Which Car Should You Buy? Maruti Baleno vs Maruti Swift 2018 vs Honda Jazz
Maruti recently introduced the next generation of its popular Swift hatchback. The car carries forward the same power plant options as its predecessor but incorporates a brand-new platform. As one of the most popular offerings in its segments, in the following comparison, we will see how well it stands against the likes of fellow Japanese automaker’s Honda Jazz hatchback. These cars will also battle it out against another offering from Maruti which comes in the form of Baleno, the premium hatchback.
The 2018 Maruti Swift hatchback is the shortest offering of the three. In terms of length both Honda Jazz and Maruti Baleno tie at 3955 mm. Honda Jazz is the widest car of the three followed by 2018 Maruti Swift and lastly Maruti Baleno. The tallest of the three contenders is Maruti Baleno followed by Swift and lastly, the shortest offering is Honda Jazz. Baleno gets the best ground clearance of the three cars followed by Honda Jazz and Maruti Swift which gets the third place.
|Dimensions||Maruti Baleno||Maruti Swift||Honda Jazz|
Petrol engine comparison
Maruti Baleno and Swift both are offered with a 1.2L petrol motor which produces 83 PS of power. Maruti Baleno gets a 1.0L Boosterjet engine which produces 100 bhp of power, making it the most powerful car of the three followed by Honda Jazz and lastly Maruti Swift. All three cars are available with manual as well as automatic transmission options. Maruti Swift is the most frugal offering of the three and is followed by Baleno and lastly Honda Jazz.
|Petrol||Maruti Baleno||Maruti Swift||Honda Jazz|
|Power||83.1 bhp/ 100 bhp||83.1bhp||88.7 bhp|
|Torque||115Nm/150 Nm||113Nm||110 Nm|
|Transmission||5-Speed Manual/ CVT Automatic||MT/AT||5-Speed Manual/CVT|
|Mileage||21.4 kmpl/21.1 kmpl||22 kmpl||19 kmpl|
Diesel engine comparison
Honda Jazz is the most powerful diesel hatchback as compared to Maruti Baleno and Maruti Swift both of which get a 1.3-litre 74 BHP motor. All three cars are offered with manual transmissions, but Maruti Swift is the most frugal offering of the three followed by Baleno and Honda Jazz which almost tie in the second place.
|Diesel||Maruti Baleno||Maruti Swift||Honda Jazz|
|Power||74 bhp||74bhp||98.6 bhp|
|Torque||190 Nm||190Nm||200 Nm|
|Transmission||5-Speed manual||MT||6- Speed Manual|
|Mileage||27.39 kmpl||28.4kmpl||27.3 kmpl|
The latest entry to the segment also happens to be the cheapest. The base model of Maruti Swift is priced at Rs. 4.99 Lakh and the top and model gets a price tag of Rs. 8.29 lakh which is cheaper than the Rs. 5.26 to 8.43 Lakh range of Maruti Suzuki Baleno. The most expensive hatchback of the 3 is Honda Jazz. Its base model is priced at Rs. 5.89 lakh and the top-of-the-line model gets a price tag of 9.19 lakh.
|Maruti Suzuki Baleno||Maruti Swift||Honda Jazz|
|Rs. 5.26-8.43 Lakh||Rs. 4.99-8.29 Lakh||Rs. 5.89-9.19 Lakh|