Maruti Swift tends to get the bold, stylish and dynamic look at the exterior..Its exterior features includes dynamic grille,headlamp,15 inch alloy wheels, strong fender flare, stylish ORVM Indicators, sporty antennas,tail lamp Apart from the stylish and premium built interiors, the other features include sporty fabric, steering wheel mounted with audio controls, easy-to storage pockets, retractable cup holder, wrap around silver accent, waterfall centre console etc. Further for entertainment, auxiliary input and USB pocket, high end stereo with radio and CD player have been added to it.Regarding its mechanical aspect, there are two variants ,one is petrol and the other one is diesel. In case of petrol variant, a 16-valve light DOHC engine is said to promote improved fuel efficiency and reduced frictions. The NVH levels are better with the Hydraulic Engine. Further increased power and better performance is claimed along with the low maintenance mainly due to the K-series engine powered up by VVT. When it comes with the DDIS Diesel,16-valve DOHC cylinder, and 5-step Multi-Injection Common Rail System, better fuel combustion and optimized NVH is achieved. For eco-friendliness, Green Oil-filter is being used. Also improved fuel combustion and cleaner emissions are gained with this DIS engine. Further it comes with New gen RBSS, better transmission and wider tyres thus giving the complete control over the machine. Dual SRS Airbags, BAS and ABS are being added for ensuring the safety of the riders.
Maruti Swift Updates
September 2,2010 - Maruti Suzuki launched the limited edition of Swift named as “Swift One Million Edition” with smart and attractive features like splendid graphics, special integrated stereo with USB and speakers, luxurious leather seats, cushions, foot-mats and an artistic decal on the exteriors.It is available only in “Goldsmith Black”color and in petrol version at a price of Rs.483,079 in the ex-showroom,Delhi.
January 24,2007 - Maruti launched the Swift Diesel with features of good performance,fuel efficiency along with amazing looks.It is powered by a state-of-the-art, 1.3 litre, DDiS engine.It features a silent,clean,compact and powerful engine which offers superior fuel efficiency and delivers a power of 75 bhp @ 4000 RPM and a Maximum Torque of 190 Nm @ 2000 RPM.It also upholds a high power-to-weight ratio that further reduces the noise and vibration.
January 13,2006 - Maruti Swift was awarded the “Car of the Year” in the year 2006.It also won awards for best styling,value for money and viewers choice.
Maruti Swift Review
Maruti Swift owns mind blowing style, design, technology and power along with great body graphics which offers it a vigorous look.It is equipped with a world class technology and some advanced features which increases its demand even after four years of its appearance.It is available in both petrol and diesel versions.Its variants are Swift LXI, VXI, VXI with ABS, ZXI, LDI BSIII, LDI BSIV, VDI BSIV, VDI BSIV with ABS.
Design and Comfort
Maruti Swift is endowed with a delicate design and a stylish exterior look.Its eye catching feature is its curvier body look.Its front grille is well defined with curvier headlights and its rear section is defined with stylish tail lights.
It is fitted with alloy wheels and body colored outside mirrors with indicators and body colored door handles.It also features rear window wiper and demister along with internally adjustable ORVMs.
Maruti Swift is a premium hatchback segment car with mind blowing interiors.It has a seating capacity of 5 members.Swift is equipped with an array of advanced and comfortable features which offers a comfortable driving.The ORVM present in the car yields comfort of changing the view without opening the windows of the car.The air conditioner with heater controls the inside temperature and the power window in both front and rear seats offers greater comfort in closing the windows when needed.The tilt power steering in some variants provides customization in the position depending on one’s need.Some other features that are present comfortably in its interiors are the integrated audio system and speaker,remote fuel lid opener, boot lid opener, cigarette lighter, antenna, etc.
Engine Capacity and Performance
Maruti Swift is available in both petrol and diesel versions.Both the versions are embedded with many different features.The Petrol version of Swift is featured with a 1.2 L, 1197 cc K series engine that offers superior performance.Its engine is fitted with light weight DOHC (Double Over Head Camshaft) which reduces friction and improves the durability of engine.The K series engine of Swift delivers a power of 85 PS at 6000 rpm and a torque of 113 Nm at 4500 rpm.
