The 2018 Maruti Swift is set to become the fastest selling car in India. Maruti Suzuki has received more than 90,000 bookings for the all-new small hatchback in less than 2 months, as per a report from The Economic Times.
Maruti Suzuki executives have told the business publication that the bookings would cross 1,00,000 units within a week at the rate at which they are seeing the numbers grow. The demand is so high that the car is running into a waiting period of 4-5 months at Suzuki’s Gujarat plant.
Maruti Suzuki offers the all-new Swift in 12 different configurations. Noteworthy features include LED projector headlamps with LED DRLs, 15-inch alloy wheels, pillar-mounted rear door handles, LED tail lamps, leather-wrapped flat-bottom steering wheel, Smartplay touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, reverse parking sensors and reverse parking camera. ABS with EBD and BA, dual-front airbags and ISOFIX child seat anchorages as standard.
The 2018 Maruti Swift is available with two engines: 1.2L VVT petrol and 1.3L DDiS 190. The petrol engine produces 61 kW (81.77 hp) and 113 Nm of torque. The diesel engine develops 55.2 kW (73.99 hp) and 190 Nm of torque. Transmission choices include 5-speed manual and 5-speed AGS automated manual. The fuel economy (ARAI) is rated at 22 km/l (petrol)/28.4 km/l (diesel).
The 2018 Maruti Swift’s prices start at INR 4.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) and go up to INR 8.29 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
[Source: The Economic Times]