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Suzuki Swift 1.0 GLS 3d (1999/V)

Suzuki Swift 1.0 GLS 3d (1999/V) - Owner Review

It is extremely reliable.
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Review submitted by
Nick Smith on

Suzuki Swift (92-03)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
It says that i got a car on a budget, but i shopped around, i didnt just get any.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They all think it is fine for what i use it for.

Would you buy this car again and why?
no because it is just too noisy at speed and the stereo is just too rubbish.

What are you likely to buy next?
i am likely to upgrade to a vauxhall astra next.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£1,600

When did you buy the car?
February 2006

Did you get a good deal and why?
I didnt get a good deal for 2 reasons. 1 is that it needs a new exhaust and new brakes, 2 because i have seen newer ones for cheaper.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
It has quite a good spec level and age for the money.

What was the dealer like?
The dealer was very friendly and honest, i have bought another car from him before,

Driving it

3 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
It is slightly sluggish but has no trouble keeping up with traffic or sitting in the outside lane of the motorway, though it is very noisy and the stereo is rubbish. it is surpisingly level around corners.

What's it like to park?
It is easy to park, small with good visibility.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
It has developed a hole in the exhaust, a heat deflector fell off the exhaust aswell, also it needs new brake pads.

What's most practical about your car?
It is extremely reliable.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
the electric mirrors, they are unusual on a car of this class and are very handy.

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