Maruti Suzuki Swift Vs Volkswagen Polo 17-18 Specification, Features Comparison

Maruti Suzuki Swift 2017-18


Maruti Suzuki Swift was introduced in India in 2005 becoming a hit instantly. The frugal nature of the car coupled with sporty attributes and distinctive engine options have made it a favorite worldwide.

Features of Swift Car

The latest model of Maruti swift features many uplifts. The front-end has hexagonal bumpers and grille. In a sweptback design, Maruti has introduced projector lamps and LEDs. At the rear, you can see a crease over the hatch as well as different tail lights. The rear bumper has also been redesigned. The diamond-cut alloy rims are magnificent.

The chassis of the new Maruti Swift has also been updated resulting in better fuel efficiency. A liter chassis also allows easy handling of the vehicle.

Swift Engine Specifications

The engine of the Maruti Swift is the same that is being currently used in its peers. This is a 1.2 liter petrol powered motor. The diesel engine may have been tuned for more power.

Volkswagen Polo 2018


The Polo has been a favorite of commuters since it was introduced in 2010. It offers a smooth and satisfactory drive.  The overall design of the car manifests maturity and sophistication.


Polo’s ride comfort is exceptional. Larger wheels, chubbytires and a normal suspension only serve to offer the driver a smooth and comfortable drive.

There is a 6.5 inch touchscreen which also has a reverse-view camera. The car offers connectivity with Apple as well as Android phones. Further features include driver fatigue detection. Indication of low pressure in tires. Auto dimmed rear view mirrors and climate control systems.

Volkswagen Polo Specifications

Volkswagen Polo is powered by a 1.2 liter 4-cylinder petrol engine which is one ofthe best engines available. It produces around 4600-500 rpm and 175 nm torque. The car can reach 0-100 kilometers within a time span of 9.3 seconds.

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Maruti Suzuki Swift vs Volkswagen Polo

A comparison of the two cars can be reviewed as follows:


The Maruti’s engine has a 4 cylinder unit which is considerably more powerful than the 3 cylinder engine of the Polo. This means that the Maruti definitely has more power up its sleeve.

Efficiency in Fuel Consumption

The Maruti Swift features an efficient fuel consumption system that runs for 20.4 kilometer per liter. The Polo runs for 16.7 kilometers. This again renders the Swift as more efficient.


Both these models have ABS and Airbags. However, the Maruti also offers brake assist. This is a feature which is not provided by the Volkswagen Polo. We may conclude that the brake assist feature renders the Swift as safer among the two cars.


The steering wheel of the Polo is much better when it comes to the weight. The polo also has lower body roll. This does not mean that the Swift is not any better. It only means that in comparison, Polo is much better in this area.

Convenience and comfort

Both the Maruti Swift and Volkswagen Polo offer common features but the entertainment provided by the former is much better. Moreover, there are retractable windows too. On the other hand, the Polo provides telescopic steering adjustment feature which helps the driver in seeking the position which is most comfortable for him.

Final overview of Maruti Suzuki Swift vs Volkswagen Polo

The above points indicate that Suzuki Maruti and Polo are almost on the same footing when it comes to the features and specifications.

When it comes to the price, the Polo is a little bit cheaper than the Maruti which considerably increases its appeal

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I am an experienced technical writer holding a Master's degree in computer science from BZU Multan, Pakistan University. With a background spanning various industries, particularly in home automation and engineering, I have honed my skills in crafting clear and concise content. Proficient in leveraging infographics and diagrams, I strive to simplify complex concepts for readers. My strength lies in thorough research and presenting information in a structured and logical format.

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