Suzuki Swift hatchback (2010-2017): owner reviews

"The Suzuki Swift is an affordable supermini that’s reliable and great to drive"

Carbuyer Rating

2.8 out of 5

Owners Rating

4.1 out of 5

62%of people would recommend this car to a friend.

Owner Rating

  • 14reviews
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  • 5reviews
  • 1reviews

Common Problems

  • Gearbox / clutch (2 cases)
  • Electrics (7 cases)
  • Other (8 cases)
  • Brakes (3 cases)
  • Engine (4 cases)
  • Suspension (1 cases)
  • Electrics, Other (1 cases)
  • Brakes, Gearbox / clutch (1 cases)

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.3

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

40
Review
Ive had this car from new and apart from the usual,new battery, clutch at 95,000 miles,brake pads front,and bearing whine on first and second gears, the car has performed very well, i have now completed 100,264 miles and ive booked it in for a gearbox bearing repair.The car is quite roomy inside,the parcel shelf had no string attached but i fitted one myself and it works ok, the rear seats are split so when folded you have two configurations.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.3 attitude

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

27
Review
My second car as a 19 year old. 700 quid a year fully comp insurance with a year's no claims. Had a few problems one with my auxiliary belt snapping 3 in the space of 2 months. Main dealer useless to help. Parts are good price however dealerships hard to find for manufacturer parts. Gearbox needing replacement along with other people's reviews due to differential in the gearbox. Bloody quick. Have 17 inch 'attitude' wheels that are £220 each to replace. Great car great handling and great fuel economy. I'm happy and even though I drive it hard it gives the thrill and comfort that younger people look for!

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.3 DDiS 5dr

Year of registration

2013

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Overall a fine little car that's good looking, not thirsty, economical and fast enough. Problems: diesel engine a bit too noisy in cold weather and regular services not as economical as expexted.

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

1.2 5 door

Year of registration

2013

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
This is a great little car that can seat 5 at a pinch. Quite running the only real design problem is the boot. It is too small. Also had random starting problems. Sometime turn the key and nothing happens! Then after several attempts it starts.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

57

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

50
Review
Never had a problem

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

60

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
100 % reliable

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

38
Review
No problems so far!
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Much more economical than my Civic Type R!

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

35
Review
No problems since new
Running Cost

3 out of 5

Petrol cost and servicing charges on the high side

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

35
Review
No problems since bought
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Tyres expensive, as not a popular size

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2000

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

50
Review
Generally reliable. Good condition for it's age.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Cheap to run fuel wise. Cheap to insure.

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

37.5
Review
ABS ring on drivers side hub needed renewing at 37000 miles both bottom track control arms worn excessively at 24000 miles rear tyres wear prematurely on outsides despite correct tyre pressures.
Running Cost

3 out of 5

Fuel efficiency pretty good, spare parts expensive.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

46
Review
I have not experienced any mechanical problems

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

43.6
Review
Reliability problems: I killed the original battery by commuting a round trip of <3 miles to & from work for about three years. The car was subject to a couple of recalls for insufficiently waterproof boot carpet lining or somesuch (!) The central locking failed within the warranty period and was replaced: the collecting breakdown service people managed to break the rear parcel shelf. The front nearside lower wishbone was replaced at MoT after its rubber bush failed owing to pothole damage. The bonnet is highly susceptible to stone chips. The rear window washer does not squirt at the first turn of the switch BUT does leak water in response to firm use of the accelerator. Interior plastic trim behind handbrake lever lifts up and detaches when handbrake applied on all examples of this model. Gearbox was replaced by dealer under warranty, on their initiative and at no cost to me for an 'upgraded' oem one with supposedly better engagement of reverse gear - it feels the same to me.
Running Cost

3 out of 5

New front tyres every 22,000 or so miles at Ł55 each for oem Continentals, less various discounts. The new wishbone obviously wasn't free. Post-warranty period servicing at Halfords Autocentre is cheaper than Suzuki dealers - BUT, they can have a vey bad attitude toward the customer, and are keen to sell me additional services that I don't need.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Swift sport, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Sport, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Great little car for day to day driving and superb fun on the track too. http://www.scottprudence.com/wp-content/main/2010_12/img_24772.jpg

Owner Review

Version

SZ4, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
As a nippy, fun alternative to the mini cooper, the swift sport has lived up to my expectations. It's a car with character and is a lot of fun to drive, if not the fastest hatchback out there. The dashboard is a little rattly and the driver's seat creaky (a common problem according to the forums) but it is a car that you look forward to driving for the sheer fun of it. Real world mpg of 34 is somewhat down on the official figure of 39.9 mpg (itself quite a poor figure for a small hatchback).

