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Suzuki Ritz vs Suzuki Swift
Family feud
By : Srinivas Krishnan | Published : September 22, 2009
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Maruti Suzuki Ritz vs Swift | Compare Prices | Mileage | Features | Specs
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In the tightly packed portfolio of Maruti Suzuki cars, the Ritz and the Swift seem to bite and fight with each other. Though the Swift is a fun car to drive, the Ritz has proved it's no less. It's as surefooted as the Swift, the steering feel is brilliant and the car handles well despite its taller architecture compared to the Swift (Hats off to the Swift platform!). Besides, the Ritz has something the Swift doesn't have yet - the new 1200cc K-series engine. The engine is proving to be a major advantage for the Ritz over the Swift - it's new-gen, it's much more refined, it's driveable yet it does not lose the effervescence of a high-revving Suzuki engine. And then there is the diesel engine that both share, so it's even-steven. So does that mean that the Ritz is better than the Swift? After all, it's much more practical owing to its tall structure, has better interior plastics, supportive seats and bits and bobs from the SX4? And it's cheaper too? And is no less engaging to pilot? The answer is yes, our choice is the Ritz. But that is only till the Swift gets the 1.2 K-series motor! Then it will be the more-fun-to-drive Swift all the way...

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  Posted by vipul at 11th March,2012
micro panda is good car
  Posted by Paresh Mohanty at 11th February,2012
I often wander why Maruti-suzuki does not give rear wiper in the vchicles, though it is given by other cars even in lower model. All other features of Maruti are fantastic.
  Posted by jossy v jose at 9th February,2012
Hi, i recently purchased a Ritz VID pitting each against Figo TDI,Liva GD, Beat D, Ritz VDI and new Swift VDI. Finally it is Ritz VDI and new Swift VDI. Very much impressed with the TD on both. My heart was for Swit as I like its sporty feel and driver seat comfort. Ritz driver seat comfort was not that great. Some uneasiness I felt for the driver seat. But I couldn’t find this as a problem posted by anybody in any forums. Finally I decided to go for VFM. And I choose Ritz VDI. On road price in Chennai was 6.24L and readly available in the color of my choice Silky Sivler. I took the delivery on Jan 8. Had it been couple of weeks later then the price would be 6.44L with 10,000 K accessories. Also while doing the PDI I found form the VIN that the manufacturing month was August. I was oke for up to October mfd. Then the dealer offered additional 5000 K worth accessory and I ended with 10,000 k and finalized the deal. Whereas Swift VDI was 6.75L with 3-6 months waiting. Ritz completed
  Posted by sandeep banerjee at 14th November,2011
Hi Can you give me a hint whether Ritz is better choice or Hyundai i10 or Ford Figo?
  Posted by Haq at 3rd October,2011
I want to go for Swift but only worry is waiting time..I cant wait so much....
  Posted by balakrishnan nair at 21st September,2011
I bought a Ritz Lxi Car in November 2010. Compelted almost 5000 KMs. The milege I am getting currently is 15/ 16 KMs per litre. I am very happy with the performance. Two free services are over and the third one is due in November 2011. Though it is my first car, I feel proud of my Ritz as far as pick-up, comfort etc are concerned.
  Posted by balakrishnan nair at 21st September,2011
Last week, on 18th Septembr 2010, I had taken my Ritz car from Baroda to Ahmedabad, about 150 KMs drive, and was at times, driving at a speed of 130 KMs per hour. I never felt anything uncomfortable. I feel,the people those who have bought Ritz are the one who had complained about the shape, before they bought the car.
  Posted by aditya s at 18th September,2011
go for the new swift because the diesel model (high end zdi)has airbags and abs waiting period 8months. I have test driven it is super
  Posted by arup das at 18th September,2011
ritz is really very good car than swift.
  Posted by THOMAS DAVIS at 14th September,2011
RITZ IS REALLY SUPER.
  Posted by Pradeep at 5th September,2011
Go for New Swift 2011..looks are awesome..have booked it, waiting period is 5months for swift VDI..
