Maruti’s flagship hatchback, Swift witnessed a generation change in February, 2018. With over 12 years in India, the brand Swift continues its dominance in terms of sales, though there are many new cars (across segments) that are better equipped and are available at almost same price. From the heap of cars, we have picked top 5 alternatives to the very popular Maruti Swift, read on to know more.
Hyundai’s popular B segment hatchback – Grand i10 received a facelift last year. The hatchback witnessed minor cosmetic changes with additional in-cabin tech and a new 1.2-litre diesel engine. The key updates include a new Cascade design grille, LED DRLs, new front bumper, new diamond but alloys, dual-tone rear bumper with reflectors, a 7-inch infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink, rear parking camera, leather wrapped steering wheel, height adjustable driving seat and adjustable headrests for the rear seats and front air curtains.
A close competitor to Maruti Swift, this Korean hatchback is among the top-selling models in India (based on monthly sales). Powered by the 81.86bhp, 1.2-litre, petrol and 74bhp, 1.2-litre U2 CRDi oil burner, Grand i10 offers almost similar power as Swift. The latter one delivers 83bhp with 1.2-litre petrol and 75bhp with 1.3-litre diesel.
|Model||Maruti Swift||Hyundai Grand i10|
|Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)||Rs 4.99 lakh to Rs 8.29 lakh||Rs 4.69 lakh to Rs 7.46 lakh|
|Mileage (km/l)||22 (P) & 28.4 (D)||18.9 (P) & 24 (D)|