It has been almost four years since Maruti had launched the current generation Swift in the market. They now have launched a facelifted version of the hatchback to keep it fresh for the next couple of years. Maruti Suzuki Swift has been in the country for over 15 years and is one of the most loved hatchback in the country for various reasons. Swift is a mid-size hatchback that competes with Hyundai Grand i10, Ford Figo in the segment. The manufacturer has made some cosmetic changes to the car that differentiates it from the pre-facelift model. Maruti Suzuki has now released a new TVC that shows all the changes in this hatchback.
The video has been shared by Maruti Suzuki on MSArenaOfficial YouTube channel. The video shows what all updates have been made to the hatchback in comparison to the older version. The biggest update or change in the Swift is its engine. it is now a lot more powerful than the older version. It is now powered by a 1.2 litre DualJet petrol engine of K12N series. It generates 89 Ps and 113 Nm of torque. It now generates 7 Ps more power than the older version that was on sale before. The torque figures however remain unchanged. The engine is paired with the same 5-speed manual or a 5-speed AMT that Maruti likes to call AGS transmission.
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Apart from that, Swift also gets Idle Start-Stop system which would help in boosting the fuel economy of the car. On the outside, the Swift facelift gets a new front grille that looks a lot more premium than before. These are honey comb design mesh grille with a chrome strip running across the grille. Maruti Suzuki also has made minor changes to headlamps on the Swift. Similarly, minor changes have been made to the front and rear bumper as well.
It now gets a new set of dual tone alloy wheels. Dual tone colour options are also available with the Swift. With all these cosmetic updates, Swift looks a lot more sportier than the older version. On the inside, the cabin remains the same as the older version. There are chrome inserts at places to give cabin a premium feel. Just like Baleno, the new Swift also gets a colour MID. Other than this, Maruti Swift gets automatic climate control, Maruti’s Smartplay touchscreen infotainment screen that supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
Maruti Suzuki Swift has been present in the market since 2005 and since then it has earned over 2.4 million customers. It will continued to be sold via Arena dealership network across the country. Swift is available in five trims – LXI, VXI, ZXI, ZX+ and ZXI+ Dual Tone trims. Except for the base LXI trim, AMT gearbox is available with all the other variants. Price for the facelifted Swift now starts at Rs 5.73 lakh, ex-showroom and go up till Rs 8.41 lakh, ex-showroom. With all these updates in place the price for Swift has also gone up. It is now Rs 54,000 more expensive than the older version.
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