New Maruti Swift 2017 Detailed Preview
New Maruti Swift 2017 Detailed Preview

New Maruti Swift 2017 Detailed Preview

The all new Maruti Swift 2017 is born and will be coming to India soon. The images of this new car have also been revealed. The new Swift has been unveiled in Japan and India will also get it soon. This is an all new car with almost everything changed. Maruti will want to enhance its success for the third-generation Swift and make it the best value for money. What does the new Maruti Swift 2017 have on offer? It is now based on a new platform. It also gets more features, lighter body, better performance and highly mileage too. We reveal all the news. Read further to know more.

New Maruti Suzuki Swift 2017 Design

The Maruti Swift 2017 is lighter than the current Swift. It is based on a new platform, hence the weight is reduced. The current Baleno, which is bigger than the Swift itself weighs about 900 kilograms. So, the new Swift will be even lighter. Design wise the Swift 2017 is an evolution over the current car. The basic design architecture is similar but gets a lot of enhancement in styling. Suzuki Swift has been a big success for the company and they will not want to make changes to the design.

The curved front, sloping roof the rear look remain similar. The rear now looks somewhat similar to the Datsun Go. This is the Swift design DNA, which Suzuki do not want to change. The new Swift looks sharper and aggressive. It will get daytime running LEDs and projector headlamps for the first time. The Maruti Swift 2017 will be more contemporary than ever before.

New Maruti Swift 2017 Detailed Preview
New Maruti Swift 2017 Detailed Preview

The side profile remains similar to the current Swift. There isn’t a major change in the dimensions of the Maruti Swift 2017. It will get 16-inch alloy wheels for the first time, though only in higher variants. The lower variants will get 15-inch wheels. The tyres will have a profile of 195/60 on the higher spec model. Despite the same dimensions, the Maruti Swift 2017 has more room on the inside. This makes it an even better package than before. The exterior styling is new and fresh, yet it still has the Swift design DNA in it.

Dimensions New Swift 2017 Current Swift
Length 3,840mm 3,850mm
Width 1,695mm 1,695mm
Height 1,530mm 1,530mm
Wheelbase 2,450mm 2,430mm
Fuel Tank 37 litres 42 litres

Maruti Swift 2017 Interiors

The Maruti Swift 2017  has better space at the rear because of a bit longer wheelbase. The Maruti Swift 2017 shall offer more knee room and head room for rear passengers too. The boot space will also be more than the current one. In terms of quality, we don’t know much as we haven’t seen the hatchback. The increased wheelbase will help to improve the rear seat space, especially the knee room. The Maruti Swift 2017 will come loaded with features like touchscreen system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink. There will be dual airbags and ABS as a standard feature. The cabin quality will be better than the current one and also feel more premium.

New Maruti Swift 2017 Detailed Preview
New Maruti Swift 2017 Detailed Preview

In other markets, Suzuki is providing Dual Camera Brake Support. This is an interesting feature when it comes to safety. In other markets, the hatchback is offered with seven airbags. The driver information system will be coloured. There shall be voice command, hill assist and ESP. Then there will be disc brakes on all the four wheels. Maruti Swift 2017 might not get all these features in India.

New Maruti Swift 2017 Detailed Preview
New Maruti Swift 2017 Detailed Preview
New Swift 2017 Launch Date

To begin with, the Maruti Swift 2017 will soon be making its global debut at one of the Motor Shows by early 2017. The new Maruti Swift 2017 will be unveiled on 27th December in Japan. India will be the first launch for this hatchback and it is from here that the company will be exporting it across the world. The new Gujarat plant is almost ready and the Maruti Swift 2017 will be manufactured there. This will Suzuki’s new base for India. The company will be moving its exports from Japan to India, due to lower labour cost.

New Maruti Swift 2017 Price in India
Variant Price (on-road)
Maruti Swift 2017 LXi INR 5.5 lakhs
Maruti Swift 2017 ZXi INR 7.4 lakhs
Maruti Swift 2017 LDi INR 6.6 lakhs
Maruti Swift 2017 ZDi INR 8.5 lakhs


All new Maruti Swift 2017 shall be priced at INR 5.4 lakhs and the top model should be priced somewhere close INR 8.7 lakhs (on-road pricing). There shall be a minor hike in the pricing of the new Swift, but what you get are more features. This makes the new Swift a good option to consider and even a much better value for money as well.

Upcoming New Maruti Swift 2017 Engines

The engines that will be offered on the Maruti Swift 2017 will be the same 1.2-litre petrol engine that will churn about 84bhp of power and the diesel will be the new 1.2-litre mill. This engine has been designed by Suzuki and is their first set of in-house designed and developed diesel engines. The body weight will be lesser, the Maruti Swift 2017 will have even better performance. In fact it will have better performance than most of its competition. This will be achieved without loosing out on the mileage aspect. The Maruti Swift 2017 will have better performance and mileage too.

New Maruti Swift 2017 Detailed Preview
New Maruti Swift 2017 Detailed Preview

The Maruti Swift 2017 will have a radical design, just like the current one. This one will be a further evolution of the current one. The Maruti Swift 2017 looks more aggressive, is spacious, more feature loaded and powerful. How does it look it? What new offering does it have? We share our detailed preview on the new Maruti Swift 2017. Read further to know more.

New Maruti Swift 2017 Mileage

                     2017 Maruti Swift Mileage

Fuel Type Mileage
Petrol 20 km/l
Diesel 28 km/l


The competition will have to tighten the strings in the coming months. This is because the Maruti Swift 2017 will not just be feature loaded, but even aggressively priced. The direct competition is with the Hyundai Grand i10, Ford Figo, VW Polo, Fiat Punto Evo and the Honda Brio. The Hyundai Grand i10 Prime is on its way, this will be the facelift version of the hatchback.