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

ATTITUDE, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Very good cheap run about for a young lad of my age, nice looking and practical for what i use it for

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Sport, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
A great little car. Had niggle with the pas pump, this was replaced under warranty. Have now covered 13000 miles. Servicing hurts abit as it has to be done every 9k miles but i knew this before i bought it. Nothing is faster than this pocket rocket in wales as i found out. Its the most fun to drive (before this i had a mighty audi s2)!

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Expensive service cost, otherwise a really good low budget car

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

sport, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Bargain warm hatch, but if suzuki had just spent a little more on tailoring the sport to their target market then we would easily have a car to rival the fiesta st and mini cooper in terms of refinement and build quality and overall fit and finish.

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

MT, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

2 out of 5

Version

GTi, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Hybrid/Alternative, Manual

Year of registration

2006

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
It is a fine practical vehicle which spews out too many toxic fumes.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Sport., 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
One of the best cars i've ever had.A Lot of car for the money.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

GLX, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol,

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Attractive, nippy, lots of character, reliable, good performance and economy when driven well. Not so comfortable on long journeys but great around town. Not a lot of room but maximises on what it does have. Still looks modern despite the model being 5 - 6 years old now and handles pretty well too.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Sport, 1.6litre to 1.9litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
The suzuki swift sport is a cracking small car, drives and handles superbly for a car of its size, could do with a few more horses under the bonnet and an lsd. The gearbox has a decent mechanical shift to it, unlike other cars in its class i tested, acceleration is good for a 1.6 and the misses can park it! Boot space is small but i don't really need one at the moment, good enough for the shopping run, and the seats fold flat giving more room if needed.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.2 SZ-L 3dr

Year of registration

66

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

58.7
Review
This car doesnt get enough praise or recognition. I got an amazing deal on mine including 0 per cent finance. The mpg is fantastic if you drive well and economically and have had 58 to 60mpg every time I've reset the MPG trip. It's got Sat Nav, cruise control, leather sports steering wheel and gear knob. The engine has got to be one of the smoothest and quietest in the universe! 94 hp becomes apparent at sort of 3000 onwards and it's quite a step up in performance probably down the VVT. there's some useful power there, the engine starts to sound quite angry and it's great for overtaking other road users in inferior cars ;) The car has run faultlessly (I've had the car for 3-4 months and had done 2500ish miles) and I imagine it will run faultlessly for a very long time.
Reliability

5 out of 5

Faultless
Performance

5 out of 5

Low RPM there's little torque but that's fine for accelerating from the lights at a acceptable pace. Past 3000 rpm and the tables turn very considerably!
Running Cost

5 out of 5

Fantastic

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.2 SZ4 Automatic

Year of registration

2014

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

48
Review
This is my third Swift - I really rate them - and I bought all three VAT-free, which saved me about £2,500 each time. It's a good little car - comfortable and reliable (the latest only let me down once when I had had it less than a hour due to a flat battery. The AA towed me back to the main dealer for a replacement battery. Apart from that the tyre pressure warning light keeps on illuminating.
Reliability
Not perfect.
Performance
1.2 litre - goes OK (96bhp).
Running Cost
Cheap - average 48mpg and servicing is cheap, too.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

46

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

53

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

56

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

58

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

35
Review
never had a problem
Running Cost

3 out of 5

Not as good mpg as I expected

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

51

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

46.2

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

42
Review
Done 5000 in 4 months and no problem :)

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

45
Running Cost
serviced yearly

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

45
Review
No problems
Running Cost

5 out of 5

No problems

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

42
Review
Never needed any repairs. Still has no squeaks/rattles, starts 1st time every time
Running Cost

5 out of 5

still as efficient as when new

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

38.1
Review
No issues at all, one rattle caused by rusted jubilee clip fixed free of charge by main dealer.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

MPG only 38 but official figures 39 so not to bad - needs a sixth gear to solve a lot of it, which the new model has.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

45
Review
falultless so far
Running Cost

5 out of 5

very good on fuel

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

40
Review
I have only owned it for just under 2 years, but so far have had no problems and it has always started first time even during very cold weather.
Running Cost

3 out of 5

I would say it is average.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2006

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

38

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Sport, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Great little car, perfect for me to use for the commute to work, to persue my hobbies and to get the weekly shop. The drive is nice and the car is responsive and comfortable. Wouldn't be big enough for a family.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

sport, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Really look forward to driving my car.its exciting!

