Maruti Suzuki has launched the all-new facelift Swift hatchback in India. The hatchback is one of the country’s best-selling cars, both in the new and pre-owned segment.
The new facelift Swift comes with a host of minor updates, including engine, aesthetics, safety, and comfort features. So what has changed in the 2021 Maruti Swift?
Old vs New Swift Compared- Let’s look at the 5 major changes in the 2021 Maruti Swift.
The facelift Swift gets a new grille that gives the hatchback a sportier look with a mesh finish and chrome inserts. It also gets a dual-tone colour option for the top-end variant, the Swift (Zxi+), by paying an additional Rs.14,000. The dual-tone colour schemes on offer are: red with a black roof, white with a black roof, and blue with a white roof.
More Powerful Engine.
The Facelift Swift comes with the same engine as the new Swift Dzire, the 1.2 Dual Jet Petrol engine that promises more power and improved fuel economy. The new Swift produces 7PS of power more than the previous engine for a rating of 90PS and 113Nm.
Better Mileage Than Before
The 2021 Maruti Swift gets an engine-idle start-stop function that automatically switches off the engine when the car comes to a standstill, ideally at a traffic light or when the engine is idling for long. The claimed fuel efficiency or mileage of the 2021 Swift is around 23.2 kmpl from the existing 21.21kmpl for the manual and 23.76kmpl for the AMT (automatic) variant.
Safety Features & Driver Aids
The all-new Swift comes with a range of safety and driver assistance features such as hill-hold assist and ESP (electronic stability program) in the automatic variants. They also have dual front airbags, rear parking sensors, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX child seat anchorage and the rear parking camera.
The 2021 Swift is also more comfortable than its predecessor; it now comes with cruise control, auto-folding ORVM and a 4.2-inch TFT driver’s multi-information colour display.
The 2021 Maruti Swift comes with a range of minor updates that have enhanced the sporty hatchback’s look and feel. Also, the prices of Swift have increased by up to Rs 25,000. It is currently priced between Rs 5.73 lakh to Rs 8.27 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
|Swift Variant||New Price||Old Price||Difference|
|Lxi||Rs 5.73 lakh||Rs 5.49 lakh||Rs 24,000|
|Vxi||Rs 6.36 lakh||Rs 6.19 lakh||Rs 17,000|
|Zxi||Rs 6.99 lakh||Rs 6.78 lakh||Rs 21,000|
|Zxi+||Rs 7.77 lakh||Rs 7.58 lakh||Rs 19,000|
|Vxi AMT||Rs 6.86 lakh||Rs 6.66 lakh||Rs 20,000|
|Zxi AMT||Rs 7.49 lakh||Rs 7.25 lakh||Rs 24,000|
|Zxi+ AMT||Rs 8.27 lakh||Rs 8.02 lakh||Rs 25,000|
*all prices ex-showroom Delhi
You can also buy the old gen Swift, as good as new with a 6-month warranty for almost half the price of a new one with CARS24.