India’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki has launched the facelifted Swift hatchback while the bookings for this new version had already started a week ago. The petrol car is priced at Rs. 4.42 lakh, while the diesel model LDi starts at Rs. 5.56 Lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi). The updated Swift has got a push start button, reverse parking assistant, new front profile, premium interiors and higher fuel efficiency of around 10 per cent. The updated model now comes in 3 new colour options as Mysterious Violet, Fire Red and Granite Gray.
The feature list of the Maruti Suzuki Swift Facelift includes distinctive new bumper, stylish grille, bezel fog lamps, new trendy alloys, premium upholstery, push button start, power ORVMs with side indicators, steering mounted audio controls, speed sensing audio system with Bluetooth connectivity, electromagnetic back door opener, 60:40 rear seat split and new generation ABS with EBD. On the safety front the car has got reverse parking sensor and dual airbags.
On the occasion, Mr. R.S. Kalsi, Executive Director Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki India said “We have over 12 lakh proud Swift owners. The Swift now comes Smart facts on Swift with improved fuel efficiency of 10% and a rich equipment list like push start button, a 60:40 split rear seat, electric retractable outside mirrors, reverse parking sensor etc. With this change, we retain the DNA of the Swift and yet add features to make excitement come alive. The reborn Swift is a tribute to the bestseller of the industry and in line with Maruti Suzuki’s commitment to the customers to keep refining our models and win their hearts.”
The Swift facelift is powered by the same 1.3-litre DDiS diesel engine that gives out maximum power of 74bhp and peak torque of 190 Nm. The diesel model delivers a fuel economy of 25.2kmpl that is 10 per cent more than the current version. The petrol model has got a 1.2-litre K-Series VVT engine that gives an output of 83.2bhp and a maximum torque of 115 Nm. The mileage of petrol model is also improved by 9.67 per cent which is now 20.4kmpl.
The price list of the Petrol version of the updated Swift is mentioned below:
LXi : Rs. 4.42 lakh
LXi(O) : Rs. 4.49 lakh
VXi : Rs. 5.08 lakh
ZXi : Rs. 5.90 lakh
The price list of the Diesel version of the updated Swift is mentioned below:
LDi : Rs. 5.56 lakh
VDi : Rs. 5.99 lakh
ZDi : Rs. 6.95 lakh
All Prices are Ex-Showroom, Delhi