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SUZUKI SWIFT Used Car Review

Suzuki's first passenger car in Australia became immensely popular during the 1980s and 1990s as a fun and well-priced little hatchback. A sporty GTi variant, which ran from 1989 to 2000, became something of a cult car among keen drivers on a tight budget. Strangely, there was a five-year sabbatical for the Swift - its place taken by the less-appealing Ignis - before it returned to welcome arms in 2005. It's since continued its popularity with city-car buyers.

Pros

Cons

  • Nimble, fun-to-drive handling; easy to park
  • Effective engines - especially latest turbo units
  • Adaptive cruise standard on top-spec model
  • Consistently stylish, gender-neutral design over the years
  • Latest model's relatively high pricing
  • Base model lacks equipment and annual servicing not cheap
  • Small boot
  • No GTi hot-hatch variant since 2000
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.
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2011 Suzuki Swift FZ GA Silver 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback
2011 Suzuki Swift FZ GA Silver 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback
2011 Suzuki Swift FZ GA Silver 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback
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2011 Suzuki Swift FZ GA Silver 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback

$9,990
  • 109920 km
  • Hatchback
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

2011 Suzuki Swift FZ GA Silver 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback

Blacktown AreaMinchinbury

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2005 Suzuki Swift EZ Grey 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
2005 Suzuki Swift EZ Grey 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
2005 Suzuki Swift EZ Grey 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
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2005 Suzuki Swift EZ Grey 5 Speed Manual Hatchback

$5,990
  • 101942 km
  • Hatchback
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

Only 101942 kms!!!! LONG REGO AND 3YRS FREE WARRANTY!!! This Suzuki Swift is EASY to park! Great first car for learners enquire now! This Suzuki Swift has all the features you'll love! • CD player with 6 speakers • 5spd manual • climate control • Dual Airbag Package • Leather Steering Wheel • power windows/power mirrors/power steering • central locking • Dealer Delivery Available (dealer fee applies) Finance options available / extended

Liverpool AreaLiverpool

13/07/2019

2012 Suzuki Swift FZ Sport Red Hot 7 Speed Constant Variable Hatchback
2012 Suzuki Swift FZ Sport Red Hot 7 Speed Constant Variable Hatchback
2012 Suzuki Swift FZ Sport Red Hot 7 Speed Constant Variable Hatchback
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2012 Suzuki Swift FZ Sport Red Hot 7 Speed Constant Variable Hatchback

$11,990
  • 92276 km
  • Hatchback
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

2012 Suzuki Swift FZ Sport Red Hot 7 Speed Constant Variable Hatchback

Blacktown AreaMount Druitt

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2012 Suzuki Swift FZ GLX White 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
2012 Suzuki Swift FZ GLX White 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
2012 Suzuki Swift FZ GLX White 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
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2012 Suzuki Swift FZ GLX White 5 Speed Manual Hatchback

$8,490
  • 100465 km
  • Hatchback
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

Suzuki Swift GLX, Great first car, 5 speed manaul, 1.4 litre engine, nippy performace & good fuel economy! Five star ANCAP safety rating, due to 7 airbags, abs brakes, traction & stability control. Keyless entry with push button start, bluetooth & aux inputs. One owner, 2 keys full service history & rego till Feb 2020. Enjoy the Suzuki Way of Life in this Swift. VEHICLE COMES FULLY SERVIC

The Hills DistrictCastle Hill

22 hours ago

FROM $53 PER WEEK ON FINANCE* 2012 SUZUKI SWIFT 5D GA
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FROM $53 PER WEEK ON FINANCE* 2012 SUZUKI SWIFT 5D GA

$53
  • 136640 km
  • Hatchback
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

