Next-gen Maruti Swift & Dzire codenamed ‘YSD’; To get 1.5L diesel engine – Report

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1.5L engine will be a Suzuki-developed unit. 

A new report on the Economic Times sheds light on the next generations of the Maruti Swift and Maruti Dzire, which are expected to launch in the Indian market in the financial year of 2018.

2015 Maruti Swift Dzire side studio image
The Dzire was facelifted in February this year, while the Swift got a modest update in November last year.

The new products, codenamed ‘YSD’, will be based on a new platform featuring a lightweight design, new engines, better fuel efficiency and will meet future Indian regulations for safety norms. Speaking of their engines, the report states that these cars will get Suzuki’s self-developed 1.5-liter diesel engine, codenamed E15A.

Further, the report adds that the SHVS (Smart Hybrid Vehicle by Suzuki) technology will be offered on the new Swift and Dzire with the 1.3-liter diesel engine, a unit borrowed from Fiat. On the petrol engine front, an earlier report said that Suzuki’s Boosterjet 1.0-liter turbocharged engine, which is expected to make its debut on the Suzuki Baleno, will be seen on the new Swift.

Suzuki Swift RX CVT gear selector at the 2015 Bangkok Motor Show
The next-gen Swift is also expected to offer an AT for India. Maruti could make use of its affordable AMT technology.

Also read: Maruti Celerio diesel – First Drive Review

In the domestic market alone, Maruti plans to sell 4.5 lakh units/annum of the Swift and Dzire combined, which translates to a monthly figure of 18,750 units for each product. Currently, the Dzire manages an average monthly figure of 19,936 units while its hatchback twin rakes in numbers of 17,559 units.

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[Source: ET Auto]

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