Horsepower Both drove the front wheels. Engine size The '95 Swifts boasted driver's- and passenger's-side airbags and front disc/rear drum brakes with an optional antilock system. Swifts have consistently been ranked among the Top 10 in EPA fuel efficiency, and the '95 model was no exception. As such, it competed with the identical Geo Metro as well as the Toyota Tercel, Ford Festiva and Aspire, Hyundai Excel and Accent, and Kia Sephia. R3 MPV Concept. The Swift also boasted 4-wheel independent suspension (unusual in this class of car) with MacPherson struts front and rear. Cylinders 5-speed manual Drive The entry-level Swift was discontinued in 2001, when the title was briefly transferred to the Suzuki Esteem afterwards. http://www.suzukiauto.com/98_line_up/veh_swift.html. The Swift began as a marketing and manufacturing rebadge of the Suzuki Cultus, a supermini (or subcompact) manufactured and marketed worldwide across three generations and four body configurations — 3-door hatchback, 4-door sedan, 5-door hatchback and 2-door convertible — and using the Suzuki G engine family. For the Canadian market the Swift+ was created with a joint between GM Daewoo and Suzuki, After Suzuki stopped selling the Swift (Generation III) in 2001, to be superseded by a version of the Daewoo Kalos in fall 2003 (progenitor of the Chevrolet Aveo et al), named the Suzuki Swift+ (note the 'plus' symbol) and marketed solely as a 5-door hatchback. This page was last edited on 5 February 2009, at 01:46. After the Subaru Justy was discontinued in 1994, the Suzuki Swift (alongside the Geo Metro hatchback) became America's new smallest car in both length and width combined until 2001, when it was then replaced by the 2002–2008 Mini Cooper. The engine was Suzuki's well-proven 1.3-liter single-overhead-cam 4-cylinder, which produced 70 hp. 37/4328/35 (GT hatchback; 1994) Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The Swift Sport features sportier bumpers and spoilers, a stiffer suspension, twin exhaust pipes, red sport seats (with Recaro seats optional) and 4-wheel disc brakes on 16 in (40 cm) rims. Autopedia is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. Positioned at the entry level of the auto marketplace, the Swift appealed to budget-conscious buyers looking primarily for affordability and fuel economy. The Suzuki Swift Plug-in Hybrid concept car was unveiled at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show. The 100-hp twin-cam GT engine from the early '90s had been dropped. ft) torque at 4800 rpm. The Swift was marketed in the Japanese domestic … Car classification The car was marketed in the JDM (Japanese domestic market) as … Current Generation (Canada) (2009–Present), Second generation (Canada) (2004–Present). Cars of the '90s Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. A 5-speed manual transaxle was standard, and a 3-speed automatic optional. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. A rear-window defogger and tinted glass were also standard equipment. 4 MPG The original Suzuki Swift, sold from 1989 to 1994, comprised of a 2-door hatchback and 4-door sedan. For the 2009 model year, the Suzuki Swift+ was updated in styling and a new Opel ECOTEC 106 hp 1.6 engine reciving 7.9 L/100 Km for city and 5.7 for highway from the previous 8.9/5.9, shared with the Pontiac G3 Wave and Chevrolet Aveo. Along with the Geo Metro, this was the last model year for a new car being sold under $8,000 -- in this case, only the GA 2-door hatchback. longer wheelbase contributed to enhanced ride comfort with less choppiness over rough roads. 70100 (GT hatchback; until 1994) When the battery is running low a small engine (about 660 cc) kicks in to power a generator that charges the battery, in a similar way as the Chevrolet Volt does. 93.1 Subcompact car Body style While Suzuki marketed only the hatchback, Geo dealers also carried a 4-door sedan, which discontinued both the base GA and upscale GS as well as the GT hatchback. The 3.9-in. https://90scars.fandom.com/wiki/Suzuki_Swift?oldid=13533. Suzuki Swift The Swift GA 3-door hatchback was completely restyled for 1995. The original Suzuki Swift, sold from 1989 to 1994, comprised of a 2-door hatchback and 4-door sedan.Positioned at the entry level of the auto marketplace, the Swift appealed to budget-conscious buyers looking primarily for affordability and fuel economy. The Swift Plug-in concept has an all-electric range of about 20 km (12 mi) drawing on a lithium-ion battery pack. Wheelbase Transmission 2DR Hatchback4DR Sedan (until 1994) The European Swift Sport features a manual only, 3-door version with 17 in (43 cm) rims and ESP. 1.3 liters Front-wheel drive In May 2010 Suzuki announced that it will begin test-driving 60 Swift Plug-in hybrids in Japan by late 2010. 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The Suzuki Swift began in 1983 as a marketing and manufacturing rebadge of the Suzuki Cultus, a supermini (or subcompact) manufactured and marketed worldwide across three generations and four body configurations—three-door hatchback, four-door sedan, five-door hatchback and two-door convertible—and using the Suzuki G engine family.. By February 2009, the car had already crossed sales of 300,000 units in the Indian car market, In 2009, Suzuki had released the limited edition, Ocean Light Blue Metallic (GLS model only). It was rated at 37 miles-per-gallon in city driving and 43 mpg on the highway.