Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 registers unprecedented pre-bookings record

Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 new model

Maruti Suzuki Swift is a popular and the most selling car in India.Swift’s 3rd generation 2018 model was recently launched in India.The car has now created a record of maximum pre-bookings in just one month.The car received more than 75,000 pre-bookings recently.Interestingly the company had opened its booking from Jan 18 only.

Maruti Suzuki Swift had earlier held the record of getting maximum pre-bookings (1,00,000 in 14 weeks) within a short span of period.

The new Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 model has received 12 variants – 6 of petrol and 6 of diesel.The variants VXI , VDI , ZXI and ZDI have been given new AMT gearbox.The front fascia in new Swift 2018 now sports a large grille.It has got new headlights and new tail-lights.It has a 268L boot space.

It uses 1.2L engine which churns out 83BHP power (@6000RPM) and 115Nm @ 4,000RPM.The petrol engine of new Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 delivers 22 kmpl mileage.The 5 seater small car has a fuel tank capacity of 37 litres.

The new model has also got turbo-charged diesel engine which outputs 74BHP power (4,000 RPM) and 115Nm (2,000 RPM).The AMT gearbox option is also given with 5-speed manual gearbox.The diesel version has a mileage of 24.4 kmpl (28.4 company claimed).The new model comes with a wheelbase of 2450mm and 4.8 metres turning radius.

Suzuki Swift had received major design changes last year.The 3rd generation is also using light-weight HEARTECT platform that was used in that swift.The new platform has given the Swift an improved mileage.

The base model starts with Rs 4.99 lakhs.Its top model has a price of Rs 8.29 lakhs.

The new Swift 2018 , however , might not be the best ground clearance small cars in India with a ground clearance of 163 mm.It has been given a 15-inch alloy wheels with 185/65 R15 tyres.