Based on the Japanese reports, Suzuki to unveil the next-generation Suzuki Swift in the Japanese market on December 2017. The 2017 Suzuki Swift or Maruti Swift to be revealed in the global market ahead of the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. In fact, the previous reports indicated that the new Swift is to be premiered in Japan in May 2017 after its debut at the upcoming Geneva show. But, the company is planning to launch in December to compete the Toyota Vitz, which will receive a facelift the coming month. With the new platform, the all new Swift will rival the Toyota Vitz facelift scheduled to launch on January 12, 2017.
The next-gen swift will get the micro hybrid system and transmission options of 2WD CVT, 4WD CVT and 5MT. It is to be offered in hybrid ML, XG and XL regular variants and eight different colors.
The 2017 Swift brochure has leaked and revealed the price details of variants. The regular variants to be priced in between 1,343,520 yen – 1,875,960 yen (Rs 7.76lakhs to Rs 10.84lakhs). All-new Swift RS variants priced between 1,594,080 yen to 1,800,360 yen, equal to Rs. 9.21lakhs to Rs. 10.40lakhs.
In the Indian market, the 2017 Maruti Swift will introduce in the festival season of 2017, whereas the next-generation Swift Dzire will most probably launch in May 2017.