Upcoming new 2018 Maruti Swift launch imminent. Spotted undisguised.
India’s largest automaker, Maruti Suzuki is gearing up for the most anticipated launch of 2018. The new 2018 Maruti Swift launch will take place at the upcoming 2018 Auto Expo with sales starting in the months to follow. The upcoming Swift is a brand new model ground up and features revolutionary exterior and interior. The current generation Swift went out of production this week making way for the replacement. The public debut of the new Swift hatchback should happen at the Auto Expo 2018. Below are all the details of the new 2018 Maruti Swift, read on to find out.
New 2018 Maruti Swift Launch Price
|Model Name||Estimated Ex-showroom Price|
|2018 Maruti Swift LXi||Rs. 4.78 lakh|
|2018 Maruti Swift VXi||Rs. 5.45 lakh|
|2018 Maruti Swift ZXi||Rs. 6.60 lakh|
|2018 Maruti Swift LDi||Rs. 5.80 lakh|
|2018 Maruti Swift VDi||Rs. 6.40 lakh|
|2018 Maruti Swift ZDi||Rs. 8.00 lakh|
The upcoming Maruti Swift is expected to be unveiled at the upcoming 2018 Auto Expo with sales starting in the months to follow. The new Swift will be priced lower to that of the Baleno with the range starting at INR 4.78 lakh to INR 8 lakh. Upon launch, the new Swift will lock its horns with the likes of Ford Figo, Hyundai Grand i10, Tata Tigor and Nissan Micra.
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New 2018 Maruti Swift Design
The third-generation Swift features revolutionary design shift from the current model. While shifting to the new architecture, the 2018 Swift retains the overarching design language of the original model. The shift balances the past and the future well by placing bits and pieces to make it stand out from the crowd while preserving the original character. The nose, headlights, taillights and the c pillar the most highlighting factors of the new 2018 Maruti Swift launch soon.
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New 2018 Maruti Swift Specifications
|Engine||1.2-Litre K-Series Petrol||1.3-Litre DDiS Diesel|
|Max. Power||87 PS||80 PS|
|Peak Torque||115 Nm||210 Nm|
|Transmission||5-Speed Manual/ 5-Speed AMT||5-Speed Manual/ 5-Speed AMT|
|Kerb Weight||~ 850 KGs||~ 900 Kg|
|Fuel Mileage||21-22 KMPL||26-27 KMPL|
The upcoming 2018 Maruti Swift will carry over the same engines from the current generation albeit certain tuning alterations to produce more power. The 1.2-litre petrol engine produces 83 bhp of power and 115 Nm of torque. The 1.3-litre diesel engine is expected to feature a bump in power producing 80 bhp and 210 Nm of torque. The difference in 2018 Swift would be automatic transmission options for both petrol as well as a diesel engine. Suzuki is meanwhile evaluating other engine options for the 2018 Swift such as the new 1.5-litre diesel engine that is set to replace the Fiat sourced 1.3-litre engine, an SHVS variant and the three-cylinder 1-litre Boosterjet engine from the Baleno RS.
The upcoming 2018 Maruti Swift will share its platform with the Baleno, though in the Swift, it will be 10-15% lighter. The reduction in weight will give the Swift an edge over its competition in terms of performance and economy. The new platform is also 10 percent more rigid than the outgoing model translating to better handling and ergonomics. In addition to these alterations, the 2018 Swift will feature a lower driver’s hip point, a lower centre of gravity and spring as well as damper settings closer to that of the Baleno RS to make the Swift engaging and peppy to drive.
New 2018 Maruti Swift Interior
The upcoming 2018 Maruti Swift will feature an equally sporty yet practical interior. The dashboard layout remains minimalistic with sporty inserts like upmarket steering wheel followed by sporty, two-pod instrument cluster. The top of the line variant will feature equipment such as touchscreen infotainment system with Apple Car Play, Android Auto and mirror link capability. The automatic transmission variants are expected to feature paddle shifters. The new Swift is wider with a longer wheelbase. This translates to more interior space for the passengers as the cabin space has increased by 25 percent. Even the boot space has been upgraded from 200 litres to 254 litres.
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