All New Maruti Suzuki Swift To Launch In 2019

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The very popular Swift hatchback was debuted late last year in a completely new look. The 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift will be debuted in India at the Auto Expo next year. It is based on a new platform that is stiffer and lighter than the present one. It is expected to be priced under Rs. 5 lakhs.

New 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift Launch in India

Model Name Expected Launch Date
New Maruti Swift Launch in India Auto Expo 2018

 

Even though the new Swift is already available for sale in Japan and was debuted in Europe at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, it won’t be launching in India until early next year. It will be launched at the 2018 Auto Expo. Production of the new Swift will start at the manufacturer’s Gujarat facility in October this year.

New 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift Price in India

Model Name Estimated Ex-showroom Price
Petrol
2018 Maruti Swift LXi Rs. 4.70 lakh
2018 Maruti Swift VXi Rs. 5.45 lakh
2018 Maruti Swift ZXi Rs. 6.60 lakh
Diesel
2018 Maruti Swift LDi Rs. 5.80 lakh
2018 Maruti Swift VDi Rs. 6.40 lakh
2018 Maruti Swift ZDi Rs. 7.55 lakh

 

Currently, the Maruti Swift is available between price range of Rs. 4.81-7.44 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

New 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift Specifications

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Petrol Diesel
Engine 1.2-Litre K-Series Petrol 1.3-Litre DDiS Diesel
Max. Power 87 PS 78 PS
Peak Torque 115 Nm 190 Nm
Transmission 5-Speed Manual/ 5-Speed AMT 5-Speed Manual/ 5-Speed AMT
Kerb Weight  ~ 850 KGs ~ 900 Kg
Fuel Mileage 21-22 KMPL 26-27 KMPL

 

There is huge probability that the current 1.2 L petrol and 1.3 L diesel engines will remain same in the new Swift. However, Maruti is also checking the new 1.0 L Boosterjet petrol for the 2018 Swift. This is the same engine that powers the Baleno RS.

New 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift Mileage

Estimated Mileage Petrol Diesel
City 14-15 KMPL 19-20 KMPL
Highway 20-22 KMPL 23-24 KMPL
Overall ARAI Certified 21-22 KMPL 26-27 KMPL

 

The new Swift will be based on new platform so it will be a lot lighter. It will weight around 840-900 kg, which means fuel efficiency will be improved. The mileage is expected to be around 26-27 KMPL.

New 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift Features

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  • Projector headlamps
  • LED daytime running lamps
  • LED tail lights
  • SmartPlay touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support
  • Automatic climate control
  • Dual front airbags
  • ABS with EBD
  • C Pillar mounted rear door handle

New 2018 Maruti Swift Safety

Recently popular independent safety assessment body Euro NCAP tested two variants of the Euro-spec 2018 Swift. In the crash test, the standard model scored 3 stars, while the fully loaded model with the full safety pack, which comes with 6 airbags, scored 4 stars. The car scored 83{52fc1907a0a3de5bb99ec1823a272c73f9cf5bae2273755893d388ae640ff405} and 75{52fc1907a0a3de5bb99ec1823a272c73f9cf5bae2273755893d388ae640ff405} for adults and child safety, respectively.

New 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift Dimensions

Length 3840 mm
Width 1695 mm
Height 1500 mm
Wheelbase 2450 mm

 

As compared to the current model, the new Swift will be shorter, but come with a longer wheelbase. That along with smart interior packaging should result in more cabin space. At 265 L, the new Suzuki Swift also has a bigger boot.

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