Get your finance approved today by calling 1300 30 60 92 or apply online at http://epicfinance.com.au/application/ 2012 SUZUKI SWIFT 5D HATCHBACK GA FZ from just $53 per week on finance. Like the FINANCE but not the car? We CAN help! We can finance any vehicle from dealerships and private sellers all over Australia at low weekly repayments. For more info please call the office today on or 1300 30 60 92. * Vehicle cash price is $10,999 or is available on finance from $53

Blacktown AreaBlacktown

11/07/2019

2010 Suzuki Swift EZ 07 Update Green 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
2010 Suzuki Swift EZ 07 Update Green 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
2010 Suzuki Swift EZ 07 Update Green 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
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2010 Suzuki Swift EZ 07 Update Green 5 Speed Manual Hatchback

$9,990
  • 60638 km
  • Hatchback
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

Great little run about this Suzuki Swift is a one owner with full service history. Ring today for a test drive. Note: for peace of mind we are a large multi franchise dealer with 8 new car brands over 3 locations and over 100 used cars at any given time. We have been servicing our local area for 50 years and are still family owned. We also have many great finance packages and warranty options for our cars due to our large buying power and long term connections. Feel free to ask

Manly AreaBrookvale

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2009 Suzuki Swift EZ 07 Update S Burgundy 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback
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2009 Suzuki Swift EZ 07 Update S Burgundy 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback

$8,999
  • 83094 km
  • Hatchback
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  • 4 cyl

2009 Suzuki Swift EZ 07 Update S Burgundy 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback

Strathfield AreaHomebush

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$7,900
  • 62000 km
  • Hatchback
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

2012 model swift 5.5L/100km Only done 62000 Selling only because need to upgrade to automatic Price 7900$ Ph

Camden AreaNarellan Vale

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2017 Suzuki Swift FZ MY15 GL Navigator Blue 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback
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2017 Suzuki Swift FZ MY15 GL Navigator Blue 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback

$14,990
  • 31652 km
  • Hatchback
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

*******INTERNET SPECIAL ONLY******* WE HAVE A HUGE RANGE OF OVER 200 LATE MODEL LOW KILOMETRES VEHICLES AVAILABLE ACROSS OUR DEALERSHIPS. ALL VEHICLES ARE WORKSHOP TESTED & COME WITH PPSR AND ROADWORTHY CERTIFICATES. WE HAVE A RANGE OF USED VEHICLE & EXTENDED MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY AVAILABLE FOR BOTH LOCAL & INTERSTATE BUYERS. WE WELCOME ALL TRADE-INS AND FINANCE IS ALSO AVAILABLE TAP. WE ARE BASED IN BETWEEN BLACKTOWN & PENRITH IN SYDNEY'S WEST AND CAN ARRANGE DELIVERY ANYWHERE IN AUSTRA

Blacktown AreaMinchinbury

4 hours ago

2007 Suzuki Swift EZ 07 Update RE.1 Red 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
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2007 Suzuki Swift EZ 07 Update RE.1 Red 5 Speed Manual Hatchback

$4,995
  • 0 km
  • Hatchback
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

Comes with a FREE official NSW Roadworthy Certificate. Full Vehicle History Check using Australian Government PPSR Register. All titles for this car are 100% clear Australia Wide , All States . * Never been a Repairable Write-Off * Never been on REVS or WOVR * Never had Storm, Flood or Hail Damage * No Finance Owing * No Debt or Money Owing * Has been checked if this car is reported as stolen, 100% Clear We acce

Parramatta AreaGranville

4 hours ago

2011 Suzuki Swift Sporty Wheels Stereo ETC

2011 Suzuki Swift Sporty Wheels Stereo ETC

$5,999.99
  • 198000 km
  • Hatchback
  • Auto

PRICE IS FIRM!! 2011 Suzuki swift Automatic gearbox 1.5L petrol 5 door 198,000kms Revs report clean title Aftermarket stickers Aftermarket wheels Aftermarket exhaust Aftermarket sound system with bluetooth. Con's: could use two front shocks and a wheel alignment. Only selling to get a 4WD

