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Originally as a city car for Japanese and European the subcompact Suzuki Swift the bargain end of the economy car class its 13-year run in the U.S. Although sold a sedan version for a few most consumers will the more popular Swift offered continuously from

With a price tag well $10,000 and fuel economy around 40 mpg, the Suzuki was a brutally practical option for needing basic transportation. Its small size and 16-foot radius made it a cinch to in tight spaces. And to its credit, the provided adequate acceleration, at when equipped with a transmission.

In most other though, the Swift wasn’t suited to American driving A noisy highway ride, low limits and a total lack of including power steering, its main faults. And with a weight under 1 ton, the were rarely in the Suzuki’s in the event of a collision.

Mechanical reliability proved to be a point, but the Swift’s low-end bits and body panels especially durable.

Due to high Suzuki Swifts can be extremely to buy on the used market. Unless in dire need of an urban at a rock-bottom price, though, be wise to look at a larger, refined, better-equipped car from one of the Japanese or Korean automakers.

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Suzuki sold the Swift in two generations, the more recent of stretching from 1995-2001. Swift was offered only as a motivated by a 1.3-liter four-cylinder rated at 70 horsepower and 74 pound-feet of In 1998, Suzuki swapped in a version of this engine, in 9 extra hp (for 79 total) and a more torque.

A standard manual transmission drove the wheels, and a three-speed automatic was as an option. The latter was best as it compromised the small hatchback’s and significantly reduced gas mileage.

For of the model cycle, the Suzuki came in a single base level. Standard equipment skinny 13-inch tires, running lights, dual airbags, cloth upholstery and seatbelts for all outboard occupants a lap belt only in the rear position).

ABS was the lone factory option, but discontinued it after the ’98 year. Air-conditioning and a stereo be added as dealer accessories. In and 2001, Suzuki created GA and GL levels.

The GA was equipped like the Swift of previous years, the GL had the A/C and cassette deck as standard.

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The generation of the Suzuki Swift was from 1989-’94. Equipment was to that of later Swifts, but in to offering a sedan body from 1990-’94, Suzuki a junior econosport called the GT (GTi in ’89 only).

The GT hatchback had a higher-compression, twincam of the 1.3-liter engine that 100 hp, along with larger wheels, a sport-tuned suspension, disc brakes, a rear and sport seats. It was still of a warm hatch than a hot but compared to other Swifts, had the 70-hp engine and wimpy the GT was reasonably fun to drive. A five-speed gearbox was the only transmission on the Swift GT; other models be equipped with an optional automatic.

For most of this the Swift lineup consisted of a GA hatchback and sedan, a better-equipped GS and the sporty GT hatch. During the and ’90 model years, also offered midrange GL of both the hatchback and sedan, with a GLX hatch that had of the GT’s cosmetic add-ons but not its engine and running gear.

In standard GA guise, the Swift very few features — upholstery was the only amenity of The GL models added tinted power mirrors, intermittent and a rear defroster. On top of those the GS sedan had an AM/FM stereo a cassette deck.

Air-conditioning was as an accessory.

Following a mild in 1992, the Swift GS added a console, a tachometer and a clock. GS sedans and GT hatchbacks from and later also had power — a convenience that carry over to the subsequent

One thing to keep in mind if you run a Suzuki Swift from era is the minimal safety content. were no front airbags, and ABS was not an

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