Maruti Swift

Maruti swift was being introduced under the new platform of a Rally car in Indian market. The launch of second generation swift was being launched
Maruti swift was being introduced under the new platform of a Rally car in Indian market. The launch of second generation swift was being launched in October 2014 and mid-life update for this model was being done in January this year. The facelift of Maruti Swift came a subtle aesthetics upgrade along with few additional feature like, push button start-stop, parking sensor, Bluetooth phone integration, electronically foldable outside rear-view mirrors, etc. The new upholstery enhanced the look of Maruti swift. The all new Maruti swift 2017 will be hitting the market in the end of this year.

TECHNICAL ASPECTS


There are two variant available in the market differentiated on the basis of the fuel types as petrol and diesel. There are further three trims of these variant. Petrol engine comes with 1.2 L, K-series VVT engine that delivers the power of 84.3 PS with 115 NM of torque. Being a hatchback this is an immense power that is being given. For the diesel variant, they have provided 1.3 L, DDiS diesel engine that delivers the 75 PS of power with 190 NM of torque. That shows the power of a Rally car.

After the performance the second most important thing that attracts the focus of the customer is the safety features that is being given by the manufacturer, the Maruti swift comes with the ABS (anti-breaking system) that gives the confidence where it is most important that is on the sharp curves, dual SRS air bag is a add-on feature that minimize the effect of collision for the front seat people.

Now focusing on the exterior and the aesthetics of the cars, the body colored bumper and the door handle gives it a unique uniformity in the looks and the new silver bezel around the fog lamp adds the front look of the car, the fine use of the upholstery gives the premium look inside with add-on safety feature of ABS gives a different level of confidence with multi-source music system that allows different connection that help you never run out of music.

SPECIFICATION


There are two different type of variant available in Maruti swift that is being divided on the basis of fuel type that is petrol and diesel that there are three different trims available in both the variant such as LXi, VXi, ZXi are the petrol variant and LDi, VDi, ZDi are the diesel variant.

THE FOLLOWING SPECIFICATION ARE FOR THE PETROL VARIANT:- 


  • Liters – 1.2 L
  • Displacement (CC) – 1197
  • Max Power (PS@rpm) – 84.3 ps @ 6000 rpm
  • Max Torque (NM@rpm) – 115 Nm @ 4000 rpm
  • Fuel Efficiency (kmpl) – 20.4kmpl(on highway)
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (L) – 42
  • Fuel Distribution – Multi-point injection

THE FOLLOWING SPECIFICATION ARE FOR THE DIESEL VARIANT:-


  • Engine & transmission
  • Liters – 1.3 L
  • Displacement (CC) – 1248
  • Max Power (PS@rpm) – 75 ps @ 4000 rpm
  • Max Torque (NM@rpm) – 190 Nm @ 2000 rpm
  • Fuel Efficiency (kmpl) –  25.2kmpl(on highway)
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (L) – 42
  • Fuel Distribution – CRDI (Common Rail Direct Injection)

CONCLUSION


Overall the Maruti swift is the power pack hatchback unit as we could understand the through the amount of power it is delivering with torque which is being developed the engine provided by the manufacture is one of the best in the segment with the trust that is being built by the Maruti in the mind of the Indian customer and the way they are maintaining it.

There are few cons to with the Maruti swift but first let’s give light to the pros as we have listed only the few of them below:-

PRO's:

  • 84.3 PS of power that could never be underestimated for this segment.
  • Pocket friendly mileage given by it.
  • Steering mounted audio buttons that could be seen in the fewer model in this segment.

CON's:

  • Same music system provided from the basic to top model in trim.
  • Rear seat passenger could face difficulties due to limited space and the less head room due to the slopping structure.
  • Boot space is love to 204 liters that is not able to complete the requirement.
  • Price & competitors:-
  • Maruti swift price range fall between 4.80 lac to 7.48 lac and there competitors in this segment is Hyundai i10, Nissan Micra, Renault Kwid.
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