Suzuki Swift Review from Netherlands

1994 Suzuki Swift GS 1.3

Model year1994
Year of manufacture1994
First year of ownership1994
Most recent year of ownership2005
Engine and transmission 1.3 Manual
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Dealer Service marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 10 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.8 / 10
Distance when acquired18 kilometres
Most recent distance232000 kilometres
Previous carSAAB 900

Summary:

A great car to drive cheap, luxurious and long

Faults:

Dashboard Light switch 200.000 km.

Dampers back-door replaced at 175.000 km.

Door-clamp inside 120.000 Right side 210.00 Left side.

Rust on the back door after 10 years (rest of the car is almost rust free)

General Comments:

Very reliable

Fast (enough)

Cheap in repairs and petrol (avg. 6 Liters/100 km)

Service check over 200 EU is exceptional. (Unlike my Saab 900 where 400 EU was the average)

Tires replacement per 60.000 km (front) and 80.000 km (back)

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 22nd August, 2005

Average review marks: 8.8 / 10, based on 1 review