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Maruti Suzuki Swift CNG – Top 5 things to know

2022 Maruti Suzuki Swift CNG launched in India and here are the top 5 things to know about Maruti Suzuki’s latest CNG offering. The Swift CNG is offered in two trims, VXi and ZXi.

Maruti Suzuki Swift CNG – Top 5 things to know

Alternate fuel vehicles are on the rise in a bid to battle the growing pollution crisis around the world. One solution is CNG-powered vehicles and one of the leaders in this segment is Maruti Suzuki with multiple vehicles under its product portfolio.

The latest CNG offering is the Maruti Suzuki Swift, launched in India recently and here are the top 5 things to know about the new Swift CNG if you are planning on buying one.

Design and dimension

The 2022 Maruti Suzuki Swift CNG looks identical to its petrol siblings, in every manner. It features the same headlight, grille, side profile, and rear profile. In terms of just looks, there is no difference at all between the petrol and CNG-powered Swift models.

The new Swift CNG measures 3,845 mm in length, 1,735mm in width, 1,530 mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,450 mm. The dimensions of the hatchback are identical to the petrol-powered Swift as well.

Variants

The Maruti Suzuki Swift CNG is available in two variants and is based on the carmaker’s VXi and ZXi trims. The Maruti Suzuki Swift VXi CNG variant gets rear parking sensors, a music system with Bluetooth connectivity, a 4-speaker audio system, a manually-adjustable driver’s seat, a single-tone interior, and more.

The Swift CNG ZXi trim gets automatic climate control, a touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, navigation, and steering-mounted audio controls.

Price

As mentioned earlier, the VXi CNG trim of the Swift carries a price tag of Rs 7.77 lakh, ex-showroom. This is almost Rs 95,000 more than the VXi petrol version of the Swift, Rs 45,000 more than the VXi AMT variant, and Rs 27,000 more than the ZXi variant.

The ZXi CNG variant of the Swift is priced at Rs 8.45 lakh ex-showroom, which is Rs 95,000 more than the ZXi version, Rs 45,000 more than the ZXi AMT version, Rs 24,000 more than the ZXi+ trim, and Rs 10,000 more than the ZXi dual-tone variant of the petrol-powered Swift.

Engine specifications

The new Maruti Suzuki Swift CNG is powered by the same 1.2-litre dual jet engine, however, it produces 76 bhp and 98.5 Nm of torque with the help of a manual gearbox. There is no AMT on offer. In contrast, when running on petrol, the same engine makes 89 bhp and 113 Nm of torque. In terms of mileage, the Swift CNG returns 30.9 kmpl, while the petrol version returns 23.2 kmpl.

Competition

In terms of competition, the new Maruti Suzuki Swift CNG competes with the Tata Tiago, which is available in four variants, and the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios, which is available in two trims, exactly like the Swift CNG.

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