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New Delhi: Country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Tuesday launched refreshed version of its popular hatchback Swift with 10% enhanced fuel efficiency, priced between Rs4.42 lakh and Rs6.95 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

The model, which was first launched in the country in May 2005, has been re-introduced in both petrol and diesel variants.

“The Swift now comes with improved fuel efficiency of 10% and a rich equipment list like push start button, a 60:40 split rear seat, electric retractable outside mirrors, reverse parking sensor and others," MSI executive director marketing & sales, R.S. Kalsi said in a statement.

With this change, the company retains the DNA of the Swift and yet add features to make the product more exciting, he added.

“The reborn Swift is a tribute to the bestseller of the industry and in line with Maruti Suzuki’s commitment to the customers to keep refining our models and win their hearts," Kalsi said. The company has sold over 12 lakh Swift cars till date, he added.

According to the company, the new Swift diesel comes with a certified fuel efficiency of 25.2 kmpl, up by 10% from the outgoing model while the fuel efficiency of the petrol variants has been improved by 9.67% to 20.4 kmpl.

The introductory prices of the petrol variants of the car range between 4.42 lakh and .9 lakh, while the diesel versions of the car are priced between .56 and 6.95 lakh.

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