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13 June 2018

The Swift is India's fastest selling car

Maruti sold 1 lakh cars in just 145 days
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The new 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift has won the heart of every Indian and is up-to a fabulous start. The recently launched hatchback has recorded a sale of 1 lakh units in just 145 days, making it the fastest car to clock a sale of 1 lakh units in the country. The Swift that has been the heart-throb of every Indian, since its launch in 2005, has sold over 18.9 lakh units.

Speaking on this, R S Kalsi, Senior Executive Director, Marketing and Sales, Maruti Suzuki said, “We are excited to share that the iconic Swift has yet again proven that it is the heartthrob of Indians by setting a landmark of selling over 1,00,000 units in just 145 days. We would like to thank all those who chose to buy this 3rd Gen Swift. We are also grateful to our millions of Swift patrons for their continued trust in Brand Swift. This instant connect of new Swift with the customers is delightful for us and we remain committed to bringing quality products with superior features in the future as well.”

The Swift comes with a choice of both diesel and petrol option. The petrol variant houses a 1.2, 4-cylinder petrol engine that generates a power of 81bhp and 113Nm torque, while the diesel variant is powered by a 1.3 litre, 4-cylinder diesel engine that generates a power of 74bhp and 190Nm torque. Swift also gets a 5-speed Auto Gear Shift transmission. Maruti Suzuki claims that the Swift can do 22kmpl for petrol and 28kmpl for diesel.

The 2018 Swift is available in Maruti showrooms for a starting price of Rs 4.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for petrol and Rs 5.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for diesel.

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