Maruti Suzuki's premium hatchback Swift surpasses its record, clocks cumulative sales of 2.5M units

Launched in 2005, the Swift had created the premium hatchback segment in the country.

Sep 15, 2021 02:09 IST India Infoline News Service

Maruti Suzuki has announced that India’s favourite premium hatchback Swift’s success has been nothing short of phenomenal. India’s No. 1 selling car of 2020-21 has transcended its records by clocking cumulative sales of 2.5 million units.

Launched in 2005, the Swift had created the premium hatchback segment in the country.

Shashank Srivastava, Senior Executive Director (Marketing & Sales), Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “With its launch in 2005, Swift heralded the start of the premium hatchback segment in India. The most awarded premium hatchback in the country, Maruti Suzuki Swift is the only car to win the prestigious ICOTY awards for all three generations. Every generation of Maruti Suzuki Swift has been India’s favourite and has won the hearts of over 2.5 million Swift lovers. The No. 1 selling car of FY20-21, the sporty Swift has created a glorious legacy with its scintillating looks and power-packed performance.”

He added, “Swift is not a car, it is a feeling, an emotion and a refreshing new thought process that challenged many notions around hatchbacks. This success is a testament to the love of customers and critics for Brand Swift. With more than 52% of customers below the age of 35 years, Swift has been constantly refreshed to match the changing aspirations of its evolving young customers We wouldn’t have achieved this remarkable milestone without the unceasing support from our customers.”

As per the statement, Swift has been the customer’s favourite with its bold and distinctive look, aggressive front grille, cockpit-style interiors and outstanding performance. In line with this, the recently launched, Maruti Suzuki Swift 2021, is engineered to delight the next generation of car owners. Packed with K-Series 1.2L Dual Jet Dual VVT Engine with Idle Start-Stop, honeycomb mesh grille, the Swift 2021 is peppy and fun to drive. Available in both Manual and Auto Gear Shift transmission, Swift offers best-in-class fuel efficiency of 23.20 km/l in MT and 23.76 km/l in AGS variants for an unmatched drive. Swift continues to be limitless and dominates its segment with its modern and feature-rich offerings.

At around 2.31 pm, Maruti is trading at Rs6899.45  per piece flat compared to the previous closing on Sensex. 

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