India’s most loved car, the Maruti Suzuki Swift is now on its way with a brand-new facelift! It has been one launch that is being eagerly awaited because of the reliability and love that the Maruti Suzuki Swift has received from the very first time that it launched in May 2005, in India.
The brand new Maruti Suzuki Swift will retail from Rs 5.19 lakh to Rs 8.02 lakh in the country. There are various new additions to the vehicle. To begin with, Mysterious Violet, Fire Red and Granite Gray are the three new colours have been added to the list of already existing and exciting colours as well. The launch is an awaited one, and how do we know that? It’s because the bookings have already begun!
A few of the prominent features of the facelift include;
- A distinguished bumper and a modern new grille with a chrome finish
- Push button START/STOP
- Stylish new dual-tone alloy wheels
- A few changes in the cabin of the vehicle
The new version of the Maruti Suzuki Swift will come with a 1.3 litres DDiS Diesel engine that produces a power of 74 bhp and torque of 190 Nm, the fuel efficiency of the Diesel engine is 25.2kmp/l while the 1.2 litres K-Series VVT Petrol engine, produces a power of 83.2bhp and torque of 115Nm, the fuel efficiency of which is 20.4kmp/l.
There is a notable increase in the fuel efficiency by close to an approximate of 10% by both the Diesel as well as the Petrol engines, as compared to the older version of the Maruti Suzuki Swift.
Changes that have been made in the new facelift include the 60:40 split rear seat, reverse parking sensors, electric retractable outside mirrors to name a few.
Other changes include;
- Dual airbags
- New generation ABS with EBD
- Electromagnetic back door opener
- Speed sensing audio system with better Bluetooth connectivity
- Infotainment system
- Steering mounted audio controls
- Power ORVM’s with side indicators
These notable changes have made the facelift a rather interesting one. But what is worth looking forward to is the commitment to maintain the Maruti Suzuki Swift core value and DNA. All this while offering the best technology available in order to suit the current requirement and the Maruti Suzuki Swift loyalists.