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Old 22nd May 2019, 17:36   #256
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Has anyone managed to transplant auto-dimming IRVM from other models to Swift? Anything available aftermarket?
Yes, please follow the below thread. It's pretty much self-explanatory.

https://www.team-bhp.com/forum/diy-d...are-orvms.html (DIY Install: Auto-Dimming IRVM & Anti-Glare ORVMs)

I installed one a couple of years back and still going strong
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Expect the 1.2-litre DualJet SHVS petrol engine equipped Maruti Suzuki Swift to be launched soon after new Grand i10’s debut in India.

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Recently added the new 2019 Swift to the garage as a beater car. Went for the base petrol Lxi version. Got a hefty 50k discount. Added a few chrome embellishments at the front and back and also OE wheel covers and mats -

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Nice rear profile and a size bigger than my 2010 i10

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Fantastic 1.2 Petrol Engine. Only thing I did not like about the car was a vague steering at 100+ speeds.

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First thing added was Autocop Remote Locking (around 2.7k)

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And a Sony AX5000 stereo (17.5k) with 6 Infinity Speakers, 4 Full Range and 2 Tweeters (around 7-8k). The system sounds awesome in this setup.

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Also added a rear camera in the rear license plate light housing without any cutting.

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This Sony system adds 2 USB ports. One for Android Auto/Apple Car Play and one for USB media.

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Android Auto works perfectly with Navigation

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A view of the dash

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Nice large boot (larger than my i10)

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Cheers for now for a fantastic and value for money package

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Recently added the new 2019 Swift to the garage as a beater car.
Congrats on the car she looks good in this color. I know you are not being insensitive but for some of us this is our only and daily car but usually beater cars are bought used

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And a Sony AX5000 stereo (17.5k) with 6 Infinity Speakers, 4 Full Range and 2 Tweeters (around 7-8k). The system sounds awesome in this setup.
This Sony system adds 2 USB ports. One for Android Auto/Apple Car Play and one for USB media.
My Maruti Autozone centre also had this unit for sale and I liked it as well however I ended up buying the top end. Enjoy revving the engine once you done running in with her.
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I know you are not being insensitive but for some of us this is our only and daily car but usually beater cars are bought used
Ouch!! Never intended it like that mate. I think you are getting overtly sensitive. All I intended by a beater car is a good city run-around, which suits the Swift, perfectly.

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Booked Suzuki Swift VXi AMT in fire red color on 20th June 2019 for my sister. Dealer has received the vehicle today. We will take the delivery of the vehicle during this week after a thorough PDI. Our's is the first BS VI vehicle received by the dealer.
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Guys the official car for review has the recommended pressure as 32/29 while my car which is the ZXI plus version has 29/29 as the recommended tyres pressure. So which is the correct one? Rim size is 185 65 R15 for my car.
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Guys the official car for review has the recommended pressure as 32/29 while my car which is the ZXI plus version has 29/29 as the recommended tyres pressure. So which is the correct one? Rim size is 185 65 R15 for my car.
I too had the same doubt when the review was posted. After some digging, found out that the recommended pressure plate shown in the review is for Diesel swift. In Petrol swift the recommended pressure is same for all tyres.

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Does anyone know what the reason is for the difference in tire pressure for diesel and petrol engines for the same car? I was also confused seeing the previous pics. Because as far as I remember my old Swift (now sold) which was petrol had the same tyre pressure recommended in all tires.
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Does anyone know what the reason is for the difference in tire pressure for diesel and petrol engines for the same car?
Both the engines doesn't weigh the same. The diesel engine weighs heavier than the petrol engine. This should be the reason for the difference in the recommended pressure.
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The swift looks best in red.

I own a 2009 Diesel Swift. It has clocked around 1.1Lakh Kms. I love the steering feedback of that car.

I want to buy the petrol this time around.

I would like to know how is the stability of the car at high speed? And how is the steering at high speed? Does it become heavier as the speed increases?

Thanks in advance.
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The swift looks best in red.

I love the steering feedback of that car.

I would like to know how is the stability of the car at high speed? And how is the steering at high speed? Does it become heavier as the speed increases?
Red is indeed the most vibrant of its colour. Please note that it is also a nonmetallic paint type. In the long run, DIY paint touchup for minor repairs will be easier for this.

I too switched from 1st gen to 3rd gen swift. Loved the steering feedback of 1st gen. You will definitely miss it. But it is not a deal-breaker in the new swift.

The car is stable at high speeds. The steering doesn't get heavier at high speeds. Due to the light kerb weight, crosswinds are felt (when you overtake a jumbo vehicle or when the vehicle is parked & heavy vehicles ply near you at high speeds).

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The swift looks best in red.

I own a 2009 Diesel Swift. It has clocked around 1.1Lakh Kms. I love the steering feedback of that car.

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If you loved the steering of 1st gen swift, you're definitely going to hate the current model. It is completely devoid of any feedback, feels very artificial and has a very poor return-to-center action (and I find this totally annoying).

The current model is a very city and family friendly package, compared to the no-nonsense drivers machine that the 1st gen was.

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The swift looks best in red.

I own a 2009 Diesel Swift. It has clocked around 1.1Lakh Kms. I love the steering feedback of that car.

I want to buy the petrol this time around.

I would like to know how is the stability of the car at high speed? And how is the steering at high speed? Does it become heavier as the speed increases?

Thanks in advance.
I have the second gen Diesel at home and trust me, its hard to find cars that ticks the same box as the older gen swift or even cars like Old Figo!

Cars now a days have either poor steering feedback or soft suspension, Compact SUVs are no where close to what we are used to in terms of dynamics.

Even though I bought another car for daily drive, I still miss the swift. It is still with us though, I take it for a spin once in a while.
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Second service was completed on my Petrol swift. It cost "29" Rs only. The car was inspected along with the customary wash. They did not have the windshield washer reservoir cap which a rat had chewed off. Also no oil was changed though I did inquire about and they said it will be done on the third service only.

I was facing minor issue wherein the reverse gear would at times not engage quickly. Shivam auto guys claimed to have greased it and it seems OK now. Overall a decent experience. The engine bay was washed clean though they left water marks on the steering etc.

I also inquired with them if they have a shark fin antenna instead of the old fashioned stick antenna and they confirmed they have none. I wanted the shark fin as it easier to cover the car as the stick antenna gets entangled while pulling off the covers.
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