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

GL, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

GL, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Very good first car. Powerful enough compared to other cars of similar price/size but still underpowered compared to most other cars on the road. The 1.3 litre engine needs to be revved to get the best out of it but once the most is being made of it, it is reasonably fast its size. Handling is superb but his has caused the ride to be somewhat compromised with bumps often crashing through the cabin. The car responds and is at its best when being driven hard due to the chassis and engines sporty nature. Inside the cabin is simple but nicely finished and for the price it is a very pleasant place to be and there is good passenger space in the rear. This however means the boot space is quite small and the boot opening is an irritating shape which means loading can be difficult. All in all a very good car and i would definitely recommend to a friend, especially for the price.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

glx, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Does as it says on the tin

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

GL, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Really good, excellent for a little car that's done more miles than it was probably designed for. Good fun to drive with decent fuel economy for petrol engine. Not that common a site. Down sides are really short service interval (9000 miles), low density of suzuki dealers and main dealer servicing has always been expensive always £200+, making it more expesive to maintain than much bigger cards with 15-20,000 mile service intervals.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Sport, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.2

Year of registration

2013

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

50
Review
Very reliable car, but boot too small and the paint quality seems very poor – the paint chips and scratches to easily.
Reliability
Very good
Performance
Very good
Running Cost
Very good

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.2

Year of registration

2015

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

45
Review
Well what's to say. I sat in the car at the showroom and immediately felt as if I had been driving one for years. I think it was the sit upright stance and the excellent visibility. I didn't feel I was wallowing in the thing as I had in other similar hatchbacks I had tried. Also, I quite liked the quirky shape .. the Swift stands out in what is otherwise a very drab market place for hatchbacks. Some commentators have complained that the car is noisy but I haven't found that. What I have found is that the engine has been so detuned that it's like driving a sponge .. still the other side of that is the very good fuel consumption. Much better than my 1.2 Polo. However, there's no getting away from it, the Swift feels tinny compared to the Polo but you get what you pay for and the specification in the swift far exceeded the new Polo model that cost about £5000 more. So it's a mixed bag .. would I buy another Swift .. well on balance yes I would but next time I'd go for a nearly new one ..

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

<1 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2002

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

42
Review
In 11 years of own, it never broke-down. always start at first switch, within 2-3 seconds even at minus temperature.
Running Cost

5 out of 5

apart from regular services nothing major, Tyre are cheap,

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

<1 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2002

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

90

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

<1 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

1998

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

New
Review
gone through the mot again 3 years on the run
Running Cost

5 out of 5

well it wont break my bank

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

34
Running Cost

3 out of 5

fuel consumption more than i expexted though i havent had car long

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

57

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

67
Review
Very smooth and ultra-quiet engine
Running Cost

5 out of 5

I can get an actual 71 mpg when I drive at 40 to 45 mph

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

53

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

51
Review
No problems . starts first time, runs great
Running Cost

5 out of 5

very economical, insurance much less than my last car. service costs may be high though? - yet to have mine done (10 month old)

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

53
Review
3 MONTHS OLD, NO PROBLEMS
Running Cost

4 out of 5

185/55/16 Tyres will be expensive, but averaging 53 MPG if I take it easy is better than I expected

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

glx, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Great looking car.Nice Handling,good performance and economical

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

vvt, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Basic car.not the best in the world but i can live with it.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Gl, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Good cheap car

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

GL, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Sport, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
A fun car to drive, with no reliability issues, however quite thirsty, seems i'm never off the forecourt filling the car up.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

GLX, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
After it's one and only fault it is a great wee car. Never let me down.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Swift Sport, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
For the money it is very good value,auto air conditioning,keyless entry etc.Performance And handling good but the suspension is firm,ido not mind this but passengers are shaken around a bit.Economy Is not up to 2010 standards but as i only cover a small yearly mileage this is not a great concern.The Car is reliable,goes well but it is not a maserati.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Sport, 1.6litre to 1.9litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
One huge defect : no spare wheel provided, but also almost unique choice of tyre dimensions !!!!(195/45r17 ; i have bought spare wheel, and changed to 205/40r17) Otherwise, superb in almost every respect .

