New generation 2017 Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire to launch in May

The confirmed date for the 2017 Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire's India launch has been fixed for May 2017. According to the company, ''The new Dzire is designed to leave a lasting impression with its rich sculpted side body and enhanced proportions. It is modern, sleek and agile. The unmistakable sedan proportions with low and wide stance lends an elegant road presence to the new Dzire.''

The company would reveal the car on the 24 April 2017.

The Swift Dzire has been one of Maruti's most popular and consistent sellers, and among the top 10 selling cars in the country month after month. There has also been a lot of expectations from the new generation of the car. According to commentators, it is not surprising that the automaker has decided to bring the all-new version of the subcompact sedan before the hatchback.

The Swift Dzire has been given comprehensive upgrades over the outgoing version, especially in terms of design. From the various spy shots, the design of the new Swift Dzire, now made it look proportionate, auto.ndtv.com reported. The front is similar to that of the new generation Swift hatchback, but has been given more chrome to appeal to Indian tastes, while the C-pillar is now integrated more seamlessly into the boot of the car.

The company has, till date, sold more than 1.38 million units of the model in the country since its launch in March 2008.

The model has become a hit for the company and had been instrumental in making Maruti Suzuki a strong player in the entry sedan segment.

The model has been contributing to around 50 per cent of vehicle sales in the segment and in the last fiscal, Dzire occupied the third slot in the top 10 list of passenger vehicles with sale of 1,99,878 units.