2011 Maruti Suzuki Swift VS Old Maruti Suzuki Swift

Monday 24 October 2011, 11:28 AM by

Following the launch of the eagerly awaited 2011 Maruti Suzuki Swift new model, Indian buyers are highly concerned about the difference that the new version carries, in order to satiate themselves before purchasing the vehicle. As a matter of fact Maruti Suzuki Swift 2011 does carry upgradations at large scale, and can undoubtedly be considered over the previous model due to disparities it has brought in most of the aspects.

2011 Maruti Suzuki Swift VS Old Maruti Suzuki Swift- DIMENSIONS

2011 Maruti Suzuki Swift has a length 3850 mm as against 3696 mm carried by the previous model. The change increases the cabin space, subsequently offering ample legroom for the backseat passenger. The height of the new Swift has been ascended by 155 mm. The idea has been put into action in the wake of complaints made by tall occupants using old Swift. The width of the new model has also been increased from 1690mm to 1695mm which is not a considerable change. However, as a result of the low height, the new model offers an overall decreased centre of gravity and strong grip on road.

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New Swift Vs Old Swift

2011 Maruti Suzuki Swift VS Old Maruti Suzuki Swift- SAFETY

2011 Maruti Suzuki Swift has a fresh chassis which has been built in order to comply with the strict safety norms. Recently, the Swift 2011 has been awarded with the title of the safest mini car in the U.K by the Euro New Car Assessment Program rating. The new Swift is safer owing to the presence of ABS, revamped chassis and class apart handling to avert a collision during frantic times.

2011 Maruti Suzuki Swift VS Old Maruti Suzuki Swift- CONTROL

2011 Maruti Suzuki Swift has more effective and optimized suspensions, to deal on a larger level.

Thus, the handling and control of the car get a new definition.

2011 Maruti Suzuki Swift VS Old Maruti Suzuki Swift- INTERIORS

New Maruti Swift has upgraded and finely finished interiors, with improvement in plastic quality, better steering wheel, and better central console, all these provides a feel of refreshment as one enters the car.

2011 Maruti Suzuki Swift VS Old Maruti Suzuki Swift- EXTERIORS

There is a possibility of the difference between the old and the new swift, from the outside, go unnoticed as the styling department has not undergone modifications. However, with larger headlamps, tail lamps stretched to the sides, overall larger dimensions, redesigned rear door, advance grille design, the new Swift outshines the previous model.

2011 Maruti Suzuki Swift VS Old Maruti Suzuki Swift- GADGETRY
2011 Maruti Suzuki Swift will feature better accessories like upgraded audio system, connectivity options being increased, improved steering mounted control. With the new model, the Research & Development teams have worked hard in order to bring an end to the problems that crop up in the development cycle of a new model of a car.

2011 Maruti Suzuki Swift VS Old Maruti Suzuki Swift- MILEAGE

It also brings a better mileage quotient to the new swift. The new Swift petrol version is 4 per cent more fuel efficient than the old one, with an iimpressive mileage of 14.4 kmpl in the city roads and 18.6 kmpl on the highways.On the other hand, thenew Swift dieselis 6 per cent more fuel efficient than the predecessor by offering a mileage of 22.9 kmpl in the city roads and 23.8 kmpl on the highways.

2011 Maruti Suzuki Swift VS Old Maruti Suzuki Swift- WEIGHT

Maruti has offered a slimmer look to the new Swift by axing its weight. As a matter of fact, less kerb weight and shifting the location of the engine has resulted the aerodynamic drag of the car to reduce to an extent.

As a matter of fact, it is a common trend that users sell their cars after a period ranging from 5 to 10 years and switch over to upgraded version of the car. Considering the resale value factor, a newer model or variant usually offers a better resale value over an older model.

However, the new Swift is available at a price that is Rs. 30,000 to Rs. 40,000 more than the previous model.

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