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Suzuki Swift 1.5cc

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

32
Review
Good reliability even after 4 years the car still runs great, no major problem at all. The only problem need to replace battery more often than any other car

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1.2 SZ4 5dr

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

2 - 3 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

48
Review
Overall a great little car. I owned the previous model (2007 GL) before buying this and the improvement in interior quality and drive is noticeable. I have had no issues with dashboard rattles or seat squeaks and the noise insulation is miles better. I had a problem with one of the front wheels squeaking loudly after about 15000 miles, but this was remedied with replacement front brake pads which were done under warranty. The boot, although not vast is enough for a weekly shop, which should satisfy most buyers of the car. However, there are numerous drawbacks with the boot arrangement which people should be aware of before purchasing the car. The lip is even higher than on the old model, and the parcel shelf has no string to lift it up with the tailgate. You have to manually lift up the parcel shelf every time you want to put something in the boot, as the aperture between the parcel shelf and the lip is tiny. If you forget to put the parcel shelf down again after loading the boot, it completely blocks visibility out of the rear windscreen! It would have cost Suzuki about 3 pence to add a piece of string to the car, with great benefit as a result. It seems a bit mean of Suzuki to skimp on something like this - the car retails for over £10k new! Also, the rear seats don't do anything clever when folded. In the old model you could tumble them forward against the front seats to create a flat load bay, but now they just flop onto the bases and don't create much extra space as a result! Apart from that, I'm happy from my purchase :)

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

60

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

<1 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

1998

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

50

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2006

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

35
Running Cost

3 out of 5

Never had car that shows low fuel light so much

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

<1 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

1998

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New
Review
good at starting 3rd year went through the road test a good car
Running Cost

5 out of 5

very light running costs

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

53
Review
No issues in first year of ownership

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

48.5
Review
no problems
Running Cost

3 out of 5

fair

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

35

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1.5-2 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

40
Review
the car is only 3 weeks old,no problems.Still running in.
Running Cost

5 out of 5

stil on the first tank of fuel,road tax cheaper than previous car(mazda 6 diesel(

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

DDIS, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Car is excellent for a small car, suprisingly bigger on the inside than outside, i have had comments like its a hair dressers car, i say its not big enough for a pair of tongs nevermind a hair dryer. but once they have driven it they soon change their minds Stoneacre (car retailer) was the problem, bought the car on 1st april 2009 and what a joke they have been.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

glx, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2006

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Good car but niggling problem with noisy brakes (apparently uncurable) and rattles and poor ride quality

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

sport, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Ace!

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

DDiS, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Very pleased, fun to drive and very economical to run

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Gt, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Reliable, fast, comfortable, likeable

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Its an awesome small car with good standard equipment

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2005

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

glx, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Its nice looking and nippy

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Sport, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Great value and old school warm hatch. Good build and reliable. 2nd swift i've owned loved the basic 1.3 gl but love the sport even more.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

sport, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Great

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

attitude, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Its a cute little car its in orange colour ever one that i speak to said its a nice car nippy car around town a lot of stares at my car|

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

, 1.0-litre to 1.5-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
It is a nippy, fun car to drive.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Sport, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2007

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
After 2 and a half years, i'm in no way bored of it yet and can't see a similar size/price/performance/reliable car to match it. I'm waiting for the concept r to become a reality!

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

60
Running Cost

2 out of 5

I would've liked it to be a bit more fuel efficient

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2000

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

40
Review
Actually is quite reliable, never had so many problems, except Radiator.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

It is ok. I am a fairly rough driver. My family members also drive this car. All in their own way.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

48
Review
probably too early to say, but so far 100%
Running Cost

5 out of 5

cheap insurance, good mpg. lpw depreciation(?)

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

1-1.5 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2008

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

40
Review
The car has only had one major fault, which was recognised online as a frequent problem for this model, in which the gearbox had to be completely replaced. This was at a whopping cost of Ł565 from a main dealer. I consulted Suzuki in an attempt to get some manufactures help in paying, as the car only had 20000 on the clock, but the 2 year manufactures warranty was up. In hindsight the warranty is pretty poor in todays competition.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Fuel is affordable at 40mpg, on one trip to Telford from Liverpool I managed to average 50mpg which was a result of driving economically as well as not having much luggage. I noticed when I first had the car and was running it in I was getting 37-38 mpg, I then started to use a product called cataclean and my mpg increased 40 to low 40s. Spare parts seem to be reasonably priced as with many Japanese cars.

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