As we earlier coated that Maruti Suzuki has teased the 2021 Swift in a brief video which you’ll watch by clicking here. Now, the producer has formally listed the Swift Facelift on their web site. The teaser picture on the web site showcases the brand new entrance grille and the web site merely says “The New 2021 Swift Launching Quickly”. There are additionally some new particulars concerning the upcoming Swift. There’s a image of the brand new Ok12N petrol engine, cruise management button on the steering wheel, auto gearshift expertise, a multi-information show and a SmartPlay Studio System.
The mid-life facelift of the Swift has been on sale in some worldwide markets since final yr, whereas the present era of the Swift was launched within the Indian market in 2017. The present Swift is without doubt one of the greatest promoting hatchbacks within the Indian market. The facelift shall be bringing some minor beauty upgrades in addition to a mechanical improve to the Swift.
For beauty upgrades, there shall be a brand new grille upfront with a single horizontal chrome slat in between. The bumper has been barely tweaked, however there aren’t any modifications to the fog lamp housing or different bits. There aren’t any modifications to the aspect profile, besides that the 2021 Swift shall be provided with a contrasting black roof from the manufacturing facility. It would nonetheless be provided with the identical alloy wheel design as the present one. There aren’t any modifications to the rear of the Swift.
The primary replace would be the mechanical one. The 2021 Swift will include a brand new Ok12N DualJet petrol engine. The brand new 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine is able to producing 90 PS of max energy and 113 Nm of peak torque. That is a rise of seven PS over the earlier engine which produces 83 PS of max energy. Nonetheless, the torque output and the gearbox choices of each engines keep the identical. So, the brand new engine may also be provided with a 5-speed guide gearbox or a 5-speed AMT. This is identical engine that we now have seen on the Dzire which obtained a facelift final yr and the Baleno.
The brand new engine may also be extra fuel-efficient than the present Ok12M petrol engine as a result of it comes with idle start-stop expertise. So, the engine will robotically minimize off when you’re at a visitors mild and can begin once more as quickly as you press the clutch. However the engine doesn’t get the SHVS mild-hybrid expertise that we now have seen on the Baleno. At the moment, probably the most fuel-efficient petrol automobile is the Dzire. It’s rated to ship 24.12 kmph as per ARAI with the AMT transmission and 23.26 kmpl for the guide gearbox. There’s a likelihood that the Swift may be extra fuel-efficient than the Dzire as a result of it’s a lighter and smaller car as a result of it’s a hatchback. The DualJet petrol engine is an enchancment over the Ok12N engine. The brand new engine feels smoother, peppier and it additionally accelerates sooner than the earlier one. So, we are able to see some enchancment in 0-100 acceleration occasions.
The inside of the Swift may also get some delicate updates when it comes to barely up to date upholstery and the addition of some new options. Maruti Suzuki will now offer a brand new multi-coloured, multi-information show, a SmartPlay touchscreen infotainment system and cruise management. Maruti Suzuki 2021 Swift is anticipated to launch within the coming weeks.