Suzuki Swift SZ-L Special Edition Goes On Sale


Suzuki Swift SZ-L Special Edition has been unveiled and it was also announced by the brand that the customers won’t wait longer until its sale starts on 1st of March this year. The model will have a very limited production run of only 500 units. 

Precisely, the special edition is based on the 1.2-litre SZ3 model, but as one might guess, it adds more equipment and features which were designed to improve the sporty and fun to drive character of Swift.… Continue reading

Motability Offers for SX4 S-Cross – Suzuki’s All New Crossover Model


The new SX4 S-Cross goes on sale on 1 October and Suzuki is pleased to offer its immediate availability on the Motability scheme and with a good selection of low advance payments. Priced from just £399 for the SZ3 model, the SX4 S-Cross has room for five and a large boot capacity of 430 litres offering ample space for a wheelchair as well as luggage.… Continue reading

“iV-4” – Suzuki’s New Compact SUV Concept Model

Suzuki iV-4

Suzuki is pleased to announce that the world premiere of its new compact SUV concept model, the iV-4, will take place at the 65th IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2013.

Since launching the LJ series in 1970, Suzuki has expanded its SUV line-up with the Vitara in 1988, Jimny in 1998, and Grand Vitara in 2005.… Continue reading

Suzuki S-Cross based crossover debuting at Geneva Motor Show

Suzuki C Segment Crossover

The production model of Suzuki’s all-new C-segment crossover will be making its world premiere at the 2013 Geneva International Motor Show, which will be held from 5th to 17th March.

The C-segment crossover model is based on the concept car S-Cross initially introduced at the Paris Motor Show in September 2012.… Continue reading

2013 Suzuki Jimny


  • New exterior and interior design updates for Suzuki’s compact SUV – on sale now.
  • 43rd Anniversary of Suzuki’s first compact SUV in 2013
  • Global sales of 2.6million, sold across 188 global markets
  • Euro 5 emissions fuel efficient 1.3-litre petrol engine with variable valve timing gives 39.8mpg combined fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of 162g/km (manual transmission)
  • SZ3 model priced at £11,995 on the road
  • Higher specification SZ4 model priced at £12,900 with manual transmission or £13,800 with automatic transmission
  • SZ4 features synthetic leather/cloth front seats with ‘Jimny’ logo emblems, air conditioning, alloy wheels, leather trim steering wheel and rear privacy glass as standard equipment
  • A genuine compact off-roader with push-button selectable four-wheel drive and high and low gear ratios

Suzuki GB PLC is pleased to announce some styling refreshments to its highly popular Jimny compact 4×4 model.

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CONCEPT SUZUKI SWIFT JOINED BY SUZUKI CARS, BIKES AND BOATS AT 2012 AIMS

Suzuki Swift Sport Concept

Suzuki Australia will be celebrating the depth and heritage of its entire brand offering at the 2012 Australian International Motor Show with products from Suzuki Cars, Motorcycles and Marine on display.

The headlining act of the Suzuki stand will definitely be a vehicle though with a one-off Suzuki Swift from its chief engineer Naoyuki Takeuchi taking centre stage and giving an insight into the future design and engineering for Suzuki’s number one vehicle globally.… Continue reading

Tokyo 2011: Suzuki Regina Concept

There’s something about the Suzuki Regina Concept that we like. A lot. For starters, it has a white roof. What’s cool about that, you ask? Well, after Ford stole the idea from Mini for the Flex, nothing. But darn it if it doesn’t look good here. With those rear fender skirts, we’re actually seeing a good bit of Citroën DS in Suzuki’s stylish little econobox, and as we all know, the DS is the most beautiful car of all time.… Continue reading

Car test – FACTS AND FIGURES

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  Fiat 500 1.4 lounge MINI Cooper D Suzuki Swift Sport Toyota Aygo+ Ford Sportka SE
 
 
           
On the road price/total as tested £11,500 (est) £14,175 / £16,920 £11,549 / £11,549 £7,685 / £7,685 £9,995 / £10,320
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000) n/a £8,160 / 54.7 per cent £5.023 / 43.5 per cent £3,950 / 51.4 per cent £3,938 / 39.4 per cent
Running costs/Contract hire n/a 35.2ppm / £263 n/a 24.5ppm / £162 34.5ppm / £220
Annual tax liability std/higher rate TBC £561 / £1,020 £554 / £1,008 £253 / £461 £506 / £919
Annual fuel cost (12,000 miles) £1,326 £1,113 £1,545 £1,247 £1,572
Insurance group/quote TBC 8 / £262 9 / £298 1 / £233 5 / £329
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service TBC £150 (tlc pack) £131 / £250 / £197 £87 / £184 / £87 £157 / £157 / £219
           
