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Suzuki Swift Hatchback 1.3 DDiS 5d (2005/05)

Suzuki Swift Hatchback 1.3 DDiS 5d (2005/05) - Owner Review

that my students can sit and have a comfortable drive only when theres no problems with car

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Review submitted by
Sadiq Dani on

Suzuki Swift Hatchback (05-11)


3 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
that i wouldnt buy it again as long as it dont give me any other problems because apart from this headache i love this car, o yeah some lights appeared on dash abs, service light and engine management, fixed under warranty but pain when using car daily basis for business

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
love it, mines blue with racing stripes, people cant believe its diesel and only 1.3

Would you buy this car again and why?
only if i dont have no more probs, but i realy like the idea of 7 year warranty with kia ceed :) may be getting that

What are you likely to buy next?
kia ceed

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?
August 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?
it was ok, got 1k for my old car, so was happy

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
im a driving instructor, needed a reliable japanese car, relized recently its got a fiat panda engine :S

What was the dealer like?
helpfull, no problems

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
slow at start but perfect for students, smooth comfortable

What's it like to park?
no problems

Living with it

2 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
dont know where to start, alternator had to get replaced before i recieved it, disks and pads, clutch at 55k, another alternator, been in garage for other reasons ie alternator making noises, suzuki thought it was first some belt then water pump then relized it was alternator

What's most practical about your car?
that my students can sit and have a comfortable drive only when theres no problems with car

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
1.3 diesel engine, but not happy with co2 as its 122co2, which is £120 annum, if 120less i would only pay £35, which started from 2008 in the swift

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