Maruti Swift—It’s time to Ride High!

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Advanced Design and Comfort

Maruti has bagged another milestone by producing Maruti Swift. This can be acutely put to terms if you see the performance of this car. Engineers at Maruti are very impressed from the outcome it has produced. Maruti Swift is the blend of advanced design and perfect comfort which provides the best for the driver as well as the passenger. You can enjoy wide space for comfortable seating and convenient leg rooms.

Two Engine Options

Maruti Swift is available in with two engine options – gas/petrol or diesel. The gas/petrol 16 valve 4 cylinder 1.2 liter K – series engine has VVT and multi point injection. At 6000 rpm it generates 87 Bhp. At 4500 rpm it has torque power of 113 NM. For power transfer, it has a 5 speed manual transmission with synchromesh in all gears. The FWD drivetrain is designed with Mac Pherson Struts/Coil Springs. To make the ride comfortable, the rear suspension has torsion beam and coil springs. Braking is easy with front disc brakes and rear drum brakes. It has a tight turning radius of 4.7 meters/metres. You won’t need to stop at the gas/petrol station often with a 43 liter/litre fuel tank. The Swift’s diesel engine option is interesting too. Its 1.3 liter/litre DDiS engine can accelerate up to 100 kmph in only 13.2 seconds. Now that sets you back in your seat!

Safety and Options

Well if you look at the Maruti Swift price, you will find that it does not compromise on either on beauty or comfort and has it all packed in one for a reasonable amount. It has fabric seat upholstery, latest instruments which shows distance to empty, average fuel consumption, digital clock, door ajar warning, seat belt warning. Entertainment modules such as integrated in dash music system with CD/MP3/DVD playback capabilities, Bluetooth compatibility, iPod, USB & Aux compatibility with four added speakers. Other features such as cup holders, leather wrapped steering wheels, illuminated dials, arm rest, sleek dashboard, A/C with heater, glove compartment, driver height adjustable seat, and lumbar support which you will find quite intriguing. Your safety is guarded with dual front air bags, ABS, electronic brake force distribution, brake assist, traction control system, front row individual seat belts, middle rear three point seat belts, firm ceiling. You can also enjoy power window buttons, cruise control, child safety lock, engine immobilizer, power steering, tilt steering option for better driving, vanity mirror on sun visors, accessory/cigarette lighter, paddle shift, rear parking sensors,  and headlight off and ignition Key Off reminder.

If you need a little luxury, you can get the Swift with colored/coloured bumpers and a stylish sunroof. The physical specifications of the Swift are: ground clearance of 170 mm, length is 3850 mm, width is 1695 mm, and height is 1530 mm. To help you see where you are going, it has conventional headlamps (with headlight height adjusters) and fog lamps. For style, the LED tail lamps and alloy wheels add a nice touch of design. Safety features include a rear defogger, adjustable ORVM, outside rear view mirrors, rain sensing wipers, and headlight washer.

If you are looking for a compact car with options to make you smile, check out the Maruti Swift.

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Michael Gray

Mike has roots in the automotive service industry. He began diagnosing and fixing cars at a young age in his family’s service station. He has worked in automotive parts supply stores, towing companies, and service facilities. After graduating from St. Cloud State University (MN) with a Bachelor’s degree, he implemented and taught a basic car care program at the high school level. During work on his Master’s degree at Illinois State University (IL), he was a curriculum specialist on a National Science Foundation project where he co-authored ten integrated mathematics, science, and technology books designed for team teaching. Mike has also supervised teachers in Career and Technology Education as a school system administrator.

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