The new-generation Swift is expected to launch in mid-2022, using new platforms, technology, and engines.
BestcarwebAccording to a Japanese news site, the fifth-generation Swift benefits from a slew of upgrades, including a new platform (an existing development or a completely new platform).
The B-size hatchback is expected to have two engine options, including a naturally aspirated 1.2-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine and a 1.2-liter light hybrid engine. New engine for more power and torque than current. In addition, Suzuki is expected to be equipped with the latest active and passive safety features.
In addition to the two new engine options, the Japanese automaker still retains the 1.4 turbocharged engine, but has been upgraded to be more powerful. Capacity is 138 horsepower, maximum torque 230 Nm. As planned, the Swift Sport version will be released in 2023.
The Japanese news site further revealed that the design of the new generation Swift will be softer with more curves, giving the hatchback a more premium look.
In early February 2020, Suzuki introduced the Swift 2021, a facelift (upgraded) version for the Thai market. Lightly upgraded exterior, standard 1.2 engine with 83 horsepower capacity, 108 Nm torque, CVT gearbox, front-wheel drive. Price from 18,500 USD.
Car is in the same segment as Honda Jazz, Toyota Yaris, Mazda2. In the Vietnamese market, the fourth generation Swift was launched at the end of 2018 with two versions of GL and GLX, priced at 499 and 549 million respectively, with a 1.2-liter engine.