Maruti Swift Review

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Perfect for Indian roads with good fuel economy and pick up
Little boot space with small rear windows and cramped rear seats
₹ 5.81 Lac

Maruti Swift Test Drive Pictures

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.,

Swift colours

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.

Maruti Swift User Reviews


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Maruti Swift Owner Review

The Swift is one of the stylish cars in India. It is as sportier to drive it as well. The efficiency is also excellent returning in excess of 20 kpl in the city. The pickup is also superb even with the air con going in full swing. Maruti could have improv


Maruti Swift Owner Review

It’s been 10 months since I bought my Swift. It has a sporty and cool design. It also has a good engine. I like driving it. It is smooth and fast at the same time. My mileage is 18 kilometers maximum in the city. I haven’t driven in ideal driving conditio

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