Maruti Swift 2015
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
|Engine Description||1248cc, DDiS|
|Maximum Power||74 Bhp @ 4000 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||190 Nm @ 2000 rpm|
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
|Kerb Weight||1080.00 kg|
|Minimum Ground Clearance||170.00 mm|
|Turning Radius||4.80 metres|
BRAKES & SUSPENSION
|Brakes||Front Disk, Rear Drum|
|Suspension||MacPherson strut, torsion beam, coil spring|
|Boot Space||204.00 litres|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||42.00 litres|
WHEELS & TYRES
|Tyre Size||185/65 R15|
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
|Rain Sensing Wipers|
|Rear Washer & Wiper|
|Remote Boot Release|
|Remote Fuel Filler|
|Steering Adjustment (Rake)|
|Steering Adjustment (Reach)|
|Steering Mounted Controls|
|Air Conditioner||Climate Control|
|Rear AC Vents|
|Outside Rear-view Mirrors||Both Side Electric|
ACTIVE & PASSIVE SAFETY FEATURES
BRAKING & TRACTION
|Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)|
|Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)|
|Electronic Stability Program (ESP)|
LOCKS & SECURITY
|Darkness Sensing Headlamps|
|ORVM Turn Indicators|
|Front Fog Lights|
|Music System||Dash Integrated MP3/FM|
SEATS & UPHOLSTERY
|Folding Rear Seats|
|Driver Seat Adjustment||Manual|
|Rear Centre Armrest||No|
Maruti Swift 2015 Review
The Maruti Suzuki unveiled the 2015 Swift at the Indian Auto Expo in February, 2014. In the markets of Japan and European countries, the Hatchback has already shown its strong presence. The company is expected to launch the new facelift in India by the end of 2014.
The overall 2015 Swift is based on its earlier model. But there are certain subtle changes seen in the new 2014 Swift with all new L-shaped LED headlights, revised fog lamps with LED’s, all new bumper with a silver detailing at the front. The 16-inch alloy wheels highlight the side profile of the hatchback. The redesigned mounted stop lamp at the rear enhances the beauty of car.
Nonetheless, the interiors of 2015 Swift are almost same as before. Exceptions include new Blue and Grey lined leather seats, electronically adjustable side mirrors, automatic headlamps and auto-up touch function for the driver side power window. The car looks more premium with its red back light instrument dials and chromed door handles. The Swift features AC with climate control, remote central locking, remote fuel filter and tinted glass. The dash integrated music system with a MP3 and DVD support is well placed at the center. The adjustable 3-spoke steering wheel is mounted with the music, blue-tooth and phone controls.
Dimensions and Fuel Tank Capacity
The Hatchback has a length of 3850 mm, width of 1695 mm and a height of 1530 mm as its dimensions along with a fuel tank capacity of 42-litres.
Engine and Gearbox
The 2015 Swift is expected to be powered by the same 1248cc, DDiS Diesel engine which will pump out a peak power of 74 bhp at 4000 rpm and a peak torque of 190 Nm at 2000 rpm. The engine would be mated with a 5 speed manual gearbox.
Ride and Handling
It is a pleasure to drive this stunning hatchback. The increased wheel base, high ground clearance of 170 mm and R15 tyres holds the roads firmly. The revised suspensions and reduced minimum turning radius of 4.8m makes it more comfortable and easy to handle in the city.
Brakes and Suspension
The 2015 Swift will have wonderful braking characteristics with disc brakes at the front and drum brakes at the rear. The suspension system will comprise of McPherson strut at the front and torsion beam, coil spring suspension at the rear side.
The Hatchback is expected to be provided with dual airbags, ABS, EBD and fog lamps, all for the safety of driver as well as passengers.
The 2015 Swift is expected to be available in the same earlier six variants: Lxi, Vxi, Zxi, Ldi, Vdi and ZDi.
The Hatchback is expected to have the six color options: Boost Blue Metallic (new shade), Arctic White, Blazing Red, Silky Silver, Glistening Grey, Torque Blue and Midnight Black.
The car is expected to be available at the same price range of INR 4.50 – 7.50 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi) may vary.