Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 beat the Hyundai Santro and Honda Amaze to clinch Indian Car of the Year 2019
Like every year ICOTY award announcement, this time Maruti Suzuki Swift has been awarded as Indian Car of the year for 2019 by ICOTY jury members. This credible and coveted auto award was presented by Dr. Raghuparti Singhania, Chaiman &MD ,JK Tyres . The Maruti Suzuki swift beat the runner up Hyundai Santro and Honda Amaze to grab the Indian car of the year honor.
In 2018, many car models have been launched with unique and new technology features but ICOTY jury member shortlisted eight car models i.e. Hyundai Santro, Honda Amaze, Honda CR-V, Mahindra Alturas G4, Maruti Suzuki Swift, Maruti Suzuki Ertiga , and Toyota Yaris as a contenders. Maruti Suzuki swift has been won this honor to times in Indian car pf the year 2006 and 2012, and the repetitive victory shows its regular technology and feature up gradation to fulfill customer expectations.
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ICOTY was started in 2005 by senior and eminent journalists of leading automobile magazines to honor cars with Indian Car of the Year award. The award and ceremony is sponsored by JK Tyres.
ICOTY Selection criteria
-The Indian car of the Year winner is selected on the basis of price, comfort, safety, fuel efficiency , styling, performance , innovation, value for money and suitability for Indian driving conditions , by highly experienced jury members with voting process.
– Only new car models, which should be manufacture or assembled in India and should have been homologated by India approved, are considered for the award.
Previous Award winner
2018: Hyundai Verna 2017:Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza
2016: Hyundai Creta 2015: Hyundai Elite i20
2014: Hyundai Grand I10 2013: Ranault Duster
2012: Maruti Suzuki swift 2011: Ford Figo
2010: Tata Nano 2009: Honda City
2008: Hyundai i10 2007: Honda Civic
2006: Maruti Suzuki Swift
About Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018
Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 is designed with aggressive front grill and driver oriented design. The model is available in both Petrol and Diesel engine.
Engine : Maruti Suzuki swift is powered with 1.2 L VVT , 4 cylinder engine ,which delivers power output of 61 kw@6000 rpm and maximum torque 113 Nm@4200 rpm.
Mileage : Petrol (MT/AGS) : 22 km/l and Diesel (MT/AGS): 28.4 km/l
Transmission : 5 speed manual transmission and auto gear shift option is also available.
Features: Dual front air bag, ABS with EBD, Push start stop button, Smart play Infotainment system, automatic climate control.
Price : Start 4.99 Lakh to 8.76 Lakh (Ex-Showroom)