Length/wheelbase 3,546 / 2,300mm 3,699 / 2,467mm 3,765 / 2,380mm 3,405 / 2,340mm 3,650 / 2,448mm
Height/width 1,488 / 1,627mm 1,407 / 1,683mm 1,500 / 1,690mm 1,465 / 1,615mm 1,409 / 1,656mm
Engine 4cyl in-line / 1,368cc 4cyl in-line / 1,560cc 4cyl in-line / 1,586cc 3cyl in-line / 998cc 4cyl in-line / 1,597cc
Peak power 100 / 6,000 bhp / rpm 108 / 4,000 bhp / rpm 123 / 6,800 bhp / rpm 67 / 6,000 bhp / rpm 94 / 5,500 bhp / rpm
Peak torque 131 / 4,250 Nm / rpm 260 / 2,000 Nm / rpm 148 / 4,800 Nm / rpm 93 / 3,600 Nm / rpm 135 / 4,250 Nm / rpm
Transmission 6-spd man / fwd 6-spd man / fwd 5-spd man / fwd 5-spd man / fwd 5-spd man / fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel 35 litres / space-saver 40 litres / foam sealant 45 litres / foam sealant 35 litres / full-size 40 litres / space-saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 185 litres / TBC 160 / 680 litres 213 / 495 litres 185 / 751 litres 186 / 724 litres
Kerbweight/payload 930 / 440kg 1,110 / 450kg 1,105 / 308kg 890 / 355kg 944 / 365kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient 10.6 metres / n/a 10.7 metres / 0.33Cd 10.4 metres / n/a 9.5 metres / 0.31Cd 11.1 metres / n/a
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery TBC 3yrs (unltd) / 3yrs Mini 3yrs (60,000) / 3yrs Suz 3yrs (60,000) / 1yr RAC 3yrs (60,000) / 1yr RAC
Service intervals/UK dealers 12,000 miles (est) / 171 Variable miles / 150 9,000 miles / 149 10,000 miles / 181 12,500 miles / 714
           
0-60/30-70mph 10.7 / 11.1 secs 9.2 / 9.3 secs 9.4 / 9.4 secs 12.1 / 13.6 secs 10.0 / 10.2 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 5.7 / 8.1 secs 4.2 / 6.2 secs 5.1 / 7.2 secs 8.1 / 12.1 secs 5.2 / 6.6 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 12.9 / 17.3 secs 7.4 / 8.9 secs 11.0 secs / n/a 22.7 secs / n/a 11.2 secs / n/a
Top speed 113mph 121mph 124mph 98mph 108mph
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 49.7 / 36.8 / 9.2 metres 49.2 / 35.9 / 9.5 metres 50.1 / 35.3 / 9.2 metres 52.0 / 39.7 / 10.0 metres 51.2 / 36.9 / 9.2 metres
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph 58 / 45 / 65 / 73dB 69 / 46 / 62 / 73dB 59 / 42 / 65 / 72dB 58 / 43 / 63 / 71dB 63 / 44 / 62 / 72dB
Auto Express economy/range 39.7mpg / 306 miles 47.6mpg / 419 miles 33.9mpg / 335 miles 42.0mpg / 323 miles 33.3mpg / 293 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 34.4 / 54.4 / 44.8mpg 50.4 / 76.3 / 64.2mpg 31.4 / 45.6 / 39.2mpg 51.4 / 68.9 / 61.4mpg 27.2 / 47.1 / 37.2mpg
CO2 emissions/tax bracket 149g / km / 16 per cent 118g / km / 18 per cent 175g / km / 22 per cent 109g / km / 15 per cent 182g / km / 23 per cent
           
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensors Seven / yes / opt Six / yes / £210 Six / yes / DFO Four / yes / DFO One± / no / £250
Air-con/split-fold rear seats Yes / yes / yes £1,995^ / yes / yes Yes / no / yes £500 / yes / yes Yes / yes / yes
Alloy wheel choices/met paint Seven / opt Eight / £280 One / yes One / £350 One / £325
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise control Opt / yes / no No / £240 / £170 No / yes / no £500 / no / no No / no / no
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