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Maruti Swift vs Hyundai I-20 –5 lakhs segment cars

Updated on April 18, 2015
Maruti Swift On road
Maruti Swift On road
Modified Maruti Swift - Beast of Burden
Modified Maruti Swift - Beast of Burden
Swift inner view interiors
Swift inner view interiors
Hyundai I-20
Hyundai I-20
Hyundai I-20 Inner steering-dash click
Hyundai I-20 Inner steering-dash click

This is a layman-style review of Hyundai I‑20 compared to Maruti Swift. Simple as it is. No strings attached.

LOOKS (EXTERIOR): i20 has good paint work. "I have tried too hard to copy Peugeot 307" headlights, the belt line is nice, side profile, especially rear window reverse angle C - pillar harks back to Swift, wraparound tai lights - again very Swiftish touch.

INTERIORS: Good. Plastic quality pretty good, some bits shiny, huge glove box.

SPACE: Found the seats to be a bit on the flat side. Rear under thigh support could be better.

PERFORMANCE: Weird. Hyundai claims 80 odd bhp. Car I drove was new but even allowing for the new ones of the engine, the engine's reluctance to freely rev beyond 4500 rpm was disappointing. Until 3500 rpm, I 20 pulls decently, but beyond that you can sense a strain on the power plant. It is not that I-20 does not want to rev, but that it os better that you do not. Compare that to the Swift's turbine smooth "revvability" till the 6600 rpm limiter and you'll understand what I mean.

HANDLING: Lousy. Simply lousy. I 20 rolls and wallows in a corner. There is way to much understeer so much so that at modest speeds, say as low as 60 kph in a tightening bend. The nose starts washing out. Compare this to the Swift's razor sharp turn in, flat cornering, resistance to understeer and "throttle adjustability" the swift simply pummels the Hyundai into submission.

FUEL EFFICIENCY: I 20 : 9.8 hard driving, tankful to tankful in Delhi traffic Swift VXI with 185/70 - R14's: 11.82 same route, tankful to tankful, same traffic conditions.

SUMMARY: I 20: spacious hatch if you want to pootle around town.

SWIFT: The vehicle to own if you love driving, love cars and want to put a smile on your face when you are driving down that long and winding road, where ever it is.

It is good despite after three years of launch, Swift still rules and Hyundai despite doing a calculated effort not even coming closer to the performance of Swift.

Truly Swift is a revolution.

The funny thing is that if you drive the I 20 - drive it for an extended session, if possible, and you will also feel it - the engine does not behave as if it has got 80 odd bhp on tap - as claimed by Hyundai.

Initially it feels peppy, but when you extend it over the rev range, then the limitations come up.

If f you guys have driven the old Hyundai Accent and remember how the engine used to run into an "imaginary wall" after 4500 rpm versus the then free revving Esteem engine, you will have a very good comparison.

In terms of safety stakes, I-20 has the Swift licked what with 6 airbags, etc, but then again the price is also whopping enough.

Moot point is: FRILLS and niceties go for the Hyundai

For driving pleasure and depth of engineering, I would recommend MARUTI SWIFT.

So What do you say? Maruti Swift or Hyundai I-20

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      mss 3 years ago

      Swift is good to drive also...but for me I20 looks great...some reasons to like I20 ...

      1) Price- Compare to swift (ZDI) and I20 sportz--

      swift ZDI price=8.5 lakhs on road

      I20 sportz diesel price= 8.8 lakhs on road.

      some extra features I20 compared to swift car..ex: cooling glove box, rear camera, electromagnetic inside rear view mirror, outside mirror automatic folding, very good looking foldable key but in swift its worst look, rain sensing wipers, 60:40 split seats, good looking music systems along with steering mounted controls but crapped look in swift, more and enough space for 5, blue illumination lights looks hot compare to yellow type in swift, steering looks great in i20 compared to swift, the price difference is only 30k compared to swift ZDI..

      so which one is better ....?

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      mss 3 years ago

      Swift is good to drive also...but for me I20 looks great...some reasons to like I20 ...

      1) Price- Compare to swift (ZDI) and I20 sportz--

      swift ZDI price=8.5 lakhs on road

      I20 sportz diesel price= 8.8 lakhs on road.

      some extra features I20 compared to swift car..ex: cooling glove box, rear camera, electromagnetic inside rear view mirror, outside mirror automatic folding, very good looking foldable key but in swift its worst look, rain sensing wipers, 60:40 split seats, good looking music systems along with steering mounted controls but crapped look in swift, more and enough space for 5, blue illumination lights looks hot compare to yellow type in swift, steering looks great in i20 compared to swift, the price difference is only 30k compared to swift ZDI..

      so which one is better ....?

