New 2018-2019 Suzuki Swift – updated compact hatchback


Japanese compact hatchback 2018-2019 Suzuki Swift – survived the update reached the Russian motorists. Sales restyled versions of the 2018-2019 Suzuki Swift started on October 3 this year, the price of the updated hatchback starts at 615,000 rubles. In our review, we tell and show (photo and video) that changed the exterior of the new Japanese compact, we estimate the interior and trunk of the car, tell you about the trim levels and their cost, remember specifications, use the reviews of the owners, dividing his impressions of test drive model.

Immediately it should be noted that the global changes in the appearance of the company’s best-selling 2018-2019 Suzuki Swift – model years do not look, they are so much beauty, even at first glance is not noticeable. The company’s designers have updated Swift with current safety regulations and aerodynamics.

New 2018-2019 Suzuki Swift has a new front bumper with a pronounced spoiler, and complemented his stylish and appropriate for a modern vehicle with LED daytime running lights in the form of racks, organically located on the chrome parts podiums inserts for fog lamps.

Also barely perceptible change false radiator grille, door mirrors have got turn signal (only available in the maximum version of GLX). The rear of the updated model remains the same, unless you take into account the additional LED lamps, the upper stoplight to the spoiler.

Traditionally, when you update the assortment of offered wheels became available to new enamel colors – Sunburst Yellow (yellow sunny cost 10,500 rubles) and Boost Blue (deep blue), they will expand the color palette, which includes: Cool White (White) , Silky Silver (Silver), Galactic gray (gray), smoky green (green smoke), Kashmir blue (bright blue), Sunlight copper (bright copper), Ablaze red (red) and Cosmic black (black).

That’s so little touches, the Japanese company has updated its compact car, manufactured in 2010, leaving him recognizable, stylish and at the same time setting new notes in the melody exterior.

  • As before, the updated 2018-2019 Suzuki Swift – year can be purchased with 3-or 5-door body. Dimensions 2018-2019 Suzuki Swift – have not changed and are as follows: 3850 mm long, 1695 mm wide, 1510 mm high, 2430 mm wheelbase, 140 mm ground clearance (clearance).


The Russians became available, and all-wheel drive 2018-2019 Suzuki Swift 4WD or also called model 2018-2019 Suzuki Swift 4×4 (plug drive the rear wheel electronics), but unfortunately the ground clearance of this version also is 140 mm, despite the fact that you have the more energy absorbers and the overall height of the body is 1535 mm. An increase of 25 mm under the bottom of the speaker eats differential (the owners do not forget about boosting complex sections of the road).

  • Depending on the trim level hatchback is equipped with tires 175/65 R15 on steel 15-inch wheels and tires 185/55 R16 on 16 discs the size of a light alloy. As the spare wheel dokatka – 135/70 R15.

Salon 2018-2019 Suzuki Swift after renovation stayed the same, but … the manufacturer in order to somehow apply to embellish the interior new upholstery for the seats (the main color is black, but the center of the seat there is an insert with a gray-blue stripes). The rest of the interior is modern, stylish, ergonomic and comfortable, high-quality materials collected from the budget. Convenient steering wheel in leather with audio control buttons, simple and accurate instrument panel, a solid front panel and center console, on the surface which is comfortable and well located staff music control units (CD-receiver with MP3, USB 6 speakers) and air conditioning systems. Seats for driver and front passenger with pronounced lateral support and dense padding provides a comfortable fit and position of people with above-average growth.

The second row is not so welcoming to passengers. The rear seats three-door version of the default calculated for two, three and five-door to, but if the objective is to be back in the 2018-2019 Suzuki Swift certainly better to sit together. Reserve a minimum of space in all directions, knees rest on the backs of the front seats, top props up the ceiling, “the feeling of elbow neighbor” is always present.

Volume 2018-2019 Suzuki Swift boot in the stowed state of the passengers in the rear seats modest – 211 liters by folding the second row formed by a greater margin for transportation of luggage – 512 liters in three doors and 528 liters in the five-door hatchback version. The maximum volume of the luggage compartment when loading the ceiling will be 860 and 874 liters, respectively.

Japanese compact Swift is available in Russian at two fixed trim. Starting GL includes air conditioning, sound system, central locking, electric heated mirrors, heated front seats, power windows for all windows, trip computer, lift the driver’s seat, steering column adjustment only in height, deflectors ventilation for second-row passengers, ABS with EBD and ESP, brake Assist, 7 airbags, front disc and rear drum brakes.

The complete GLX will be added to the front fog complemented by LED daytime running lights, light sensor, repeaters turns on the mirrors, adjustable steering wheel height and depth, cruise control with steering wheel controls, keyless access to the interior and motor start button, disc brakes on all wheels.

Technical characteristics of the updated 2018-2019 Suzuki Swift – remained unchanged. The front suspension is independent MacPherson struts on, semidependent rear torsion beam, steering rack and pinion with electric power.
In Russia, the 2018-2019 Suzuki Swift – sold exclusively with one petrol 1.2-liter engine type K12B (94 hp 118 Nm), but the two transmissions – five speed manual and 4 automatic transmission. From now on past versions 2WD (front wheel drive) Russians Swift is available with all-wheel drive 4WD.
The curb weight of the car depending on the configuration set by the gearbox and transmission ranges from 975 kg to 1085 kg.
Swift mechanics accelerates to 100 mph for 12.3 seconds, top speed of 165 mph, fuel consumption is about 5 liters in mixed driving conditions.
Swift machine with up to 100 mph in 13.5 seconds, top speed of 160 mph, fuel consumption in the combined cycle of about 5.6 liters.
2018-2019 Suzuki Swift 4WD for sale with 5 speed manual, the dynamics to the first hundred in 13.4 seconds, top speed of 165 mph, the engine is satisfied with the passport of 5.5 liters of fuel.

Test Drive: User owners 1.2-liter 2018-2019 Suzuki Swift really differs modest appetite. On new machines during run-rate can be up to 10 liters, but after grinding of engine parts and fuel consumption of the gearbox is reduced to 7-7.5 liters in city mode and 6 liters on a suburban road. It is also worth noting the sharp steering, the brakes tenacious and informative, predictable behavior of the car in different speed modes. Suspension of the truth is very hard and collected, likes high-quality road surface and absolutely does not tolerate broken asphalt, and especially the well of medium and large size. The owners of Swift and autojournalists believe the Japanese compact car perfect for the city.

How much is the updated 2018-2019 Suzuki Swift sample – year for Russian motorists: the price starts from 615 000 rubles for the five-door Swift in complete GL with the mechanics, the availability of the machine raises the price to 675 thousand rubles. 2018-2019 Suzuki Swift GLX automatic gearbox offered to buy at a price of 735 000 rubles. 2018-2019 Suzuki Swift 4WD GLX AWD worth 785,000 rubles. The three-door 2018-2019 Suzuki Swift GL, but with 4 automatic transmission, can be bought for the price of 660 thousand rubles.