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Suzuki Alto 1.1 GL 5d (2005/05)

Suzuki Alto 1.1 GL 5d (2005/05) - Owner Review

It's small and nippy. Great on fuel and tax.

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Review submitted by
Geoff Watkins on

Suzuki Alto (03-05)


5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Do I care?

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They like it.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes. Why not? it does exactly what a small car should. Reliably! (it's my second one of these. I like them).

What are you likely to buy next?
Don't know, as I have three good cars at the moment. May get something different.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
September 2014

Did you get a good deal and why?
Slightly below normal used cost for the year.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
A cheap second car.

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
It's quick enough through town traffic and fun to drive (I find it very entertaining). Motorways slow it down on every gradient, but it will get you there. The handling is fun, the rear springing is too soft, so the back end rolls on bends, but it steers well enough. You can sling it thorough corners and get round quite well once you're used to it.

What's it like to park?
It's so small you can park anywhere.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
No. rare for these to give trouble.

What's most practical about your car?
It's small and nippy. Great on fuel and tax.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
It has no gadgets.

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