You can buy the 2020 Maruti Swift with a diesel engine in January and right up to March next year, then come April. The reason is that the price difference between petrol and diesel cars is going to be pretty high and Maruti does not want to alienate its audience. Earlier this year when this decision was announced, Maruti Suzuki chairman, RC Bhargava said, “In Europe, where Euro VI standards are already in place, diesel vehicle sales are falling. The effect is expected to be more accentuated here as customers are more price-sensitive.” So what does the future hold for a beloved car like the Maruti Swift and should you be concerned? Scroll down to know more about the future of the Swift and what will be some of the updates we can expect. Find out.
Will anything change?
Not really. The petrol engine is already BS6 compliant and the 1.2-litre four-cylinder 82bhp, 113Nm of torque producing mill will continue to do work on the car. There will no other mechanical changes made to the car with the same manual and AMT gearbox. The Swift gets decent safety features and a good amount of storage. The car will continue to get a touchscreen, six speakers and stereo mounted controls. Space and cubby holes will also not change.
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2020 Maruti Swift Will there be anything new?
There won’t be any mechanical changes as we mentioned before but the Swift might no get a minor facelift in 2020. The Swift could be made available in sporty new colors and given some funky decals. Maruti could try and give it a more rugged facia. Many manufacturers try and spin-off hatchbacks with an on-stilts look to make them seem more adventure-oriented and a bit SUVish. Maruti could also offer some kind of body kit package to make the car look more sports orientated. On the inside, there could be new colors on the dashboard that will not change in its layout and better upholstery.
2020 Maruti Swift Price and competition?
The 2020 Maruti Swift will continue to keep the pricing of the car the same. The Rs 60,000 hike that came with the car when it became BS6 compliant. So the pricing will start from Rs 5.14 lakhs to Rs 7.97 lakhs.