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New Maruti Swift 2011


Version
Avg Ex-Showroom Price
Maruti Suzuki Swift LXi
1197cc Petrol, Manual, kpl Full Specs | Features
Rs. 4,41,308
Maruti Suzuki Swift VXi
1197cc Petrol, Manual, kpl Full Specs | Features
Rs. 4,81,255
Maruti Suzuki Swift LDi
1248cc Diesel, Manual, kpl Full Specs | Features
Rs. 5,26,311
Maruti Suzuki Swift ZXi
1197cc Petrol, Manual, kpl Full Specs | Features
Rs. 5,65,742
Maruti Suzuki Swift VDi
1248cc Diesel, Manual, kpl Full Specs | Features
Rs. 5,70,967
Maruti Suzuki Swift ZDi
1248cc Diesel, Manual, kpl Full Specs | Features
Rs. 6,49,541


Finally, after months of waiting, the most anticipated car of 2011 has been launched. Maruti Suzuki has launched the new Maruti Suzuki Swift Hatchback in India with prices ranging from Rs. 4.22 lakh to Rs. 5.53 lakh for the petrol variant and between Rs. 5.17 lakh to Rs. 6.38 lakh for the diesel powered variant.

After our first glimpse of the longer and trendier version of the new Maruti Swift at the Paris Motor Show last year, it’s taken the Japanese car maker a while to bring this new version to India. The small car will sit in India’s upper B-segment of the Indian car market, taking on the likes of a long list of cars namely the Hyundai i20, the Ford Figo, the Chevrolet Beat, the Tata Indica Vista, the Honda Jazz, the Volkswagen Polo, the Skoda Fabia, the Maruti Ritz and the Nissan Micra.
Maruti Suzuki India Managing Director and CEO Shinzo Nakanishi who unveiled the new Swift said: “ We have launched the new Swift at a time when there was a significant demand for the outgoing model. I am confident that the new Swift will create new benchmarks with its improved fuel efficiency, stylish and sportier looks and high performance.”




Now, coming to the new Maruti Suzuki Swift, the car is built on an all new platform that is longer and larger than the older platform, thus resulting in a bigger car overall. Interiors of the new Swift have received an applause worthy upgrade with features that include a CD player, USB port connectivity, steering mounted controls and an in dash multi information display (MID), all of which presents itself with a far more upmarket feel.

The new Maruti Swift comes with improved fuel efficiency norms, the petrol variant will offer a decent mileage of 18.6 kmpl while the diesel variant will offer a whopping mileage of 22.9 kmpl. The new Maruti Swift petrol variant adorns a 1.2 liter K-series engine with VVT which delivers a torque of 114 Nm @ 4000 rpm and power of 87 ps @ 6000 rpm. The diesel variant on the other hand is powered with award winning 1.3 litre DDiS engine that delivers 190 Nm of torque @2000 rpm and 75 ps power @ 4000 rpm.

According to Mayank Pareek, managing executive officer, marketing and sales, the new variant is being manufactured at the company’s Manesar plant-A and B with a capacity of around 16,000 units to 18,000 units per month.

2011 New Maruti Suzuki Swift Price Structure (Petrol / Diesel) :


New Swift Petrol variants and price structure :

Maruti Suzuki Swift LXI- Rs. 4.22 lakhs

Maruti Suzuki Swift VXI – Rs. 4.76 lakhs

Maruti Suzuki Swift ZXI – Rs. 5.53 lakhs

New Swift Diesel variants and price structure :

Maruti Suzuki Swift LDI – Rs. 5.17 lakhs

Maruti Suzuki Swift VDI – Rs. 5.61 lakhs

Maruti Suzuki Swift ZDI – Rs. 6.38 lakhs




2011 New Maruti Suzuki Swift Features / Specs :


The Maruti Suzuki Swift LXi/LDi features,

Parcel tray, lane change indicator, fuel consumption display, tilt steering, low fuel warning lamp, Head light On reminder, key in slot reminder, seat belt unfastened reminder, Power steering, manual AC, Immobilizer and body colored bumpers.

Adding on to the above features, the VXi/VDi features,

Electric ORVMS with Indicators, Keyless Entry with Security alarm, chrome door cabin side handles, power windows all around, central locking, fog lamps both at front and rear, body colored ORVMs, body colored door handles, wheel caps, day night in-cabin mirror.

Adding on to the above features, the ZXi/ZDi features,

Height-adjustable driver seat, integrated turn indicators on ORVMs, rear wiper washer and defogger, Dual Airbags, ABS with EBD, Steering wheel controls, Integrated Audio system, Auto AC, 15 inch alloys, six speaker audio with four speakers and two tweeters.




Comparison Between Maruti Suzuki Swift 2011 & Existing Maruti Suzuki Swift

New Maruti Swift Engine & Transmission Vs Existing Swift Engine & Transmission


The new Suzuki Swift comes with the K12 Suzuki K series engine which is a 1200cc K series engine which is same as in the existing generation of Maruti Swift. The transmission may or may not be changed as well the existing cable shift transmission and gear ratios are working out well in the existing generation.


New Maruti Swift Exteriors Vs Existing Swift Exteriors


The new Swift 2011 is taller than the existing Swift by about 155mm. This is a good increase to new length of 3850 mm (compared to existing length of 3696mm) which still helps to keep the New Swift in small car category in terms of tax rules by keeping is less than 4 meter in length. This increase in length will add to more space inside swift and make it more appealing car to buy.

The width has also been increased from 1690mm to 1695mm which is not a considerable change. The height of the new Swift is 1510mm compared to 1530 mm of the existing swift which is slightly lesser in height. The wheelbase has been increased to 2430 mm compared to 2390 mm which will add to a better handling & performance.

The new tail light design extending to the sides and a much more attractive rear makes the visual appeal of the New swift much better. The clear crystal lamps at both front and rear makes it a beautiful looking car.


New Maruti Swift Interiors Vs Existing Swift Interiors

 
The interiors of the new style steering with improved central console, Integrated audio system, better interior space owing to the increased length of the car. The car will have better leg space for rear passengers. The quality of the plastic is also expected to become better to compete with rival cars of the same segment. The new seat fabric and door trims will give New Swift a new and more classy look compared to the existing swift.


The front console will have an auxiliary and a USB port built in for audio side by side with the charging slot.

All in all, the new Swift looks an even better package and will pose more competition to the cars like Hyundai i20 & other compact hatchbacks like Chevrolet Aveo UVA, Nissan Micra and Volkswagen Polo.



Price Of New Maruti Swift Vs Existing Swift

The price of the New Maruti Swift has not been declared in India. The launch is expected near January 2011. The price of the new Maruti Suzuki Swift is expected to be slightly higher than the the existing swift. The prices may start near  Rs. 5 Lakhs and onwards.


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