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)




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