In the survey, Suzuki cars had an average age of 4.5 years, mileage of 33,400 with 15% needing a warranty claim.
Suzuki has received a score of 38 points in the Reliability Index from the latest Warranty Direct reliability survey. The lower the number, the more reliable the brand, and the average score across all 35 manufacturers was 100 gives an idea of how Suzuki fared.
The Reliability Index covers all factors of a repair, including parts cost, the frequency of failures and time off the road. In the survey, Suzuki cars had an average age of 4.5 years, mileage of 33,400 with 15% needing a warranty claim. The average repair cost was £255, which was also one of the lowest in the survey.
The previous generation Suzuki Alto ranked as one of the cheapest cars to repair, with a price of £96.20, 4.2 year age and a reliability score of 6.00.
Overall, Suzuki scored 81.5% and ranked 7th out of all manufacturers. The average repair time for a Suzuki was 0.63 days with a repair cost of £191.
The Suzuki Alto offers 64.2mpg on the combined cycle, an insurance group of 1E and emissions of 103g/km. Until the end of September 2011, the Suzuki Alto SZ2 model is available with no VAT with a price of £6,995.Published 29 July 2011