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Suzuki Swift Hatchback 1.3 GL 3d (2007/56)

Suzuki Swift Hatchback 1.3 GL 3d (2007/56) - Owner Review

Size for easy parking, fuel consumptio.
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Review submitted by
Thomas Turk on

Suzuki Swift Hatchback (05-11)

Summary

1 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Its a transporter, not an ego booster

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
None of my business

Would you buy this car again and why?
NO. Expalined alraedy

What are you likely to buy next?
Anything but a Suzuki, maybe a KIA.

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?
New

What price did you pay?
£12,000

When did you buy the car?
August 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?
Not important

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
For my sons transportation. Recommended by the Govt. car licence renewal inspector.

What was the dealer like?
No manual in Enlish. promised. never arrived!

Driving it

3 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
OK

What's it like to park?
OK

Living with it

1 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
YES!! I thought I had planned well. In 2007 I bought a new 4 wheel-drive Suzuki Swift for my son. It had the best Michelin Alpine winter tyres. This gave me peace of mind, as he sometimes had to drive late in the night into the Austrian countryside for concerts. He is the leader of the string section, and also a med. student. However, 4 wheel drive, Alpine tyres or not, on his way home late one night last week, in sub-zero temps. and with light snow, the engine warning light came on. The engine started to splutter and misfire. He had to decide whether to immediately switch off the engine as, as the manual states, and freeze to death(!!) or attempt to continue. He staggered home with a misfiring, stalling engine. Next day I gently struggled the car to local agent. Their ana

What's most practical about your car?
Size for easy parking, fuel consumptio.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
4X4

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