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      Gaurav 5 years ago

      Abhi just chka your words 180 i20 200 then I believe u will definitely beat Michael Schumacher with his Ferrari and u even in honda city :P

      This is just letting urself satisfying with my thing nd it is best face the reality 180 I can't stop laughing

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      Gaurav 5 years ago

      Totally agree with you bro all do have thr own way to select car some of them watch looks interior but those are multi billionaire if ur then go for Ferrari not i20 now don't say i20 better then Ferrari :P

      Now if you need overall car which counts avrg mantainence pickup then swift in is best :)

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      siddharth sharma 5 years ago

      Dear abhi

      As i told all if u that i am x owner of i20 and current owner of new swift.

      I m not saying i20 is bad car

      I20 is better than swift in space

      Exterior looks (depend on ur taste)

      Comfort and safety

      But if i talk abt handling pick up performance than swift is better

      I don't want to hurt ur feelings for ur car

      I20 is very good car

      Okay those who want comfort style looks and safety go for i20

      And those who want handling mileage performance grt network resale value go for swift

      Is that ok wid u

      And u said i20 diseal take 12 sec

      U r wrong bro

      I thnk u shld consult dealer

      It evn diseal takes more than 13 second

      And swift 12

      And i don't thnk tht v purchase car for racing

      Take test drive

      Take help of internet

      Ask ur dealer

      U vl get same result as i told u abt i20

      Okay jst answer ds simple question why people are ready to wait for 6-7 months for swift ?

      Why most of people prefer swift more than i20?

      Otherwise i20 is also very good car

      I had i20

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      Madan 5 years ago

      Hi, I think there s dispute over two fan groups, i20 fans and swift fans. I am an i20 diesel 6 speed owner, the reason i didn't buy swift because mainly of two reasons

      1) Quality of material used interior and exterior.

      2) lack of technical expertise in after sales service.

      3) Diesel engine is from Fiat, the same engine for all tata's, fiat's and maruti's. and it is getting outdated.

      3) Got really bored seeing swifts everywhere, just like in the case of bajaj pulsar, even new swift is exact copycat of previous. I will go psycho if i buy a swift, you are no different than others and you cannot feel special.

      Why i20

      1) Looks are different, spacious, component quality is good, exteriors and interiors are well designed and matches very well with the entire car concept.

      2) Engine is redesigned, it is 6 speed, with VGT - Huge Intercooler, EGR. with Full EPS.

      ( This is the same patented CRDi engine shared by Daimler Chlyser and Hyundai).

      3)HASS is good, component quality is good and lasts well, less repairs, but ok if little bit high priced.

      4)Performance and handling, it depends user to user, For me i20 handling and performance heartily satisfied.

      Technically, i20 has larger front disc brakes and larger tyre base(185/90) than swift. I was able to easily clock 178kmph without any trouble with AC and 5 people+luggage onboard. my friend has touched 180kmph (watch in youtube)

      And not to mention 220Nm is world class torque and no car in this segment has swift has 190Nm, it pulls like hell anything i have ever seen, leave it in 2nd gear in hill climb, it pulls happily.

      5)Mileage in city with AC i am getting 17-18kmpl and outside city with AC 24-25kmpl plus. ( i have real time mileage indicator installed)

      6) Note , i20 is filled with lot of small gadgets even high end car do not have, and these are not told by either Hyundai or sales person, ex: rain sensor, auto headlight dipper, speed sensing door lock, auto parking lights off, gear shift indicator, sunroof.....and many many things, some of them mentioned come by default and some are additional accessories.

      Truly worth the money spent, if i had swift even new one, i would have cursed myself all the time, just because not being different and lack of component quality, same case as bajaj pulsar.

      Regards

      MADAN

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      danesh simmry 5 years ago

      HI Soni,

      I wish to buy a car and little confused between Swift and Toyota Liva.

      will you please make a SWOT analysis and guide me which will be wise choose.

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      abhi 5 years ago

      dear siddhart sharma m not talking about the i20 petrol m talking about i20 diesel , if u dn't hv ant idea abt it hw cn u be so confident, just checkout fr i20 diesel , its g8 in all respect it takes 12.00 sec frm 0-100

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      bhaskar madan 5 years ago

      i want to purchase a new car under 6 lakhs after 4 months .so any company will launch new models of cars?

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      Sabya 5 years ago

      Dear Soni and all Swift lovers....

      Thanks for all your suffort for the Swift.

