Suzuki Swift is a
manufactured by the Japanese automobile company Suzuki. The vehicle was first launched in September 2004 at the Paris Motor Show.
first generation Suzuki Swif
t was branded as a sporty subcompact car and was globally launched in 2005. Suzuki Swift was an instant hit all around the world as it yielded double the forecasted sales. It was launched in Pakistan in 2009 by Pak Suzuki Motor Company Limited. The car was equipped with a 1.3-liter M13A petrol engine and was paired with either a 5-speed manual or
4-speed automatic transmission
. It was discontinued in Pakistan in 2021.
second-generation Suzuki Swift
was launched in 2010 which came with a larger wheelbase than before and had a more rounded design language. In 2013, it received a facelift with updated front bumper, L-shaped LED DRLs, fresh 16-inch wheels, LED-type high-level brake lamp and new seat fabric design.
In 2017, Suzuki unveiled the
third-generation Suzuki Swift
. The 5-door hatchback came with a lighter body and better design. The car was also equipped with Suzuki’s mild hybrid technologies integrated starter generator, lane departure warning and high beam assist. The car received a facelift in 2020 with new radiator grille, alloy wheels and dual tone color option.
fourth generation Suzuki Swift
launched in Pakistan on 24th February 2022 and is available in 3 trims -
GL, GL (CVT), and GLX (CVT)
Suzuki Swift Exterior
With a bolder and more sleek design, the new Suzuki Swift 2023 comes with
Halogen multi reflector headlamps
in the GL variants and
LED projection headlamps
in the GLX variant. The headlamps in the GLX variant are automatic and have headlamp leveling devices.
The front of the car has a broad hexagonal grille which houses a chrome lining inside. The GL variants have
mounted on the bumper while the GLX variant has DRLs integrated in the headlamps. The GLX variant is also equipped with fog lamps.
All the variants have
LED high mounted stop lamp
and LED rear combination lamps. The GLX variant also has a rearview camera.
The interior of the new Suzuki Swift 2023 is designed to provide space and comfort to the riders. The driver’s seat is
and all the front and rear seats come with headrests.
All the variants have
power electric steering
with tilt adjustment feature while the GLX variant comes with telescopic adjustment option as well. The top variant also has steering switches for audio control. Behind the steering wheel are the
lit with lights.
9-inch infotainment system
is present in all variants as a standard feature. Other features in the Suzuki Swift 2023 include electric windows, central door locking, light off and key reminder,
, and air conditioner. The GLX variant is further equipped with a smart trunk opener, keyless push start and cruise control while both the CVT variants come with
The new Suzuki Swift current1-year is equipped with more safety features than its predecessor. The car comes with childproof rear locks and 4 airbags as standard features. The GLX variant has 2 additional airbags for extra security.
All the variants come with seatbelts, seatbelts reminder,
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), and
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
as standard features. Suzuki Swift 2023 also has immobilizer technology and security alarm. The CVT variants also come with
Hill Hold Assist
All the variants of the Suzuki Swift 2023 come with a
DOHC 16 valve VVT 1197cc
engine which generates a maximum output of 61/6000 kW/rpm and a maximum torque of 113/4200 Nm/rpm.
The GL variant of Suzuki Swift 2023 has
5-speed manual transmission
while the GL (CVT) and GLX (CVT) variants have
Continuously Variable Transmission
Ride & Handling
The performance of Sift 2023 is better than its predecessor. The car is easy to handle, its responses are swift and it maintains its balance even at high speeds.
The grip of the car is also impressive as it does not swerve even at sharp turns but its body roll is slightly bothering. Due to its lightweight and despite its good grip, the car seems to have noticeable body roll.
The maintenance of Suzuki Swift is quite easy as the car has been in production in Pakistan since 2009 and its auto parts are also widely available across Pakistan at reasonable rates.
The new Suzuki Swift 2023 competes with
Toyota Vitz, Changan Alsvin, Suzuki Cultus,
in the Pakistani market.
Suzuki Swift competes with
which also has a strong consumer base in Pakistan. The Vitz has a great fuel economy and performance but Swift is a cheaper and more affordable option.
also competes with Swift as they share features. Alsvin beats Swift when it comes to price and a wide range of features. Swift, on the other hand, has been a familiar name in the Pakistani market with affordable maintenance and good resale value.