Maruti Suzuki Swift, a brand by itself has been one of the largest selling cars of Maruti Suzuki since three generations. The popularity of Swift does not need any additional introduction, still, we wrote an article on 5 Reason Why Swift Changed Indian Market. We would love if you check it out. Now news about new Maruti Suzuki Swift Hybrid Engine has surfaced on the Indian market
The third-generation Swift was launched on the Auto Expo 2018 with thoroughly improved exteriors and interiors. When launched, the car was made available with the proven 1.2-litre petrol and 1.3-litre diesel engine. However, with the strict BS6 emission norms passed recently, Maruti ditched the petrol engine and the Swift was made available only with a BS6 petrol engine. The 1.2-litre, four-cylinder, DOHC, VVT petrol engine produces a maximum power output of 81.08bhp@6000rpm and a peak torque of 113Nm@4200rpm. It comes with both, a 5-speed manual and 5-speed AMT option for transmission
New Scenario in Maruti Suzuki Swift Hybrid
According to sources, the hatchback can soon be powered by a 1.2-litre DualJet petrol engine with the brand’s SHVS(mild-hybrid) technology, which was first seen on the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz. The same engine, on the other hand, was first seen in Maruti Suzuki Baleno producing 89bhp@6000rpm and 113Nm@4200rpm. The new engine is expected to be more powerful as well as fuel-efficiency friendly and may produce more than 21.21km/l.
Price and Variants
The third-generation Maruti Suzuki Swift starts at Rs.5.19 lakh and goes up to Rs.8.02 lakh. It has a length of 3840mm, the width of 1735mm and a wheelbase of 2450mm. It is available in seven variants Lxi, Vxi, Vxi AMT, Zxi, Zxi AMT, Zxi+ and Zxi+ AMT.
Conclusion of Maruti Suzuki Swift Hybrid
The Maruti Suzuki Swift with the SHVS technology is expected to arrive in India anytime soon and probably during the festive time of 2020. Once officially introduced, it will be the first time when Maruti Suzuki will have introduced hybrid tech on its hugely popular hatchback in the Indian market. The Maruti Suzuki Swift will continue to compete against Tata Tiago, Ford Figo, and Hyundai Grand i10 Nios.