Bankstown AreaMount Lewis

5 hours ago

2014 Suzuki Swift FZ MY14 GL Navigator White 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
2014 Suzuki Swift FZ MY14 GL Navigator White 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
2014 Suzuki Swift FZ MY14 GL Navigator White 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
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2014 Suzuki Swift FZ MY14 GL Navigator White 5 Speed Manual Hatchback

$8,987
  • 144844 km
  • Hatchback
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

2014 Suzuki Swift GL Navi in a 5 door manual hatch is a ONE OWNER with LOG BOOK SERVICE HISTORY comes with loads of great features for you to enjoy like: Navigation (GPS), ABS (Antilock Brakes), Adjustable Steering Col. - Tilt only, Air Conditioning, Air Conditioning - Pollen Filter, Airbag - Driver, Airbag - Knee Driver, Airbag - Passenger, Airbags - Head for 1st Row Seats (Front), Airbags - Head for 2nd Row Seats, Airbags - Side for 1st Row Occupants (Front), Audio - Aux Input Sock

Penrith AreaPenrith

5 hours ago

Suzuki swift 2011 model

Suzuki swift 2011 model

$4,500 Negotiable
  • 183000 km
  • Hatchback
  • Manual

Suzuki swift 2011 model Good condition inside and out Average scuff marks as you would expect from a 9 year old black car. Air con Power steering Bluetooth Power windows and mirrors Mini cooper rims Very dark tinted windows Rego till the 1st october Very economical and drives very smooth. Only selling due to loss of licence

Blacktown AreaMinchinbury

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2007 Suzuki Swift RS415 Green 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback
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2007 Suzuki Swift RS415 Green 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback

$7,990
  • 130212 km
  • Hatchback
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

A family owned business serving our valued customers for over 30 years......We are a multi franchise award winning grand master Dealer including the number one for 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Our awards are based on recognition for excellence in sales, service and customer satisfaction.....We are located just 30 minutes west of Sydney airport conveniently just minutes off the M 5 motorway. Located on 7.5 acres. We are open 7 days from 8.30 am to 5.30 pm.

Bankstown AreaCondell Park

11 hours ago

2008 Suzuki EZ SWIFT Automatic

2008 Suzuki EZ SWIFT Automatic

$8,200
  • 150000 km
  • Hatchback
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

EXCELLENT LITTLE 5 DOOR AUTOMATIC HATCH Auto!!! Power Steering!!! Air Conditioning!!! TOUCHSCREEN INFOTAINMENT SYSTEM with in-built navigation system Alloy wheels Selling the car as i bought a new car, perfect for a first car buyer.

Hurstville AreaHurstville

16 hours ago

2017 Suzuki Swift FZ MY15 GL Red 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
2017 Suzuki Swift FZ MY15 GL Red 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
2017 Suzuki Swift FZ MY15 GL Red 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
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2017 Suzuki Swift FZ MY15 GL Red 5 Speed Manual Hatchback

$14,888
  • 29855 km
  • Hatchback
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

2017 Suzuki Swift FZ MY15 GL Red 5 Speed Manual Hatchback

Hornsby AreaPennant Hills

17 hours ago

Suzuki swift- apple car play, reverse camera, bluetooth

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$5,500 Negotiable
  • 119000 km
  • Hatchback
  • Manual

This is a great little car which has caused no problems. The car is black as shown in the last photo but has got the matte metallic blue vinyl wrap on it and has only been on since February 2019 and in perfect condition. Have put in a reverse camera and the apple car play which can be both android and apple and it shows when the car reverses. Also had a bluetooth microphone put in. These 3 are non factory standard features that were put in. The car play was $1200 alone to put in. Log book too

Blacktown AreaPlumpton

17 hours ago

Suzuki Swift extreme manual

Suzuki Swift extreme manual

$5,500
  • 134000 km
  • Hatchback
  • Manual

Brilliant zippy small car, perfect for the city or open road and for a learner driver. Regular servicing with 2 brand new front tyres. Only used on weekends. Regretful sale as relocating to Western Australia. 5 door manual 1.5L 6.3L/100km 133724kms Small defect on back left that has been evaluated in the price. NO SWAPS.

