Suzuki Swift 2018 officially revealed in Thailand

Updated Aug 20, 2020 | Same topic: Most Updated Car Concept

After Thailand, will the hatch hit our shores?

Finally the Suzuki Swift 2018 has come in Thailand. Like its predecessor, the next-gen Swift runs a 1.2L engine and can be had at very affordable price.

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For starters, the new Swift is propelled by a 1.2L K12M “Dualjet” engine delivering 83 PS and 103 Nm at 4,400 rpm. A CVT automatic transmission is the only transmission option in the Swift.

Suzuki Swift 2018 model

Finally the 2018 Swift has come in Thailand

Though this new engine is not as potent as what of the last model, the 2018 Swift - a Phase II Eco Car is very environmentally-friendly with decent fuel economy of 23 km/L and low C02 emissions of 100 g/km.

Suzuki Swift 2018 angular front

Classified as a B-segment hatchback, the Suzuki Swift measures 875 – 910 kg weigh

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Classified as a B-segment hatchback, the Suzuki Swift measures 875 – 910 kg weigh. In Thai market, the new Swift will square off against eco car hatchbacks such as the Mitsubishi Mirage, Nissan March Mazda2, and especially the noted Toyota Yaris. Available in 4 variants: GLX-Navi, GLX, GL and GA, the all-new Swift is pegged from 499,000 baht to 629,000 baht.

Suzuki Swift 2018 prices in the Philippines
 Model Price in Thailand (baht) Price converted into Peso
2018 Suzuki Swift GA 499,000 804,379
2018 Suzuki Swift GL 536,000 864,022
2018 Suzuki Swift GLX 609,000 981,697
2018 Suzuki Swift GLX-Navi 629,000 1,013,937

Referring to each trim, the entry-level Suzuki Swift GA comes with 2 speakers, steel wheels, reflector halogen headlights, dual airbags, ABS and ESP.

Suzuki Swift 2018 angular rear

The new Swift is pegged from 499,000 baht to 629,000 baht

As for the GLX, it owns more: leather-wrapped telescopic steering wheel with audio controls, cruise control, automatic air-con, 6 speakers, keyless entry wit push start, meter LCD panel, projector LED headlights with LED DRLs, fog lamps, etc. Particularly, this model runs on 16-inch alloy wheels and is beautified by a striking red line on the front grille, exuding a sportier look.

Suzuki Swift 2018 interior

The GLX-Navi even is mollycoddled with a 7-inch touchscreen head unit

Possessing all features of the lower-end trims, the GLX-Navi even is mollycoddled with a 7-inch touchscreen head unit supporting Apple CarPlay, Mirror Link and navigation.

At the moment, we are still waiting for official words on the Suzuki Swift 2018’s Philippine debut.

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Know more about Suzuki Swift 2023

Suzuki Swift

The Swift is the Japanese small-car expert Suzuki's entry into the growing demand for reliable subcompact hatchbacks. For the Philippine market, the Suzuki Swift 2023 has one variant which is the Swift 1.2 CVT. It comes with a price tag of Php 972,000.  

Powering the Philippine-spec Suzuki Swift is a 1.2-liter inline-4 gasoline engine. This four-banger can make up to 82 horsepower and 113 Nm of torque. The said engine is then paired with a continuously variable transmission (CVT) only. Power is then sent to its front wheels. 

Size-wise, the Suzuki Swift 3,840mm long, 1,735mm wide, and 1,495mm in height. It also has a wheelbase length of 2,450mm, and a ground clearance of 120mm.  

Locally, the Swift Philippines competes against the likes of the Toyota Wigo, Mitsubishi Mirage, Honda Brio, Kia Picanto, and the Mazda2 Hatchback. 

₱ 972,000