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2001 Suzuki Swift Hatchback

 
 

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Suzuki Swift Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 1.3 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 79 hp @ 6000 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 31/38 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No
 

Review of the 2001 Suzuki Swift

  • A gas sipper that has little else to recommend it.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Frugal gas mileage, favorable reliability ratings, low price for base model.

  • Cons

    Wheezy engine, lack of amenities, ABS unavailable, poor value when stacked against competitors.

  • What's New for 2001

    The 2001 Suzuki Swift remains mechanically unchanged. Suzuki has changed the exterior color options slightly: Bright White and Platinum…

 
What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (12 total reviews)

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To the swift!

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Vehicle: 2001 Suzuki Swift GL 2dr Hatchback (1.3L 4cyl 3A)

Bought this for college @ 60k it's at 110k now over the course of 1.5 years. I love things and hate things about it. Manual everything is my style and cassette player is great for cheap mp3/i pod playing. Has no ponies but once up to speed is fine, however the automatic gets terrible mpg (25 highway ~33-35 town) at higher speeds. Snow tires/cruise control/remote starter/new speakers are all great upgrades. All replacement parts are cheap for these puppies. Be prepared for the "Suzuki Squeal" i.e. the fan belt squeals loudly since the design has no tensioner. I'm currently trying to ghetto rig a fix for this. I'm also having AC problems but just use recharging kits from Wal-Mart to fix




Great little car

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Vehicle: 2001 Suzuki Swift GL 2dr Hatchback (1.3L 4cyl 5M)

These little cars are great. We bought this for an in town beater and have become fond of the little car. I average 40 mpg with an automatic. The car is peppy and tight. It will fit almost anywhere. Mine has 130K miles on it and runs like a new one. No, it's not a cruiser but when you think logically... a $15K hybrid barely gets 30 MPG. You can find these little cars for 1,500 to 2,500. They are excellent and cheap little cars. Don't let the low book value fool you.. you can't buy these cheap. They are good cars and people know it. If you want cheap and fun with little operating costs... this is the car. Very practical and well built.




Beat the crap out of

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Vehicle: 2001 Suzuki Swift GL 2dr Hatchback (1.3L 4cyl 5M)

Bought it used to go to Alaska in .First thing I did was remove all but drivers front seat. I have two 4x4's but have gone most everywhere I wanted to in this thing. I can tell you there have been some realy large bugeyed heavy duty four wheelers. Gas mileage hard to beat (40+ if you keep it under 65 with no air).



 
 
 
Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 31
  • cty
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  • 38
  • highway
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Full 2001 Suzuki Swift Review

What's New for 2001

The 2001 Suzuki Swift remains mechanically unchanged. Suzuki has changed the exterior color options slightly: Bright White and Platinum Silver Metallic replace Polar White and Mercury Silver Metallic.

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