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Suzuki Swift Hatchback 1.5 GLX 3d (2006/06)

Suzuki Swift Hatchback 1.5 GLX 3d (2006/06) - Owner Review

There is plenty of room inside for the driver and passenger, but no boot space.

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Suzuki Swift Hatchback (05-11)


1 out of 5

What does this car say about you?

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Would not choose this car due to reliability concerns, also the emissions are high, economy is poor, and the car has to be serviced every 9,000 miles, which puts a lot of people off.

Would you buy this car again and why?

What are you likely to buy next?
Mini Cooper

Buying experience

1 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?
July 2006

Did you get a good deal and why?
Was given a good price for my old car, and got the car at a good price and got a number of extras thrown in.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Cost and good part exchange on my old car

What was the dealer like?
The dealer was really good. However, the dealership has since changed hands, and I could not recommend anyone to purchase a vehicle from this dealership.

Driving it

2 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
The car does not handle rough surfaces very well, the suspension is very soft and the car rolls on corners. Only has drum brakes on the rear.

What's it like to park?
Turning circle is good, however rear visibility is not good.

Living with it

1 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
The car has had two urgent safety manufactuer recalls within a year. There was a problem with the handbrake cable, and the second safety recall related to a problem with the clamps holding the passenger airbag which could cause the passenger airbag to be deployed when the ignition is engaged which could result in injury.

What's most practical about your car?
There is plenty of room inside for the driver and passenger, but no boot space.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Keyless start, alloys, air conditioning, apart from that pretty standard.

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