The Suzuki Swift is unchanged for 2021 except for price increases across the board.

    Drive-away pricing is up $2000 compared to last year’s model, with the range now opening at $20,990 drive-away for the GL Navigator manual.

    The price before on-roads is $20,490, up from $18,990 last year.

    At the other end of the range, the Sport has experienced the smallest price increase.

    Both its price before on-roads and its drive-away price are up by $1000.

    Suzuki is the latest company to increase prices on unchanged models. Other brands to do so this year include Mitsubishi, Subaru and Volkswagen.

    The 2021 Suzuki Swift is on sale now.


    • 2021 Suzuki Swift GL Navigator manual: $20,990 (+$2000)
    • 2021 Suzuki Swift GL Navigator auto: $21,990 (+$2000)
    • 2021 Suzuki Swift GL Navigator Plus: $23,490 (+$2000)
    • 2021 Suzuki Swift GLX Turbo: $27,290 (+$2000)
    • 2021 Suzuki Swift Sport manual: $30,990 (+$1000)
    • 2021 Suzuki Swift Sport auto: $32,990 (+$1000)

    All prices are drive-away.


    The 2021 Suzuki Swift is available with a choice of three engines.

    Most models use a naturally-aspirated 1.2-litre four-cylinder engine producing 66kW of power and 120Nm of torque. It’s mated to either a five-speed manual or continuously-variable transmission.

    The GLX Turbo features a turbocharged 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine producing 82kW of power and 160Nm of torque, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.

    The Sport uses a turbocharged 1.4-litre four-cylinder engine producing 103kW of power and 230Nm of torque, mated to either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission.

    Fuel Economy

    The 2021 Suzuki Swift uses 4.6L/100km on the combined cycle in the 1.2-litre with a manual and 4.8L/100km with the CVT, while the GLX Turbo uses 5.1L/100km and the Sport uses 6.1L/100km when equipped with either transmission.

    All turbocharged models require 95RON premium unleaded fuel, while the base 1.2-litre four only needs 91RON regular unleaded.

    All models have a 37L fuel tank.


    The 2021 Suzuki Swift measures 3840mm long (3890mm in the Sport), 1735mm wide and 1495mm tall, with a 2450mm wheelbase.

    Luggage space is 242L (265L in the Sport), expanding to 918L with the rear seats folded.

    Tare mass ranges from 855kg to 970kg.

    Servicing and Warranty

    All 2021 Suzuki Swift models come standard with a five-year, unlimited-kilometre factory warranty.

    The Swift requires servicing every 12 months or 15,000km (10,000km for turbo models), whichever comes first and Suzuki offers five years of capped-price servicing.

    The first five services cost $329 each in 1.2-litre models, except for the first and fifth which cost $239.

    In the GLX Turbo and Sport, the first five services cost $239, $329, $239, $429 and $239.

    Prices can vary for higher-mileage vehicles.


    The 2021 Suzuki Swift has a five-star rating from ANCAP based on testing conducted in 2017.

    It received 14.39 out of 16 points in the frontal offset test, 15.74 out of 16 in the side impact test, and 2 out of 2 in the pole test. Whiplash and pedestrian protection were both rated Good, with an overall score of 35.13 out of 37.

    All 2021 Suzuki Swift models come standard with front, front-side and curtain airbags. GL Navigator Plus and up add:

    • Autonomous emergency braking
    • Blind-spot monitoring
    • Lane-departure warning
    • Rear cross-traffic alert
    • Adaptive cruise control
    • Rear parking sensors

    Standard Equipment

    The GL Navigator comes standard with the following equipment:

    • 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
    • Satellite navigation
    • Wired Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    • Four-speaker sound system
    • Cruise control
    • 16-inch alloy wheels
    • LED daytime running lights
    • Front fog lights
    • Privacy glass

    The GL Navigator Plus adds:

    • Adaptive cruise control
    • Autonomous emergency braking
    • Lane departure warning with Weaving Alert
    • Blind-spot monitoring
    • Rear cross-traffic alert
    • Rear parking sensors
    • Heated door mirrors

    The GLX Turbo adds:

    • Climate control
    • Keyless entry and start
    • Six-speaker sound system
    • Automatic LED headlights
    • Automatic high beam
    • Power-folding exterior mirrors

    The Sport adds:

    • Sports steering wheel
    • Red stitching
    • 17-inch alloy wheels

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    William Stopford

    William Stopford is an automotive journalist based in Brisbane, Australia. William is a Business/Journalism graduate from the Queensland University of Technology who loves to travel, briefly lived in the US, and has a particular interest in the American car industry.

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