Maruti Swift VXI Glory Limited Edition is the latest entrant in the market. This petrol variant is blessed with a lot of additional features including silver finished front fog lights bezel, floating roof, body colored door handles as well as bumper. Inside, it gets a refined language with new floor mats, finest covering for its steering wheel, seats and gear rod. The car maker has taken comfort very seriously as this model is packed with air conditioner, heater, central door locking, keyless entry and foldable rear seat to provide a spacious luggage room. It also confers good security for its occupants with a centrally mounted fuel tank, side door impact beams, reverse parking assist system along with camera. The changes and additional features are only applied on its cosmetics, but beneath the skin, this runabout is powered by the same 1197cc petrol engine that is enough in making 115Nm. This mill is paired to a 5-speed manual transmission and has a fuel tank capacity of 42-litres. The company is offering 2 years or 40000 Kilometer (whichever first) standard warranty. This variant has a ground clearance of 170mm, wheelbase of 2430mm and minimum turning radius of 4.8 meters.
It has refined outsides with Glory graphics as well as decals, which are giving a refreshed identity to this vehicle. Apart from it, there is a Black colored grille that has Suzuki's emblem at the center and is flanked by a pair of adjustable headlights. However, the bumper is in body color and has a wide air dam that is further fitted with fog lamps ornamented by silver. Other aspects include front windscreen with a couple of intermittent wipers, rear fog lights, green tinted glass, a set of 14-inch steel wheels with full wheel caps and are wrapped by 165/80 tubeless tyres. Its door handles and bumpers are available in body color. Being a special model, it renders an enticing aspect with a total of three color contrasts, where C-Pillars come in Black shade. However, floating roof, electrically retractable ORVMs along side turn indicators, decals are in Red and rest of the body is painted in white color with different racing strips.
Its cabin meets minor modifications with seats, mutifunctional steering wheel with Silver accents and gear shift lever, which are now available in Black and Red color combinations. The designer floor mat and sporty door trims along chrome finished handles are putting a new charm. It comprises of sun visor, room lamp, ticket holder for driver, parcel shelf, spacious glove box and pocket in the front doors. Coming to the infotainment system, there is an exclusive Bluetooth enabled multimedia audio player with two pairs of Sony speakers and customized Swift vibe equalizer mode. Soni Pal application is there that enables the Android users to access audio contents by connecting their device via Bluetooth or WiFi, while Siri eyes free controls are available on its steering wheel for iPhone users.
Engine and Performance:
It has a 1.2-litre VVT petrol engine along with a DOHC valve configuration, including four cylinders. Coupled to a 5-speed manual transmission box, this vehicle churns out an impressive power of 83.11bhp at 6000rpm and influential torque of 115Nm at 4000rpm. It has a displacement capacity of 1197cc and MPFI fuel supply system, which helps it in delivering a minimum mileage 15.6 Kmpl as well as a maximum of 20.4 Kmpl. Furthermore, the car hits a top speed of 165 Kmph after reaching up to 100 Kmph from a stand still in mere 12.6 Seconds.
Braking and Handling:
It incorporates McPherson strut at the front axle, while torsion beam is fitted to its rear one. Moreover, ventilated discs and drum brakes are given for the front and rear wheels, respectively.
The manufacturer bestows a list of comfy features, comprising of tilt adjusting steering wheel, central door locking, manual air conditioning and accessory socket. Its fuel lid as well as back door can be opened and closed by remote. Power windows are available in both rows, but automatic controls come only for the driver. It includes rear seat headrest, cup holder in center console and pockets in front of the rear passengers. The instrument panel is equipped with tachometer, low fuel warning lamp, reminders in context of driver seat belt, light off and key off. There is a multi information display in order to show you the instantaneous fuel consumption detail, average mileage and digital clock. On the other hand, its rear seat can be folded to make the volume of boot compartment more than 204-litres.
This runabout gets a rear view camera with reverse assist system, which provides you a safe parking. Furthermore, it is equipped with a security alarm system, rear door child locks, dual horn, side door impact beams, door closure warning light, front and rear seat head restraints.
1. Stylish exteriors and interiors.
2. Additional features are quite impressive.
1. Safety can be improved more.
2. Leather upholstery should be added.