Reliability of the Suzuki Swift

The ADAC breakdown statistics determine which Suzuki models are the most reliable and which have broken down most – a good help when buying a used Suzuki Swift.

In the statistics for 2021, all the breakdowns for which the German Yellow Angels had to move out in 2020 were recorded and evaluated. There is enough data available that gives an objective picture of the reliability of the Suzuki Swift.

Suzuki Swift Reliability

Breakdowns in the 2020 calendar year

EZ 2011 EZ 2012 EZ 2013 EZ 2014 EZ 2015 EZ 2016 EZ 2017 EZ 2018
13,4 13,3 14,1 14,2 13,0 10,1 0,6

Breakdowns in the 2019 calendar year

EZ 2010 EZ 2011 EZ 2012 EZ 2013 EZ 2014 EZ 2015 EZ 2016 EZ 2017
22,4 19,3 17 17,3 15,1 11,3 8

Legend: Number of breakdowns per 1,000 vehicles registered (= breakdown index) by year of first registration (EZ)

Common Breakdowns

  • Battery (2013-2016)
  • Shift linkage (2011)
  • Spark plugs (2010, 2012)

Source: ADAC

owner  Suzuki Swift owners’ reviews

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

Check the vehicle’s history

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Recent Swift Recalls

Suzuki-Swift-2018-recall-rear-doors-airbag
28. 06. 2019

Due to faulty airbag controller software, closing one of the vehicle’s rear doors excessively hard may cause activation of the side … .

Suzuki-Swift-Sport-2018-recall-rear-doors-airbag
28. 06. 2019

Due to faulty airbag controller software, closing one of the vehicle’s rear doors excessively hard may cause activation of the side … .

Suzuki-Swift-2013-recall-brakes
30. 11. 2018

Due to the engine vibrations, the brake lines and the support on which the motor is mounted may come into contact. … .

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