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Suzuki Swift

(2017 - present)

The Suzuki Swift is a supermini-class small hatchback. The current model was launched in the UK in 2017.

There is a performance model called the Swift Sport that sites above the regular Swift range. We are building a separate page for this model, so check back soon.

The Suzuki Swift has received a wider range of review scores from the UK motoring media than most cars, ranging from ‘Don’t Buy’ recommendations from some media sources to outstanding results from others. The poorer reviews are largely due to the Swift’s relatively poor three-star safety rating in standard form (four stars for the top-spec SZ5 model) when many rival cars have five-star safety ratings.

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Body style: Five-door hatch
Engines: petrol only
Price: From £12,499 on-road

Launched: Spring 2017
Last updated: –
Replacement due: TBA


Reviews, road tests and comparisons from across the UK automotive media

The Car Expert


Auto Express










Honest John




The Telegraph


Top Gear


What Car?





Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

Overall rating: 3 stars
Date tested: May 2017









Note on safety rating
The Suzuki Swift received a three-star safety rating from Euro NCAP in standard specification, which in the UK applies to the Swift SZ3 and SZ-T models. The top-spec SZ5 model gets additional safety equipment included, which bumps it up to a four-star rating.

Eco rating

Independent emissions and efficiency ratings from Green NCAP

The Suzuki Swift has not yet been lab tested by Green NCAP. Check back soon.


Trophies, prizes and awards that the Suzuki Swift has received


  • Honest John Awards – Real MPG Car of the Year


  • Scottish Car of The Year Awards – Eco Award

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