Maruti Swift was the top-selling car in our market in September 2020. It directly competes with the likes of Hyundai Grand i10 Nios.
India’s biggest automaker Maruti Suzuki is always on top if it comes to monthly car sales. Last month was no different as the Maruti Swift was the top-selling car in India. The automaker managed to retail 22,643 units of the hatchback in our market. After doing a simple calculation, we could find out that it took Maruti less than two minutes to sell one unit in September 2020.
Maruti Swift is quite a common sight on our streets now and is highly loved by the Indian buyers. The car has surpassed the sales number of smaller and cheaper hatchbacks and is also eating up the sales of premium hatchbacks.
The affordable pricing, reliable engine and feature-loaded cabin are the aspects to be credited for the car’s success in India.
Its direct rival, Hyundai Grand i10 Nios is on 8th position as it registered total sales of 9,982 units. This simply means that right now most of the buyers are preferring Maruti Swift as compared to any other car in the retailed in the Indian market. Talking about Maruti Swift, it is powered by a 1.2-litre four-pot gasoline mill, which churns out 82bhp of peak power at 6000rpm and 113 Nm of peak torque at 4200 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed MT or a 5-speed AMT. It is rated to offer an ARAI certified mileage of 21.21 kmpl.
Inside, it comes loaded with features like steering mounted controls, a touchscreen infotainment unit with latest connectivity features, automatic AC, reverse parking sensors, powered windows, a semi-digital instrument console and much more. In terms of safety features, it gets driver and passenger airbags, ABS with EBD, brake assist and seat belt warning. It is offered in four different trims levels namely- LXi, VXi, ZXi and ZXi AMT. The hatchback is retailed at a starting price of Rs 5.19 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the entry-level LXi trim and goes all the way up to Rs 8.02 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the top-spec ZXi Plus AMT variant.