Suzuki Liana 2004 vs Fiat Stilo 2001

Suzuki Liana
2004 - 2007
Fiat Stilo
2001 - 2006
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.6 Petrol1.6 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming belt
Engine chain usually needs to be replaced less often than the timing belt, but the cost of replacing the chain is usually higher. Chain motors are considered to be more reliable, but noisier and more vibration generating.


Power: 106 HP103 HP
Torque: 144 NM145 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 11.7 seconds10.9 seconds
Fiat Stilo is a more dynamic driving.
Suzuki Liana engine produces 3 HP more power than Fiat Stilo, but torque is 1 NM less than Fiat Stilo. Despite the higher power, Suzuki Liana reaches 100 km/h speed 0.8 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.97.5
Real fuel consumption: 7.6 l/100km7.7 l/100km
The Suzuki Liana is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Suzuki Liana consumes 0.6 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Fiat Stilo, which means that by driving the Suzuki Liana over 15,000 km in a year you can save 90 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Suzuki Liana consumes 0.1 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Fiat Stilo.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres58 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 720 km in combined cycle770 km in combined cycle
860 km on highway1000 km on highway
650 km with real consumption750 km with real consumption
Fiat Stilo gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Engine production duration: 23 years12 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 4 other car models, including Suzuki Grand Vitara, Suzuki Swift, Suzuki SX4, Suzuki VitaraUsed also on Fiat Doblo
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Suzuki Liana might be a better choice in this respect.
Hydraulic tappets: noyes
The Fiat Stilo engine has hydraulic tappets (lifters), providing quieter operation and no need for periodic adjustment, but they are more complex in design and can cause serious engine damage in case of failure.


Length: 4.23 m4.25 m
Width: 1.69 m1.76 m
Height: 1.55 m1.48 m
Suzuki Liana is smaller, but higher.
Suzuki Liana is 2 cm shorter than the Fiat Stilo, 7 cm narrower, while the height of Suzuki Liana is 7 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: no datano data
Turning diameter: 10 meters10.5 meters
The turning circle of the Suzuki Liana is 0.5 metres less than that of the Fiat Stilo, which means Suzuki Liana can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`6001`100
Safety: no data
Quality: no data
Average price (€): 12001000
Pros and Cons: Suzuki Liana has
  • timing chain engine
  • lower fuel consumption
Fiat Stilo has
  • timing belt engine
  • more dynamic
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • lower price
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