      Have you seen the latest swift? Its a copy cat of i20....

      Ofcourse you will tell its far better than i20...then why was it changed in line with the i20?

      You swift lovers are actually like the frog in the well.

      Get up and see around...the world is changing.

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      Mayuresh 5 years ago

      dear soni, i test drove both cars currently and can't tell you how right you are. the swift is the undisputed king.

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      siddharth sharma 5 years ago

      My dear friend abhi

      let me tell u about my xperince

      i am x owner of i20 and current owner of swift

      i am not saying tht i20 is bad car

      i m saying thay overall swift is better than i20

      let me tell u the difference between these two cars.

      1 safety- i20 is better than swift due to its 6 airbags

      2 pick up- swift is better than i20. it takes 12.5 second to reach 0-100 and i20 takes 13.8 second (petrol)

      3 space- i20 is better than swift

      4 comfort- both are equal

      5 performance- swift is better than i20

      6 handling- no doubt swift is mch mch better than i20

      7 interior- depends upon taste accrdng to me swift is better

      8 exterior- no doubt i20

      9 resale value and network- everybody knows swift

      overall swift is better if ur prioritty is safety space exterior and looks but if u wnt performance handling resale value pick up power thn go for swift

      milege - swift is better

      u cn check these figure on internet

      and abhi 220km/hr is shown in speedometer of i 20 it doesn't mean tht i20 can catch 220. U said tht u touchd 170 in ur i20 but how it is possible coz evn hyundai claims top speed of 165.

      Okay i want to ask one question from all of u

      Why sale of swift is mch more than i20

      advance record booking of new swift tells us the whole story

      why people are purchasing swift even with the long waiting period

      this tells us tht which car is better

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      Abin Thomas 5 years ago

      I BROUGHT AN 120 LAST WEEK. GR8 CAR. I LOVED DRIVING THIS CAR. GUYS GO FOR I20. SUPERB

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      Divaker Jha 5 years ago

      I have purchased New Swift VXI recently. It rockzzzz...

      Its performance, futuristic technology and driving pleasure is superb. It is truly stylish and gives a sense of delight.

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      Divaker Jha 5 years ago

      I have purchased New Swift VXI recently. It rockzzzz...

      Its performance, futuristic technology and driving pleasure is superb. It is truly stylish and gives a sense of delight.

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      A khare 5 years ago

      Any one who have new Swift ZXI ,plz share experience.

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      Amit 5 years ago

      hi, i have to purchase in 6-7 lacs segment in diesel model.

      I have seen Swift VDI, i-20 sports and polo models.

      can u please suggest the best one in all these or any other...??????

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      Abhi 5 years ago

      hey ki2, u must go for the diesel i20 very successful car with huge space and attractive interior and excellent performance if u wana make ur choice final thn just have a test drive of i20 diesel and experience heaven on wheel as m also one of the proud and satisfied owner of i20 diesel.

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      Ki2 5 years ago

      I own a RTIZ(LXI) petrol, now planning for a diesel hatchback within budget of 7 lakhs.

      Please suggest the bet one.

      List of cars in my mind(New Swift,Fabia,i20 Magna)

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      Abhi 5 years ago

      hey bro siddharth m srry to say u re little misconcept , i20 diesel crdi gives much more good performance then new swift i have both the cars and i have the real experience so just don't give ur wrong suggestions without any experience just have a test drive and feel it urself , i20 have 220 top speed , and i have drove it at 180 kph and it can go till 200 without much load and vibrations.

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      Abhi 5 years ago

      hi ! Guys i just bought my i20 diesel crdi megna believe me i20 is such a nice car much more powerful, great looks, great interior then the new swift , just have a test drive and feel d comfirt and power it have 7 manual gears , dn't go on d shit comments of people who say swift is better just try , u'll definitely get ur positive points toward i20.

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      althaf kasargod 5 years ago

      Rits is better than New swift

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      Nishant Khanna 5 years ago

      I have booked New Swift VDI and I think i have made a rght decision :)

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      siddharth 5 years ago

      To all my brothers who thinks that top speed of swift is 145 guys its 170

      And i know that no one is gonna try this even with i20

      In simple words

      for comfort space go for i20

      For performance speed

      driving plesure mileage

      go for swift

      one more thing new swift good good leg room space and interiors

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      gokul koyani 5 years ago

      i love mi i20 car.

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      deshu 5 years ago

      i20 rockssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss..........

