Suzuki Swift SZ-L hits the market
It is based on the popular 1.3-litre GL, but has a higher luxury specification.
The additional equipment list includes AC, pearlescent or metallic paint, 15-inch alloy wheels, side protection mouldings, interior carpet mats and chrome finish for the exterior door handles, front grille and rear tailgate trim. The heated door mirrors on the SZ-L incorporate turn signal indicators and are electrically retractable for added safety when parked.
The 92PS 1.3-litre engine is not something spectacular, but it is good enough for everyday driving. The small car cover 0-62mph in 11 seconds and has a top speed of 109mph.
The popularity of the Swift comes from the strong residual value of 59.5% at three years old and with a mileage of 39,000.