1999 Suzuki Wagon R+ GL 1.0 petrol
Stroke of genius - can't find anything as space-efficient to replace it
New front disks under warranty at 60,000 km.
Gearshift cable broke at 78,000 km.
Water leak into trunk from roof seam (several times).
Tyres at 93,000 km & 171,000 km (winter tyres all year).
Exhaust bracket welded at 178,000 km.
Sills rusted so patched at 192,000 km.
Handbrake cable freezes on if used in freezing conditions.
Rear brake shoes rust to drums if handbrake left on when wet.
Tiny outside & HUGE inside!
High seating position.
Airy & light inside.
Excellent visibility all round.
Good visibility for rear passengers too.
BRILLIANT fold-flat rear seats.
Big square trunk (for car size) & underseat storage.
It looks & drives like new at 200,000 km.
A lot of people don't like the appearance.
Inadequate rear suspension travel.
Only 4 seat belts when room for 5 people.
Rear lamps unprotected in bumper (has not been a problem yet).
Several bulbs are very difficult to replace.
Rear screen & lighting controls badly placed & not illuminated.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 13th August, 2009