When it comes to the hatchback segment, Maruti’s Swift has always been a front-runner. The 2023 iteration seems poised to up the ante with its impressive 35-40Km mileage, leaving competitors, including the Tata Punch, in its wake. With a harmonious blend of aesthetics and top-notch features, the Swift 2023 is set to make waves.
1. Pricing Details
The base model of Maruti Swift starts at a competitive price of Rs. 5.99 Lakh, extending up to Rs. 9.03 Lakh for the top model. With a total of 11 distinct variants, the Swift offers a range that caters to various buyer preferences.
2. Engine Specifications
Beneath the hood, the Swift is equipped with the powerful K12 series Dual Jet, Dual VVT engine. This engineering marvel produces a commendable output of 89bhp and 113Nm of torque. For transmission, customers have the option of choosing between a five-speed manual unit and an AMT unit.
3. Areas of Improvement
- Modern Features: Maruti could take a cue from its competitors and introduce new-age features to further enhance the driving experience.
- Build Quality: While the design is impeccable, the cabin plastic quality leaves room for improvement.
- Ride Quality: At slow speeds, the ride feels a tad firm with noticeable suspension feedback.
4. Noteworthy Advantages
- Drive Experience: The Swift’s hatchback dimensions combined with its light steering make it an absolute delight on the roads.
- Engine Performance: The petrol motor stands out for its flexibility, efficiency, refinement, and pep.
- Spacious Interior: For a hatchback, the Swift offers commendable space, ensuring comfort on every journey.
5. Mileage to Watch Out For
The upcoming Swift has set its sights on becoming the highest mileage hatchback in India, promising an astounding 35-40 km per litre.
6. Customer Reviews
- Rohit Chaudhary: “An excellent car for its price range. Its attractive look coupled with commendable mileage, around 15-16 in cities and approximately 21-22 on highways, makes it an ideal choice for middle-class families and youngsters.”
- Towin Mathai: “Swift delivers an unmatched driving experience. The quality of service is unparalleled, with a highly skilled service team ensuring top-notch customer satisfaction.”
- Ali Akbar: “I purchased my Swift VXI in July 2022 from Bimal Maruthi, Bangalore. The buying process was seamless, with the showroom team (particularly Ved Murthy) providing invaluable assistance. Its stylish design undoubtedly makes it a standout in its segment.”