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New Suzuki Swift 2018-2019 – the next generation of a hatchback

The new Suzuki Swift 2018-2019 – photos and videos, the price and specifications, specifications and reviews of the owners of Suzuki Swift, the new generation of Japanese compact hatchback. December 27, 2016 in Japan, the official premiere of the new Suzuki Swift, sales of new products Suzuki 2018-2019 will start in the country.

The world presentation of the global model of the new generation of Suzuki Swift is planned as part of the Geneva Motor Show in early March 2017, after which the new generation of the model will be available to motorists around the world. Deliveries of the new Suzuki Swift to Russia are still in doubt. Perhaps the novelty will be available to Russian motorists in early 2018.

The new Suzuki Swift hatchback replaced the platform (based on the model from the new Suzuki Baleno ), acquired a more modern body exterior design (however, the redesign of the previous generation of the model was evident ), dropped about 100 kg of curb weight in comparison with its predecessor, received a solid and high-quality interior with a mass Modern equipment, advanced security systems, new petrol engines and even a moderate hybrid version (petrol 1.2 Dualjet, SHVS system with Integrated Starter Generator, braking energy recovery system).

There is a lot of innovations and a higher quality of the novelty, offered now only with a five-door hatchback body. True, you can not at once say that before us is the five-door, so original and organically Japanese designers have incorporated the door handles of the rear doors into the frame of the glasses, additionally awarding the rear roof rack with a contrasting black insert, giving the roof dome the soaring effect.

  • The exterior dimensions of the body of the new Suzuki Swift 2018-2019 are 3840 mm in length, 1695 mm in width, 1500 mm in height (the version with 4WD all-wheel drive has a body height of 1525 mm), with 2450 mm of wheelbase.

The new Heartect platform, on which Swift is based, is manufactured with a wide application of high and ultrahigh strength steel. Modern materials allow to provide low weight of a body (even in the maximum complete set the car tightens on scales less than 1000 kg) at high rigidity of a design on twisting and bending. The basic version with a 1.2-liter engine weighs only 840 kg.

The salon of the new generation of the subcompact Japanese hatchback Swift, on the one hand, will please the driver and passengers with excellent capacity (of course, with a look at the class), and on the other hand, a lot of equipment. The length of the cabin is 1910 mm, and the height is 1225 mm. A competent layout of the cabin and high-mounted first-row seats and a back seat allow cozy seating in the passenger compartment of five adult passengers.

Particularly the manufacturer distinguishes the excellent organization of the driver’s workplace with a wide range of adjustments to the steering column and an armchair equipped with sporty solid side-support beads. The steering column is able to change the height by 40 mm, and the telescopic adjustment provides adjustment to 36 mm in depth. The longitudinal adjustment of the chair is impressive 240 mm, the micro-lift of the seat will provide a 60 mm driver’s lift. So at the wheel of a novelty it will be convenient to settle down and at drivers with growth under 190 sm.

The useful volume of the luggage compartment is from 265 liters behind the backs of the second row of seats up to 579 liters, provided that the separate rear seatback is combined. The loading height of the trunk is 715 mm, the maximum width is 1140 mm, the height is 870 mm, the length to the back of the back row is 675 mm.

From equipment available for the new generation of Suzuki Swift, we want to pay attention to a highly informative instrument panel with a large on-board computer screen (depending on the level of the monochrome or color screen), a compact multifunctional steering wheel (with three spokes and a puffy rim).

And also the newest multimedia system Smartphone Linkage Audio Display with 7-inch color screen (Apple CarPlay, Android-Auto, navigation, rear view camera), optional Safety Package (security package working with front camera and laser radar) provides adaptive cruise -monitoring, monitors the unauthorized crossing of the marking, controls the modes of operation of the headlights and is responsible for automatic braking in front of obstacles on the road.

Specifications of Suzuki Swift 2018-2019

Two petrol engines are offered for the car.

  • The basic four-cylinder 1.2-liter DUALJET (91 HP 118 Nm) paired with 5 manual gearboxes or CVT variator. Drive front or full 4WD.
  • A more powerful variant is a turbocharged three-cylinder 1.0-liter (102 HP 150 Nm) paired with 6 automatic transmissions. The default drive is to the front wheels. The fuel consumption is only 5 liters per hundred.

The Japanese company plans to equip the novelty with a more powerful 1.4-liter Boosterjet engine with a return of 140 forces.
Moderately hybrid Suzuki Swift version is equipped with Mild hybrid system, which includes petrol 1.2 DUALJET, 48-volt lithium-ion battery and electric motor-generator. The electric motor helps the gasoline engine at the start of the car from a place and an intensive set of speed, improving the dynamic characteristics of the car and reducing fuel consumption. The fuel consumption declared by the manufacturer is 3.65 liters. This version is available to order with both a front-wheel drive and a four-wheel drive.

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