Maruti's Latest Swift Hits Indian Roads with Price Bump. (Photo: Sharukh Shah/News18)

Maruti’s Newest Swift Hits Indian Roads with Worth Bump. (Picture: Sharukh Shah/News18)

Although the brand new Maruti Swift maintains the identical design vibe as its predecessor, it flaunts some noticeable tweaks.

Maruti Suzuki has launched the fourth-generation Swift in India with a price ticket starting from Rs 6.49 lakh to Rs 9.65 lakh (ex-showroom).

This can be a bump of Rs 25,000 to Rs 37,000 from the earlier mannequin. The brand new Swift comes with a glossy design, added options, enhanced security measures, and a extra fuel-efficient 1.2-litre three-cylinder petrol engine.

consumers can pre-book the Swift at any Maruti Suzuki dealership nationwide, at a token quantity of Rs 11,000. The corporate has already bagged 10,000 orders, with an extra 30,000 models slated for export.

In comparison with opponents just like the Tata Tiago and Hyundai Grand i10 Nios, which begin at Rs 5.65 lakh and Rs 5.92 lakh respectively, the brand new Swift is on the pricier aspect. Even the top-tier petrol-automatic variations of Tata and Hyundai’s small hatchbacks are priced decrease than the very best Swift variant.

Although the brand new Swift maintains the design language of the outgoing mannequin, it options noticeable adjustments equivalent to a redesigned entrance bumper, a revamped radiator grille, reshaped headlights and fog lights, typical rear door handles, new alloy wheel designs, and up to date tail-lamps with a C-shaped sample. Regardless of having the identical wheelbase because the earlier mannequin, the brand new Swift is barely longer, narrower, and taller.

The car is obtainable in 9 exterior coloration choices, together with dual-tone paints, and introduces two new blue and crimson colours. Maruti additionally presents Racing Roadstar and Thrill Chaser accent packages for the Swift, including sporty beauty adjustments to the outside and inside.

The cabin of the brand new Swift resembles that of the Baleno and Fronx, providing a premium look. It includes a bigger 9-inch infotainment touchscreen, new cloth upholstery, restyled air-con vents, up to date HVAC switchgear, and a modified analogue instrument cluster with a 4.2-inch digital MID.

Even the bottom mannequin Swift LXI comes with respectable options, together with normal security gear like six airbags, ISOFIX anchors, rear parking sensors, ABS with EBD, and ESC. Hill begin help is accessible solely with automated variants.

With the brand new Z12E engine changing the older K12 unit, the Swift achieves higher gasoline effectivity, averaging round 24.8kpl to 25.75kpl. This makes it one in all India’s most fuel-efficient hatchbacks, surpassing fashions just like the Wagon R, Alto K10, and S-Presso. Nevertheless, Maruti’s Celerio, together with the Grand Vitara and Toyota’s Hyryder, nonetheless maintain the lead in gasoline effectivity on account of their hybrid know-how or smaller engines.

The brand new 1.2-litre Z Sequence engine provides each 5-speed guide and 5-speed AMT gearbox choices, producing 82hp and 112Nm of peak torque, which is barely decrease than the earlier mannequin. Maruti claims that the brand new Swift emits as much as 12 p.c much less CO2 emissions.


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