There is a demand for new vehicles in the Indian market as second hand cars are purchased. Maruti Suzuki Swift is one such car whose demand is very high in both markets. A large number of people buy a used Maruti Suzuki Swift. It is a popular hatchback car with low maintenance costs and excellent resale value. If you too are thinking of buying a used Swift, you need to take care of 5 important things.
1. Check the touch screen properly
You get a touchscreen infotainment system in the car’s top variant. If you are taking a higher variant, make sure the touch screen is working properly. Many customers have complained that their touchscreen infotainment system has crashed.
2. Vibration in the cabin
When taking the swift used for a test drive, carefully listen to the vibrations or rattles in the cabin. Some buyers have complained about loosening the interior panels and potholes and the car is getting old.
3. AMT Gear Box
The Maruti Suzuki Swift comes with a 5-speed manual and an AMT auto gearbox. When buying a variant with an AMT gearbox, check whether the gearshifts are running smoothly or not. If you want more of a quick response, then manual transmission is fine.
4. It is also important to know
Explain that Maruti Suzuki retrieved 566 Swift models made between May 7 and July 5, 2018, due to a defect in the airbag controller unit. If the pattern you are looking at is of this period, be sure to check if the problem has been solved. If not corrected, take it to the Maruti dealership, where the part is replaced for free.
ALSO READ: Maruti’s 7-seat CNG car is on sale, waiting months for delivery
5. How much to spend
Released in 2018, there is a high demand for the Maruti Suzuki Swift’s third generation model. You get 1.2-liter petrol and 1.3-liter diesel engine options. You get a good quality Maruti Swift for between 5 and 7 lakhs. It is not wise to spend more than this on the old model.