The first edition of the prestigious and renowned India Design Mark has been bestowed to the well liked and immensely popular hatchbacks, Maruti Swift and Maruti Wagon R. This is a very significant feat for the designers of the company, as this honor is given to those products which are designed well and are reliable and dependable along with being affordable as well. Maruti India is one of the largest car makers in the country and several of their cars have also won accolades of being the most popular car. Their new as well as Used Maruti cars are doing very well since many years and the company is also known for selling their car accessories as well, at a reasonable price. Their trendy hatchback, Maruti Swift is doing very well in all the cities across India and is offered in both petrol and diesel variants. The starting Maruti Swift price for the petrol version is Rs. 4.44 lakh, while the basic diesel trim comes tagged at Rs. 5.53 lakh (both prices mentioned are ex-showroom New Delhi). Apart from selling new cars, the company also deals in used cars as well as. These second hand cars have a good market in the country. Among these second hand cars, the Used Maruti Swift is claimed to be the best selling car model.
The hatchback segment of the country’s rewarding car market is said to be a money spinner for the car companies. The demand of Hatchback Cars is on the rise as these vehicles are said to be a perfect combination of power and luxury with an affordable price tag as well. In this segment, presently Diesel Cars are very much in demand with the recent increase in the petrol price, yet again. The eternal confusion as usual is that which hatchback is better among the numerous options available in the market. This comparison is among three of the most popular hatchbacks, the recently launched Fiat Grande Punto Sports, Volkswagen Polo and the popular Maruti Swift. The most important part of buying a car is its price and we will start the comparison with it. The Fiat Grande Punto Sports is tagged at Rs. 7.36 lakh, while Volkswagen Polo Price for its highline trim is Rs. 7.49 lakh and the Maruti Swift Price for its ZDi trim is Rs. 6.76 lakh (all prices mentioned are ex-showroom New Delhi). While the first two cars are closer to each other in terms of pricing, Maruti Swift is quite lesser. Let’s see the features of these vehicles as convenience and comfort is next in line after price.
Maruti India is now all set to launch the New Maruti Swift in the market. The existing model of the car has ruled the hatchback segment in the country in the past six years. New Maruti Swift launch is expected to be in the month of August. The car in the past six years have not undergone any changes , after a long time the company has decided to upgrade this popular hatchback in India. Maruti India has even asked its dealers to upgrade the old Maruti Swift's booking to a new Swift, if the customer wishes to do so.
Maruti Swift saw a massive tumble in its sales by a whopping 26% in the month of June 2011, reason being the strike at the Manesar facility of Maruti India. But it still managed to stay at the top spot in the Indian Auto market. On the other hand, Hyundai i20 grabbed the number two spot. There is still a huge demand for Maruti Swift, in spite of the new Maruti Swift launch, which is expected next month or so. This month, Maruti India managed to sell around 9,500 cars, whereas Hyundai Indian managed to sell approximately 7,100 units. Maruti India hopes that new Swift will get same kind of response as it was given to the current Maruti Swift.
Maruti India is one of the biggest car manufacturers in the country and Maruti Swift is counted amongst the most appreciated models by Maruti India. If rumors are to be believed, Maruti India is in plans to terminate the old Maruti Swift model very soon. The firm is already in plans to launch a brand new Maruti Swift this year itself. Also the Maruti dealers in India have stopped taking any bookings for the old Maruti Swift model now. Even Maruti India has by now shifted the manufacturing of Maruti Swift Dzire to its Gurgaon plant from its Manesar manufacturing facility.
The all New Maruti Swift by Maruti India which was announced to be launched in India this August. But the Maruti Swift launch has got delayed due the workers strike at Manesar plant in Haryana. As impact of this workers strike the company has not only resulted in revenue loss but also got affected in the production of almost 14,000 units of car on time.