The Maruti Swift 2016 is now available at a discount upto INR 67,000 in Hyderabad. The discount in Bengaluru is INR 60,000. If you are in Mumbai you can avail upto INR 50,000 as discount. In addition to the discounts, there is one year free roadside assistance also being provided.

Maruti Swift 2016 is one of the best selling hatchbacks for the company. One of the most popular hatchbacks considered while buying a mid-size one. The second generation has been highly successful carrying forward first-generation’s legacy. So, what the new Swift 2016 have on offer? The new generation Swift will be launched early next year, hence there is good discount being offered from the company

If you are looking at buying a Maruti Swift in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Bengaluru or Hyderabad, do fill in your details below.

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Maruti Swift 2016 Design

The Maruti Suzuki Swift is in its second-generation and its design has been inspired from the previous generation. The new Swift is more of an evolution than a revolution. The Maruti Swift 2016 is bigger in dimensions. The facelift that was launched in 2014 got minor upgrades for this premium hatchback. The revised version of the Swift got a new front grille with a minor upgrade for the fog lamps. There is a chrome insert around the fog lamps.

Maruti Swift rear three quarters

The side profile remains untouched other than the alloy wheel design. The rear door looks a lot smaller than the front one. This indicates more space in the front than the rear. The rear of the Maruti Swift 2016 hasn’t seen a major change either. This means that the Swift is the same when it comes to design and there are very minor cosmetic updates given to it.

Maruti Swift 2016 Interiors

Maruti Swift interior

The Maruti Swift 2016 has all black interiors, this has been done to make it look trendy, when compared to the Swift DZire that has black and beige interiors. This has been done on purpose to separate the audience and their liking. The Maruti Swift 2016  has a three-spoke steering wheel with twin dials for the instrument cluster, a centre console that has an integrated music system with bluetooth connectivity, USB and aux too. The Swift now even has reverse parking sensors, push start and stop and even keyless entry.

1-litre bottle doesn't fit into Swift's rear door pocket
1-litre bottle doesn’t fit into Swift’s rear door pocket
Maruti Swift rear seat space copy
Comfort rear seat, a bit tight on knee room
Maruti Swift rear seat split
Swift’s boot has a 60:40 split

The front row seats on the Maruti Swift 2016 are large enough for six foot adults and this makes it a great option to consider. The rear seats on the Swift are a bit tight when it comes to knee room and even the boot size at 204 litres is extremely small. The rear seats fold with a 60:40 split. This is unique on the Swift in this segment at least. The Swift doesn’t have rear AC vents. The Swift has good storage places with space to keep your smart phone, keys and other knick knacks. The front door pocket can house a one litre bottle, while the rear can fit a half litre bottle. There are cup holders also in the front.

Maruti Swift 2016 rear door access

Maruti Swift 2016 Performance

The Maruti Swift 2016 has a 1.2-litre petrol engine that churns about 82bhp of power and 115Nm of peak torque. This engine will come mated to a five-speed manual transmission. One of the strong USPs of the Swift is its performance in this petrol engine. This is one of the most powerful engine when it comes to the real world driving. There is not much of a requirement to shift gears that often while driving in the city. This where the Swift stands ahead of its competition. The others struggle and one needs to change gears more frequently making it cumbersome.

The second engine on the Swift is the 1.3-litre diesel that churns about 75bhp of power and 190Nm of maximum torque. This diesel engine doesn’t just have performance but even the drivability is good on the Maruti Swift 2016. This diesel engine has good power at most of the engine speeds. This means it is a lot easier to overtake in city or even the highway without having to downshift. There is some amount of diesel clatter but then it does reduce once the engine warms up.

Maruti Suzuki Swift motion

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Maruti Swift 2016 Driving Dynamics

The Maruti Swift 2016 is one of the few Suzuki that we pick when it comes to handling. The chassis of this hatchback is responsive and changes directions without much of a hassle. It is agile and it does well around bends. This is one of the strong points of the Swift. This chassis has been built to handle Swift Sport’s power, hence with this engine it does a good job. The ride on the Swift too is composed. It is a bit stiff, but that to improve the handling. The Maruti Swift 2016 certainly has a great package when it comes to the ride and handling aspects. The other strong point for the Swift is its steering wheel. It is light at low speeds and it weighs as you gather momentum.

Maruti Swift 2016 Price

Maruti Swift 2016 Price

Diesel

VariantPrice (on-road, Delhi)
LDIINR 6.55 lakhs
LDI (O)INR 6.77 lakhs
VDIINR 7.08 lakhs
VDI (O)INR 7.21 lakhs
ZDIINR 8.17 lakhs

Petrol

VariantPrice (on-road, Delhi)
LXIINR 5.18 lakhs
LXI (O)INR 5.23 lakhs
VXIINR 6.01 lakhs
VXI (O)INR 6.23 lakhs
ZXIINR 6.95 lakhs

Maruti Swift 2016 Colours

The Maruti Swift 2016 will be offered in Fire Red, Glistening Grey, Mysterious Violet, Pearl Arctic White, Granite Grey and Silky Silver. Only white is offered with a pearl colour. The others are mostly non-metallic colours. White, silver and grey being the highest selling colour options on the Maruti Swift 2016.

Maruti Swift 2016 Mileage

Maruti Swift 2016 Mileage

EngineMileage
Petrol13 km/l
Petrol auto11 km/l
Diesel17 km/l

Maruti Swift 2016 Verdict

Maruti Swift badging

The Maruti Swift 2016 is one of the best bets if you will be driving the car. If you are chauffeur-driven or have four people travelling in the car with good enough luggage, that is when you need to look for another option. Our personal pick is the Maruti Swift. The best variant to consider is the ZXi/ZDi depending if you need a petrol or a diesel Swift. Read in detail here to understand which one to buy, a petrol or a diesel one.

 

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