No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Suzuki reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
What's the best $10,000 second-hand small car?
My brother wants a reliable, safe, energy and cost-efficient smallish car for up to $10,000. I am thinking about a Suzuki Swift, Mazda3, VW Golf or a Subaru. Is it better to buy it privately or via a ...Read more
How much stamp duty on a Grand Vitara?
What is the stamp duty payable on a 2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara selling for $4000? Read more
Used Suzuki Swift review: 2011-2013
The FZ Swift released in 2011 was an evolutionary model explained Suzuki executives when trying to justify the little apparent visual change from the EZ model that preceded it. So successful had the ...Read more
Good small ute?
I am in the market for a small ute that's easy to drive, easy to park and maybe fun to drive. What about a Proton Jumbuck or Suzuki Mighty Boy? The Jumbuck only seems to be available in manual and I ...Read more
Stretching out service intervals?
Next month the six-month service comes up on my Suzuki Jimny, but instead of the assumed 10,000km I have only done 3000. Extrapolating this the car will have been serviced 10 times by the time it has ...Read more
Best fuel efficient small car?
I want to buy a new car with an automatic transmission and want the one with the best fuel consumption and the lowest maintenance. My options are the Suzuki Celerio, the Mitsubishi Mirage LS, and the ...Read more
Downsizing from a Civic
I had a beaut little Suzuki a few years ago but I wanted a larger car and bought a Honda Civic hatch. Now I want a smaller car again - I'm leaning towards a Suzuki Swift Navigator automatic. Read more
Alto suitable for freeway?
Will the 2014 Suzuki Alto auto have enough power on the freeway? Read more
Good price for Suzuki Swift?
My 2010 Suzuki Swift has done 15,000 km. I've owned it since new and it looks and drives awesome. I want to sell it. How much should I ask it for? Read more
Kizashi on 91RON?
I am getting different opinions on whether it is OK to use just unleaded petrol in my Suzuki Kizashi. I asked two different Suzuki mechanics but one said it affects the oxygen sensors and the other ...Read more
Suzuki SX4 valuation
I want to buy a one-owner Suzuki SX4 with 66,000 km and 10 months rego. What would be a reasonable price for this model? Read more
Grand Vitara suspension noise
You might remember my story about a noise coming from the front suspension of my 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara. As you suggested I approached Suzuki in February this year and they agreed to pay for the ...Read more
Suzuki Kizashi Sport noise when setting off
I own a Suzuki Kizashi Sport and I get the same, or similar, harsh noise that others have reported from their cars in your column just after driving off. It happens in either a forward or reverse ...Read more
2011 Suzuki Grand Vitara DPF Filter Light
From day one I have had a problem with the DPF Filter Light continually coming on in my 2011 Suzuki Grand Vitara diesel. It has meant that I had to drop everything and drive the car above 75 km/h for ...Read more
2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara passenger window
A month after buying my 2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara the rubber around the passenger window failed and I had to wait a month for the part. The replacement part has now failed as well. What do I do? Read more
2009 Suzuki Grand Vitara clunking
I have a 2009 Suzuki Grand Vitara with the same problem as described in Carsguide (January 18). Mine went back half a dozen times without being fixed. I gave up talking to dealers. I took it to a ...Read more
Suzuki Grand Vitara front-end noises
I refer to Lisa Conklin's e-mail (27/12/13) about front-end noises from her Suzuki Grand Vitara. I purchased mine new in 2009 and the creaking noises started after about 18 months. After multiple ...Read more
2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara front suspension
A year after buying my 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara I noticed a noise coming from the front suspension, so I took it back to where I bought it from to have it checked and rectified. Although they told me ...Read more
Used Suzuki SX4 review: 2007-2013
Suzuki SX4 is a neat crossover between a hatchback and station wagon, with the added advantage that it can handle mild off-road running. Read more
Used Suzuki Swift review: 2005-2012
Suzuki Swift was a big seller in Australia in the 1980s and '90s, but was inexplicably discontinued in 2000. Realising they had made a mistake, the importers introduced an all-new Swift in February ...Read more