazing power. On the other hand Diesel shines is the torque it offers. Maruti has worked on engine much to reduce turbo lag and powe is linear like petrol engine.

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Hyundai XCent 2017 Vs Maruti Dzire Mileage

Xcent Dzire
Diesel 25.4 KMPL 26-27 KMPL
Petrol 20.14 KMPL 20-21 KMPL           

The new Maruti Dzire 2017 is based on a new platform and it will be lighter than the current one, so it simply means that the fuel efficacy will witness an improvement definitely.

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2017 Hyundai XCent 2017 Vs Maruti Dzire 2017 Price

The Maruti Dzire 2017 will be priced between INR 5.8 lakhs to INR 8.90 lakhs. On the other hand Hyundai XCent 2017 is priced between 5.10 lakhs to 8.90 lakhs. The price of Dzire will wider owing to availability of an AMT in diesel

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