Maruti Suzuki Swift Facelift soft launched in India

Maruti Suzuki has soft launched the facelifted Swift. The car has now gone on sale in Delhi, and price details have been revealed. Bookings for the Swift Facelift are open and deliveries will begin soon. Maruti Suzuki dealers around the country have also begun giving out test drives of the Swift Facelift, considering that demo cars have now arrived at dealerships.

Ex-showroom Delhi prices of the Maruti Suzuki Swift Facelift are as follows,

Petrol 1.2

LXi – 4.41 lakh rupees, LXi Plus – 4.48 lakh rupees, VXi – 5.07 lakh rupees and ZXi – 5.89 lakh rupees

Diesel 1.3

LDi – 5.45 lakh rupees, LDi Plus – 5.55 lakh rupees, VDi – 5.99 lakh rupees and ZDi – 6.94 lakh rupees

Prices of the Swift Facelift show slight upward revisions in lieu of the additional features added. The VXi variant is pricier by about 16,000 rupees, the ZXi variant by 23,000 rupees, the VDi by 20,000 rupees and the ZDi by 23,000 rupees. Maruti Suzuki is selling the facelifted model with the “New Swift” moniker. In terms of feature additions, the facelifted Swift B+ segment hatchback gains the following,

LXi, LXi+ and LDi+ gain,
Rear adjustable headrests, 60:40 rear seat split, front power windows and keyless entry

VXi and VDi variants add,
Stereo, ABS(diesel model only) and electrically retracting wing mirrors

ZXi and ZDi variants add,
Push button start, Bluetooth connectivity and control stalks, reverse parking sensors and revised, 15 inch alloy wheels.

While the 1.2 liter-4 cylinder K-Series petrol and 1.3 liter Fiat Multijet turbo diesel engines are retained on the Swift Facelift, their fuel efficiencies increase. The petrol powered model manages 20.4 Kmpl while the diesel powered model returns 25.2 Kmpl, both figures certified by ARAI.

To make the fuel efficiency gain, the petrol engine sees a bumped up compression ratio to 11:1 while power dips by 2 Bhp, to 83.4 Bhp and torque increases by 1 Nm to 115 Nm. The diesel engine makes use of new engine maps but retains power and torque figures of 74 Bhp-190 Nm. Both engines use 5 speed manual transmissions.