World Car Of The Year 2018 — Suzuki Swift Is The Runner-Up In The Urban Car Category

By Rahul

The all-new Maruti Suzuki Swift has been adjudged as the runner-up in the 2018 World Car Of the Year awards. The Swift was launched in India earlier this year at the Auto Expo in Delhi.

The international-spec Suzuki Swift has been awarded the runner-up trophy at the 2018 World Car of the Year awards announced at the ongoing New York International Auto Show. The Suzuki Swift won the runner-up award in the Urban Car category, with the new Volkswagen Polo securing the top spot.

Maruti Suzuki Swift Wins World Car Of The Year Runner-Up Award

The third-generation of the Maruti Suzuki Swift which went on sale in India last month, has already garnered over 75,000 bookings within the first two months of its launch. Increasing the waiting period for over two months in certain cities.

Recommended Video - Watch Now!
    2018 Maruti Swift | 5 Things You Should Know
    Maruti Suzuki Swift Wins World Car Of The Year Runner-Up Award

    The new swift has received a complete transformation over the old generation in terms of design. The hatchback now comes with a new hexagonal front grille, with the swept back design of the projector headlights with LED DRLs flanking either side of the front grille.

    The car receives a sloping roof with a blacked out C-pillar, providing the illusion of a floating roof.

    The rear profile of the Swift gets a smaller set of tail lights with a C- shaped LED signature lighting elements.

    Maruti Suzuki Swift Wins World Car Of The Year Runner-Up Award

    The new 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift, comes with a 1.2-litre petrol and 1.3-litre diesel engine options. The petrol engine produces 82bhp and 113Nm of torque, while the diesel engine churns out 74bhp and 190Nm of torque.

    Both engines are mated to either a five-speed manual or an AMT gearbox. Maruti is also planning to introduce a 6-speed gearbox in the future on its entire lineup starting with the new Swift.

    Thoughts On The Maruti Suzuki Swift Winning The Runner-up Award For The World Car Of The Year 2018

    Maruti Suzuki Swift Wins World Car Of The Year Runner-Up Award

    The Maruti Suzuki Swift is one of the most successful hatchbacks in India. With prices starting from Rs 4.99 Lakh ex-showroom (Delhi), the all-new Swift is facing a demand greater than the supply. All this within the first two months of its launch.

    Read more on: #maruti suzuki
    Article Published On: Friday, March 30, 2018, 10:49 [IST]

    Get Instant Auto Updates From DriveSpark

    Notification Settings X
    Time Settings
    Clear Notification X
    Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
    Settings X
    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Drivespark sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Drivespark website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more