An all new Maruti Swift would replace the much popular Swift hatchback very soon. In Japan, Suzuki recently unveiled the new 2017 Maruti Swift . Based on an all new platform the 2017 Maruti Swift has fresh new interiors and exteriors. Below I am comparing the old model Maruti Swift with the all new 2017 Maruti Swift.
- 1 Maruti Swift Old Model vs 2017 Maruti Swift
- 1.1 Old Maruti Swift vs 2017 Maruti Swift Exterior Comparison
- 1.2 Old Maruti Swift vs 2017 Maruti Swift Interior Comparison
- 1.3 Old Maruti Swift vs 2017 Maruti Swift Specification Comparison
- 1.4 Old Maruti Swift vs 2017 Maruti Swift Mileage Comparison
- 1.5 Old Maruti Swift vs 2017 Maruti Swift Dimensions Comparison
- 1.6 Old Maruti Swift vs 2017 Maruti Swift Dimensions Conclusion
- 1.7 New 2017 Maruti Swift Images
Maruti Swift Old Model vs 2017 Maruti Swift
Old Maruti Swift vs 2017 Maruti Swift Exterior Comparison
The new 2017 Maruti Swift derives its elegant looks from the old model itself. However it looks more sportier and gives an appeal of of premium class. The 2017 Maruti Swift also looks more sophisticated and mature due to its new design. On the front it gets a gaping hexagonal grille that gives it a classy look. The headlamps are comparatively sleeker and the top variant gets a projector setup and LED DRLs. The 2017 Swift’s front fenders look a lot like those of the new Baleno which is already doing very good on the sales charts.
Much similar to the old model, the new Maruti Swift 2017 has blacked out pillars. There is a difference in the roof though. Due to the black out portion of the C-pillars the car gets a floating roof effect. The rear windscreen seems to be bigger whereas the tail lights are somewhat smaller in size. The boot-lid has less curves. The new Swift also features C-Pillar mounted rear door handles. The tail lamps would be LED ones for the top end model.
Old Maruti Swift vs 2017 Maruti Swift Interior Comparison
The interiors of the new Maruti Swift 2017 are much more elegant and sportier. The dashboard also looks much more stunning. The standard Maruti rectangular AC vents have been replaced by the modern looking round ones. The new steering wheel is looks sportier due to the round boss. The speedometer console has larger and high resolution multi information display. The centre console also features a Smartplay infotainment system and circular HVAC controls.
Old Maruti Swift vs 2017 Maruti Swift Specification Comparison
At present the Maruti Swift is sold with a 1.3 L DDiS Diesel engine and a 1.2 L K-Series Petrol giving an output of 75 PS-190 Nm and 84.3 PS-115 Nm respectively. The engines come with a 5 speed Manual transmission. The 2017 Swift will share the engines with the old model. There can be a 5-speed AMT variant on offer for both the diesel and petrol versions. The engines would be tuned for better mileage and performance. The probable specifications of the new Maruti Swift 2017 are mentioned below.
Maruti Swift 2017 Specifications
|Engine||1.3-Litre DDiS Diesel, 1.2-Litre K-Series Petrol|
|Kerb Weight||850 Kgs|
|Transmission||5-Speed Manual; 5-Speed Manual/CVT|
|Max Power||78 PS, 87 PS|
|Peak Torque||190 Nm, 115 Nm|
|Mileage||25Km/ltr, 21 Km/ltr|
Owing to its lower weight the 2017 Maruti Swift would deliver a better mileage and would be quicker too. The Diesel Swift 2017 could deliver a mileage of up to 25 Km/Ltr, whereas the petrol version could deliver 21 Km/Ltr . The Swift can also get the smaller 1.0 L Boosterjet Petrol engine which will make its India debut on the upcoming Baleno RS along with the developed 1.5 L Diesel engine at a later stage. The new model Swift could also get the SHVS mild hybrid system like it has in international markets.
Old Maruti Swift vs 2017 Maruti Swift Mileage Comparison
|Model||Old Maruti Swift||2017 Maruti Swift|
|Petrol||20.4 Km/ltr (ARAI)||20 Km/ltr (expected)|
|Diesel||25.2 Km/ltr (ARAI)||25 Km/ltr (expected)|
The petrol model of the new 2017 Maruti Swift is expected to be around 20 Km/ltr while that of the diesel is around 25 Km/ltr. This is marginally higher than the mileage of the current model.
Old Maruti Swift vs 2017 Maruti Swift Dimensions Comparison
The height of the new 2017 Maruti Swift would be marginally lesser than its predecessor. However, due to its longer wheelbase, the car would be comparatively more spacious along with a bigger boot.
|New Model||Old Model|
|Length||3840 mm||3850 mm|
|Width||1695 mm||1695 mm|
|Height||1500 mm||1530 mm|
|Wheelbase||2450 mm||2430 mm|
|Bootspace||265 Ltr||205 Ltr|
Old Maruti Swift vs 2017 Maruti Swift Dimensions Conclusion
Quite obviously, the new 2017 Maruti Swift looks a lot more better than the old model. The new model will take the Swift’s charisma to another level.
Design – The new model has fresh looks. Its upto the people to decide if they find it better than the current model.
Specifications – The addition of an automatic transmission model can be the key here since the engines remain the same.
Features – The new 2017 Maruti Suzuki Swift has a higher number of features compared to the old one.
Price – Though the prices have not been revealed as of now, it is certain that the price of the new Maruti Suzuki 2017 would be higher than the current model.
New 2017 Maruti Swift Images
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