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New Maruti Suzuki Swift Details Out, Bookings Open


Maruti has revealed the details of the third-generation Swift ahead of its launch and public premiere at the Auto Expo 2018 early next month. The automaker has also started accepting pre-launch bookings of the Swift with an initial payment of Rs 11,000. Here what the new Swift packs.

2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift


The new Swift carries forward the same 1.2-litre petrol and 1.3-litre diesel engines, but now offers an automatic manual option (AMT) for the first time.

2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift

2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift




1.2-litre K-Series

1.3-litre DDiS 190


83PS @ 6,000rpm

75PS @ 4,000rpm


113Nm @ 4200rpm

190Nm @ 2000rpm


5-speed MT/AMT

5-speed MT/AMT

Kerb Weight

880 (-85kg)

985 (-75kg)

2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift AMT

  • It is based on Suzuki’s latest Heartect platform, same as the Dzire, Baleno and Ingis. The new lightweight platform is the prime reason for the considerable reduction in the overall weight of the new Swift. It is also compliant with India’s upcoming crash test regulations
  • Like it is in the Maruti Dzire, both, the petrol and diesel powered versions of the Swift will be available with the option of an AMT. At least at launch, the option will be available with the V and Z variants only

2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift

Check out: Maruti Suzuki Dzire Diesel MT: Detailed Review


Maruti Suzuki Swift





3,840mm (-10mm)



1,735mm (+40mm)


1,530mm (unchanged)

1,530mm (unchanged)



2,450mm (+20mm)

Ground Clearance


163mm (-7mm)

Boot Space

210 litres

268 litres (+58 litres)


185/65 R15

185/65 R15

Fuel Tank

42 litres

37 litres (-5 litres)

2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift


2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift

The 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift is available in four variants, namely: L, V, Z and Z+, and comes with six exterior colour options: Prime Lucent Orange (new addition), Midnight Blue, Solid Fire Red, Pearl Arctic White, Silky Silver and Magma Grey. Below are the features of the top-spec Z+ variant.

2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift

  • Auto-LED projector headlamps with LED daytime running lights as opposed to the multi-reflector headlamps offered before

2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift

  • Tail lamps feature LED graphics and LED brake lights as opposed to the incandescent unit offered before

2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift

  • Rides on 15-inch machined wheels as opposed to the painted wheels offered before

2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift

  • Suzuki’s 7-inch SmartPlay infotainment system is now available with the new Swift. It supports both Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto along with MirrorLink connectivity. The system also offers built-in navigation with aux-in, USB and Bluetooth connectivity
  • The 7-inch unit also comes with rear-view camera support and rear parking sensors
  • The infotainment system is coupled to a 6-speaker system (four speakers and two tweeters) as before

2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift

  • Flat-bottom leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Auto climate control

2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift

  • Passive keyless entry system with push-button engine start-stop

2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift

Safety Features 

Dual front airbags, ABS with EBD and brake assist, front seat belts with pretensioners and force limiters, and IsoFix child seat anchors are standard across the variant lineup


Prices of the new Maruti Swift are expected to be in the same range as the previous model, which is priced in the range of Rs 4.80 lakh – 7.47 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi)

Maruti Suzuki Swift

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