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A guide to Suzuki cars in Australia

Suzuki has been a dominating presence in the car manufacturing industry for decades, producing a wide variety of popular and concept vehicles for the Australian public to get behind the wheel of. But with a manufacturing heritage that stretches over four-wheels, two-wheels and other types of transport, is the Japanese brand the best fit for your new-car needs, and just what exactly does Suzuki have on offer for motorists? Find out what models Suzuki has available below.

Suzuki models available in Australia

Below is a list of the non-commercial Suzuki vehicles available for purchase in Australia, including small cars and SUVs:

  • Swift
  • Swift Sport
  • Baleno
  • Ignis
  • S-Cross
  • Vitara
  • Jimny

Suzuki Swift

Suzuki Swift

Arguably Suzuki’s most recognisable car, the Swift has been a mainstay within the small-car market, with the latest generation of the model looking to continue that trend. Featuring keyless push-start, a 7inch touchscreen multimedia unit that comes equipped with voice recognition and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the Swift looks to provide optimal comfort for drivers and passengers.

The base model is powered by a 1.2L DualJet engine, with an output of 66kW, while the Swift GLX Turbo model comes with a BoosterJet direct-injection turbo, bumping up the output to 82kW – ideal for those looking for a bit more grunt in a small car. The GL Navigator has the option of a manual or automatic transmission, while the GL Navigator Plus and GLX Turbo models are equipped with an automatic transmission.

Safety features include Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warnings, Blind Spot Monitors and Autonomous Emergency Braking, although most only come standard on the Navigator Plus or GLX models.

The Suzuki Swift is available in the following models:

  • Suzuki Swift GL Navigator
  • Suzuki Swift GL Navigator Plus
  • Suzuki Swift GLX Turbo

Suzuki Swift price

Prices for the Suzuki Swift start around the $19,000 mark for the GL Navigator, while the Suzuki Swift GLX Turbo model will set you back closer to $25,000. However, prices are dependent on your location and local dealerships, with additional extras also likely to bump up the final price.

Suzuki Swift Sport

Suzuki Swift Sport

Almost as recognisable and popular as its more-traditional counterpart, the Swift Sport lets drivers live out their racing fantasies, all in a small-car package. Powered by a 4-cylinder BoosterJet Turbo engine, the Swift Sport has an engine output of 103kW, with a 6speed manual or automatic transmission available to help fit your driving preferences.

Equipped with 17inch alloy wheels, Blind Spot Monitoring, Lane Departure Warning and Keyless Entry, the Swift Sport also features a 7inch infotainment unit, six speakers, Bluetooth Connectivity and a Sports BodyKit as standard.

Suzuki Swift Sport price

Prices for the Suzuki Swift Sport start around the $29,000 mark, although prices are dependent on your location and local dealerships, with additional extras also likely to bump up the final price.

Suzuki Baleno

Suzuki Baleno

If you like the look of the Suzuki Swift but don’t think it’s quite large enough for your needs, then perhaps the Baleno is more your style. Marketed as something of a middle ground, the Baleno offers the small car feeling with additional storage space.

Featuring a 4-cylinder 1.4L petrol engine, the Baleno GL is available with either a manual or automatic transmission, while the GLX is only available with an automatic transmission. Both models come equipped with a 37L fuel tank, with an average consumption of 5.4L per 100km, with 15 and 16inch wheels available, depending on which model you choose.

The Baleno also features a 7inch infotainment unit, along with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as a reversing camera, dusk-sensing headlights and Bluetooth Connectivity to keep you safe and entertained while out on the road.

The Suzuki Baleno is available in the following models:

  • Suzuki Baleno GL
  • Suzuki Baleno GLX

Suzuki Baleno price

Dealership prices for the Suzuki Baleno start around $16,000, with the GLX model costing you over $20,000. However, prices are dependent on your location and local dealerships, with additional extras also likely to bump up the final price.

