Suzuki Swift (2017 on)

5

1.2 SZ3 Dualjet 5dr

reviewed by Anonymous on 2 January 2020
5
Overall rating
5
How it drives
5
Fuel economy
4
Tax/Insurance/Warranty costs
5
Cost of maintenance and repairs
5
Experience at the dealership
4
How practical it is
5
How you rate the manufacturer
5
Overall reliability

Small flaws don't matter - a brilliant and fun small car.

I bought this car as a demonstrator with 500 miles on the clock and already fitted with a number of extras such as alloy wheels, etc. The buying experience was very relaxed and easy - the car was purchased with little effort at a significant reduction from new, a generous trade in, and with a 0% finance deal.
After 21 months and 28000 miles as my daily commuting car here are the pros and cons,

Cons - 1) can be hard to drive smoothly at low speed in stop start traffic 2) the dab radio is at best average 3) I have collected a number of stone chips and can't decide whether the paint is thin or I've just had a run of bad luck 4) it's noisier than my 2014 Hyundai i10 1.2 on the motorway.

Pros - 1) my commute is 31.5 miles each way of rural, twisty A and B roads with a very short motorway stretch. The Swift is total fun to drive every day and returns a genuine 60+ mpg. 2) nothing has gone wrong 3) while not its USP, the boot and rear space is surprisingly large 4) I find the seats and driving position excellent (6" long legs) 5) while in many ways my i10 was a "better" car that I liked a lot, I really love the Swift. It's not totally rational, but the car has character. The engine loves to be revved and the car is so light, it's puny 90 horses are more than enough.

Highly recommended

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Price£11,993–£16,843
Road TaxA–C
MPG53.2–65.6 mpg
Real MPG102.8%

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