Country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) launched refreshed version of its popular hatchback Swift with 10 per cent enhanced fuel efficiency, priced between Rs 442,000 and Rs 695,000 (ex-showroom Delhi).
The model, which was first launched in the country in May 2005, has been re-introduced in both petrol and diesel variants.
"The Swift now comes with improved fuel efficiency of 10 per cent and a rich equipment list like push start button, a 60:40 split rear seat, electric retractable outside mirrors, reverse parking sensor and others," MSI Executive Director Marketing & Sales, R S Kalsi said in a statement.
With this change, the company retains the DNA of the Swift and yet add features to make the product more exciting, he added.
"The reborn Swift is a tribute to the bestseller of the industry and in line with Maruti Suzuki's commitment to the customers to keep refining our models and win their hearts," Kalsi said.
The company has sold over 12 lakh Swift cars till date, he added.
According to the company, the new Swift diesel comes with a certified fuel efficiency of 25.2 kmpl, up by 10 per cent from the outgoing model while the fuel efficiency of the petrol variants has been improved by 9.67 per cent to 20.4 kmpl.
The introductory prices of the petrol variants of the car range between Rs 442,000 and Rs 590,000, while the diesel versions of the car are priced between Rs 556,000 and Rs 695,000 (ex-showroom Delhi).