Mitsubishi Colt 2007 vs Suzuki Swift 2004

Mitsubishi Colt
2007 - 2008
Suzuki Swift
2004 - 2010
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 1.3 Petrol1.3 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 95 HP92 HP
Torque: 125 NM116 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 12.3 seconds12.5 seconds
Mitsubishi Colt is more dynamic to drive.
Mitsubishi Colt engine produces 3 HP more power than Suzuki Swift, whereas torque is 9 NM more than Suzuki Swift. Thanks to more power Mitsubishi Colt reaches 100 km/h speed 0.2 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.86.2
Real fuel consumption: 6.8 l/100km7.1 l/100km
The Mitsubishi Colt is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Mitsubishi Colt consumes 0.4 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Suzuki Swift, which means that by driving the Mitsubishi Colt over 15,000 km in a year you can save 60 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Mitsubishi Colt consumes 0.3 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Suzuki Swift.
Fuel tank capacity: 47 litres45 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 810 km in combined cycle720 km in combined cycle
940 km on highway860 km on highway
690 km with real consumption630 km with real consumption
Mitsubishi Colt gets more mileage on one fuel tank.

Drive type

Wheel drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)


Engine production duration: 20 years19 years
Engine spread: Used also on Smart ForFourInstalled on at least 4 other car models, including Suzuki Liana, Suzuki Wagon R+, Suzuki Ignis, Suzuki Jimny
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Suzuki Swift might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 3.87 m3.70 m
Width: 1.70 m1.69 m
Height: 1.55 m1.50 m
Mitsubishi Colt is larger.
Mitsubishi Colt is 18 cm longer than the Suzuki Swift, width is practically the same , while the height of Mitsubishi Colt is 5 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 220 litres213 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
854 litres562 litres
Mitsubishi Colt has 7 litres more trunk space than the Suzuki Swift. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Mitsubishi Colt (by 292 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.8 meters9.4 meters
The turning circle of the Mitsubishi Colt is 1.4 metres more than that of the Suzuki Swift, which means Mitsubishi Colt can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): no data1`485
Safety: no data
above average

below average
Mitsubishi Colt has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Suzuki Swift has serious deffects in 25 percent more cases than Mitsubishi Colt, so Mitsubishi Colt quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): no data2400
Pros and Cons: Mitsubishi Colt has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • fewer faults
Suzuki Swift has
  • has 4x4 drive
  • better manoeuvrability
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