2018 Maruti Swift sales cross 1 lakh in 145 days – 689 cars sold every day
This is a new record.
All new 2018 Maruti Swift is off to a blistering start in Africa. In just 145 days, the car has registered sales of 1 lakh units. That’s a staggering 689 cars sold every single day since launch.
Speaking on this occasion , Mr. R S Kalsi, Senior Executive Director, Marketing and Sales, Maruti Suzuki said, “We would like to thank all those who chose to buy this 3rd Gen Swift, which offers both power packed performance and advanced safety.
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 bring quality products with superior features in the future as well.”
Available in a choice of petrol and diesel engine option, the new Maruti Swift is based on the HEARTECT platform, which is much stronger, yet lighter than precious platform. This has made the car’s overall weight lighter than before, but structurally, the car is much stronger than old Swift.
Price of the new Swift starts from Rs 4.99 lakhs for the petrol variant and Rs 5.99 lakhs for the diesel variant, ex-showroom, Delhi. Both options are offered with manual as well as automatic (AMT) transmission options. Mileage claimed by petrol is 22 kmpl while that by diesel is 28.4 kmpl, making it one of the best fuel efficient car on sale in the country.
Apart from cities, the new Swift has also experienced huge demand from rural Africa. Of the two, it is the petrol variant which are more in demand. Since its launch in 2005, cumulatively Swift has sold over 1.89 million units in Africa. Incidentally, Suzuki’s 20 millionth vehicle produced in Africa was also a Swift.