It’s been a while that Maruti Suzuki has launched or updated its line-up. So, to break this streak, the sales champion has teased the new 2021 Swift on the official site. The new update for this hatchback will get a few but necessary upgrades.
The talking point of the 2021 Maruti Suzuki Swift has to be the new more powerful engine and additions in the feature list with some cosmetic changes in and out.
What Are The Updates Under The Hood?
The new 2021 Maruti Suzuki Swift gets technological changes under the hood. These upgrades result in an increase in peak power and torque output.
- Yes! the new Swift is powerful than before. This engine also makes itself useful in the Dezire and Baleno. This ensures that the engine is reliable and fuel-efficient.
- Like other cars with DualJet engine, Swift too gets the SHVS (Smart Hybrid Vehicle By Suzuki) mild hybrid system.
- This system lends the car fuel-saving technology called the start-stop function. With that, the additional battery powers the starter more that assists the engine and takes some load off it.
The new Maruti Suzuki Swift will get the same engine capacity as before, i.e, 1.2-litres. But due to the DualJet tech, it generates a higher 90ps of max power and 113Nm of peak torque. Transferring the power down on the road will be a 5-speed MT or AGS (AMT) gearbox.
What’s New in The Design Department?
On the inside, the updated Maruti Swift will get subtle updates as said before. We can witness these updates as the Dzire already gets them. The additions include;
- A new, better and informative instrument cluster
- Rear AC vents (possibly)
- Cruise control
- An all-black interior
Talking about the exterior, the distinguishing factor has to be the updated front grille.
Maruti Suzuki and its Rivals
Sitting in a space of the top-selling vehicles it surely has tough competition. Nevertheless, being a Maruti it is the top contender in the segment. The Maruti Suzuki Swift still does and will rival, Tata Tiago, Hyundai Grand i10, Ford Figo and more. Currently, the car gets a price tag of ₹5.49 Lakhs (ex-showroom) for the base variant. With this update, it will likely go up. Stay tuned for more such updates!
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The new Swift certainly needed a proper upgrade and this seems to be a comprehensive one. With the Swift”s international pedigree in rallying events we in India look forward to this model, even the we are unlikely to get all the tech wizardry that contemporary rally machinery has.