The Hills DistrictWest Pennant Hills

19 hours ago

SUZUKI SWIFT 2011 MY12 LOW 142,010 KM LOG BOOK OCT/19 REG*5 YR WARRANT
SUZUKI SWIFT 2011 MY12 LOW 142,010 KM LOG BOOK OCT/19 REG*5 YR WARRANT
SUZUKI SWIFT 2011 MY12 LOW 142,010 KM LOG BOOK OCT/19 REG*5 YR WARRANT
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SUZUKI SWIFT 2011 MY12 LOW 142,010 KM LOG BOOK OCT/19 REG*5 YR WARRANT

$8,950
  • 142010 km
  • Hatchback
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

***CRAZY STEVE’S MASSIVE 3 DAY SALE ON NOW ** PRICES SLASHED ON ALL VEHICLES OFFER STARTS TUES 16/JUL ENDS THURS 18/JULY @ 5:30PM !!! **FREE 5 YEAR UNLIMITED KLMS WARRANTY 12 MONTHS 24/7 ROADSIDE SERVICE ** ( PLEASE NOTE* WE DO NOT CHARGE ADMIN FEES) *** CASH PRICE WAS $9,950 NOW A CRAZY $8,950*** SUZUKI SWIFT GLX 1.4L 4 CYLINDER AUTOMATIC 5 DOOR HATCH 10/2011 - LOW KLMS, LOG BOOKS, OCT 19 REGO! Automatic, Air Conditioned, Power Steering, Power Mirrors, Electric Windows, Tin

Bankstown AreaBass Hill

21 hours ago

2012 Suzuki Swift FZ GLX White 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
2012 Suzuki Swift FZ GLX White 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
2012 Suzuki Swift FZ GLX White 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
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2012 Suzuki Swift FZ GLX White 5 Speed Manual Hatchback

$8,490
  • 100465 km
  • Hatchback
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

Suzuki Swift GLX, Great first car, 5 speed manaul, 1.4 litre engine, nippy performace & good fuel economy! Five star ANCAP safety rating, due to 7 airbags, abs brakes, traction & stability control. Keyless entry with push button start, bluetooth & aux inputs. One owner, 2 keys full service history & rego till Feb 2020. Enjoy the Suzuki Way of Life in this Swift. VEHICLE COMES FULLY SERVIC

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22 hours ago

2006 Suzuki Swift RS415 Blue 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback
2006 Suzuki Swift RS415 Blue 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback
2006 Suzuki Swift RS415 Blue 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback
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2006 Suzuki Swift RS415 Blue 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback

$7,990
  • 182192 km
  • Hatchback
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

2006 Suzuki Swift RS415 Blue 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback

Blacktown AreaMinchinbury

22 hours ago

2012 Suzuki swift (12 months rego)

2012 Suzuki swift (12 months rego)

$7,100 Negotiable
  • 100000 km
  • Hatchback
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

Selling my beloved 2012 Suzuki swift, it comes with fresh 12 months rego, it’s been serviced recently 4 brand new tires very economical on fuel no accident, always been take care of very low kilometres need gone ASAP Text and call only

The Hills DistrictBaulkham Hills

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2010 Suzuki Swift EZ 07 Update Green 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
2010 Suzuki Swift EZ 07 Update Green 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
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2010 Suzuki Swift EZ 07 Update Green 5 Speed Manual Hatchback

$9,990
  • 60638 km
  • Hatchback
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

Great little run about this Suzuki Swift is a one owner with full service history. Ring today for a test drive. Note: for peace of mind we are a large multi franchise dealer with 8 new car brands over 3 locations and over 100 used cars at any given time. We have been servicing our local area for 50 years and are still family owned. We also have many great finance packages and warranty options for our cars due to our large buying power and long term connections. Feel free to ask

