• Maruti Swift’s waiting period ranges between nil to six weeks.
  • Ford Figo and Freestyle waiting can extend up to a couple of months.
  • Gurugram and Ahmedabad have no waiting period whatsoever for any of these cars.

Mid-size hatchbacks and cross-hatches like the Maruti Swift, Ford’s Figo and Freestyle are some of the most sought after products in our market. So if you are another buyer interested in any of these hatches, it’s possible that you will have to endure a long wait to lay your hands on the car of your choice. But our carefully researched waiting period data across 15 major cities is here to help plan your purchase better.

Maruti Swift Ford Freestyle Ford Figo
Delhi 4 weeks No waiting No waiting
Gurugram No waiting No waiting No waiting
Noida 4 weeks 1 week 1 week
Bengaluru 4 weeks 2 months 2 months
Mumbai 6 weeks 2 months 2 months
Hyderabad 1 month 15 days 15 days
Pune 6 weeks 15 days 15 days
Chennai 2 weeks 10 days 10 days
Jaipur 6 weeks 10 days 10 days
Ahmedabad No waiting No waiting No waiting
Lucknow 4 weeks 1 month 1 month
Kolkata 6 weeks 7 days 7 days
Chandigarh 4 weeks No waiting No waiting
Patna No waiting 15 days 15 days
Indore NA No waiting No waiting

Maruti Swift: The Swift is one of the most sought after hatchbacks, with average monthly sales of more than 15,000. Due to high demand, the waiting period for the Swift extends to around 6 weeks in cities like Mumbai, Pune, Jaipur and Kolkata. If you are from Chandigarh, Noida, Bengaluru or Lucknow, your wait will be slightly lesser at 4 weeks. Buyers in other cities will just have to wait for around one to two weeks whereas Patna, Ahmedabad and Gurugram buyers may get their hands on their Swift right away.

Ford Figo and Freestyle: Interestingly, both the Freestyle and Figo have identical waiting periods. Prospective buyers in Delhi-NCR, Chandigarh and Kolkata will not have to wait more than a week, while other major cities like Bengaluru and Mumbai will see a wait of a couple of months. This will reduce to around a couple of weeks if you are from Hyderabad, Pune or Patna.