In recent times, the demand for SUVs and hatchbacks in the Indian market has increased significantly. However, there are still many customers who prefer sedan cars for comfort and style. Last month, sales of most sedans fell sharply compared to last year. However, the Maruti Suzuki Desire still remains the best-selling sedan in the country.
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Maruti Suzuki Dzire sold a total of 8,077 units in October 2021, making it to the top of the list. However, compared to October 2020, the sales of Desire decreased by 54.30 percent. In second place was Honda City, which sold 3,611 units. Similarly Honda Amaze, Hyundai Aura, Hyundai Verna were in the third, fourth and fifth position. They sold 3009 units, 2701 units and 2438 units respectively.
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Price and specification of Maruti Desire
The Maruti Suzuki DZire is a sub-4m sedan, which comes in a total of four variants – LXi, VXi, ZXi and ZXi +. Prices range from Rs 6.08 lakh to Rs 9.12 lakh (ex-showroom). Desire is powered by a 1.2L dualjet petrol engine. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual and AMT gearbox. The company claims that it will get mileage of 23.26kmpl in manual and 24.12kmpl in AMT variant.
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In terms of features, the Maruti Suzuki Dzire gets rear AC vents with cruise control, automatic LED headlamps, auto-folding ORVM, push-button engine start / stop and auto AC. It gets a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. Also given is a 4.2-inch multi-color MID display. It has dual front airbags, ISOFIX child seat anchor and rear parking sensor.