Maruti Suzuki started its innings in India with its first car Maruti 800 which reigned Indian roads for many years before it paved way for better models by the car maker company. The defining moment for Maruti Suzuki was the launch of its model Maruti Swift in 2005. Maruti Swift has been the flag bearer in the compact car segment in India and has evolved continuously with the changing consumer tastes of Indians. Let’s look at the timeline of this model that ‘swiftly’ became one of the most popular hatchbacks in India.
2005: Maruti launched Swift which became the second-largest seller in the country after the Alto. Equipped with 87bhp and 1.3 petrol engine, Swift won the hearts of car enthusiasts all over. Not just that, it also bagged many ‘Car of the Year Awards’ in India.
2007-2008: Maruti launched Swift Diesel in 2007. This improved version had better fuel efficiency and gave a mileage of roughly 22.35kmpl. Swift’s success became evident when it marked its 1,00,000th buyer in India by January 2007 which doubled by March 2008.
2010-2017: In 2010,Maruti gave a mild facelift to Swift by revising its gears and reworking its suspension for a better ride. In 2011, it went for a complete overhaul by improving its headlamps, tail lamps, hatch doors, and its interiors. In 2014, Swift was updated with more features like Bluetooth and keyless go. Swift’s India sales crossed a staggering 1.3 million units by April 2015. In 2017, Maruti Suzuki rebranded its sales channel by christening its new showrooms ‘Maruti Suzuki Arena’ which enabled car enthusiasts to book their cars or personalize through a revamped website and advanced navigation portal.
2018: Maruti is all set to launch its third-generation Swift at the Auto Expo 2018, starting 7th February.Auto Gear Shift transmission is being introduced for the first time in both Petrol and Diesel. The New Swift will now be available in 12 Variants. Bookings for the New Swift 2018 have begun from 18th January onwards with an initial payment of Rs. 11,000 at more than 2,300 Maruti Suzuki dealers across the country. Maruti Suzuki Arena – Powai is the best Maruti Suzuki dealer showroom which is all geared up for the Swift 2018 bookings. Estimated ex showroom price is expected to range between Rs.4.70 lakhs – Rs.7.55 lakhs. Looking for a Maruti Suzuki dealer in Kandivali or A Maruti Suzuki dealer Powai? ShivamMaruti can give you the best deal.
Latest Swift Colors:
The new Swift would have six different colors including Pearl Arctic White, Metallic Silky Silver, Magma Grey, Prime Metallic Lucent Orange (*), Midnight Blue and Solid Fire Red.
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