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      udhaya 5 years ago

      Hi soni,

      can you suggest me a best car around 6.5 to 7.2L on road price. in all aspects including maintenance.. because maintenance will make us worry sometimes in future

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      jamie 5 years ago

      I would be installing CNG kit after 1 year on my car, which car i should buy i20 or Swift ?? any expert plz advice.

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      Anilkumar.V 5 years ago

      If i20 is the best ever car then why all people go after swift. old swift was less in price that may be one reason. but now there is a slight de4ference between swift and i20. people knows which is better . they are ready to achieve the best even after long waiting period

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      Anurag 5 years ago

      I think I 20 is a better car.

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      DESHRAJ 5 years ago

      i20 car is very good car no one can beat i20......no swift,no ritz, punto, no figo, no polo......i20 is best.

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      sukhmeet singh 5 years ago

      i20 is a better car than swift

      (1) maruti needs the survice after 5000 km

      i20 needs at 10000km

      (2) swift interior is very black & ugly

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      SHARDUL JOSHI 5 years ago

      0 is a car of the era, compact yet spacious, technologically advanced yet environment friendly from the pioneer of small car manufacturers Maruti Suzuki, christened as Maruti Swift. But then as Maruti was making inroads into the mindset of compact-car category, Hyundai made no mistake to capitalize on Maruti’s success with launch of Hyundai i10 and now with more advanced and spacious Hyundai i20. If spacious is synonymous with Maruti Swift, Hyundai i20 promises value for money with no compromise on comfort and space.

      In the mini-car segment, both Maruti Swift and Hyundai i20 comes with 5 door hatchback but Hyundai i20 comes with an extended wheelbase measuring 2525mm. This aspect gives greater stability to Hyundai i20 as compared to Maruti Swift with wheelbase of 2390mm. And the size does matters and rightly so Hyundai i20 stands with 3940 mm in length and 1710 in width in comparison to Maruti Swift overall length of 3760mm and overall width of 1690mm. In height you might see our Hyundai i20 a bit shorter to Swift but in its look Hyundai i20 reflects sturdier appeal. With increased overall length and width, I feel that the interior space of Hyundai i20 is always greater thus enhancing comfort with style. When it comes to voting for spaciousness, I felt that spending few extra bucks will help you enjoy a better leg space with roomy interiors in a Hyundai i20 than in Maruti Swift. However, check the performance statistics before you make your choice.

      The greatest innovation in terms of lighter weight is the all aluminum engine and the Hyundai i20 is equipped with modern Kappa engine for optimum fuel efficiency and minimum gas emission. And the Maruti Swift too responds at the slightest touch in the all aluminum 1298cc engine with 16 valves that generates torque of 113Nm@4500rpm. The maximum speed of Maruti Swift is 160km/h and from 0-60 km, Maruti Swift takes just 6 seconds. The gearbox matches perfectly with the power and the torque curves. Whereas, the Hyundai i20 with differential gear ratio clocks 0-60km in 12.9 seconds. Hyundai i20 is good for the Indian roads but I know not how the car will perform in the highway.

      Available in five variants and six shades of metallic hue, price of Maruti Swift ranges from Rs 4 lacs to Rs 5.6 lacs. While Hyundai i20, launched in eight vibrant shades is priced at Rs 4.79 lacs for Magna version, Rs.5.59 lacs for the Asta and Rs.5.82 lacs for Asta (O), New Delhi, ex-showroom.

      So, just check out and drive with pleasure

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      shardul Joshi 5 years ago

      Hyundai i20 is always ahead than maruti suzuki swift in all things eg. comfort ,technology & performance etc.

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      Ajay 5 years ago

      Deepak pls don't drive on 1 gear. At 40-50 drive on 5th gear

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      deepak 5 years ago

      i have recently bought hyundai i20 and never got a chance to use it to its full extent.......bt its mileage is disappointing.never got a chance to exceed 100....can anyone tell me hwz is its performance on high speed.

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      samudra 5 years ago

      hi soni my budget is 5.5 ex showroom. plz suggest my a good hatchback. both diseal and petrol. i love the looks of i20, but i am really worried about the mileage. again i confused between the ritz vdi and swift vdi. plz suggest as erly as possible. since i don't drive your suggestion will be of grt help.

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      aadi 5 years ago

      can you plz tell me on what basis you said for those who love driving should go for swift?

      i mean to say i am an experienced and fast driver and was going for 12o magna diesel but after reading your article i got a bit afraid?

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      Navin Kanth Reddy 6 years ago

      What ever, swift is the best vehicle ever in the indian markets, because of its unmatched performance and futuristic technology, which I think, would take a lot of time for the other vehicles to catch up with.

