Maruti Suzuki Swift

Overview:

The Reputation of Maruti Suzuki in manufacturing compact cars is well known. The company launched its Swift hatchback in early 2005 and it became a strong competitor in the premium hatchback segment. With this success swift just swept all the records and stood one of best one in the hatch back segment in Indian automotive market.

In another hand, the model is getting aged, so to survive in the market Maruti engineers gave a better makeover in fields like the styling , handling and loads a new feature. At the same time they did not sacrifice the peppiness the old swift packed and indeed, this new one has lost none of it.

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Performance:

This is available in both petrol & diesel variants. These include 4 petrol ones and 3 diesel ones. The diesel variants are powered by the 1.3-litre motor which delivers 74 bhp, whereas the petrol variants of the Swift are powered by a1.2 liter engine that pumps about 83 bhp. Both engines are coupled to 5-speed manual transmission. Due to improvement in the engine, the fuel efficiency of petrol engine stands 20.4 kpl. The swift has employed Mcpherson struts at the front end a torsion beam at the rear, which ensures a comfortable ride quality. Though it is updated one, the steering still does not give the confidence at high speed. So a part from this swift is better at its best.

Building & styling:

This new Swift remains almost same as that of older one but it had some new styling elements which differentiate it from previous models. The fog lights have boomerang – shaped silver accents around them. The new grille at the front has been slightly restyled and the front bumper gets a bigger air dam. The swift interiors are very contemporary with black interiors with chrome accents. The car alloy wheels are new and eye catchy.

Apart from subtle difference, the company hasn’t spent more time on styling department. The new model gets a audio system with a Bluetooth support, rear view mirrors that can be folded electrically, rear parking sensors and push button engine ignition. In addition in the above the top end variants get electric ORVMs with indicators, keyless entry, power windows all around, front and rear fog lamps, body coloured ORVMs and door handles, alloy wheels, a height – adjustable driver seat, rear wiper – washer and defogger, steering mounted controls. Coming to safety, there are dual front airbags, BAS with EBD, a six layer polymer – based fuel tank and so on.

Conclusion:

There is no fluke that swift is going to be one of the best selling cars in the premium hatchback segment. This is the car which comes with a funky look, best features, and an ease in the ride, strong build quality and extremely peppy performance into one fantastic package. With this new version, Maruti had made a history and stood no 1 in the market with its best among better.