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2017 Suzuki Swift AZ GLX Turbo Red 6 Speed Sports Automatic Hatchback
2017 Suzuki Swift AZ GLX Turbo Red 6 Speed Sports Automatic Hatchback
2017 Suzuki Swift AZ GLX Turbo Red 6 Speed Sports Automatic Hatchback
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2017 Suzuki Swift AZ GLX Turbo Red 6 Speed Sports Automatic Hatchback

$16,888
  • 34279 km
  • Hatchback
  • Auto
  • 3 cyl

2017 Suzuki Swift GLX- Turbo in a red 5 door auto hatch is a ONE OWNER & BROUGHT NEW FROM US and is in IMMACULATE CONDITION with LOG BOOK SERVICE HISTORY and this car comes with loads of great features for you to enjoy like: 16`` Alloy Wheels, 6 Speaker Stereo, ABS (Antilock Brakes), Adjustable Steering Col. - Tilt & Reach, Air Cond. - Climate Control, Air Conditioning - Pollen Filter, Airbag - Driver, Airbag - Passenger, Airbags - Head for 1st Row Seats (Front), Airbags - Head for 2

Penrith AreaPenrith

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2018 Suzuki Swift AZ GL Navigator White 1 Speed Constant Variable Hatchback
2018 Suzuki Swift AZ GL Navigator White 1 Speed Constant Variable Hatchback
2018 Suzuki Swift AZ GL Navigator White 1 Speed Constant Variable Hatchback
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2018 Suzuki Swift AZ GL Navigator White 1 Speed Constant Variable Hatchback

$15,750
  • 35081 km
  • Hatchback
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

JUST ARRIVED IN STOCK Trade ins: We happily trade all makes and models. Please contact our team for an appraisal. Mechanical quality: All of our vehicles have passed a rigourous 100 point safety check and receive our 3 year Mechanical Protection Programme for your peace of mind. Finance: Get pre-approved today with easy weekly repayments, instant approvals & same day delivery. We can have you approved over the phone without you visiting the dealership.

Ryde AreaRyde

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2011 Suzuki Swift FZ GA Silver 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback
2011 Suzuki Swift FZ GA Silver 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback
2011 Suzuki Swift FZ GA Silver 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback
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2011 Suzuki Swift FZ GA Silver 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback

$9,990
  • 109920 km
  • Hatchback
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

2011 Suzuki Swift FZ GA Silver 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback

Blacktown AreaMinchinbury

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2011 Suzuki Swift FZ GA Silver 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback
2011 Suzuki Swift FZ GA Silver 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback
2011 Suzuki Swift FZ GA Silver 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback
Dealer used

2011 Suzuki Swift FZ GA Silver 4 Speed Automatic Hatchback

$9,990
  • 123779 km
  • Hatchback
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

*******INTERNET SPECIAL ONLY******* WE HAVE A HUGE RANGE OF OVER 200 LATE MODEL LOW KILOMETRES VEHICLES AVAILABLE ACROSS OUR DEALERSHIPS. ALL VEHICLES ARE WORKSHOP TESTED & COME WITH PPSR AND ROADWORTHY CERTIFICATES. WE HAVE A RANGE OF USED VEHICLE & EXTENDED MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY AVAILABLE FOR BOTH LOCAL & INTERSTATE BUYERS. WE WELCOME ALL TRADE-INS AND FINANCE IS ALSO AVAILABLE TAP. WE ARE BASED IN BETWEEN BLACKTOWN & PENRITH IN SYDNEY'S WEST AND CAN ARRANGE DELIVERY ANYWHERE IN AUSTRA

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2012 Suzuki Swift FZ Sport Red Hot 7 Speed Constant Variable Hatchback
2012 Suzuki Swift FZ Sport Red Hot 7 Speed Constant Variable Hatchback
2012 Suzuki Swift FZ Sport Red Hot 7 Speed Constant Variable Hatchback
Dealer used

