Just a Few weeks ago Maruti Suzuki just launched the mid-life update of their 3rd generation, Swift, with some minor styling updates and some mechanical tune-ups. Making the new 2021 Swift more stylish and sporty, a new Dual-tone color paint scheme has also been introduced for the top trims, ZXI and ZXI+. However, the premium hatchback segment is quite interesting and many other brands have given the tough competition, although Swift remains the Top position in the segment and complete last year as the bestselling Hatchback of 2020. Below, is a comparison between 2021 Maruti Swift and its tough competitor Ford Figo, to see how the two cars stack up: –

Exterior Design

The 2021 Maruti Suzuki Swift comprises, LED projector headlamps, LED DRLs, a new honeycomb cross mesh grille design along with chrome insert lining, and so on. The vehicle now gets a dual-tone paint scheme as well for the higher trims, which enhance the look even more.

swift figo comparison
Wide grille with optional design on grille

On the other hand, Ford Figo comprises of, wide grille with the option with black or chrome mesh grille depending on variants, bulb headlamps, simple design taillights, the vehicle doesn’t have LED lightning and auto headlamps as well.

Dimensions2021 SwiftFigo
Length3845 mm3941 mm
Width1735 mm1704 mm
Height1530 mm1525 mm
Wheelbase2450 mm2490 mm
Figo adn Swift Dimensions


The Interior for 2021 Swift remains the same as the older pre-facelift version with the same black color theme. Its interior comprises, 7-inch infotainment touchscreen that supports android auto and apple car play, steering mounted controls, 4.2-inch MID, Cruise control, auto climate control, electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs, and height-adjustable seats, keyless entry, push start/stop, reverse camera, all power windows and so on.

swift figo comparison
Interior Fof Figo

On the other hand, Figo interior comprises, gets a charcoal black theme and 7.0-inch infotainment system, MID, Steering mounted controls, Auto foldable and electrically adjustable ORVMs, Auto climate control, auto headlamps, push start/stop, reverse camera, manually adjustable driver seat, and so on. Although, here Figo misses out on the Cruise control Figo is the only car in the segment to features 6-airbags.Swift Figo comparison.


2021 SwiftFigo
1.2 L Dual Jet NA petrol engine1.2L NA petrol and 1.5L turbo Diesel
90 PS96 PS / 100 PS
113 Nm119 Nm / 215 Nm
5-speed MT, 5-speed AMT5-Speed MT standard

As per the powertrain is concerned, the new 2021 Maruti Suzuki Swift offers only one engine option, 1.2 Litre inline four-cylinder Dual Jet naturally aspirated engine. The engine is capable enough to develop 90 PS of maximum power output and 113 Nm of peak torque, when mated with 5-speed MT or 5-Speed AMT.

swift figo comparison
Interior remains the same

On the other hand, Ford Figo is offered with two engine options, petrol, and Diesel. The 1.2 Litre inline three-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol engine, which develops 96 PS of power and 119 Nm of torque, when mated with 5-speed MT. While it also offers a 1.5 Litre inline four-cylinder turbocharged oil burner, which is also used in ford compact SUV EcoSport as well. The engine develops, 100 PS of maximum power and 215 Nm of peak torque when mated with 5-speed MT.Swift Figo comparison.  


2021 Maruti Suzuki Swift

LXIRs 5.73 LakhNA
VXIRs 6.36 LakhRs 6.86 lakh
ZXIRs 6.99 lakhRs 7.49 lakh
ZXI+Rs 7.77 lakhRs 8.27 lakh
ZXI+ Dual toneRs 7.91 lakhRs 8.41 lakh
2021 Swift price list
Dual tone colour Scheme on Swift
Dual tone offered with ZXI+ trim

Ford Figo

AmbienteRs 5.64 lakhNA
TitaniumRs 6.64 lakhRs 7.74 lakh
Titanium BlueRs 7.09 lakhRs 8.19 lakh
Ford Figo price list


The Ford Figo is the most affordable offering in the segment, although its legs with Idle smart Start/Stop technology and Cruise control compared with Swift. While Figo offers two engine options and generates more power than the Swift engine. Although, both the vehicles are fun to drive and are equally handsome as well, most of the customers go for the Maruti Suzuki Swift because of less running cost and better resale value in the domestic market.

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