New Maruti Swift vs Hyundai i20: Can i20 Survive against the upcoming new Swift?

New Maruti Swift vs Hyundai i20: Design

Exterior
  • Gets new L-shape LED DRLs within the sharper looking LED headlamps unit.
  • New Honeycomb Pattern and updated front and rear bumpers.
  • New Alloy Wheel design and the conventional door handles returns.
  • The rear sees LED tail-lamps with C-like LED element inside.
Interior
  • Typical Maruti Dashboard layout.
  • Free-standing 9-inch infotainment system and dual-tone theme.
  • New Upholstery for the cabin, and centre console slightly updated.
Exterior
  • Gets new L-shape LED DRLs within the sharper looking LED headlamps unit.
  • New Alloy Wheel design and chrome on door handles.
  • Rear gets Z-shaped LED Tail-lamps; and the bumpers both front and rear are updated.
Interior
  • Gets Digital Instrument Cluster and 10.25-inch Infotainment System.
  • Dual-tone theme for the dashboard while having ambient blue light top of wireless charging pad.
  • New Black Upholstery for the cabin.
  • The rear seats are split in 60:40 ratio.
  • On top it has single-pane sunroof.

New Maruti Swift vs Hyundai i20: Dimensions

  • The i20 has more length than the upcoming new Swift.
  • The i20 is much wider than the upcoming new Swift.
  • The i20 is taller by 25 MM over the upcoming new Swift.
  • The i20 has a longer wheelbase of 2580 MM over the upcoming new Swift.
  • The new Swift has a lower ground clearance compared to the i20 with 7 MM difference.
  • The new Swift has a smaller turning radius if 5.1 Meters over the i20’s 5.2 Meters.
  • The new Swift has a bigger boot space of 445 Litres over 311 L i20’s boot space with 134 Litres difference.
  • The new Swift gets 55 Litre CNG Cylinder (Fuel option) while the 37 Litre Petrol tank is the same for both.

New Maruti Swift vs Hyundai i20: Engine Options

PetrolNew Maruti SwiftHyundai i20
Engine1.2 L 4 Cylinder Z12 MIld-Hybrid1.2 L 4 Cylinder Kappa Engine
DrivetypeFWDFWD
Power82 BHP81.80 BHP
Torque107 NM114.74 NM
Transmission5 Speed MT / AMT5 Speed MT, 7 Speed IVT
Fuel Efficiency23 – 24.5 KMPL19.65 – 20.35 KMPL
CNGNew Maruti SwiftHyundai i20
Engine1.2 L 4 Cylinder Z12 Engine
Displacement1197cc
Power76 BHP
Torque98.5 NM
Transmission5 Speed MT
Fuel Efficiency30.61 KM/KG
  • Hyundai does not offer CNG Fuel Option with the i20.

New Maruti Swift vs Hyundai i20: Features

FeaturesNew Maruti SwiftHyundai i20
HeadlampsLEDLED MFR
TaillampsLEDLED
Wheel size & Tyre16-inch alloy wheels16-inch alloy wheels
Auto Power WindowYesYes
Seat upholsteryFabricLeather
ACAuto Auto
Rear AC ventYesYes
Instrument clusterAnalogDigital
Infotainment System9-inch10.25-inch
Android Auto, Apple CarPlayWirelessWired
Ambient LightingYes
Voice ControlYesYes
Sound System6 Speaker Arkamy’s Sound System7-speaker Bose premium sound system
Cooled GloveboxYes
Auto Dimming IRVMYesYes
Height adjustable driver seatYesYes
Height Adjustable Seat beltsYesYes
SunroofSingle-Pane
Drive ModesYes (Normal and Sports)
  • The new Swift misses out on Sunroof, Drive Modes, Cooled Glovebox, and Ambient Lights
Safety FeaturesNew Maruti SwiftHyundai I20
AirbagsSix AirbagsSix Airbags
Camera360 Surround View CameraReverse Parking Camera
Parking SensorsRearRear
ABS with EBDYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Traction ControlYesYes
TPMSYes
ADASLevel 1
Heads-up DisplayYes
Auto HeadlampsYesYes
ESCYesYes
VSCYes
Hill Start AssistYesYes
ISOFIXYesYes
All 4 BrakesYesFront Disc
  • The new Swift misses out on VSC, TPMS.
  • The i20 misses out on Heads-up Display (HUD), 360 Surround View Camera, Disc Brakes for all wheels; and Level 1 ADAS.

New Maruti Swift vs Hyundai i20: Price and Warranty

ModelsPrice (Ex-showroom)
New Maruti SwiftExpected Rs. 6.50 Lakh
Hyundai i20Rs. 6.99 – Rs. 11.16 L

The Hyundai i20 starts from Rs. 6.99 Lakh for the new entry-level variant ‘Era’, and it goes up to Rs. 11.16 Lakh for the top variant, ‘Asta (O) IVT DT’ where as the new Maruti Swift is expected to be preimum from Rs. 6.50 lakh.

As for the warranty, the i20 comes with 3 years / Unlimited KMs and can be extended up to 7 Years / 1,00,000 KMs while the Swift has a warranty period of 2 years/40,000 km that can be extended to 5 years/1,00,000 km.

New Maruti Swift vs Hyundai i20: Verdict

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