Suzuki Ignis

Suzuki Ignis

Marketed as an ‘ultra-compact’ SUV, the Suzuki Ignis has similar dimensions as the Swift, although comes with more junk in the trunk for those weekends away. With rear folding seats, the Ignis offers over 500L of luggage space, with additional comforts such as an infotainment unit, leather covered steering wheel, Bluetooth Connectivity and a reversing camera for your time on the road.

With a 1.2L DualJet engine, the Ignis has a maximum output of 66kW, with a manual or auto transmission available in the GL model, while the GLX only comes with an automatic transmission. The Ignis also comes equipped with a 32L fuel tank, along with safety features such as an Anti-Lock Braking System, Traction Control and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution.

The Suzuki Ignis is available in the following models:

  • Suzuki Ignis GL
  • Suzuki Ignis GLX

Suzuki Ignis price

The Suzuki Ignis is priced from around $18,000 for the base GL model, with the GLX costing you closer to $21,000. However, prices are dependent on your location and local dealerships, with additional extras also likely to bump up the final price.

Suzuki S-Cross

Suzuki S-Cross

Suzuki’s entry-level SUV model, the S-Cross is powered by a 1.4L petrol BoosterJet engine, with a maximum output of 103kW. It also includes a 47L fuel tank, and features a 6speed automatic transmission, with 17inch alloy wheels.

The S-Cross also comes equipped with keyless entry and push-button start, with a 7inch infotainment touchscreen unit, compatible with voice commands, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, with Bluetooth Connectivity for all of your comforts. The Prestige model also comes with parking sensors, rain-sensing wipers, dusk-sensing headlights and leather seat upholstery, ideal for those looking for something a little bit fancier.

The Suzuki S-Cross is available in the following models:

  • Suzuki S-Cross Turbo
  • Suzuki S-Cross Turbo Prestige

Suzuki S-Cross price

The Suzuki S-Cross will set you back around $28,000, although prices are dependent on your location and local dealerships, with additional extras also likely to bump up the final price.

Suzuki Vitara

Suzuki Vitara

Suzuki’s largest offering, the Vitara – known in previous generations as the Grand Vitara –is available in multiple model variants, including the base Vitara, the Vitara Turbo and Turbo AllGrip. The base model is available with a manual or automatic transmission, and comes with a 1.6L 4-cylinder engine, while the Turbo range is only available as an automatic, but has an output of over 103kW from its BoosterJet engine.

The Vitara comes with 17inch alloy wheels and a braked towing capacity of 1,200kg, alongside a 7inch touchscreen infotainment unit, compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, with voice command and sat-nav coming as standard across the range. Those looking at the Turbo range will also find LED headlights with dusk-sensing technology, as well as rain-sensing windshield wipers and parking sensors coming as standard.

The Suzuki Vitara is available in the following models:

  • Suzuki Vitara
  • Suzuki Vitara Turbo
  • Suzuki Vitara Turbo AllGrip

Suzuki Vitara price

The price of a Suzuki Vitara will set you back between $26,000 and $36,000, depending on the model. However, prices are dependent on your location and local dealerships, with additional extras also likely to bump up the final price.

Suzuki Jimny

Suzuki Jimny

Keeping with Suzuki’s small-car emphasis, the Jimny is potentially the smallest 4×4 that you’ll likely see on the roads, but they say that good things come in small packages. With a 1.5L 4-cylinder engine capable of a 75kW output, the Jimny is available as either a 5speed manual or 4speed automatic transmission, both with 4WD capabilities to help you take the road less travelled.

The Jimny also includes a 40L fuel tank, 15inch alloy wheels, traction control, hill hold control and hill descent control for when you’re adventuring. You also won’t be without your creature comforts, with a 7inch infrared touchscreen infotainment with sat-nav, reversing camera and Bluetooth compatibility, with LED headlights with dusk-sensing technology equipped to help you get you where you need to be, regardless of the time of day.

Suzuki Jimny price

Only available in the one model, the Suzuki Jimny will set you back around $30,000, although prices are dependent on your location, colour choice and local dealerships, with additional extras also likely to bump up the final price.

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Dean Heckscher

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