Used Suzuki Swift (1992 - 2003) Review

Review by Parkers on
Last Updated: 21 Jul 2014
1.5
The Suzuki Swift design barely changed from when it was launched in 1992, to when it finally went out of production in 2003. It's a bit old fashioned, with a cramped interior, few modern safety features and dated looks, but makes a case for itself as a cheap, economical and reliable runabout.
Suzuki Swift (92-03)
Practical, reliable, keenly priced
Blandly styled, negligible image

New price range:

£6,295 - £9,750

Used price range:

£191 - £1,035

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Summary

Parkers Rating:

1.5 out of 5

The Suzuki Swift design barely changed from when it was launched in 1992, to when it finally went out of production in 2003. It's a bit old fashioned, with a cramped interior, few modern safety features and dated looks, but makes a case for itself as a cheap, economical and reliable runabout. Prices start at just a few hundred pounds for early cars.

Parkers Ratings

Overall

1.5 out of 5

Performance

2 out of 5

Handling

2.5 out of 5

Comfort

1.5 out of 5

Practicality

2 out of 5

Behind the wheel

2 out of 5

Safety

1.5 out of 5

Reliability

3.5 out of 5

Running costs

2.5 out of 5

Green credentials

not rated yet

Buying used

4 out of 5

Selling

2.5 out of 5

Equipment

1 out of 5

What owners say...

 It's quite small and easy to park, brilliant around town.  

4 out of 5

Rob Mathews ,   11 Dec 2015    ... read more

 The most practical thing about the car is how cheap it is to run and the reliability.  

3 out of 5

Matthew Stokes ,   28 May 2015    ... read more

 The engine. The 1.0L 3cyl engine was the best I ever drove. There was always power, and you could rev it to bits, and still get great fuel economy. The gearing is great giving 2500RPM in 5th gear at...  

5 out of 5

Breandan O Heamhaigh ,   05 Apr 2012    ... read more

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