  Posted by dr anand at 11th May,2011
i am owing ritz vdi for 2 months,..really a super car in its class...awsome mileage of 15-16 in city(chennai) and 20-21 in highways at a speed of 80-90....the space huge in front and back...
  Posted by vinay roy at 10th May,2011
my name is vinay roy from chhattishgarh KORBA ritz is the best car in the world its looks elegant and sporty. ritz is a nice car its no compare of any car.
  Posted by ram at 23rd April,2011
my mind say's Ritz but my heart say's swift which one to choose i m confused ......
  Posted by ram at 23rd April,2011
my heart says swift but my mind says Ritz which one to choose ?
  Posted by sagar at 16th April,2011
ritz is best one its sporty looks makes its very much gud and its sporty engine beats the swift car
  Posted by dr pandu at 7th April,2011
planning to buy a diesel vehicle confused between rits and swift my friends says buying rits is compromise over swift please advise me
  Posted by Sandesh at 24th March,2011
I like ritz most as compare to swift, it has better judgment , interior as well as it\'s tall look
  Posted by Papu at 17th March,2011
Both r good cars
  Posted by fazil at 26th February,2011
rits z nice car supere giar liver possission comfort driving but swift is good looking
  Posted by Vignesh at 25th February,2011
Swift 2011 Or Ritz? Which boy is the winner?...
  Posted by sachin at 16th February,2011
super car . fun to drive
  Posted by Jeetu at 4th February,2011
we have been Hearing that Ritz is good for Tall people wioll some one tell is Ritz not so good for drivers who are short
  Posted by JINGYANSU DASH at 3rd February,2011
I THING BOTH ARE SAME..
  Posted by Nishad Varghese at 13th January,2011
I have been driving Ritz Vxi for the past 10 months. Gives me a decent fuel efficiency of 14kmpl in city (bangalore) and a very decent 18-19 kmpl on highway (while cruising at speeds ranging 85-90 kmph). It's tall-boy design is really comfortable as far as entry & exit is concerned. Due to its tall-boy design, there are chances that the car could tumble when you have a sharp turn at speeds above 120kmph. (But, where in India would you find a very nice road and a sharp curve of this sort????). I feel its a pure VFM.
  Posted by Siddharth Mohan at 28th December,2010
Well those who feel, Swift is outdated. Just wait for the New Swift 2011. It will blow you away. and all comparison with the ugly Ritz will end then. No offense guys, but you all know, buying Ritz is a compromise not a style statement. I am getting a discount of 30,000 on Ritz vdi and immediate delivery while for Swift vdi there's no discount and a waiting period of 4 months, but still I will go with the Swift, cause at the end of the day, your car says a lot about you..
  Posted by ram sharma at 28th December,2010
Hi Everyone! I am driving RITZ VXI.It gives millage in mumbai city driving around 10km/l.Is it low?anybody from mumbai can give me feedback
  Posted by Prashanth Nayak at 22nd December,2010
Ritz is very comfortable for tall people to get in and come out.It is quite Stable at high speeds.
  Posted by Rohit at 20th December,2010
Guys, swift is now out dated and Ritz is new . i m using ritz believe me its awesome in looks as well as engine .
  Posted by Rahul bhatt at 15th December,2010
Swit is better than ritz....... experienced myself
  Posted by Maruti Suzuki Ritz at 3rd December,2010
Guys, You can all visit us on our Official Maruti Suzuki Ritz Fan Page (http://bit.ly/ay1rjY). Here you can interact with us, stay up-to-date with awesome developments from our end and share your Ritz experience with other Fans!
  Posted by Tushar Rane at 1st November,2010
Ritz is the coolest car...because you can drive the petrol and diesel ritz at 185kmh speed with 4800 rpm..so car also doesnt get into the red zone and the engine also stay safe.. If we make a challege of racing like - Ritz vs. i10 vs. 120 vs. swift vs. indica vista vs. safari vs. sx4 vs. verna t!hen the finally winner will... be the ritz its light in wieght and powerfull the speed of this car is amazing..!! it truely beats every hatchback car of india.!
