It is the time, that the new facelifts models with all amenities, had aroused in order to prove themselves and to make their model a standout in the market. Under this context, new generation Maruti Swift with all the revampings forayed into the auto market.
We must congratulate and also thankful to the carmaker “Maruti” for taking a stubborn and revolutionary decision for its new outlook design. The major revamping is given to the “Silhouette” which adds the flavor to the new generation Maruti Suzuki Swift.
The new Maruti Suzuki Swift is the new car that carries only a few bits of engine and styling part. As said, the new gen Swift is an out & out comfy and powerful roadster with all new dynamics & elements? Come let’s find out the answer.
2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift Exterior
The design is said to be the new revolutionary aspect to Swift as compared to the on-going model. It now comes with a bolder grille with revamped front fascia that mounts a new LED projector headlamps and DRLs on the top end variants.
As of the side profile, the new shoulder lines and floating roof effect with A, B and C Pillars are the enhancements to the model. The existing rear door handles had moved near to the C-Pillar, that makes the new definition of sporty styling.
The rear profile looks plusher with, side-sweeping tail lamp cluster, a revised bumper design, and a high mounted stop lamp. The alloy wheels now look sporty and iconic too. The design still carries the Maruti Swift flavor with all trendy finishes.
Maruti Swift Z+ top-spec variant now sports a 15-inch precision cut 5-spoke alloy wheels and also the Z trims retains the same silver alloy-wheels design. Whereas the lower V and L trims get steel rims with wheel caps.
Swift appears to be muscular and sturdy from the rear view with revamped bumper and tailgate. On offer, it also proffers L-shaped LED taillights that are more futuristic as of the appearance.
2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift Interior
Not only exterior but also the interiors too look damn than the previous. Firstly it’s all-black design which gives the charming look to the cabin and also it is more spacious with enough leg room facilitating both the front and rear passengers. Space is more enough for the small families and also for the existing customers who are looking forward to updating their model.The boo space got 30% improvement i.e, 58 Litres more than the predecessor.
As of the comforts, the vessel styled seating layout at the front is very comfier and also sportier, where the rider and companions mostly look for. With the increment of rear width, 3 number of passengers can easily adjustable in the car. Hence, with the revamped wheelbase and track, the car is huge and comfortable as compared to the predecessor.
The Swift retains the same 3-spoke flat bottom steering wheel, that gives the contemporary look to the inside. It also boasts new circular controls for automatic climate control, and circular outlets give a new pleasure.
2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift Performance
The new generation Swift holds the same engines that powered for the predecessor. Both manual and automatic engines energize the Swift with tremendous output as the predecessor does. it gets all the power from the 1.2-litre VVT petrol and the 1.3-litre DDiS diesel engines. Don’t get distressed for this, in fact, you must be thankful for the increased performance of almost 10% due to the shredding overall weight. The 1.3-litre DDiS diesel motor produces 74 BHP of power and 190 Nm of peak torque with a 5-speed manual and AMT transmissions.
The 1.3-litre diesel motor offers the desired performance in most of the cases with its decent torque and power but the only lag is, you can experience a slight clatter inside the cabin. As of the ‘automatic transmission’, Maruti Suzuki offers a 5-speed auto shift transmission gearbox for snappy rides.
2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift Driving Dynamics
The driving dynamics are stiffer and comfortable too. The car is best in corners and slopes that gives a control and balance over it. Then the handling section is good with enormous info regarding the car. The stiff suspension set up is good and also settles the passengers with great ease but, on hard tarmacs, it is a bit awful. Hence, suspension duties are handled with great ease and at the same time makes you feel more to be fitted.
2018 Maruti Swift Dimensions
The new Swift measures a 40mm wider, with an increased wheelbase. With the extended 58 liters boot space, it now measures 268 liters.
2018 Maruti Swift Highlights
The all-new Swift boasts a 7-inch SmartPlay touch-screen infotainment system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirorLink support, LED projector headlamps, Auto Headlamps, precision cut 15-inch alloy wheels, reverse camera and the likes. However, these are only available in the top-spec Z+ trim.
The Z trim features an engine start/stop, automatic climate control, 15-inch silver alloy wheels, reverse parking sensors, electrically retractable ORVMs and the likes.
The dual airbags, ISOFIX rear child seat restraints and ABS with EBD and Brake Assist come as standard fitments. The L and V trim sports 14-inch steel rims along with full wheel caps on the V trims only.
It’s really a fascinating model from the auto giant Maruti Suzuki. If you are in search of the top notch with all in all features then 2018 Swift is the best choice to opt for. The driving dynamics are good, performance is decent and also the features are upmarket with high quality. Hence thumbs up for this almighty.