Suzuki Ignis 1.2 Dualjet 12V Hybrid SZ5 5dr CVT Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

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Suzuki Ignis 2021 front cornering
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  • Suzuki Ignis 2021 front static
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  • Suzuki Ignis 2021 headlight detail
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  • Suzuki Ignis 2021 interior steering wheel detail
  • Suzuki Ignis 2021 interior detail
  • Suzuki Ignis 2021 front cornering
  • Suzuki Ignis 2021 rear right cornering
  • Suzuki Ignis 2021 dashboard
  • Suzuki Ignis 2021 boot open, rear seat folded
  • Suzuki Ignis 2021 interior steering wheel detail
  • Suzuki Ignis 2021 interior infotainment
  • Suzuki Ignis 2021 front static
  • Suzuki Ignis 2021 rear static
  • Suzuki Ignis 2021 right tracking
  • Suzuki Ignis 2021 static off road
  • Suzuki Ignis 2021 headlight detail
  • Suzuki Ignis 2021 rear lights detail
  • Suzuki Ignis 2021 wheel detail
  • Suzuki Ignis 2021 interior steering wheel detail
  • Suzuki Ignis 2021 interior detail
RRP £18,249What Car? Target Price£17,029
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors

The Suzuki Ignis is a fair choice if you’re looking for an affordable city runabout with a raised driving position befitting its small SUV status. The all-weather peace of mind the four-wheel-drive system can bring is an unusual option in this class, and it's by no means necessary for everybody. It’s a very easy car to drive and clever packaging means it’s more spacious than you might think. What drags its score down is patchy interior quality and fairly unremarkable handling.

This top trim pushes the price up, but it is exceedingly well equipped. There’s built in sat nav, rear electric windows, a leather steering wheel, keyless entry and start, climate control, a couple of extra speakers for the stereo, cruise control, lane departure warning and, crucially, AEB. It’s also the only trim where you can add four-wheel drive.

The only engine option has a meagre 82bhp, yet mild hybrid assistance means it pulls pretty well from low engine speeds and it’s faster than most city cars when you rev it out. It’s also very economical and has the option of four-wheel drive in top SZ5 trim.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats4
0-62 MPH12.4 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxAUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

52.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

260

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

122

g/km