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Overall reader verdict 5 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    4 out of 5 stars

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Suzuki Splash (08-) Hatchback
6 reader reviews for Suzuki Splash Hatchback.
  • 1.2 SZ4 5dr

    Jerry Cullum , Hampshire . Date: 08/03/2014
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    We've now owned our Splash for nearly 3 years, and it's been great. We're not fast drivers, but if you push the 1.2 it'll certainly get moving. Driving sensibly and not trying to check the 0-60 times gets us a routine 50+mpg each tankful. It's been completely 100% reliable to date, and the service costs seem very reasonable. Practically, the car is excellent. I'm nearly 6ft4in, and I can get comfortable easily; the headroom is great. Sitting forward a little, we can seat our family just fine - that's two quite tall teenagers/young adults, my wife and me. The boot's not massive, but with careful packing (and trying to travel light - not something that comes naturally) we can and have packed for a week away; snug, yes, but OK. However, what the 'real' review here doesn't mention is that when you drop the rear seats you get a completely flat load platform which could take a fridge, or a mountain of stuff to the tip, or whatever - for such a small car it's great. The underfloor plastic tray area in the boot is great for muddy kit, too. Why the SZ4? The extra safety kit, mainly. It's cheap to run, easy to park, versatile and we also think it looks great (ours is 'copper'). The latest 1.2 engine is excellent, too. Totally recommended.

  • 1.0 SZ2 5dr

    Paul Robinson , Ayrshire . Date: 29/01/2014
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      51

    My car

    Have read it's a good city car, I wouldn't know as I don't live near a city. What's it like on motorways? No idea, haven't been on a motorway for years. What I find it is very good for is Scottish winding highland roads, often single track with passing places, where most of my motoring is done.It is comfortable, reliable, very cheap to run and handles very well on narrow twisty roads. Don't expect to go fast because that is not what it is for, so it won't.(On the odd time I want to go fast I use my MGTF 160VVC). This is my 10th Suzuki including motorcycles and I have never been disappointed.

  • 1.2 GLS 5dr

    Kelvin Hunt , Devon . Date: 17/01/2009
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      44.6

    My car

    Being one of the first people to own this car in the uk, Having now owned this car for 9 months, Its a great little car, It now has 10,000 miles on and not one problem. It can easily accomadate myself, my parter and our daughter with her buggy.

    So if your thinking about buying this car go for it, it is cheaper that its sister the Vauxhall Agila by nearly £1000 and you get air-con as standard.

  • 1.2 GLS 5dr

    David Pratt , Somerset . Date: 29/12/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Having test-driven a few other cars after this one, I came back to it and bought one because it was the best value car for the money. Since I bought it I have not been disappointed at all! I think that it is a great car to drive, for comfort, economy, handling and there are lots of "extras" that are standard on this car. I love it!! It's a lot of car for the money and I don't regret buying it.

    Yes, the hatch is a little on the small side, but it's plenty big enough for my needs and I can always fold the back seat down if I do need some more space.

    So, if you were thinking of getting one, don't think any longer - go get one!

Suzuki Splash Hatchback

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