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Maruti Suzuki Swift Launched At Rs 4.99 Lakh At Auto Expo 2018


Here’s the final piece of the Swift puzzle - the price!

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Maruti Swift Launched At Auto Expo 2018

Prices for what’s easily the most anticipated hatchback of 2018 are finally here. Maruti Suzuki has launched the 2018 Swift with prices starting at Rs 4.99 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi. Here’s the variant-wise price list 

Petrol
LXi - Rs 4.99 lakh
VXi - Rs 5.87 lakh
VXi AGS - Rs 6.34 lakh
ZXi - Rs 6.49 lakh
ZXi AGS - Rs 6.96 lakh
ZXi+ - Rs 7.29 lakh

Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018

Diesel
LDi - Rs 5.99 lakh
VDi - Rs 6.87 lakh
VDi AGS - Rs 7.34 lakh
ZDi - Rs 7.49 lakh
ZDi AGS - Rs 7.96 lakh
ZDi+ - Rs 8.29 lakh

For reference, prices of the Ignis range between Rs 4.66 lakh and Rs 8.12 lakh, whereas the Baleno carries a sticker price in the range of Rs 5.36 lakh to Rs 8.50 lakh, depending upon the variant. The Swift’s sedan sibling - the Dzire - starts at Rs 5.56 lakh and goes all the way up to Rs 9.43 lakh.

Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 launched

What Maruti Suzuki has also done is made the Swift a tad more practical. Thanks to the Heartect platform, it’s wider by 40mm while the wheelbase has grown by 20mm as well. Naturally, it’s a lot more accommodating than before. Topping things off is the 268-litre boot that’s now on par with rivals such as the Hyundai Grand i10 and the Ford Figo.

Also Read: A detailed breakdown of variant-wise features of the new Maruti Suzuki Swift

On the features front - dual airbags, anti-lock brakes and Isofix child seat mounts are offered as standard. The top-spec Z+ variant gets goodies such as automatic climate control, a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a reverse camera and LED projector headlamps.

Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 engine

Yes, Maruti Suzuki is carrying forward the same 1.2- and 1.3-litre petrol and diesel engines that powered the second-gen Swift. Power figures remain unchanged at 83PS/113Nm and 75PS/190Nm, respectively. But, for the first time - the Swift gets an automatic transmission. What’s more, the two-pedal technology is available with both motors. ARAI-certified fuel efficiency stands at 22kmpl for the petrol and 28.4kmpl for the diesel.

The Swift has been synonymous with fun. And, we’re pleased to report that the third-generation delivers on that front. We’ve already driven the hatch, read our detailed review of the car here.

 

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