Maruti Suzuki, India’s largest automaker, has introduced the Tour S, a fleet-only version of the Dzire compact sedan. Ex-showroom prices for the 2023 Maruti Suzuki Tour S begin at Rs 6.51 lakh.
The 2023 Maruti Suzuki Tour S is available in two trim levels for the Indian taxi market: Std (O) and Std (O) CNG. The petrol-powered Tour S Std (O) variant costs Rs 6.51 lakh, while the CNG version costs Rs 7.36 lakh (all prices mentioned are ex-showroom).
Maruti Suzuki Tour S Engine
Maruti Suzuki’s K Series 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine produces 89bhp at 6,000rpm and 113Nm of peak torque at 4,400rpm in the all-new 2023 Tour S. The Tour S’s engine output drops to 76bhp at 6,000rpm and 98.5Nm of peak torque at 4,300rpm when converted to CNG.
The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission, which sends power to the front wheels. The new 2023 Tour S returns a mileage of 23.15km/l in petrol form, while the CNG version, which is said to be 21% more efficient, returns a mileage of 32.12km/kg.
The new Maruti Suzuki Tour S looks exactly like the regular Dzire sedan, except that the fleet version rides on steel wheels. The mirror caps for the ORVMs and the door handles on the Tour S are blacked out. The Tour S badge, which replaces the Dzir badge on the regular sedan, can also be seen at the rear.
Features in Maruti suzuki Tour S
The new Maruti Suzuki Tour S includes LED taillights and safety technology such as dual airbags, Electronic Stability Program (ESP), anti-lock braking system (ABS) with electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) and brake assist (BA), speed limiter, and reverse parking sensors.
Shashank Srivastava, Senior Executive Officer (Marketing and Sales), Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said of the new Tour S, ” “The all-new Tour S, with its modern design, cutting-edge safety features, increased functionality, and advanced 1.2L K-Series Dual Jet, Dual VVT engine, is a game changer in the commercial sedan segment. We are confident in exceeding our commercial segment customers’ expectations once more, as we continue to deliver the perfect sedan experience with the All-new Tour S.”
The all-new 2023 Maruti Suzuki Tour S aligns the taxi version of the compact sedan with the regular Dzire, which is now the segment’s only ICE offering for fleet operators.