Suzuki Celerio (2015–2019)

What's good

Good level of standard equipment including alloy wheels and air conditioning. 

Cheap to buy and run, with sub-100g/km emissions. 

Space in the back for adults. 

Impressive boot for such a small car. 

Easy and comfortable to drive. 

What to watch out for

Plastics are poor quality and don't feel particularly durable.

Engine is loud when worked hard.

Lots of wind noise at motorway speeds.

2-2-2015: Suzuki Celerio temporarily withdrawn from UK market sfter two separate Celerio models suffered brake mechanism failure on Autocar 80mph braking test. The 36 Celerio so far sold were recalled and the problem rapidly resolved.

4-2-2017: Be aware that the Suzuki recommended oil for the Celerio is a very light 0w-20 grade.

Recalls

2-2-2015: 36 Celerio models sold to date recalled due to mechanical defect of the brake pedal mechanism.

24-2-2015: For the UK, Australia and New Zealand the Suzuki Celerio pedal set was designed to snap off in a heavy impact to help avoid damage to the driver's feet. Unfortunately the breakaway was unable to withstand very heavy pedal pressure. By w/c 22nd February 2015, all sold cars had been repaired with a modified pedal assembly and all cars due for delivery on 1st March were in the process of being fitted with the modified assembly.

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