Suzuki Swift is a compact class B car, created for modern city dwellers who want to show their individuality and distinguish themselves in the crowd. The first Japanese show Suzuki Swift took place in December 2016, and to Europe the novelty reached in 2018, showing itself at the Geneva Motor Show. The car retained its previous dimensions, refreshed its exterior, “moved” to another platform, and also got a full drive.
Interior and Exterior Design
Front is a relief bumper, which includes a hexagonal grille, which gives the car a sporty aggression. Also, the picture is complemented by the teardrop optics of the head light. The lightness of the body is due to the “floating” roof, the high “window sill” line and the concave sides. The stern has a swollen rear bumper and stylish lanterns. In general, the exterior of the novelty has become stricter and more aggressive, while remaining recognizable.
Salon Swift is made of cheap but high-quality materials: hard plastic and fabric upholstery. The driver’s workplace is represented by: a truncated multi-functional steering wheel; two wells of the instrument panel, the arrow of the speedometer which in the zero position looks strictly down and a 4.2-inch on-board screen; multimedia wide-format system, and, finally, a climate control unit with three controllers. The passenger compartment will be comfortable only for 4 passengers, including the driver. Front seats have developed lateral support and a lot of adjustments, but the rear row is completely flat.
At the choice of the buyer offers two units: 1.2-liter with a capacity of 90 hp. and a torque of 120Hm, as well as a three-cylinder 1.0-liter turbo engine with a power of 111 hp. and a torque of 170Hm. But for a surcharge each engine can be equipped with a hybrid system SHVS (50Hm), which will twist the crankshaft during the start or acceleration.
Each of the engines is paired with a 5-step. mechanics. However, the “atmospheric” as options can get a continuously variable variator and all-wheel drive, and the 1.0-liter turbo-unit offers 6-step machine.
The company promises that the new subcompact will receive the best in the class of fuel economy. It is assumed that the reduction in fuel consumption will be achieved through the use of a hybrid system Smart Hybrid Vehicle by Suzuki (SHVS), previously applied to the hatchback.
The initial atmospheric unit is combined with a 5-speed “mechanics” or variator. The drive can be either front or full.
Turbotomotor 102 hp (version of Suzuki Swift RSt) works in tandem with a 6-speed automatic box only in front-wheel drive modifications. The fuel consumption is about 5 liters per 100 km.
The hybrid system consumes 3.65 liters per 100 km. It is installed on the front and all-wheel drive versions of the hatchback. The electromotor is only used when the vehicle is starting and accelerating.
Release Date and Price
In Europe, the new Suzuki Swift will be on sale in 2018. The price of the new Suzuki Swift 2018 in Japan ranges from $ 11,400 to $ 15,700 .
For a surcharge, the car can be equipped with a multimedia with support for Android Auto and Apple Car Play, as well as a navigator, a camera, climate control and a set of security systems. Probably, in the future the manufacturer will present one more version of the hatchback, equipped with a 1.4-liter 140-horsepower engine, as well as a hybrid modification of the car. Each version is available in front-wheel or all-wheel drive.