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Suzuki Swift Sport 1.6 VVT Sport 3d (2011/60) - Owner Review

Size and easy to drive.
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Review submitted by
Mark Henderson on

Suzuki Swift Sport (06-11)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Enjoy hi-performance cars but dont enjoy paying for them.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Wife dislikes 3-door, and only having 2-rear seats. Family find it a bit too bumpy.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Not this particular model. Only 5 door later model from mid-2013 on. 3 door model only has 2 rear seats, but 5 door model has 3 rear seats.

What are you likely to buy next?
Suzuki Swift Sport 5-door.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£6,995

When did you buy the car?
March 2013

Did you get a good deal and why?
Ok.Car was relatively cheap.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Value for money. Good reviews. Always liked the Swift.

What was the dealer like?
Half-decent up to point of sale, then crumby following sale.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Quick acceleration esp. thru 1st, 2nd, 3rd gears due to close rstio gearbox. Needs 6th gear to counteract hi-revving engine on motorways. Best cornering/roadholding car I've ever owned.

What's it like to park?
Very easy.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
No.

What's most practical about your car?
Size and easy to drive.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Keyless entry.

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