Maruti Swift is an elegant addition to the hatchback category of cars in India. Browse through the review and know the features & specifications of Maruti Suzuki Swift (LDi, VDi, LXi, VXi and ZXi variants).

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Maruti Udyog Ltd. launched a compact car - Swift in the Indian automobile market in 2005. Adorned with the combination of Japanese technology and European styling, the sedan has won many awards since its launch. Comfortable interiors, stunning looks, and high ride quality - all combine to make this hatchback an elegant and stylish car that is perfectly suitable for Indian roads. Both petrol and diesel variants of Maruti Swift offer an enjoyable ride, which is better than any other vehicle in the category of compact cars.

Maruti Swift is powered by 1298cc, 16-valve engine that generates maximum power of 87bhp @ 6000rpm and maximum torque of 113Nm @ 4500rpm. The vehicle accelerates from 0-100 km/h in just 10 seconds, with a maximum speed of 160 km/h. The gasoline engine is equipped with MPFI injection system. On the other hand, the diesel variant of Maruti Swift is powered by turbo-charged 1.3L engine, which delivers power of 75 bhp at 4000 rpm and 190 Nm of torque at 2000 rpm. The diesel engine comes with latest CRDi fuel injection system.

Design And Comfort
Its unique design has made Maruti Swift car a very tempting option in the hatchback category. The concept car-like styling and excellent build quality of the car makes it stand out in the crowd. Its compact dimensions allow it to squeeze into congested parking spaces. The peeled back headlamps, tight front grille, and stylized tail lamps are some of its attractive features. Bench-type rear seating of Swift allows three to sit and enjoy the ride comfortably. The cabin comfort is enhanced by automatic climate control system (in ZXi variant).

The beautiful and spacious interiors of Maruti Swift come with a variety of attractive features. Fabric accented door trims look trendy, while the boot accommodates plenty of luggage. The long wheelbase and width of the automobile ensure high level of comfort and spaciousness for front and rear-seat passengers. The seats are designed thoughtfully, with a deep base providing enough under-thigh support.

Ride And Handling
Maruti Swift is equipped with six on-board computers to optimize the car's performance and drive quality as per the changing driving conditions. The engine is specifically designed for better performance at low and mid-range speeds. It delivers considerable performance on winding country roads and slow moving traffic as well. The strong underbody structure of Swift allows suspension and steering systems to work to their full potential, so that you get a more refined ride. The car comes with 5-speed manual gearbox, with cable-shift mechanism that features an updated short stroke design for a firmer, quick shift.
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Maruti Swift is equipped with collapsible steering column, front seatbelt pre-tensioners - with load limiters, and energy absorbing trim - to safeguard its occupants on collisions. Dual front airbags deploy in an instant, to protect the passengers from the impact of collisions. The standard safety features found in all the variants of Maruti Swift are collapsible steering, child safety locks, front and rear seatbelts and dual side-impact beams.

Maruti Swift Price, Variants And Color
Maruti Swift is available in five variants, namely LXi, VXi, ZXi, Diesel 'Ldi' and Diesel 'Vdi'. The price of the vehicle ranges from Rs. 4 Lakhs to Rs. 5.60 Lakhs. Swift is available in vibrant colors such as solid bright red, metallic sunlight copper, pearl metallic Arctic white, metallic midnight black, metallic ozone blue, and metallic azure grey.

Maruti Swift Mileage
Embracing a sporty and crisp look, Maruti Swift renders a mileage of 16-18 kmpl on its petrol variant and 19-22 kmpl on its diesel versions.

Technical Specifications of Maruti Swift
Model Maruti Swift
Body Type Hatchback
Number Of Doors 5
Seating Capacity 5
Fuel Capacity 43 liters
Length 3695mm
Width 1690mm
Height 1530mm
Wheelbase 2390mm
Ground Clearance 170mm
Minimum Turning Radius 4.7 m
Kerb Weight 980 kg [LXi] 1000 kg [VXi] 1010 kg [ZXi]
Type 1.5-litre DOHC 16-valve
Number Of Cylinders 4
Displacement 1298 cc
Transmission Five-speed manual, with synchromesh in all gears, one reverse
Max. Power 87bhp @ 6000rpm
Max. Torque 113Nm @ 4500rpm
Front Suspension MacPherson strut and coil spring
Rear Suspension Torsion beam and coil spring
Front Ventilated Discs
Rear Drums
Steering Type Rack & Pinion
Tyre Size 165/80 R14 / 185/70 R14 (tubeless)

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