2012 Suzuki Swift FZ Sport Red Hot 7 Speed Constant Variable Hatchback

$11,990
  • 92276 km
  • Hatchback
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

2012 Suzuki Swift FZ Sport Red Hot 7 Speed Constant Variable Hatchback

Blacktown AreaMount Druitt

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2010 Suzuki Swift RS415 GLX White 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
2010 Suzuki Swift RS415 GLX White 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
2010 Suzuki Swift RS415 GLX White 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
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2010 Suzuki Swift RS415 GLX White 5 Speed Manual Hatchback

$4,495
  • 190337 km
  • Hatchback
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

2010 MODEL SWIFT HATCH 5 SPEED AIR STEER BOOKS REGO EXPIRY DATE 13/12/2018 VERY TIDY CAR DRIVES A1. AT ONROAD AUTO’S WE OFFER OUR CUSTOMER’S THE BEST QUALITY USED CARS, IN FACT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE ALWAYS GUARANTEED TO GET A BARGIN. WE PRIDE OURSELVES IN PROVIDING EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE. WE HAVE BEEN IN THE CAR INDUSTRY FOR OVER 15 YEARS. COME IN AND HAVE A LOOK AT THE VARIETY OF MODELS WE HAVE ON SALE AT AN UNBEATABLE PRICE. FEEL FREE TO CALL US FOR A TEST DRIVE TODAY ON 02 ****6220 OR 047

Blacktown AreaMinchinbury

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2009 Suzuki Swift RS416 Sport Black 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
2009 Suzuki Swift RS416 Sport Black 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
2009 Suzuki Swift RS416 Sport Black 5 Speed Manual Hatchback
Dealer used

2009 Suzuki Swift RS416 Sport Black 5 Speed Manual Hatchback

$8,990
  • 102555 km
  • Hatchback
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

2009 Suzuki Swift RS416 Sport Black 5 Speed Manual Hatchback

Blacktown AreaMount Druitt

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Overview of the Suzuki Swift

Overview of the Suzuki Swift

Suzuki's first passenger car in Australia became immensely popular during the 1980s and 1990s as a fun and well-priced little hatchback.

A sporty GTi variant, which ran from 1989 to 2000, became something of a cult car among keen drivers on a tight budget.

Strangely, there was a five-year sabbatical for the Swift - its place taken by the less-appealing Ignis - before it returned to welcome arms in 2005.

It's since continued its popularity with city-car buyers.

SUZUKI SWIFT GENERATIONS (SINCE 2005)

2005-2011

2011-2017

2017 onwards

RUNNING COSTS

Fuel Consumption

1.2L 4-cylinder: 4.6 to 4.8 litres per 100km

1.0L 3-cylinder turbo: 5.1 litres per 100km

1.4L 4-cylinder turbo (Sport): 6.1 litres per 100km

= Highly economical.

= Good economy.

= Average fuel use.

= Heavy consumption.

Servicing

SIMILAR MODELS TO SUZUKI SWIFT

WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR: SUZUKI SWIFT (2011 to 2017)

The Swift generally has a good reputation in the trade, but a few recalls have blotted that copybook slightly.

The recalls involve all sorts of things from potentially leaky fuel-filler pipes to loose bolts that join the engine to the gearbox and even poorly fitted water pumps.

Perhaps the most serious was a flaw in the manufacture of the steering assembly that could see water leak into the steering and rust the internal bits, leading to early wear and, potentially, steering failure.

The other serious recall was to check the braking system which, thanks to a manufacturing flaw, could lose fluid, leading to brake failure.

It's worth checking with a Suzuki dealer that these recalls have been completed on any vehicle you're considering.

The Swift has always been popular with younger drivers, so check for poorly repaired crash damage. Check that the service record doesn't have any gaps.