      Any way guys planning to go for a swift or hyundai i 20, I would always recommend you to go for swift, it is value for money.

      Any body who is a novice in deciding which vehicle to go, can always contact me at my e-mail address Navinkanth1976@Hotmail.com for free advice.

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      Madhan Thamilarasan. 6 years ago

      I don't have a car yet but reading this review i feel its 'This article is very biases'. Swift is a good car no question but i20 is none the less. Just try this, sit inside a swift and then in i20 and just tell which one feels better. I am sure you will like the i20 interior and its cabin space is bigger than the swift. i20 is costlier than swift but you get what you pay for i 20 is well eqipped. I want to point out one more thing on this review which is a blunder mistake they have the i30 image instead of i20. Please give importance to details accurately when you write a review. Thanks.

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      tushar 6 years ago

      guys do u have ny idea when will new i20 lunch in india???

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      Dr Neeraj 6 years ago

      all are idiots

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      swangchan 6 years ago

      suzuki company is best company in the world.

      maruti is on of the fraud company in the world.

      maruti suzuki swift is a good car.but

      maruti swift is a local car

      maruti suzuki swift has suzuki engine.

      maruti swift has local engine.

      there are two types of swift car.

      first is maruti suzuki swift that is original car . this swift car has suzukiengine. there is inprint suzuki name on the engine. buy

      second is maruti swift, that is local car. this car has no suzuki engine. that is local or fake engine.there is no inprint suzuki name on the engine.

      if you have any dought please check your car engine.if your car engine suzuki ,that is original.

      you ask your dealer they also tell above said.

      maruti suzuki swift engine is import from japan.

      maruti swift engine is make from scrap material.

      maruti collect the scrap material from other car company like tata, fiat and they are making local engine.

      so dear friends don,t buy maruti swift. please buy maruti suzuki swift.

      please chech car engine is it suzuki engine or local or fake engine.

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      binny 6 years ago

      which have better pick up in all hatchback and between i20 and swift?

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      Partha 6 years ago

      Guys - I am a proud owner of the new i20 Magna diesel. I did quite a lot of research and read many discussions, that lead me to purchase i20. I bought it just a month ago and have driven 4000 kms within a month. Out of this experience I say, it is a Korean Crap!

      i20 cant even come close to Swift when it comes to drive. I drive around 30kms per day to office in Bangalore and I get so tired changing the gears.

      You would not believe - i20 struggles in 2nd gear. Imagine how would ur ride be if 2nd gear doesn't help.

      i20 has its own pros, but when the ride is poor, nothing will count.

      To conclude - I am a proud owner of i20 and I regret it everyday!

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      Rohan 6 years ago

      the new model of i20 is far more better than the new maruti swift...I think overall i20 is best...

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      abhishek 6 years ago

      in my view that hyundai i20 car more better from maruti swift car

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      siddharth 6 years ago

      Dear friends i read comment of one of user. In his comment he said that top speed of swifyis 145 but i want to correct it top spees of swift is 165.

      And i don't think that anybody id going to try full speed of swift

      I20 is good looking car but cant beat new swift

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      Jeganraj 6 years ago

      Hi,

      I am planning to buy automatic transmition car for my father.

      Can any one guide me to identify good model.

      Thanks..

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      Shyam 6 years ago

      Hello Soni ,Am planning to take a Swift new Version but am confused in what Model to go for as there are VDI , LXI and Diesel can u suggest me which one is more convenient.As am looking for Mileage and Maintenance

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      swangchan 6 years ago

      suzuki company is best company in the world.

      maruti is on of the fraud company in the world.

      maruti suzuki swift is a good car.but

      maruti swift is a local car

      maruti suzuki swift has suzuki engine.

      maruti swift has local engine.

      there are two types of swift car.

      first is maruti suzuki swift that is original car . this swift car has suzukiengine. there is inprint suzuki name on the engine. buy

      second is maruti swift, that is local car. this car has no suzuki engine. that is local or fake engine.there is no inprint suzuki name on the engine.

      if you have any dought please check your car engine.if your car engine suzuki ,that is original.

      you ask your dealer they also tell above said.

      maruti suzuki swift engine is import from japan.

      maruti swift engine is make from scrap material.

      maruti collect the scrap material from other car company like tata, fiat and they are making local engine.

      so dear friends don,t buy maruti swift. please buy maruti suzuki swift.

      please chech car engine is it suzuki engine or local or fake engine.

