New Maruti Suzuki Swift Launched At Auto Expo 2018

Modified On Feb 13, 2018 10:49 AM By Raunak for Maruti Swift 2014-2021

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The third generation Swift rides on a brand new platform, features familiar petrol and diesel engines, gets additional features and an AMT (available on both engines) for the first time

Maruti Suzuki Swift

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Maruti Suzuki has made the public premiere and launched the third generation Swift at Auto Expo 2018. The new hatchback is priced at Rs 4.99 (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Like before, the new Swift will be sold through regular Maruti Suzuki Arena dealerships. 

Petrol (ex-showroom New Delhi)

Old Swift

New Swift (manual)

Rs 4.80 lakh LXI (optional)

Rs 4.99 lakh LXI (+19K)

Rs 5.73 lakh VXI (optional)

Rs 5.87 lakh VXI (+14K)

Rs 6.37 lakh ZXI

Rs 6.49 lakh ZXI (+12K)

  Rs 7.29 lakh ZXI+ (new)

Petrol AMT

  • VXI AGS: Rs 6.34 lakh (+47K over VXI MT)
  • ZXI AGS: Rs 6.96 lakh (+47K over VXI MT)

Diesel (ex-showroom New Delhi)

Old Swift

New Swift (manual)

Rs 6.20 lakh LDI (optional)

Rs 5.99 lakh LDI (- 21k)

Rs 6.60 lakh VDI (optional)

Rs 6.87 lakh VDI (+ 27k)

Rs 7.47 lakh ZDI

Rs 7.49 lakh ZDI (+2k)

  Rs 8.29 lakh ZDI+ (new)

Diesel AMT

  • VDI AGS: Rs 7.34 lakh (+47K over VDI MT)
  • ZDI AGS: Rs 7.96 lakh (+47K over ZDI MT)

We’ve driven the Maruti Swift 2018 in January and here’s what we feel about the new gen model

The new Swift becomes the fourth model in Maruti’s lineup to be based on Suzuki’s newest Heartect platform, after the Baleno, Ignis, and its compact sedan sibling, the Dzire. Thanks to the new lightweight platform, the third-gen Swift has shed upto 85kg compared to the second-gen model. 

Maruti Suzuki Swift



Second-gen Swift

Third-gen Swift



3,840mm (-10mm)



1,735mm (+40mm)



1,530mm (unchanged)



2,450mm (+20mm)

Ground Clearance


163mm (-7mm)

Boot Space

210 litres

268 litres (+58 litres)


185/65 R15

185/65 R15 (unchanged)

Fuel Tank

42 litres

37 litres (-5 litres)

In terms of features, the new Swift is better equipped than the previous model. The differentiating goodies on offer on the top Z+ variant are auto LED projector headlamps with daytime running LEDs, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as tail lamps with LED brake lights, among others. The Z+ variant is the new top variant. The three other variants in which the Swift is available are L, V and Z. Maruti Suzuki has made dual front airbags, ABS with EBD and brake assist, and IsoFix child seat anchors, which were optional before on the base model, standard with the new model. 

Maruti Suzuki Swift

The new Swift is powered by the same 1.2-litre and 1.3-litre petrol and diesel engines as before. Though both the engines are coupled to a standard 5-speed manual as before, a 5-speed AMT (automated-manual transmission) has been added for the first time. In fact, an automatic option is available for the first time with the Swift in India. 

2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift




1.2-litre K-Series

1.3-litre DDiS 190


83PS @ 6,000rpm

75PS @ 4,000rpm


113Nm @ 4200rpm

190Nm @ 2000rpm


5-speed MT/AMT

5-speed MT/AMT

Fuel Efficiency

22kmpl (+1.6kmpl)

28.4kmpl (+3.2kmpl)

Kerb Weight

880 (- 85kg)

985 (- 75kg)

Maruti Suzuki Swift

The new Swift will rematch with its age old rivals, the Ford Figo and the Hyundai Grand i10. The Figo is expected to receive a facelift in the coming months.  

Check out: Maruti’s Small SUV Future-S Concept SUV Showcased At Auto Expo 2018

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Feb 08, 2018 12:32 PM

The Swift nameplate has a market share of 35 per cent

Feb 08, 2018 11:39 AM

So far Maruti has received over 40k pre-launch bookings for the new Swift.

Feb 08, 2018 11:30 AM

Prices are expected to start from Rs 4.99 lakh

Feb 08, 2018 11:28 AM

The initial deliveries are expected to begin soon.

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