The new Maruti DZire 2017 is here, now the new Maruti Swift 2017 is on its way. But this will take some time. Maruti got the DZire before this time as the compact sedan segment has been loosing its market share and Suzuki will not want to loose out its hold on this segment. The new Maruti Swift 2017 is based on an all new platform that is lighter and wider. This will mean better space, better handling. What will it have on offer? Read further to know more.
The new Swift 2017 will be coming by early 2018. Expect the new Swift to be unveiled at the 2018 Auto Expo. Maruti will by then will have solved the waiting period issue and deliveries would have smoothened by then. This will be new Gujarat plant that will be manufacturing for India and even for exports.
|Maruti Swift 2017 LXi||INR 5.4 lakhs|
|Maruti Swift 2017 VXi||INR 6.10 lakhs|
|Maruti Swift 2017 VXi AMT||INR 6.8 lakhs|
|Maruti Swift 2017 ZXi||INR 7.2 lakhs|
|Maruti Swift 2017 ZXi AMT||INR 7.9 lakhs|
|Maruti Swift 2017 LDi||INR 6.7 lakhs|
|Maruti Swift 2017 VDi||INR 7.45 lakhs|
|Maruti Swift 2017 VDi AMT||INR 7.9 lakhs|
|Maruti Swift 2017 ZDi||INR 8.5 lakhs|
|Maruti Swift 2017 ZDi AMT||INR 9.1 lakhs|
All new Maruti Swift 2017 shall be priced at INR 5.4 lakhs and the top model should be priced somewhere close INR 9.1 lakhs (on-road) expected price. There shall be a minor hike in the pricing of the new Swift, but what you get are more features. This makes the new Swift a good option to consider and even a much better value for money as well.
|New Maruti Swift Specifications|
|Engine 1||1.2-litre Petrol|
|Transmission||5-speed manual / AMT|
|Engine 2||1.2-litre diesel|
|Dimensions||New Swift 2017||Current Swift|
|Fuel Tank||37 litres||42 litres|
New Maruti Suzuki Swift 2017 Design
The Maruti Swift 2017 will be lighter than the current model. It is based on a new platform, which uses lightweight steel, hence the reduction in weight. The current Baleno, which is bigger than the Swift itself weighs about 900 kilograms. So, the new Swift will be even lighter. The new Swift 2017 is an evolution, so many things change in this car. The basic design architecture is similar but gets a lot of enhancement in styling. The Swift has maintained its basic design as it is now the identity of the Suzuki Swift bran.
The curved front, sloping roof the rear look remain similar. The rear now looks somewhat similar to the Datsun Go, especially the tail lamps. The basic design DNA has not been changed by the company. The new Swift looks sharper and aggressive. It will get daytime running LEDs and projector headlamps for the first time. The Maruti Swift 2017 will be more contemporary than ever before.
The side profile remains similar to the current Swift. There isn’t a major change in the dimensions of the Maruti Swift 2017. It will get 16-inch alloy wheels for the first time, though only in higher variants. The lower variants will get 15-inch wheels. The tyres will have a profile of 195/60 on the higher spec model. Despite the same dimensions, the Maruti Swift 2017 has more room on the inside. This makes it an even better package than before. The exterior styling is new and fresh, yet it still has the Swift design DNA in it.
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The Maruti Swift 2017 interiors are now sportier than before. It has better space at the rear as it has a little longer wheelbase. The Maruti Swift 2017 shall offer more knee room and head room for rear passengers too. The boot space will also be more than the current one. In terms of quality, we don’t know much as we haven’t seen the hatchback. The increased wheelbase will help to improve the rear seat space, especially the knee room. It will also have a positive effect on the ride quality. The Maruti Swift 2017 will come loaded with features like touchscreen system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink. There will be dual airbags and ABS as a standard feature. The cabin quality will be better than the current one and also feel more premium.
In other markets, Suzuki is providing Dual Camera Brake Support. This is an interesting feature when it comes to safety. In other markets, the hatchback is offered with seven airbags. The driver information system will be coloured. There shall be voice command, hill assist and ESP. Then there will be disc brakes on all the four wheels. Maruti Swift 2017 might not get all these features in India.
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The engines that will be offered on the Maruti Swift 2017 will be the same 1.2-litre petrol engine that will churn about 84bhp of power and the diesel will be the new 1.2-litre mill. This engine has been designed by Suzuki and is their first set of in-house designed and developed diesel engines. The body weight will be lesser, the Maruti Swift 2017 will have even better performance. In fact it will have better performance than most of its competition. This will be achieved without loosing out on the mileage aspect. The Maruti Swift 2017 will have better performance and mileage too.
The Maruti Swift 2017 will have a radical design, just like the current one. This one will be a further evolution of the current one. The Maruti Swift 2017 looks more aggressive, is spacious, more feature loaded and powerful. How does it look it? What new offering does it have? We share our detailed preview on the new Maruti Swift 2017. Read further to know more.
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|City||14 km/l||18 km/l|
|Highway||19 km/l||23 km/l|
|ARAI (Expected)||23 km/l||28 km/l|
The new Swift 2017 will be highly efficient. The petrol engine has an efficiency of about 14km/l in the city and about 19km/l on the highway. At the same time, the ARAI claimed mileage should be 23 km/l. The diesel engine should have an efficiency of 18 km/l in the city and close to 23km/l.
The competition will have to tighten the strings in the coming months. This is because the Maruti Swift 2017 will not just be feature loaded, but even aggressively priced. The direct competition is with the Hyundai Grand i10, Ford Figo, VW Polo, Fiat Punto Evo and the Honda Brio. The Hyundai Grand i10 Prime is on its way, this will be the facelift version of the hatchback.
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New Maruti Swift 2017
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