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Suzuki Swift Sport 1.6 VVT Sport 3d (2011/11)

Suzuki Swift Sport 1.6 VVT Sport 3d (2011/11) - Owner Review

Can accommodate up to 5 people within small confines of supermini car.

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Review submitted by
Fred King on

Suzuki Swift Sport (06-11)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Understated performance.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They like looks of car and the pearlescent white colour. They also like presence of auto air conditioning and keyless ignition in car at this price range.

Would you buy this car again and why?
In two minda as 1) newer model has 12 bhp more but 2) car would benefit from supercharger or turbo to enhance performance (as originally hinted at by Suzuki).

What are you likely to buy next?
Hot hatch or performance coupe.

Buying experience

5 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?
June 2011

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes - end of line model before new Sport was due to arrive.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Good discount.

What was the dealer like?
All done on-line and over phone.Pleasant sales person very helpful ; deal included delivery for small sum of money.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Good steering and roadholding.

What's it like to park?
Average - fits into small spaces but not easy to see back end or front end of car.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Mysterious starting problem initially but cleared up after visit to garage.

What's most practical about your car?
Can accommodate up to 5 people within small confines of supermini car.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Automatic air conditioning in budget price car - amazing.

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