Based on Suzuki's 5th generation HEARTECT platform, it will be available in both petrol and diesel options.
Maruti has taken the curtains off its latest Swift at the Auto Expo. The popular hatchback has been announced at an introductory price ranging between Rs 4.99 lakh to Rs 8.29 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
Based on Suzuki's 5th generation HEARTECT platform, it will be available in both petrol and diesel options. While the petrol variant will have a 1.2 litre engine, the diesel model of new Swift is powered by a 1.3 litre engine.
There are total six variants of the Petrol version: four of petrol manual consisting of LXi (Rs 4.99 lakh), VXi (Rs 5.87 lakh), ZXi (Rs 6.49 lakh), and ZXi (Rs 7.29 lakh); two of petrol automatic - VXi (Rs 6.34 lakh) and ZXi (Rs 6.96 lakh).
The diesel model too has four manual - LDi (Rs 5.99 lakh), VDi (Rs 6.87 lakh), ZDi (Rs 7.49 lakh), ZDi (Rs 8.29 lakh) - and two automatic including VDi (Rs 7.34 lakh) and ZDi (Rs 7.96 lakh).
According to the company, the new Swift is 40 mm wider with 20 mm longer wheel base. The luggage space has been increased by 58 litres, around 28 per cent more than the second generation Swift and around 24 mm more headroom.
Plus, it is equipped with advanced safety features such as Dual airbags and ABS with EBD, among others as standard, the new Swift meets the advanced safety norms ahead of schedule, said Maruti.