Talk:Suzuki Swift

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"In Europe, the MK3 series was known as "MK2 - Phase 2", the European market ceased production in 1996..."

What? The Swift was still available in Ireland as late as 2000, and I heard production had moved to Hungary by then. --Zilog Jones 00:45, 29 July 2005 (UTC)

Engine weight[edit]

The engine weight is mentioned in the first para, but it is not clear whether that is the weight of the current model. Is it?

→ All G10 engines have the same or similar weight Enerider 23:04, 10 June 2007 (UTC)

Mk4 Swift Sport[edit]

I have been researching the suzuki swift two-door hatchback cars online. So far, they are made available in India, Singapore, United Kingdom, all except the United States. These are awesome cars. Fuel efficient, sporty and compact. I am an owner of a 1992 suzuki swift and I adore it. However, it has seen better days and will not take me much further unless i do many repairs. How Do I obtain A new Suzuki Sport. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 67.42.102.54 (talk) 22:17, 10 February 2007 (UTC).

Swift+[edit]

There's a stub for the Suzuki Swift+ that I think should be included in the Swift article, as it's probably not notable enough to have an article for itself. -UberMan5000 03:52, 9 June 2007 (UTC)

→ Added a link for now Enerider 23:15, 10 June 2007 (UTC)

This has been cleared up by a consolidation of the Kalos derivatives also. 842U (talk) 15:12, 16 January 2008 (UTC)

Fair use rationale for Image:Suzuki Swift Sport.jpg[edit]

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BetacommandBot (talk) 15:58, 21 January 2008 (UTC)

so wheres the merger discussion?[edit]

I dont see one anywhere here... if none come up I'm removing the templates... --hydkat 10:02, 1 February 2008 (UTC)

do include M1000 in swift better merge M1000 with maruti esteem —Preceding unsigned comment added by 195.189.142.182 (talk) 08:26, 9 February 2008 (UTC)

I have begun integrating the Geo Metro, Chevrolet Sprint and Pontiac Firefly articles into the Suzuki Cultus article. The early sections of this article would belong also under the Cultus, as well. 842U (talk) 03:09, 10 June 2008 (UTC)

Generations?[edit]

Problem: according to the article there is a Generation 3, which is a restyling of Gen 2... where Gen 3 which had a different wheelbase, updated crash standards and modified engines... is called a Gen3.5. This isn't right.

Also, the Generation 3 seciton refers to several "types" -- suggesting the versions of this gen were "called" by these type names. What is the source of this info? 842U (talk) 21:05, 9 June 2008 (UTC)

Merge[edit]

A merge has incorporated the Pontiac Firefly, Geo & Chevrolet Metro and Chevrolet Sprint articles into the Suzuki Cultus articles. The intention is to leave the Swift article, but to remove much of the overlapping "Cultus" information from the Swift article with redirects to the Cultus article. Much like the Holden Barina article, which covers a nameplate that bridges several variously sourced automotibles, the Swift article will remain, with "lightened" sections and redirects to the Cultus. 842U (talk) 15:10, 10 June 2008 (UTC)

Changes have been made across the article to bring the Generation nomenclature in line with the Suzuki Cultus article for a pending merge. The article had in place a series of generational nomenclares around MK2 and MK3 that were had no references to substantiate their specifics.

If at some point we can find the internal designations for all the models, we can revert to those. 842U (talk) 14:44, 11 June 2008 (UTC)

1989 Swift GTi??[edit]

So surprised there is no mention of the US debut of this little Suzuki. I waited for two years in the late 80's to buy one of these. I was at a Suzuki dealer here in San Diego looking at their little "Sidekick", but the walls were plastered with posters of this odd little coupe with incredible specs. I held off on the lackluster little Sidekick. About six months later, I got the little black "Swift GTi".....5 speed manual, 102 horsepower (from a 1.3 liter NON-turbo I4!!), 3 doors of SUPER tiny. I think curb weight was under 1700lbs! This would have been 1989 and of the "1st gen" body style (Tiny!). This same bodystyle was the little 3cyl Chevy metro as well (the Metro was also available as a real dinky 2dr convertible...with the I3). The little GTi was a little MONSTER! and came standard with "power everything" including a quite capable Kenwood system. Conspicuously, the "GTi" designation seemed to last only one year. After that, I saw them as "Swift GT" (no small "i"). I read or heard somewhere that the "GTi" designation rubbed Volkswagon wrong, and they had to change this after the '89 model year. Available colors.....just BRIGHT red, White...and this sinister looking black. Tail lights were specific to this model, and I think aerodynamic halogens up front compared to the little Geo's square lights. Also had side graphics, a mild bodykit and power sunroof. Pretty sure ALL of these were like this and there were very few options

72.220.150.149 (talk) 03:39, 10 February 2009 (UTC)AiboPet in San Diego

3rd Generation Swift launched in Sept 2010[edit]

The third gen swift has already replaced the 2nd gen Swift in Japan, UK and some other European countries. (with India and other regions soon to follow). A proper section for the third gen Swift is required as the current one hardly has any info. So lets all contribute. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 119.153.44.19 (talkcontribs) 19:01, 23 September 2010

Completely Inaccurate[edit]

I have been dealing with Suzukis for 10+ years and have never read an article as wildly inaccurate as this. There is so much focus on the US and other markets that are a minor blip on the Suzuki radar. The Swift has an extremely long legacy that spans many years, calling the 2005+ Swift (RS415/RS416) the 'second generation' is an absolute laugh. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 192.104.44.129 (talk) 04:23, 8 February 2011 (UTC)

US bias? Try Japanese bias ja:スズキ・スイフト, which is reasonable considering the Swift is a Japanese vehicle. The earlier 1980s/1990s Swifts were badged Suzuki Cultus in Japan. OSX (talkcontributions) 08:34, 8 February 2011 (UTC)