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Expected Launch Date:  Feb 2018

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Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 Preview

Maruti Suzuki is all set to launch the third generation Swift, the Maruti Suzuki Swift Sport, in Japan by early January 2017. The new Swift Sport would be launched in India as a Facelift version of the Swift by 2018 beginning. The new Maruti Suzuki Swift Facelift is redesigned with sharp styling, and the dimensional features, such as length, breadth, height and wheelbase, are also expected to be increased by few inches. Some of the new styling features that it will feature include projector headlamps, L-shaped daytime running lights and new hatchback exterior door handles. The interior fit and finish, and comfort features will also be improvised with new trims and flat bottom steering wheel, and the kerb weight will be reduced for getting better fuel economy and performance.
The new Maruti Suzuki Swift Facelift exteriors will have a hexagonal honeycomb style front grille, new projector headlamps with L-Shaped daytime running lights and bumper with a black-coloured bar between the fog lamps. There will be clear improvement in all the aspects of dimensions. The styling will further be improved with sharp-featured bonnet, sloping roof design, new A, B and C-pillars, and window panels with black cladding, giving a distinctive look for the exterior. The rear profile will have a new hatch door handle and the LED tail lamps will leave an awesome on-road image. The new Maruti Suzuki Swift Facelift interiors will have a new dashboard with centrally-mounted touchscreen infotainment system with voice command and navigation features. The interior aesthetics will further be improved with new trims for the dashboard, door panels and pillars. The comfort and convenience of the occupants will be enhanced with air conditioning, glove box cooling, cup holders at the center and door panels, and the spacious boot for extra luggage and comfort over long drives.

Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 Engine & Transmission

The Maruti Suzuki Swift Facelift 2018 will be available in the standard 1.2 L petrol engine with 84 PS power and the 1.3 L diesel engine with 75 PS power, as featured in the current models. The Japan edition of the same will include a 1.0 L booster jet petrol engine, delivering the power of 140 PS in ideal conditions, which is unlikely to be introduced in India. The transmission will be available in the 5-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmission, with front wheel drive.

Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 Mileage

The Maruti Suzuki Swift Facelift 2018 will be available in the standard 1.2 L petrol engine with 84 PS power and the 1.3 L diesel engine with 75 PS power, as featured in the current models. The Japan edition of the same will include a 1.0 L booster jet petrol engine, delivering the power of 140 PS in ideal conditions, which is unlikely to be introduced in India. The transmission will be available in the 5-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmission, with front wheel drive.

Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 Braking and Safety

The new Maruti Suzuki Swift Facelift specifications will include disc brakes at the front and drum brakes at the rear. The anti-lock braking system will be featured as a standard for efficient handling over wet and slippery surfaces. Apart from the strong body frame absorbing the collision impacts, the safety features of dual airbags will be available in the top variants.

Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 Performance and Handling

The new Maruti Suzuki Swift Facelift features, redesigned body styling with efficient aerodynamics and reduced overall weight are expected to result in better performance and fuel economy. The driving dynamics will get better with improved dimensional features with a longer wheelbase and standard ground clearance of 175 mm for easy negotiations with the road bumps and irregularities. The suspension system will have McPherson struts at the front and torsion beam suspension at the rear, as featured in the present models.

What do we think about Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018?

The new Maruti Suzuki Swift Facelift 2018 will be upgraded with new styling for the exteriors, and better interior fit and finish. The improvement in performance, fuel economy and styling is expected to make it a grand success.

Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 Competitors

The new Maruti Suzuki Swift Facelift 2018 will be competing with the Hyundai i20, Fiat Punto, Tata India Vista and Mahindra Verito Vibe models. The huge success of Swift models in India and service backup with a widespread service network are expected to give it an edge over the competing models.

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*All information provided for this model is for reference only. Actual specifications may vary at the time of the car launch

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