Suzuki Swift is a compact hatchback manufactured by the Japanese automobile company in the year 2000. Looking at its popularity and increasing sales numbers, Suzuki launched its variants world-wide in almost all the nations. This hatchback uplifted the export market of Suzuki owing to the continuous makeovers done to its profile, whether it is exteriors, interiors or engine part. In Indonesia, it is available in two variants like Swift GL and Swift GX, which are available with 5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic transmission option. Powering these trims is the 1.4-litre (1372 cc) in-lined 4-cylinder engine that is based on DOHC valve configuration. This engine produces upright power output of 95 PS at 6000 rpm along with the peak torque of 130 Nm at 4000 rpm. Also, it delivers decent mileage figure that is better than its predecessor. Coming to its exterior-interior segment, it has plenty of appealing and practical aspects that might exactly coincide for what you are looking to be assembled in a small hatchback. Tweaked for improved convenience, this hatchback offers audio control mounted telescopic steering wheel, mini storage compartments, NVH structure reducing noise & harshness, bold silhouette and strong character lines, 'U-shaped' distinctive grille design and Keyless Push Start exit/entry system. It also has better safety aspects like dual SRS airbags, Total Effective Control Technology (TECT), Side Impact Beam, ABS (Anti- Lock Braking System) with EBD (Electric Brake Distribution) and much more. In short, Suzuki Swift set strong competitive spirit against its favorite rivals in the market like Hyundai i20, Vauxhall Corsa and Ford Fiesta.
All the variants of Suzuki Swift are fitted with a slightly tweaked 1.4-litre K-series petrol engine with multi-point injection technology. It delivers a mileage of approximately 16.1 km/l in combined driving cycle.
Suzuki Swift is equipped with powerful 1372cc K14B engine packed in with in-lined 4-cylinder based on DOHC valve configuration. This engine gives upright power output of 93 hp at 6000 rpm along with the peak torque of 130 Nm at 4000 rpm.
In comparison to its earlier variants launched in Indonesia and other nations, this 1.4-litre engine has improvised in terms of acceleration and pick up numbers. It accelerates from 0 to 100 Kmph mark gracefully in 11 seconds. While, you can reach the horizons achieving the maximum speed limit of 170 km/h.
Coming to Suzuki Swift's exterior design, it has received minor alterations and updates for the variants available for Indonesian residents. The alterations have enhanced the elegance and attractive layout of the hatchback. The key features of this hatchback holds breath of onlookers upon it, the bold and distinctive silhouette character lines are employed to its structure. Front facade lays-off strong appeal in u-shaped design grille bifurcated in two zones separated by company symbol in the center. Headlamps are integrated with halogen lights and are designed in unique shape followed by fog lamp on the front bumper. Electrically foldable outside mirrors are kept in body color and employs turn signal function by lighting up the lamp fitted inside. The rear facade features a concave-shaped rear combination lamp, extended roof bar and broad bumper side.
Suzuki Swift body dimensions are quintessential in 3850 mm x 1695 mm x 1510 mm (l x w x h). It also has a long wheelbase of the car is 2430mm.
If you are looking for a hatchback in decent price range and a suitable family car for normal city driving, Suzuki Swift is the perfect solution for it. Its inner trim is wrapped in black color all-over with silver detailing on steering wheel, ac vent, dashboard, door handles, master cluster and odometer to give the impression of sporty and stylishness to the car. Keyless Push Start system eases the exit/entry and start of engine by simply pressing the start button. Also, front door is kept wide in aperture that gives more space to enter in the first row cabin. Its automatic air conditioning maintains optimal temperature inside and can be regulated as per your personal choice and requirement. Comfort steering and handling is possible due to the audio control switches mounted over it. Also, you can adjust the height of steering wheel in accordance with the comfort driver's seating position. In addition, driver’s seat is employed with adjustment capacity in 24 different positions.
Innovative comfort and convenience features are packed in Suzuki Swift that successfully makes your ride a pleasurable experience. Well-cushioned black upholstery covered seats in rear and front cabin provides supreme comfort and support. All the windows are powered with electric open/close switches that reduce the manual efforts. To place your small handy things, it features mini storage compartments besides boot cabin space including front seat back pockets, rear seat cup holder, center console cup holder, door trim pockets, ticket holders, dashboard cabin, rear parcel shelf and much more.
To stow your luggage, belongings and cargo, Swift provides you room of 211-litres as boot cabin space. This volume can be increased further by folding the rear seats.
Suzuki has launched Swift in the Indonesian market by equipping it with powerful engine. This hatchback gets a K14B 1.4-litre engine that comprises of 4-cylinders based on DOHC valve configuration. It delivers a maximum power output of 95 PS at 6000 rpm along with the high torque of 130 Nm at 4000 rpm. This engine is available with a 4-speed automatic transmission and 5-speed manual transmission options.
To keep you entertained on long runs, Suzuki Swift is packed with Audio system integrating CD player & radio tuner surrounded with two tweeters and four speakers set in front-rear cabin. You can also connect external devices and play your favorite tunes via USB socket, aux-in and Bluetooth. Also, driver can operate audio control features even when driving through steering wheel mounted direct switches. This way, you will not feel any kind of hindrance while steering the vehicle. Moreover, you will notice the detailing added to Swift interiors increasing driver's dominance over stereo controls.
Side profile of this hatchback is embraced with 16-inch wheels as standard feature, which are covered with tires of size 185/55 R16. Wheels are distinctively designed in multi-spokes and kept in silver finish, making this hatch baby an attractive vehicle of the segment.
This hatchback is a good take in terms of improvised handling and overall dynamics of the car. It doesn't sways and easily loses track in windy pathways due to its exterior structure formation and strong braking-suspension system. Front wheels come fitted with ventilated disc brakes, while the rear ones are fitted with disc brakes. Furthermore, McPherson strut & coil spring are affixed to front axle and rear axle gets torsion beam & coil springs. Alongside, Antilock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) works side-by-side to keep the vehicle in track. It prevents the wheels from getting interlocked and increases instant braking in fatal conditions.
Suzuki Swift is packed with all the essential safety features that are necessary for protection of occupants. It includes dual SRS airbag system, which acts as a passive safety feature for driver and front seat passenger. Alarm with immobilizer keeps your car safe against any thefts and their malicious acts. Besides, Suzuki's special safety feature, total effective control technology reduces impact of unfortunate events by dispersing impact energy away from occupants. Some of other safety features associated with swift includes ELR seatbelt, side impact beam on both sides of the door, anti- lock braking system with electric brake distribution and child proof lock