Used Suzuki Alto (2009 - 2014) Buying & Selling

Review by Dan Harrison on
Last Updated: 04 Aug 2015
The Suzuki Alto is a small car that’s designed to cut costs to the bone. It’s cheap to buy and even cheaper to run.

3.5 out of 5

Buying used

Low running costs and generous equipment levels makes the Alto a popular small car among used buyers. The range is straightforward with limited engine and trim combinations – mid-spec SZ3 adds air conditioning and is the best all-round value. The line-up starts with SZ2 – don’t be fooled onto looking for a SZ1 base-spec car – there isn’t one. The best cars will be found within the Suzuki dealer network, though there should also be a good spread of models in the private classifieds.

The Alto was launched in March 2009 and the earliest cars are available with an 09-registration.

See 159 used Suzuki Altos for sale, starting at £1,350

4 out of 5


The Alto will tick a lot of boxes for many buyers. It’s cheap to run, reliable and well equipped – making it an ideal first car or a city runabout. Use Parker’s pricing to set a reasonable value and there should be no problem selling it on.