Suzuki Alto 2009 vs Suzuki Swift 2004

Suzuki Alto
2009 - 2014
Suzuki Swift
2004 - 2010
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 1.0 Petrol1.3 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 68 HP92 HP
Torque: 90 NM116 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 17 seconds12.5 seconds
Suzuki Swift is a more dynamic driving.
Suzuki Alto engine produces 24 HP less power than Suzuki Swift, whereas torque is 26 NM less than Suzuki Swift. Due to the lower power, Suzuki Alto reaches 100 km/h speed 4.5 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.26.2
Real fuel consumption: 6.5 l/100km7.1 l/100km
The Suzuki Alto is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Suzuki Alto consumes 1 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Suzuki Swift, which means that by driving the Suzuki Alto over 15,000 km in a year you can save 150 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Suzuki Alto consumes 0.6 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Suzuki Swift.
Fuel tank capacity: 35 litres45 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 670 km in combined cycle720 km in combined cycle
770 km on highway860 km on highway
530 km with real consumption630 km with real consumption
Suzuki Swift gets more mileage on one fuel tank.

Drive type

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


Engine production duration: 12 years19 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 2 other car models, including Opel Agila, Suzuki SplashInstalled 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: 3.50 m3.70 m
Width: 1.60 m1.69 m
Height: 1.47 m1.50 m
Suzuki Alto is smaller.
Suzuki Alto is 20 cm shorter than the Suzuki Swift, 9 cm narrower, while the height of Suzuki Alto is 3 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 129 litres213 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
774 litres562 litres
Suzuki Alto has 84 litres less trunk space than the Suzuki Swift. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Suzuki Alto (by 212 litres).
Turning diameter: 9 meters9.4 meters
The turning circle of the Suzuki Alto is 0.4 metres less than that of the Suzuki Swift, which means Suzuki Alto can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`2501`485
Quality: no data
Average price (€): 28002400
Pros and Cons: Suzuki Alto has
  • lower fuel consumption
Suzuki Swift has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • has 4x4 drive
  • roomier boot
  • higher safety
  • lower price
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