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      di 6 years ago

      Disgusting and biased review

      I don't think you have even tried the i20

      it has buttersmooth gearshifts , you can turn the steering with your finger ,

      The quality of plastic is better than crap of maruti's !

      in swift you can feel that you are sitting on maruti's odd lot

      But When you move inside i20 , You can feel the diffrence the interior is comparable to that of honda civic , The quality of pleastic is great

      The i20 has great dynamics as compared to that of swift ,

      All i can say is that you have not even sat in i20 ! ! ! !

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      Pacchi 6 years ago

      i love hyundai i20 car. I purchased new i20 in April 2010 till now im not bored to drive this car still i love this car good milage and i modified my car it costs around 1.5 lakhs I love the car hyundai i20.

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      Sandya 6 years ago

      I Purchased new i20 last 5 monts ago, i love i20 a lot bcoz of good interior designed and safety measures in that car......I love i20

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      Arun(atg) 6 years ago

      Exactly Prem its true swift sucksssssss.....Dey copied all features from hyundai i20.......Really i20 Rocks.....

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      Arun(atg) 6 years ago

      Hyundai i20 is one of the best car in India....I love i20 a lot more specious, comfortable, power, stylish look and also corea engine.........

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      prem 6 years ago

      i bought i-20 sports(alloy) last month...and truly speaking its really a pleasure to drive Hyundai cars. and its interior quality totally beats the Swift....and the handling is also good(butter).

      and lots of people says tat it takes 14 sec. to catch 0-100km/h whether swift takes 12.5 sec.... but no one says about its maximum speed which is 175 km/h whether swift has 145 km/s so it beats swift in speed also...

      its paint quality is really good...u had noticed that swift car gives its noise in interior after some time.so its interior quality is so bad and more scratches in its outsides color paint(due to poor paint quality).

      maruti Suzuki is now afraid of i-20 market. that's why he relaunched the swift. but it still sucksssssss...in low leg space....

      and maintenance is now equal for both companies due to competition.

      so no doubt go for hyundai i-20 whether go for diesel or whether go for petrol...

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      cool dude 6 years ago

      i wanna new swift itzzzzzzzz rockz

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      CAR AGENT 6 years ago

      please can you contact our Sales Agent at our email at (car-agent-consultant@consultant.com) to purchase your ford car includng your delivery.

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      Ravi dev 6 years ago

      1-20 best car in my life............

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      siddharth 6 years ago

      Excuse me friends

      price of swift vxi is 4,72,000 on delhi and on road it will cost u around 5,00,000 not more than that

      amd bhp of swift is more than i20

      Pick up of swift is more than i 20

      Swift 0-100= 12 seconds

      i20 0-100- 14.6 seconds

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      praveen nagar 6 years ago

      swift is better car according to i20 personak experince,.,.,.,

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      simon jain 6 years ago

      To checkout new maruti swift price in delhi visit khojle.in .

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      arya 6 years ago

      Hyundai I20 beats swift in all the way.... I20 is a great car...i hate the shape of swift..I20 rocks...:))

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      anurag 6 years ago

      New swift has very less boot space then i20.New swift vxi price is around 5.2 lakhs and 120 magna 1.2 is around 5.4 lakh on road. New swift still cant beat i20 in interiors as well as exterior.i20 rocks in all field...

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      siddharth sharma 6 years ago

      Yeah i20 is very good car butin comparision with new swift

      i20 is better only in safety due to its number of air bags

      odrwise swift is beter in handling, pick up, mileage, nw evn gud in interior also

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      vivek chandigarh 6 years ago

      hi, its been a year i have been driving i20 sportz petrol, n believe me its a great car. i m not a techno savvy but some results to share. in city i get somewhere near 14.5 to 15 kmpl n on highways goes up to 17. ppl talk about bhp n rpm so let me tell u on i have taken it upto 3500 rpm n that is suficient on indian roads. i travel a lot in himachal n never the car is equally responsive there too

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      siddharth 6 years ago

      Well sunny it depends on your driving. car can only give you controle and speed after that its upto u how u manage to beat odr cars.

      and according to me i agree with u that old swift dosnt hve gud interior but new swift is loadded with very very gud feature and damm gud interior.

      mileage of i20 is not better tha. swift, price of i20 is more than swift, handling of swift is better than i20,

      And most surprising thing is that i am i20 owner but still i belive tht swift is better

      well if u try to race with me in ur i20 and me with swift thn i vl definitely beat u

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      siddharth 6 years ago

      Well sunny it depends on your driving. car can only give you controle and speed after that its upto u how u manage to beat odr cars.

      and according to me i agree with u that old swift dosnt hve gud interior but new swift is loadded with very very gud feature and damm gud interior.

      mileage of i20 is not better tha. swift, price of i20 is more than swift, handling of swift is better than i20,

      And most surprising thing is that i am i20 owner but still i belive tht swift is better

      well if u try to race with me in ur i20 and me with swift thn i vl definitely beat u

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      Sunny 6 years ago

      Dude, I own an I20. Its been more than 2 years now and still I absolutely love driving it. Recently, some rash Swift driver overtook me on a high way and I raced him for quite some time. My I20 overtook him quite easily and I was able to hold him for quite a long time till we decided to stop. Swift is a really boring car. Stereo is bad, interiors are all black and boring. Dash does not display anything interesting.

