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Auto Expo 2018: New Maruti Swift launched in India at Auto Expo 2018. Prices for the new Maruti Swift in India start at Rs 4.99 lakhs, ex-showroom (Delhi). The new third-generation Maruti Swift is available in six petrol and six diesel variants and also gets a brand-new 5-speed AMT gearbox.
The new Maruti Swift 2018 gets six colour options: Solid Fire Red, Pearl Arctic White, Metallic Silky Silver, Magma Grey, Midnight Blue and Prime Lucent Orange.
New Maruti Swift Price In India The new Maruti Swift 2018 is available in a total of 12 variants with 6 diesel and 6 petrol models on offer. The VXI, VDI, ZXI and ZDI variants are now available with a new AMT gearbox.
New Maruti Swift 2018 Petrol Price List
|LXI||Rs 4.99 lakh|
|VXI||Rs 5.87 lakh|
|VXI (AMT)||Rs 6.34 lakh|
|ZXI||Rs 6.49 lakh|
|ZXI (AMT)||Rs 6.96 lakh|
|ZXI+||Rs 7.39 lakh|
New Maruti Swift 2018 Diesel Price List
|LDI||Rs 5.99 lakh|
|VDI||Rs 6.87 lakh|
|VDI (AMT)||Rs 7.34 lakh|
|ZDI||Rs 7.49 lakh|
|ZDI (AMT)||Rs 7.96 lakh|
|ZDI+||Rs 8.29 lakh|
*Please Note All Prices Are ex-showroom
New Maruti Swift Specifications & Mileage
The 2018 Maruti Swift is powered by the same petrol and diesel engines found in the previous car. The petrol Maruti Swift uses a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated engine that produces 83bhp @ 6,000rpm and 115Nm of torque @ 4,000rpm. The new diesel Maruti Swift uses a 1.3-litre turbocharged diesel engine that kicks out 74bhp @ 4,000rpm and 190Nm of torque @ 2,000rpm.
Both petrol and diesel engines of the new Maruti Swift are paired to either a five-speed manual or an AMT gearbox. The new Swift Petrol returns a mileage of 22kpl, while the diesel returns a mileage of 28.4kpl.
The new Maruti Swift is based on Maruti Suzuki's HEARTECT platform which is lighter and stronger and also underpins the Baleno and the new Dzire.
The new Swift is 3,840mm long, 1,735mm wide, 1,530mm tall while the wheelbase measures in at 2,450mm. The new Swift is 40mm wider and 20mm taller than the old Swift but the length of the car is 10mm shorter than before.
However, despite the decrease in length, the wheelbase of the Swift is actually 20mm longer than before. The Swift has a ground clearance of 163mm.
The new HEARTECT platform means that the new Swift is 85 kilogrammes lighter than the old Swift, measuring in between 855-880kg (petrol) - 955-985kg (diesel). The boot space of the Swift 2018 has expanded by 58 litres to 265-litres.
Maruti Suzuki Swift Design, Features & Safety
The third-gen Maruti Swift has undergone a total transformation in terms of design. While the silhouette of the new car will remain familiar, the major design elements are all new.
Up front, the biggest change comes in the form of the new hexagonal grille which features black horizontal slats and a small Suzuki badge. Flanking the grille are sweptback headlamps feature projector headlights and LED daytime running lights. The new front bumper wraps around the bottom of the front grille and with each side playing host to circular fog lamp.
The sides of the new Swift look similar to the previous car with the sloping roof. However, the new car features a blacked out C-Pillar which gives the illusion of a floating roof. The frames of the rear windows hide the door handles giving the rear end.
The rear profile of the new Maruti Swift features a new smaller set of tail lights which features C-shaped LED signature lighting element as well.
The interiors of the new Swift look sportier as well with a twin-pod instrument cluster with dials featuring red highlights. Adding to the sporty feel is the new dual-tone flat-bottomed steering wheel.
The Maruti Swift 2018 gets a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment display that supports both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto along with Mirror Link. The infotainment screen gets a piano black surround which adds to the premium feel of the new Swift as do the circular dials for the climate control system.
The new Maruti Swift also gets a host of other features including engine Start/Stop button with Smart key, auto headlamps, automatic climate control, remote keyless entry and electrically operated ORVMs. In terms of safety, the every new Swift variant gets dual front airbags, ABS with EBD and Isofix child seat mounts as standard.
DriveSpark's Thoughts On The Launch Of The New Maruti Swift 2018 In India
The launch of the new Maruti Swift 2018 in India sees India's best-known hatchback finally appear on Indian roads in its new avatar. The new Maruti Swift 2018 brings a brand new design, adds a host of features to what was already a brilliant car. With Maruti keeping the price tag of the new Swift for 2018 aggressive, expect the little hatchback to fly out of showrooms and into the homes of customers at hyperspeed.
Check out our First Look Review of the Maruti Suzuki Swift, to know more.