Maruti Suzuki has unveiled the SX4 Diesel with the 1.3-liter diesel engine. The SX4 Diesel uses Fiat-sourced 90bhp, 1.3 Multi-jet diesel unit. The Super Turbo DDiS engine is mounted on the SX4, delivers 90PS of peak power at 4000rpm. It has been offered in three variants VDi; ZDi and ZDi (with leather upholstery). It has a claimed fuel economy of 21.5 kmpl (certified as per CMVR rules). SX4 Diesel is high on power and performance while being low on emissions. The suspension and brakes of the SX4 Diesel Super Turbo have been suitably modified to account for the heavier engine and the changed weight distribution of the car.
Prices of the SX4 Diesel are Rs 7.74 Lakh for VDi and Rs 8.62 Lakh for top of the line ZDi variant (ex-showroom delhi). The SX4 diesel competes with the Volkswagen Vento, Hyundai Verna and Fiat Linea in the diesel mid-size sedan category.