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Suzuki Swift 2017

The 2017 Suzuki Swift range of configurations is currently priced from $13,000. Our most recent review of the 2017 Suzuki Swift resulted in a score of 7.1 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Contributing journalist Andrew Chesterton had this to say at the time: Cheap and cheerful, sure, but how cheap or how cheerful depends on which trim level you opt for. For ours, the GL Navigator Safety Pack is the pick here, offering a strong mix of technology and safety equipment without breaking the budget.

You can read the full review here.

This is what Andrew Chesterton liked most about this particular version of the Suzuki Swift: Easy-breezy driving in the city, Great in-car tech in most models, Dynamically strong

The 2017 Suzuki Swift carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1000 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

Suzuki Swift 2017 Price and Specs

The Suzuki Swift 2017 is currently available from $13,000 for the Swift GL up to $22,585 for the Swift GLX Turbo.

Pricing guides

$17,150
Based on 92 cars listed for sale in the last 6 months
Lowest Price
$13,000
Highest Price
$22,585
Suzuki Swift Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
GL Hatchback 1.4L ULP 4 SP AUTO $9,100 $13,750
GL Hatchback 1.2L ULP 5 SP MAN $8,000 $12,320
GL Hatchback 1.4L ULP 5 SP MAN $7,900 $12,210
GL (qld) Hatchback 1.2L ULP 5 SP MAN $9,100 $13,750
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Suzuki Swift 2017 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Suzuki Swift here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Why has my 2009 Suzuki Swift lost power?

    Modern engines like the Suzuki’s use literally dozens of sensors to keep the engine’s computer informed on the operating temperature, quality of the fuel, coolant temperature, ambient temperature, camshaft position and lots, lots more. If just one of those sensors starts to offer up false or misleading information to the computer, the whole operation of running the engine can be compromised. That’s when you’ll get rough running and/or stalling as well as the excessive fuel consumption you’ve noted.

    Rather than starting to change sensors on an ad hoc basis (which could take weeks and hundreds of dollars, and even then not arrive at a solution) the best advice is to have the car electronically scanned. At that point, the car’s computer is a good chance to tell the interrogating computer what ails it, and then you can zero in on that component and replace only the parts that are the problem.

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  • Suzuki Swift Bluetooth: How to Use Bluetooth in a Suzuki Swift?

    To connect your mobile phone to the Suzuki Swift’s Bluetooth, you must have the vehicle stationary and your phone’s Bluetooth switched on and set to Discoverable. The next step is to press the Setup button on the car’s media-control panel. The setup menu will be displayed and you can then turn the Tune knob to select Setup and then press the same knob to confirm that selection. Turn the Tune knob again to select Pairing and press the knob to confirm that selection.

    Select Car Audio from your phone’s menu and that should establish the pairing. Enter the passkey code displayed on the screen to your phone to confirm the pairing. Then press the On Hook and you’re good to go.

    For more instructions on how to play music through the system, more setup options, and troubleshooting problems, refer to the vehicle’s owner’s manual.

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  • What car should I buy to replace my 2006 Toyota Corolla?

    There are still plenty of great small cars around within your budget, Agnes, and they all have good safety packages (or we wouldn’t recommend them). Look at offerings such as the Suzuki Swift Navigator (with the optional autonomous emergency braking) for around $17,000 (plus on-road costs) or the Kia Rio S at around $19,000 or Kia Picanto S (one size smaller than the Rio) at closer to $16,000. Both the Kias also feature the brand’s excellent seven-year warranty, capped-price servicing and free roadside assistance which is great peace of mind.

    The Volkswagen Polo is a classy drive but a little more expensive at closer to $21,000 for the 85TSi Comfortline. Actually, to be honest, you’ve missed the boat on bargain small cars by a couple of years. Firm favourites such as the Toyota Yaris and Mazda 2 have both been updated relatively recently and have recorded big price jumps in the process. The cheapest Yaris with an automatic transmission is now around $23,000 (it was less than $17,000 back in 2018) while the Mazda 2 Maxx went from being a sub-$17,000 proposition in 2018 to a $23,000 car by the time you add an automatic transmission in 2020.

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  • What is the best small car for under $30000?

    You don't need to spend $30,000 to get a great small car to run around town in. A Suzuki Swift GL Navigator from $17,690 plus on-road costs ($1000 more for the auto) makes for an excellent choice, with a surprisingly roomy interior, a refined, frugal and lively engine, great handling and superb reliability. Great value for money, in other words.

    Moving on from there, to the next size up and in our order of preference, are the Mazda 3, Ford Focus Active, Volkswagen Golf, Toyota Corolla Hatch, Honda Civic (turbo only) and Subaru Impreza. All are quality small cars that should fit the bill perfectly.

    There's also merit in considering a small SUV, chiefly because their higher roofline and loftier seating positions make them easier to get in and out as well as see out of. Our value pick is the Kia Seltos S with Safety Pack. The Mazda CX-30 and Toyota C-HR are also high-quality and refined choices, though they're right at the cusp of your budget so you may have to search for a discounted demo model. Going small SUV does  mean extra outlay, but they do generally offer better resale value, as their popularity seems endless.

    As you can see, there's lots of choice, so take your time, drive the ones you like the look of, and see which feels best. Out of scores of alternatives, these 10 are our top recommendations at under $30K.

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Suzuki Swift 2017 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2017 Suzuki Swift is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Suzuki Swift currently offers fuel consumption from 4.6 to 6.5L/100km. The Suzuki Swift is available with the following fuel type: ULP.

Suzuki Swift Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
GL Hatchback 1.2L,ULP,5 SP MAN 4.6L/100km
GL Hatchback 1.4L,ULP,5 SP MAN 5.5L/100km
GL Hatchback 1.4L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 6.2L/100km
GL (qld) Hatchback 1.2L,ULP,5 SP MAN 4.6L/100km
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Suzuki Swift 2017 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2017 Suzuki Swift are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1735mm x 1510mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Suzuki Swift 2017 Dimensions  include 1510mm height, 1695mm width, 3850mm length.
Suzuki Swift Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
GL (qld) Hatchback 1495x1735x3840 mm 120 mm
GL Hatchback 1510x1695x3850 mm 140 mm
GL Hatchback 1495x1735x3840 mm 120 mm
GL Navigator Hatchback 1495x1735x3840 mm 120 mm
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Suzuki Swift 2017 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2017 Suzuki Swift will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Suzuki Swift vary from 15x5 inches to 17x7 inches.

Suzuki Swift Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
GL Hatchback 175x65 R15 15x5 inches 175x65 R15 15x5 inches
GL (qld) Hatchback 175x65 R15 15x5 inches 175x65 R15 15x5 inches
GL Navigator Hatchback 185x55 R16 16x6 inches 185x55 R16 16x6 inches
GL Navi (qld) Hatchback 185x55 R16 16x6 inches 185x55 R16 16x6 inches
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Suzuki Swift 2017 Towing capacity

The Suzuki Swift’s towing capacity ranges from 0kg to 1000kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Suzuki Swift Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
GL Hatchback 1.2L,ULP,5 SP MAN 0kg
GL (qld) Hatchback 1.2L,ULP,5 SP MAN 0kg
GL Hatchback 1.4L,ULP,5 SP MAN 0kg
GL Navigator Hatchback 1.2L,ULP,5 SP MAN 0kg
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