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      kriti dugar 6 years ago

      Hi Mr Soni,

      My car met with an accident. It has done just 10,000 kms so far. Should I think of selling it and buying a new one.. or should i continue with the existing one. The problem is the resale prices are pretty depressed as it is an accident vehicle.

      Awaiting your reply.

      Thanks

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      SAHIL GUPTA 6 years ago

      Hi Mr. Soni ! Thanks for the quick reply

      My budget is around 6.5 L.

      I am looking for vehicle for 4-5 yrs without any major maintenance requirements.

      Basically i need a car with good space & fun to drive.Mileage i can compromise.

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      Rajinder Soni 6 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Hello Mr. Sahil Gupta, actually i20 and Ritz are from different segments. First of all, I would like to know what is your total budget? I can assume through your previous comment that you have a budget of 5 to 6.25 lakhs as you have mentioned about Ford Feista in that segment. If it's true, then you have many other options. First please clarify me about your budget, then I can tell you about a good maintenance free car. Also, regarding your query for i20, every machine in this world has some or other problem but as both these cars i20 and Swift are being owned by majority of people around India, then of course there will be lot of negative feedbacks as there are loads of positive feedbacks. The best way to land on the best deal is to take test drives of each and every car in your budget and buy the one which suits your needs. You are the best judge because it's your hard earned money that you are investing in buying a good vehicle for you and your family.

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      SAHIL GUPTA 6 years ago

      Thanks Soni ! but my badluck !Called dealer today & Old swift is out of booking ! New swift will arrive after 4-5 months. Is i20 good deal or Ritz ?? I am looking for a maintenance Free car with good engine.

      I have also heard some problems with i20. Is it so ??

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      Rajinder Soni 6 years ago from New Delhi, India

      I think you should go for either Swift Lxi or i20 Era in that budget.

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      SAHIL GUPTA 6 years ago

      Hi Soni,

      I am 26 yrs old. Love to driving & Buying my first car.

      I am 2-3 options

      a)i20 ERA @ 5.15L on road

      b)Swift LXI 5.00L on Road ( but 4 months waiting)

      c)Ford Fiesta Lxi 6.25L On road

      Pl suggest which one would be the best !

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      Rajinder Soni 6 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Thanks a lot for your comment Christino.

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      Christino 6 years ago

      New Maruti Swift and Hyundai i20 features are mind blowing with gorgeous looks. The attractive and ground breaking design of this car will surely attract the Indian customers.

      http://www.indiandrives.com/maruti-suzuki-swift-20...

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      Rajinder Soni 6 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Hello Madhusudan B L, I wrote this article many months back and in so many months, things have changed drastically so please visit my fresh article comparing VX Polo with i20 here https://hubpages.com/autos/which-car-is-better-to-...

      i20 has become more and more stylish with more boot space, trendy interiors, and dashing exteriors. Also so many people have already bought Swift and it looks outdated. Now Maruti needs to launch a new model for gaining popularity. I20 is rocking the Indian automobile industry.

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      Madhusudan B L 6 years ago

      Now i got confused and my mind went dilemma..

      I like i20 very much, but after reviewing the above reviews got confused really. Please help me in this which one i should go for...

      either i20 or swift.....?

      please help me in this.

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      analyst 6 years ago

      Guys, You should also consider safety features of a car when deciding to buy one. Airbags should be main deciding factor & then comes the rest. If you drive any car within speed limits, then it would be safe for you & your family.

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      Ashish Bora 6 years ago

      u should always opt for the i20 bcoz its a car which gives u speed and comfort at the same time. as we all know that how stupid maruti suzuki cars like ritz and a-star. so to get the best worth of your money go with the dashing i10.

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      Sajid 6 years ago

      Hi soni2006,

      I am a bit confused between Ford Figo Titanium(Diesel), i20(Magna). Even in i20 I am confused with petrol or diesel. My budget is 5.5 (may be 5.75 but not more). Please help.

