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Suzuki Swift 1.0 GLS 3d (2001/51)

Suzuki Swift 1.0 GLS 3d (2001/51) - Owner Review

Fuel economy. Returns 50 mpg on mixed driving, 60 mpg possible on a motorway run at 60 mph.

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Review submitted by
Tim Goddard on

Suzuki Swift (92-03)


5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Don't care.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Passengers pleasantly surprised by the comfort and smoothness around town.

Would you buy this car again and why?

What are you likely to buy next?
No need of a car at the moment but would definitely consider another Suzuki.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
March 2004

Did you get a good deal and why?
Paid a fair price for a main dealer.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Price, low mileage, fuel economy, reliable make.

What was the dealer like?
Friendly, not pushy.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Best around town, but is happy on the motorway as long as you respect its limits. Just remember that you're getting 60 mpg as the boot raiders hurtle by. Clutch can be a bit keen (either on or off) but fine once you're used to it.

What's it like to park?

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
No. An utterly reliable car, never paid for any repairs apart from service items and the usual things that wear out (tyres, brakes, exhaust).

What's most practical about your car?
Fuel economy. Returns 50 mpg on mixed driving, 60 mpg possible on a motorway run at 60 mph.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Massive front seats.

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