Suzuki SX4 (2006–2014)

Model History

December 2005

SX4 revealed

Built at the Magyar Suzuki factory in Hungary from December 2005 and also sold as the Fiat Sedici. 4,140mm long x 1755mm wide x 1620mm high and 4,100mm x 1,730mm x 1,565mm.

1.5L has 99bhp and 133NM torque, 1.6L VVT has 107bhp and 145NM torque, 1.9DDiS has 120bhp and 280Nm torque. 6-speed transmission. Switchanbe 3-mode four wheel drive: 2WD, 4WD aut and 4WD locked. Big 625 litre boot.

June 2006

Prices announced

SX4 1.6 GL 5-speed manual £9,999 IG6D
SX4 1.6 GLX 5-speed manual £10,999 IG6D
SX4 1.6 GLX automatic £11,849 IG6D
SX4 1.6 GLX 4GRIP 5-speed manual £12,999 IG6D
SX4 1.9 DDiS 6-speed manual £12,799 IG7D
SX4 1.9 DDiS 4GRIP 6-speed manual (About £13,750)

22-11-2007:1.6 DDiS engine added Complements existing 120 PS 1.9 DDiS diesel and its 90PS output and 215Nm of torque ensure lively, flexible performance characteristics matched by strong fuel economy. Mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox and driving through the front wheels, the combined cycle figure is 53.3 mpg and CO2 emissions are 139 g/km, yet the latest SX4 clocks up 0-62 mph in 12.2 seconds and has a potential top speed of 109 mph.

Equipment levels are similar to the SX4 1.6 GL but add manual air conditioning, heated door mirrors, 16 inch alloys, roof rails, front fogs and wheelarch extensions. On-the-road price is £11,999 and, in common with petrol-engined models, the new model qualifies for a 6D insurance grouping. Two wheel drive only.

January 2009

The following On The Road (OTR) prices will apply to the Suzuki automobiles range as of 12 January, 2009.

1.6 GL 5 Door MT (Air-Con and Body Kit) £10,600.00
1.6 GLX 5 Door MT £11,100.00
1.6 GLX 5 Door AT £12,060.00
1.6 GLX 5 Door 4 Grip MT £12,750.00
1.6 DDiS MT £11,800.00
1.9 DDiS 4WD MT £14,500.00

Revisions to 1.6-litre petrol engine for 2010 include Variable Valve Timing system for greater torque flexibility, more power and improvements to fuel economy and emissions.
New Euro Five 2.0-DDiS engine for SX4 4x4 replaces 1.9 DDiS unit now with 18 per cent lower emissions and higher maximum torque; available from just 1,500rpm.12 per cent improvement in fuel economy for the new diesel engine 51.3mpg combined.

May 2010

Limited edition of 500 SX4 Aerio, which offers an alternative Urban look and more sporting appearance to the recently introduced SZ cross-over range. The Aerio has front, side and rear under spoilers in lieu of black body trim and front and rear skid plates and completes its sporting stance with a roof spoiler, rear privacy glass and deletion of roof rails.

One additional feature for the interior is a luggage area board cover which allows for extra secure storage underneath as well as offering a totally flat luggage compartment floor when the seats are folded. SX4 Aerio is priced at £12,495 and is based on the SZ4 1.6-litre petrol model with manual transmission only. Emissions are 143g/km with combined fuel consumption of 45.6mpg.

August 2010

New SZ5 4x4 model on sale with either 1.6-litre VVT petrol or 2.0-litre DDiS engines. New Euro 5 compliant 2.0-litre DDiS has power output of 135PS, 320Nm of torque at just 1,500rpm and achieves 51.4mpg on the combined fuel consumption cycle. ‘SZ’ Grading structure in line with other Suzuki models; SZ3, SZ4 and SZ5. 4x4 has intelligent all-wheel drive technology with three modes – 2WD, 4WD Auto and 4WD Lock. SX4 on-the-road prices from £11,750

Suzuki’s SX4 is a distinctive five-door hatchback that blends the characteristics of sporty compacts exemplified by the Swift, with those of lightweight SUVs such as the Grand Vitara, to create an exciting small car alternative.

The UK line-up now offers three ‘SZ’ grades and two engine options – one diesel and one petrol. The 120PS 1.6-litre VVT petrol engine is available in either SZ3 or SZ4 2WD (front-wheel drive) specification or as a 4x4 SZ5 model with selectable/automatic four-wheel drive. The latest 2.0-litre DDiS 4x4 is available as an SZ5. Pricing for the SX4 range is now as follows:

Model Price OTR Insurance Group
1.6 SZ3 5-speed manual £11,750 6
1.6 SZ4 5-speed manual £12,395 6
1.6 SZ4 automatic transmission £13,420 6
1.6 Aerio Special Edition £12,495 6
1.6 SZ5 4x4 5-speed manual £14,235 6
2.0 SZ5 DDiS 4x4 6-speed manual £15,995 7

September 2010

Special Edition SX4 SZ-L available for £13,145. Unique Gunmetal coloured roof rails, front grille, alloy wheels and front and rear skid plates. For the interior a new style Alcantara trim in light grey is included plus a three spoke leather steering wheel with Gunmetal stitch detailing and six disc in dash CD changer. SZ-L is based on the SZ4 grade and is available in two wheel drive format with 120PS 1.6-litre petrol engine and manual transmission only. Two colours, Silky Silver Pearl and Cosmic Black.

July 2011

Suzuki launched its latest Special Edition SX4 model, X-EC, which goes on sale in July 2011. The X-EC is based on the popular SZ4 grade and competitively priced at £13,430 which includes metallic paint; it is available in two wheel drive format with 120PS 1.6-litre petrol engine and manual transmission only.

The new model offers a comprehensive list of standard equipment including colour satellite navigation system with Bluetooth connectivity; USB Port, unique design alloy wheels, electric folding door mirrors with built in turn signal lamps, rear privacy glass and a new design seat fabric.

SX4 is a distinctive five-door hatchback that blends the characteristics of sporty compacts exemplified by the Swift, with those of lightweight SUVs such as the Grand Vitara, to create an exciting small car alternative.

The Euro 5 emissions 1.6-litre petrol engine features variable valve timing with variable intake system for enhanced driveability and response. It powers the SX4 2WD with manual transmission from nought to 62 mph in 10.7 seconds. In combined cycle driving, the 2WD manual models return 45.6mpg with emissions of 141g/km. X-EC is available in three metallic colours; Galactic Grey, Cosmic Black Pearl and Cool White Pearl.

July 2014

Warranty Direct claims records show the 2006 - 2014 Suzuki SX4 to be the most reliable used SUV/'Crossover' out of manufacturer warranty.

What does a Suzuki SX4 (2006 – 2014) cost?

Contract hire from £185.74 per month