Comparison of Mahindra Kuv 100 vs Maruti Suzuki Swift
The Mahindra KUV 100 was launched in India on 15th January 2016. The exterior of the car looks stylish and classy. The interiors are also comfortable and spacious. The length of the car is 3675mm, the height is 1655mm and the width is 1715mm. The ground clearance is 170mm with a wheel base of 2385mm. The mileage of the car is 22.25kmpl/ 25.32kmpl. The fuel type is diesel. The engine displacement is 1198cc. The maximum power produced is 77bhp at 3750rpm and torque of 190Nm at 1750 to 2250rpm.
The interior of the car is quite spacious. The number of seats is 5 and the technology inside the car is quite updated. The car is available in 7 different colours: Fiery Orange, flamboyant Red, Dazzling Silver, Aquamarine, Pearl White, Designer Grey, Midnight Black. The ex showroom price in Delhi starts from Rs 6.37 lakh.
The Maruti Suzuki Swift was first launched in 2005 and over the years there has been up gradation of the model. Over the years the company has tried to fill in the loopholes and satisfy its customers. The ex showroom price of the new Swift in Delhi starts from Rs 5.07 lakhs. This car is available in total 6 variants (three for petrol and three for diesel). There is the petrol and diesel engine as well. The 1.2K petrol engine has a displacement capacity of 1197 cc. The maximum power produced is 85.8 bhp along with a torque of 114 Nm. The diesel motor of 1.3 litre produces 74 bhp along with 190 Nm. The mileage of the petrol engine in city is 15 to 16 kmpl and in highways it goes up to 18 to 19 kmpl. In diesel engine autos the mileage in the city is 18 to 19 kmpl and in highways 22 to 23 kmpl. The exterior and the interior of the hatchback is equally impressive.
It is a 5 seated auto with a well equipped infotainment system. The company provides several safety and braking options too like dual SRS front airbag, anti theft system, automatic lock system, child lock etc.
The new Swift has been redesigned exterior wise. It has a sharper look than the previous versions and the overall size of the car is expected to be increased. The new features are the projector head lamps, L shaped day time running lights, LED tail lamps, new door handles and sloping roof design. The interior is also impressing with comfort and great finish being the major USB. The dashboard will consist of a touch screen infotainment system with voice command and navigation system. The comfort level for the passengers will be enhanced as the company is providing good quality air conditioning, glove box cooling, cup holders at the centre and door panels and extra space for luggage.
The engine will be having two variants that is the motor and the diesel. The 1.3 litre petrol engine will produce maximum power of 84 PS and the diesel 1.3 litre diesel engine with 75 PS power. The mileage is expected to be around 15 to 20 kmpl for the petrol version and the diesel version is expected to be around 23 to 27 kmpl.
The performance of this car is expected to be better than the previous ones. The features are new the body has been restyled and the aero dynamics is efficient along with lighter weight overall all this result in better fuel economy and performance. The wheel base is longer thus driving will be smoother and has a ground clearance of 175 mm.