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Of course, you can install roof racks to a Maruti Suzuki Swift like any other car but most people prefer not to do it unless it is completely unavoidable. The first reason is that it spoils the aesthetics of the car and then the dynamics of the drive get changed with the wind trying to brush past the luggage when it hits speeds higher than 100kmph.
If you are a person who goes for road trips a lot with a lot of stuff to be carried along then perhaps a roof rack is a worthwhile consideration freeing up a lot of space inside the car for a more comfortable drive.
You can also go for the boxes that are available these days that can be installed on the roof of your car. You can be assured that you won't have to tie your luggage if you install the boxes and you also won't unknowingly lose a bag that might have been loosely tied.
I am not very well aware of the types of roof racks available, so if anyone else could help with that, it would be great!
 

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Of course, you can install roof racks to a Maruti Suzuki Swift like any other car but most people prefer not to do it unless it is completely unavoidable. The first reason is that it spoils the aesthetics of the car and then the dynamics of the drive get changed with the wind trying to brush past the luggage when it hits speeds higher than 100kmph.
If you are a person who goes for road trips a lot with a lot of stuff to be carried along then perhaps a roof rack is a worthwhile consideration freeing up a lot of space inside the car for a more comfortable drive.
You can also go for the boxes that are available these days that can be installed on the roof of your car. You can be assured that you won't have to tie your luggage if you install the boxes and you also won't unknowingly lose a bag that might have been loosely tied.
I am not very well aware of the types of roof racks available, so if anyone else could help with that, it would be great!
There are different companies offering roof racks and roof boxes. You could check them out online and read a few reviews before making a purchase.
A few renowned companies manufacturing these are:
  • Thule
  • Yakima
  • TREK N RIDE
  • Sheild jacket
Alternatively, you can also check this article out on the best car roof racks. https://www.autoguide.com/10-best-roof-cargo-carriers-and-roof-boxes
 

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Okay, I am a bit confused. Aren't roof racks the bars that are attached to the top of the car to mount a top carrier or a roof box? How are roof racks and roof rails different?
 

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@Zoomer As far as my knowledge goes, roof racks are the bars that are attached to your car's roof horizontally and roof rails are the ones that are mounted vertically. The roof rails usually come fixed from the manufacturer.
You can mount your top carrier, roof box or roof bag on these rails and racks using clamps or other fasteners.
Correct me if I am wrong :).
 

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You are correct @HJ57.
I've added a few pictures here for further clarification.
These are roof rails that come attached to cars from the manufacturer but can also be drilled into the car later, however, the cost may not be worth it.
Roof rails

These are roof racks, that can be attached to your car's roof at a later stage too. As you can see, roof racks mostly come with clamps and fasteners which allow you to attach and detach the roof rack at any time.
Roof rack


This is a roof rack mounted on a roof rail. As roof racks come with clamps, these can be attached or detached whenever required.
Roof Rack mounted on a roof rail

A roof box mounted on a roof rack that has been attached to the roof using clamps.
Roof Box


These are roof bags, which can be mounted onto the roof of your car even without a roof rack or a roof rail. These come with straps that fasten the bag in place and serve the purpose of an overhead carrier.
A roof bag secured to the roof of a car with straps
 
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