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2 million sales milestone for the Maruti Suzuki Swift

Written by Parichay Malvankar

First launched in May 2005, the Maruti Suzuki Swift was an instant hit in the Indian market. It still remains a very popular hatchback in its class, and has sales numbers way ahead of its competition. Since the first day that it was launched, Maruti Suzuki has now achieved a new milestone of 2 million sales of the Swift.

The Swift has always been a good looking, and fun to drive car. In its latest avatar, it also comes with all the bells and whistles one might expect from a car, making it a mass marker favourite. What we currently have on sale is the 3rd generation of the Swift, and it is lighter, safer, more feature loaded and spacious than ever.

The all-new Swift was also one of the fastest cars in the industry to cross 1 lakh bookings, which happened in less than 10 weeks. Maruti Suzuki also had to increase the production of the Swift by 45% during Aprol – October 2018-19 to 1.39 lakh units due to increasing demand, and to reduce waiting period.

The Swift is now sold in petrol and diesel engine options, both of which also get the AMT / AGS automatic technology. Maruti Suzuki reveals that nearly 20% of their customers for the Swift opt for the AMT gearbox.