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Suzuki Swift Hatchback 1.5 GLX 5d (2006/06)

Suzuki Swift Hatchback 1.5 GLX 5d (2006/06) - Owner Review

Very user-friendly car. 100% reliable over last 12k miles. Excellent performace once the engine was run in. Comfortable seats, good gearchange and brakes. No real disadvantages to the car.
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Suzuki Swift Hatchback (05-11)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
No idea to be honest.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
People like it. One friend has also bought one now.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes. Does what's needed from a small car. Enjoyable to drive.

What are you likely to buy next?
Don't know yet.

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchise

Did you buy this car new?
New

What price did you pay?
£8,500

When did you buy the car?
March 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?
Bought from dealer 60 miles away at £500 discount. Local dealer would not offer discount.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Reliability of Suzukis. Roomy for its size. Good roadholding, handlling and performance.

What was the dealer like?
No problem. Businesslike and efficient.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Excellent handling. Excellent performance for a 1.5 engine, although does have to revved to 3500rpm or more.

What's it like to park?
Dead easy to park.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Front discs and pads replaced to cure brake squeal (a common problem).

What's most practical about your car?
Very user-friendly car. 100% reliable over last 12k miles. Excellent performace once the engine was run in. Comfortable seats, good gearchange and brakes. No real disadvantages to the car.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Keyless entry system.

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