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1997 Suzuki Swift Hatchback

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Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) is a category of used car. Often late-model vehicles, they have been inspected, refurbished, if necessary, and are under warranty by the manufacturer.
Suzuki Swift Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 1.3 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 70 hp @ 5500 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 33/39 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1997 Suzuki Swift

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  • What's New for 1997

    New paint colors (Victory Red and Bright Teal Metallic) and new seat coverings are the only changes to the 1996 Swift.

Full 1997 Suzuki Swift Review

What's New for 1997

New paint colors (Victory Red and Bright Teal Metallic) and new seat coverings are the only changes to the 1996 Swift.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



The eveready bunny of economy

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Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Swift 2dr Hatchback

I bought this car brand new after putting over 700,000 kilometers on my four door 1989 Suzuki, which my brother then drove for another 300,000 kilometers. I always use synthetic oil in the engine and other than a water pump and radiator replacement, I have not had any other engine problems with the 1997 Suzuki. This has been a very good, economical, year round car that has stood up well to our Canadian climate. If you want a basic, very easy to maintain reliable little car, then this is the car for you.




I loved this car

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Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Swift 2dr Hatchback

I bought this car because I needed cheap transportation. I was just so happy with how well this car was built. It already had 67000 miles on it. It drove great. All under the hood looked like new. Gas mileage was unbelievable, it was about 40mpg. I have been driving a Honda after I this car, but only because they don't sell these. I would buy again. It was the best car. I felt it handled on the road better than Honda Civic, and I could park in very small spaces where others had to look for another spot. Oh, not to forget - cargo capacity was great once you lower back seat. Highway driving, excellent.



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nhsjr
nhsjr
12-29-2003
I have been driving Suzuki cars off and on since they first arrived in the US in the mid 1980's as chevy sprint and later as metro/swift etc. a year and a half ago I gave my Daughter my 1997 Geo Metro...


beetone
beetone
11-29-2004
As the owner of two Suzukis, a Verona and a 1997 Swift, I wonder what is going on. I hope that Suzuki is not planning to abandon the Canadian market....



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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 33
  • cty
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  • 39
  • highway
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