Road Tests | The all new 2017 Suzuki Swift – First Impressions

The all new 2017 Suzuki Swift – First Impressions

Published on May 15th 2017 David Stafford 694 views

This Boosterjet engine has an output of 111hp according to Suzuki and is also Direct Injection Turbocharged. Alongside this is a 1.2 litre Dualjet engine that boasts 90hp (standard for the entry model). Both variants of engine also now come with the option of a mild hybrid system known as SHVS (Smart Hybrid Vehicle by Suzuki).This system works as both a generator and starter motor which assists the vehicle during take-off and acceleration. SHVS is available for the first time with the Boosterjet engine in the Swift, which means that CO2 emissions for the Swift can be as low as 97g/km. There is also a four wheel drive grade available known as the ALLGRIP available as an option on the SZ5 model with the 1.2 litre engine. Now, this four wheel drive option doesn’t mean that Suzuki wants you to take the Swift off-roading; instead it acts as more of a safety feature, transferring additional torque to the rear wheels when needed... Read more. 


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