Top-end trims get added convenience features.
This video from GaadiWaadi shows all the new features that will be seen on the 2015 Maruti Swift (facelift), expected to be announced in the coming days.
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The exterior of this top-end ZDi variant sees a silver L-shaped enclosure for the foglight, reverse parking sensors and new 12-spoke alloy wheels. The front door handles get the 'unlock/lock request' button, as the Swift now comes with a keyless entry and go system.
Inside, the top-end Swift ZXi and ZDi get electrically adjustable and folding wing mirrors, an engine starter button, a Bluetooth enabled music system and Bluetooth controls on the steering wheel. The Swift also gets a Ciaz-like keyfob which looks upmarket.
The Swift facelift's 1.2-liter K-Series petrol and 1.3-liter DDiS diesel engines have been tweaked for improved fuel economy. The 1.2-liter K-Series motor now has an ARAI rated efficiency of 20.4 km/l (up from 18.6 km/l), and the 1.3-liter DDiS claims 25.2 km/l, up from 22.9 km/l.
Dealers have told Indian Autos Blog that ABS will be offered as standard on the mid-level VXi/VDi trims, and driver-seat height adjustment will be seen across the range.
Competitors: Hyundai Elite i20, VW Polo
Expected Price: INR 4.5-7 lakhs, ex-showroom
Launch Date: Late October or early November