  Posted by Ramesh Sawant at 1st November,2010
Ritz is the coolest car...because you can drive the petrol and diesel ritz at 185kmh speed with 4800 rpm..so car also doesnt get into the red zone and the engine also stay safe.. If we make a challege of racing like - Ritz vs. i10 vs. 120 vs. swift vs. indica vista vs. safari vs. sx4 vs. verna t!hen the finally winner will... be the ritz its light in wieght and powerfull the speed of this car is amazing..!! it truely beats every hatchback car of india.!
  Posted by khan at 22nd October,2010
Hai, Anuj Sethi, thanks for your wonderful feedback regarding Ritz Genus Fully Loaded Version. I'm planning to buy one before Diwali 2010, can you please tell me what is your segment petrol or diesel one. what are the special features does it has like Abs,icats, airbags etc. How much is the on road price you paid on delivery time. Please help me to act quickly. I am a doctor from Madurai. I'm very much interested to see you answer. You can mail me the information also at khanmohamedus@yahoo.com
  Posted by simranjit singh at 20th October,2010
I like ritz more than swift because it is very nice shape and feature......... ritz is the best car
  Posted by Manoj at 18th October,2010
I have been using Ritz Vxi now for the past 10 months....its better in handling compared to Swift ...ground clearnace is better in Ritz... gives me around 17-18 Km/lts....Interiors are superb comapred to swift ...above all my parents can easily enter/leave into back seat without trouble on their knees ...infact parents loved it compared to swift only for this..Ritz is the choice my frnds.
  Posted by jasleen at 12th October,2010
i go wid ritz bcoz its pik up is very fast compare wid swift.....
  Posted by Anuj Sethi at 30th September,2010
I have bought Ritz Genus Fully loaded Car.It's feels gr8 to drive Ritz Genus.Interiors r Superb.
  Posted by gaurav arora at 29th September,2010
i like ritz its new looks,u know its sporty looks interior is good if u buy a car u go for ritz i have good experior
  Posted by kunal at 22nd September,2010
Confused between Ritz and Swift... Ritz Genius is fully loaded at the price of Swift Vxi...
  Posted by pushkar at 21st September,2010
plz tell me best car in swift and ritz
  Posted by kapil at 17th September,2010
i am confused between these two cars both r nice,so according to status, looking and according to comfort which car i have to choose
  Posted by hemang at 6th August,2010
I have both car but Ritz is good one....
  Posted by sujay at 5th August,2010
i like ritz, swift looks old.
  Posted by vinod at 31st July,2010
which is good for ladies
  Posted by Jaffer sadiq at 27th July,2010
Ritz has better compforts than Swift but diesel engine lacks pickup compare to swift
  Posted by NAYAB RAZA at 26th July,2010
Its gud car.I like swift VDI bcoz it gives gud milege and pick up with Diesel.
  Posted by rahul at 15th July,2010
Maruti Ritz is a brilliant hatchback. it has got ABS, EBD and airbags. Ritz has enough headroom and legroom for 5 people. Also, Ritz has a refined K series petrol and multijet diesel engine. Hence the mileage will be consistent and also good for both city and highway driving. Go for Ritz.
  Posted by sandesh sharma at 8th July,2010
this car is very nice and luxruary . ritz and swift are both hatchback cars
  Posted by aadesh sharma at 8th July,2010
ritz interior is very good
  Posted by abhi at 5th July,2010
i m confused between these two cars both r nice,so according to status and according to comfort which car i have to choose
  Posted by SHRAVAN.S.KUMAR at 30th June,2010
RITZ is a change from all Hatchback cars.RITZ boot is too larger than SWIFT.We want an change so Maruti has introduced RITZ.The interior of RITZ is better than SWIFT........
  Posted by SHRAVAN.S.KUMAR at 30th June,2010
RITZ is a change from all Hatchback cars.In Interior,Stylish&Comfort RITZ is better than SWIFT.
  Posted by SANDEEP at 29th June,2010
RITZ BACK IS NOT GOOD
  Posted by garvit at 27th June,2010
i think ritz is better but the shape of swift is more better than ritz
  Posted by paurav at 22nd May,2010
maruti should upgrade the interior of both t cars ...
