Advice for buyers
What should I look for in a used Suzuki Wagon R estate?
Suzuki's reliability record can't match that of some other Japanese manufacturers, but it has a pretty good track record overall. Recent JD Power Customer Satisfaction surveys put Suzuki mid-table, with most of its success being down to mechanical reliability.
With the Wagon R's simplicity, there isn't an awful lot to go wrong, and it should prove fairly reliable. There are a couple of things you should look out for, though.