Likewise,the Diesel version of Swift is featured with a 1.3 L, 1248 cc DDiS engine which delivers a power of 75 PS at 4000 rpm and a torque of 190 Nm at 2000 rpm.It is well known for its performance and fuel efficiency.It is packed with a 5 Step multi point common rail fuel injection systems offering better fuel combustion and optimized NVH.The DOHC valve configuration helps in precise and quick valve operation.It also features a 16 valve cylinder head.
Mileage and Fuel Economy
The high powerful engine of Maruti Swift is well known for its very good fuel efficiency. It is endowed with a 5 Speed Manual Transmission Gearbox that endeavours an impressive swift mileage of 16 kmpl.The diesel engine is endowed with 5 step multi injection common rail system that offers better fuel combustion and thereby yields good performance.
Safety and special features
Like Maruti WagonR,Swift is also built with both active and passive high technology safety features.Some of the advanced features in Maruti Swift are Dual SRS Airbag which offers great help in the time of accidents and collision.It provides a cushioning effect in collision. The ABS (Anti lock Braking System) with EBD helps in preventing wheel locking in case of abrupt braking and also controls the stability of the car.The brake assist present in the car is also a very important safety measure.The front and rear ELR seat belts are another safeguards present in the car. Some other safety measures are key not removed warning, child lock, high mounted stop lamp which is clearly visible, double horn, side impact beams,etc.,
Maruti Swift is available in the following various colours namely Solid Bright Red,Metallic Carment Orange,Pearl Metallic Arctic White,Metallic Ozone Blue,Metallic Silky Silver,Metallic Iridium Gold,Metallic Azure Grey,Metallic Midnight Black.
Maruti Swift price
The swift prices in the ex-showroom,Mumbai as on April 21,2011 are as follows:
Maruti Swift LXI BS4 :Rs.4,43,590
Maruti Swift VXI BS4 :Rs.4,77,620
Maruti Swift VXI BS4 with ABS :Rs.4,97,992
Maruti Swift LDI BS4 :Rs.5,17,460
Maruti Swift VDI BS4 :Rs.5,57,072
Maruti Swift ZXI BS4 :Rs.5,63,082
Maruti Swift VDI BS4 with ABS :Rs.5,76,649
Maruti Swift LXI
This is the base model of the petrol version of Swift with BS IV emission and features like ac, power steering, etc.
Maruti Swift VXI
This is the upgraded version of petrol version LXI with extra features like fog lamps, black colored A & B pillars, silver paint door garnish, 12 V accessory socket in centre console, etc.
Maruti Swift VXI with ABS
This is again an upgraded version of Maruti Swift VXI with extra feature of ABS (Anti Braking Lock System).
Maruti Swift ZXI
This is the top end variant of petrol version with additional features like dual srs airbags, seat belts with pretensioner, key with integrated remote control, etc.
Maruti Swift LDI BS III
This is the base model of the diesel version with BS III emission and is featured with power steering, air conditioner, seat belts, child lock, side impact beams, etc.
Maruti Swift LDI BS IV
This is the same base model of diesel variant with BS IV emission in place of BS III emission and possess the same comfort features.
Maruti Swift VDI BS IV
This is the upgraded version of diesel engine with extra features like fog lamps, colored door handles, front fog lamps, black colored A & B pillars, key not removed warning buzzer, etc.
Maruti Swift VDI with ABS BS IV
This is the top most variant of Swift diesel with extra feature of ABS in it and contains the remaining features of Swift VDI BS IV.
Maruti Swift has received CNBC-TV18 Autocar Auto Awards in the year 2006,J.D. Power Asia Pacific India Vehicle Dependabilit in the year 2009,BS Motoring car of the year award in the year 2006,J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2007 India Initial Quality S award in the year 2007,J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2007 India Automotive Per award in the year 2008.
In addition to the above,it also bags the award of TNS TCS study in the years 2005,2006 and 2009.