LAUNCHED! Maruti Suzuki Swift starts at Rs 4.22 lakh

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One of the most anticipated launches of the year, the new Maruti Suzuki Swift is finally here at a price that is bound to set tongues wagging. The new Swift starts at Rs 4.22 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi for the LXi version and goes all the way up to Rs 6.38 lakh for the new ZDi version.

The prices of the base variant are just under Rs 15,000 more than the outgoing LXi version, ex-Delhi. The new Swift comes in six different trim levels and the prices are as follows (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi)

Maruti Suzuki Swift LXi - Rs 4.22 lakh
Maruti Suzuki Swift VXi - Rs 4.76 lakh
Maruti Suzuki Swift ZXi - Rs 5.53 lakh
Maruti Suzuki Swift LDi - Rs 5.17 lakh
Maruti Suzuki Swift VDi - Rs 5.61 lakh
Maruti Suzuki Swift ZDi - Rs 6.38 lakh
Read our driving impression of the Swift here:

DRIVEN! New Maruti Suzuki Swift - The Bench

 

Over the previous model, the Swift now has an additional trim, the ZDi, that mimics all the features of the ZXi such as twin airbags, ABS with EBD, automatic climate control, 15-inch alloys and 185/65 R15 tubeless tyres, turn indicators on the mirrors, rear-wash wipe with demister, in-built audio with six speakers and controls on the steering wheel among others.

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The car is 90 mm longer than before, with the wheelbase being 50 mm longer. This has led to improved space on the inside - an additional 20 mm legroom and 28 mm kneeroom. The car is slightly wider and taller than before but is up to 30 kg lighter for the petrol and up to 15 kg lighter for the diesel.

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The new Swift is powered by a 1.2-litre petrol motor and a 1.25-litre DDiS diesel motor.

The 1.2-litre petrol motor is an improved version of the motor that used to power the previous iteration. The 1.2 K Series motor now produces 86 bhp@6000 rpm and 11.52 kgm@4000 rpm. It has an ARAI approved mileage of 18.6 kpl.

The 1.25-litre DDiS diesel is the same motor as the previous iteration too, but with tweaks to the ECU to make it more efficient. The 1248cc motor produces 74 bhp@4000 rpm and 19.3 kgm@2000 rpm. It has an ARAI approved mileage of 22.9 kpl

Here are the full specifications of the car:

POWERTRAIN
Displacement: 1197cc (pet)/ 1248cc (diesel)
Bore x Stroke: 73 x 71.5/ 69.6 x 82 mm
Compression ratio: 10.0:1/ 17.6:1
Max power: 86 bhp@6000 rpm/ 74 bhp@4000 rpm
Max torque: 11.5 kgm@4000 rpm/ 19.3 kgm@2000 rpm
Valvetrain: 16-valves VVT DOHC/ 16-valves CRDI
Specific output: 71.8 bhp/litre/ 59.3 bhp/litre
Power to weight: 87.9 bhp/tonne/ 68.5 bhp/tonne
Torque to weight: 11.6 kgm/tonne/ 17.9 kgm/tonne
Transmission: 5-speed manual

STEERING

Type: Rack and pinion with EPS
Turning radius: 4.8 metres

SUSPENSION
Front: McPherson struts, anti-roll bar
Rear: Torsion beam

BRAKES
Front: Ventilated discs
Rear: Self-adjusting drums
ABS: Standard with EBD on ZXi/ZDi

TYRES
185/65 R15 (ZXi/ZDi)

DIMENSIONS

L/W/H (mm): 3850/1695/1530
Wheelbase: 2430 mm
Track (F/R): 1475/1485 mm
Ground clearance: 170 mm
Kerb weight: 990 kg/1080 kg
Tank capacity: 42 litres

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KEY HIGHLIGHT FEATURES OF THE NEW MARUTI SUZUKI SWIFT

LXi/LDi

* Body coloured bumpers
* Manually adjustable ORVMS
* 165/80 R14 tyres with centre cap
* Silver inserts on dashboard
* Parcel shelf
* Sun visor
* Driver seat belt reminder
* Light-off reminder, buzzer
* Key-off reminder, buzzer
* Door closure warning lamp, buzzer
* Low-fuel display
* Multi-information display
* Instantaneous fuel consumption info
* Fuel consumption info (average)
* Trip/odometer
* Digital clock
* Electric power steering
* Accessory socket
* Retractable cup holder for passenger
* Tiltable steering wheel column
* Cup holder in central console
* Remote fuel lid opener
* Remote back door opener
* Manual air-conditioner
* Rear antenna
* Rear door child locks
* Twin horn
* iCATS engine immobilizer

 
VXi/VDi (over and above LXi/LDi)
* Body coloured door handles
* Electric ORVMs
* Front fog lamps
* Rear fog lamps
* Black out film on A and B pillar
* Green tinted glass
* 165/80 R14 tyres with full wheel cap
* Silver accents on trims
* Day and night internal rear view mirror
* Vanity mirror for front passenger
* Silver accents on steering wheel
* Inside chrome door handles
* Tachometer
* Front and rear power windows
* Central locking
* Keyless entry
* Front seat back pocket
* Rear seat head restraints
* Security alarm system


ZXi/ZDi (over and above LXi/LDi and VXi/VDI)
* 185/65 R15 tubeless tyres on alloy wheels
* Rear wash-wipe with defogger
* Outside temperature display
* Electromagnetic hatch opener
* Driver seat height adjuster
* Seatbelt height adjuster
* Automatic climate control
* CD stereo with six-speakers, USB and aux-in, steering mounted audio controls
* Driver and passenger airbags
* ABS with EBD
* Brake assist
* Front seatbelt with pretensioner and force limiter