Maruti Suzuki has upped the security quotient of its Tour S compact sedan with the introduction of a driver’s facet airbag, ABS with EBD, reverse parking sensors, a velocity alert system and a seatbelt reminder system as normal throughout all variants. The Tour S is predicated on the second-generation Dzire and is a well-liked selection amongst fleet operators in our nation.
The producer has up to date the Tour S with the intention to adjust to the brand new security norms in India. As per the norms, all autos manufactured put up April 1, 2019 must be fitted with ABS whereas a driver airbag, reverse parking sensors, a velocity alert system and a seatbelt reminder system will develop into necessary from July 1, 2019 onwards.
Relying on the variant, costs for the up to date Tour will vary from Rs 5.60 lakh to Rs 6.60 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Maruti upgrading the Tour S to fulfill these necessities emphasises the demand the compact sedan nonetheless has amongst cab fleet operators.
Apparently, Maruti Suzuki is but to replace the current-gen Dzire to adjust to the upcoming security norms. The third-generation Dzire does get twin airbags and ABD with EBD on all variants however, for now, misses out on rear parking sensors, a velocity alert system and a seatbelt reminder system as normal. We will solely assume that the producer will replace the Dzire quickly.
By way of engines, the Tour S is sustained to be powered by a 75hp, 1.Three-litre turbo-diesel and 83hp, 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine. The petrol engine can be had in a CNG-powered variant, the place it produces 70hp. Each engines come mated to a 5-speed handbook gearbox as normal.