  Posted by Gauti at 11th May,2010
I THINK BOTH ARE BATTER OFTAN WE CAN SEE IF ANY BODY PURCHACE INTO BOTH CAR LIKE WE PURCHACED RITZ SO IT IS CLEARE I WILL SAY RITZ IS GOOD FOR SWIFT. ONE THING MORE THERE ARE ENGINE IS SAME BOTH THE CARS
  Posted by Sanchayan roy at 10th May,2010
well hus dat saying swift's interiors match d nano, ppl wld hit u hard d day dy find u! u r comparing d swift wid d nano oh man!!!!!!! rediculous. swift is d best car in its class no odr can compete wid it its sales says it all! still a waiting list 4 swift n its been 5 years n 4 ritz ha a mere 15 days!!! nw wat wld u go 4! dnt make foolish commentz!
  Posted by AASHIK at 9th May,2010
swift is perfect for family use
  Posted by Rajat at 26th April,2010
nice inputs ... i have closely observed ritz / swift / beat / i10. In my sence ritz is the perfect mix of style, performance, capin space and ofcourse value for money. Top model for ritz is some 60k cheaper than swift. My vote is for ritz ... gr8 car
  Posted by yogesh aka punx at 19th April,2010
i deeply studied both the cars n find tht both cars are nearly same in all fields but if u had to choose one ritz is a better option with more features loaded in a little cheaper price
  Posted by Rahul at 18th April,2010
i wana buy ritz car because ritz is cool and sexy ritz's pickup and back look is too much so i love Ritz
  Posted by h. grewal at 17th April,2010
i am going to buy a car. Great confusion between swift and ritz. exterior look of ritz i don't like but interior is fantastic. both have same engine. which car i should buy?????
  Posted by rajan at 8th April,2010
swift is better than ritz because there is still 4 months waiting for swift but for ritz only 15 days @ shape of ritz at back is waste
  Posted by santhose at 6th April,2010
ritz is very nice
  Posted by Vaishnav at 15th March,2010
All fools will buy swift.All intelligents will buy RITZ...... The interior of swift is like Nano.But RITZ is more than SX4.....
  Posted by Priyank at 5th March,2010
I think Ritz is better then Swift .. Interiorwise ,Lookwise ,Prisewise ..
  Posted by pulkit at 26th February,2010
if u want that new technology i think Ritz is better and its interiors are fabolous.
  Posted by venkatesan at 22nd February,2010
i would prefer a swift and i did it too
  Posted by sid at 19th February,2010
in case of mileage which car is better?
  Posted by shrikant at 18th February,2010
i am planing to take a petrol car ritz should i wait for maruti swift with k-series or go for maruti ritz
  Posted by varinder singh at 11th February,2010
ritz are cool then swift
  Posted by ranjit lahiri at 5th February,2010
well everything seems to be good but when u hear that people who have bought this new ritz car and getting an average of nly 11.5kms/litre. it is very very sad and again creates the bigger confusion that which is better among the both............
  Posted by gopal at 5th February,2010
According to me ritz is too good in its features.it gave excellent mileage and then i am satisfied with my ritz.
  Posted by Mandeep Singh at 20th January,2010
but in the overall comparison we have not considered the looks of both the cars, i belive swift leads there... the mileage is also almost the same.... can you elaborate little about the mentainence cost of both the cars...
  Posted by Vijay Kumar at 6th November,2009
The price difference is negligible. Itz couple of thousand rupees.
  Posted by Ramnarayan Natarajan at 9th October,2009
Its a very good and timely review for me especially when am comparing certain Suzuki cars in India to make a purchase soon. So until the 1.2K Series Engine comes with Swift, Ritz beats the Swift. Cool!
  Posted by Ramnarayan Natarajan at 9th October,2009
Its a very good and timely review for me especially when am comparing certain Suzuki cars in India to make a purchase soon. So until the 1.2K Series Engine comes with Swift, Ritz beats the Swift. Cool!
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