Worldwide Sales of Maruti Suzuki Swift Reach Five Million Units

Maruti Swift Crosses 5 Million Units Milestone

The Swift has been one of the most successful cars from Maruti Suzuki India Ltd – country’s largest selling car manufacturer. Even during times when the market has seen a dip in sales, the Swift has sold like hot cakes. The car, which is in its second generation now, has sold 5 million units worldwide reaching the milestone in eleven years and five months since the start of sales in 2004. In India, ever since its launch in 2005, the Swift steadily increased its sales, aided by the launch of diesel variants and the Dzire sedan derivative. The Swift accounts for approximately thirty percent (approximately 430,000 units) of the annual sales units of MSIL. Of the 5 million units sold till date, India accounts for a staggering 54 %, followed by Europe (17%) and Japan (10%). The next generation Swift is expected to enter production by the end fo 2017. You can read more about the current Maruti Swift here.

2015 Maruti Swift New Model (1)

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Nov. 2004:First-generation Swift as a world strategic model is released and launched in Japan
Feb. 2005:Production begins in Hungary
May 2005:Production begins in India
Jun. 2005:Production begins in China
Nov. 2005:Swift wins 2006 RJC Car of the Year and
2005–2006 Japan Car of the Year Special Award ‘Most Fun’ prize in Japan
May 2007:Production begins in Malaysia
Jun. 2008:Cumulative worldwide production reaches one million units
Nov. 2009:Production begins in Pakistan
Sep. 2010:New (second-generation) Swift is launched in Japan
Nov. 2010:New Swift wins 2011 RJC Car of the Year in Japan
Jan. 2011:Cumulative worldwide sales reach two million units
Mar. 2012:Production begins in Thailand
Jan. 2013:Cumulative worldwide sales reach three million units
Jan. 2014:Production begins in Vietnam
Aug. 2014:Cumulative worldwide sales reach four million units
Apr. 2016:Cumulative worldwide sales reach five million units

2015 Maruti Swift Prices

Current ex-showroom, New Delhi prices of the 2015 Maruti Swift are –

LXiINR 4.72 lacsLDiINR 5.97 lacs
LXi(O)INR 4.77 lacs
LXi ABSINR 4.97 lacsLDi ABSINR 6.17 lacs
VXiINR 5.48 lacsVDiINR 6.44 lacs
VXi ABSINR 5.68 lacsVDi ABSINR 6.57 lacs
ZXiINR 6.33 lacsZDiINR 7.44 lacs

New 2015 Maruti Swift Features

The highlights of the 2015 Swift’s features list are –

  • ABS
  • Dual front airbags
  • Engine start-stop button (Z-trim)
  • Key-less entry (Z-trim)
  • Electric-folding Outside Rear View Mirrors (Z-trim)

2015 Maruti Swift New Model (3)

Engine Specifications And Fuel Mileage

The Maruti Swift Petrol gets a 1197 CC VVT Suzuki K12 series engine with a peak power of 83 BHP @6000 RPM and peak torque of 115 Nm @ 4000 RPM. The mileage of new Swift petrol as rated by ARAI is 20.4 KMPL. The Maruti Swift Diesel has a 1248 CC DDiS multijet engine which is tuned to deliver a peak power of 74 BHP @ 4000 RPM and peak torque of 190 Nm @ 2000 RPM. In this tune, the engine now delivers a frugal 25.2 KMPL as rated by ARAI.

Colour Options

  • Mysterious Violet (new)
  • Fire Red (new)
  • Granite Gray
  • Pearl Arctic White
  • Silky Silver
  • Glistering Gray

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2014 Maruti Swift New Model (4)

2014 Maruti Swift New Model Image Gallery

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