We already know that Maruti Suzuki will be showcasing the all-new Swift 2018 at the upcoming Delhi Auto Expo 2018. The new Maruti Swift is light weight, gets an all-new design for interiors and exteriors and fuel efficient as compared to the out going model. For the first time, Maruti Suzuki is considering to bring the complete Swift portfolio in India, including the hybrid and sport variants. Initially, the car will be available with the same petrol and diesel engine options as that of the current model. Here is everything that we already know about the upcoming Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018. Also Read: Maruti Swift 2018 Spotted Ahead of Auto Expo Debut Sans Camouflage Also Read - COVID-19 Relief: Maruti Suzuki Ready to Deliver First Batch of 1,000 Ventilators Today Also Read - Auto Expo 2020: Maruti Suzuki Launches New BS VI Variant of Ignis
The Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 will be based on the lightweight modular Maruti Baleno platform that will make the car lighter, more fuel efficient and performance oriented. The car is expected to be around 100kgs lighter as compared to the outgoing model. Read More: Maruti Swift RS 2018 – 5 Things to Know
While the petrol variant will be powered by a 1.2-litre K-series engine producing 84bhp of maximum power and 114Nm of peak torque, the oil burner will be powered by a 1.3-litre DDiS diesel engine producing 75bhp of power and 170Nm of peak torque. It is being reported that the car will be powered by a newly developed 1.5-litre diesel engine. Transmission duties will be carried out by a 5-speed manual gearbox. Read More: New Maruti Suzuki Swift RS 2018 To Debut in India at Auto Expo 2018
As far as the design is concerned, the 2018 Maruti Swift gets completely new design with new exteriors and interiors. On the exteriors, the car sports new hexagonal grille upfront, projector headlamps, sloping roofline at the rear and a wide rear profile with LED taillights.
On the interiors, the car sports a new cabin with newly designed dashboard with touch-screen infotainment system, three spoke flat bottom steering wheel with steering mounted controls, better seats and the likes. Also Read: Maruti Suzuki Cars coming to Auto Expo 2018
The Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 will be feature loaded with features like cruise control, ESP, dual airbags and ABS as standard fitment, touch-screen infotainment system, automatic climate control system, automatic ORVMs, twin pod digital instrument cluster with MID display and the likes. Read More: Upcoming Maruti Suzuki Cars Launching in India in 2018-19
2018 Suzuki Swift Sport
The car will also be offered in a sports variant called the Swift Sport. While globally, the car is expected to be powered by a 1.4-litre BoosterJet engine, in India, the car is expected to be powered by a 1.0-litre BoosterJet petrol engine developing 110bhp of power and 170Nm of peak torque. The engines will come mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox while a 6-speed automatic transmission might be available as an option. Also Read: Maruti Suzuki Concept Future S Compact SUV Global Debut at Auto Expo 2018
Launch Details & Expected Price
The new Maruti Suzuki Swift will officially make its India debut at the 2018 Auto Expo. We expect the company to launch the new Swift in March 2018. However, media reports suggest that the car will be launched at the Auto Expo. The new Maruti Swift is expected to be priced in the range of INR 4.5 lakh to INR 8 lakh (ex-showroom).
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