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      Rahul 6 years ago

      which car is good in i20 diesel or Swift diesel??????????? can u tell which car to buy?

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      jenio 6 years ago

      hey i own a i20 astra and it is just amazing.

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      Kanav 6 years ago

      I would go for i20 because it is more comfortable and spacious.it's interior is excellent. I think if anybody wants a car,he or she must buy i20.

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      Rakesh 6 years ago

      I am planning to buy car which gives better performance, comfort and mileage between I20 and Swift. But I am too confused going through the reviews.

      Is there issue of ground clearance and suspension with I20?

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      arvind 6 years ago

      hii guys...iam planning to buy a car.pls tell me when is the new model of swift comin to market.

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      arvind 6 years ago

      hii guys...iam planning to buy a car.pls tell me when is the new model of swift comin to market.

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      mohit  6 years ago

      i want to buy new which one is better swift diesel or i20 diesel

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      Santosh kr. bhardwaj 6 years ago

      i wana buy a car range between 4.5 to 5.7, pl suggest me what sud i buy. i hav 2 option either swift or i20.

      if i have 2 swift,then why?

      if i20 den why?

      pl. help me out.

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      SwapnilKoli 6 years ago

      I always prefer great quality content into the post and visitors love to see and also to read. All this information on Maruti Swift vs Hyundai I-20 is really appreciated. Very well written

      and thanks for sharing a wonderful post with us.

      https://hubpages.com/autos/Hyundai-i10-A-Successfu...

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      Arshi 6 years ago

      Hi All,

      Would like to make my suggestions as well:

      Before comapring the cars decide what you really need. If you need a car that is stylish and comfortabe and want to show others, go for I20 and if you need Style and Power go for Swift.

      There is one more that car that no one has mentioned which is Fiat Palio. I own a Swift petrol and Palio 1.9 D and i have driven I20 for more that 300Km at a stretch. I fell people who love driving long distances will like Swift and Palio much more than I20.

      Personally i Love Palio than swift because it is powerfull, comfortable and Stable.

      Thanks!

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      KARAN  6 years ago

      HI..i wanna purchase a car...but m bit confused b/w swift n i20.But after havin a look on above data,i hv decided to move ahead towards swift.But i don't know that whether i should chose the older model or should wait for the new one.

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      DIBAKAR PAL CHOWDHURY 6 years ago

      Soni , I read your post . I m planning to buy a car in kolkata in the next 3-4 month within INR 5.5 to 5.75 segment(on road) . Basically, i want to buy one which has good mileage , look and interior and safety also .

      Please guide me between Maruti Swift ZXi and Hyundai i20 Sports.

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      kunals  6 years ago

      hii ...i want to buy a car in one weeks time and i am confused in swift vdi and i 20 magna crdi ......i want if u can suggest me which one would be better diesel car in terms of

      performance

      mileage

      service/maintainance

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      Prashant 6 years ago

      Hi Soni,

      I have gone through your article & all the reviews. I think Swift is very nice car compare to i20 because recently I had test drive both the cars, I feel there is a vast difference in this both the cars from driving point.

      Swift is much more better than i20 as per driving experience....& also has very decent look.

      I had booked Swift 2011 & waiting for launching of this new rapper.

      One question is in my mind that.....in one of your review you had mentioned price of swift2011 as starts from 772374 INR. its create much confusion to buy the same. If so then why people go for hatcback instead sedan cars like Dezire & SX4.

      Old swift was costing from 4.5 to 5.35, my question is why so much hike in this new swift2011.

      If the price you mentioned is confirmed then I have to switch over to Old swift will comes around 5.5 as a good deal for me in hatchback car.

      One more thing why maruti not disclosing the launch as they had launched it in October10 in Hungary

      Please reply

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      sreenish 6 years ago

      i am planning to buy a diesel car and i am confused with i20,swift& ritz .please help me out

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      Anonymous  6 years ago

      Can some one tell about I 20 1.4 petrol.

      I dnt want auto. Manual is bst bt I cant fnd Any does 1.4 comes in manual fr petrol???

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      Arun 6 years ago

      i20 is the only car which gives u luxury feel. RITZ is no were in the picture if comparing to i20.

      there are some feature like electronic mirror folding which u won't even get in high end cars like Honda city and Toyota altis......

      here what is happening is the person who is having ritz he is saying ritz is good without knowing the fact.

      and person who is using swift is praising it. be honest and accept the fact that after i20 is launch swift sale came down that's why maruti is coming with new swift this year ???

      maruti is best for only 2 things cheep prise and service centers.