Suzuki's latest addition to the model range, the all-new Suzuki Swift, took part in the recent 2010 mpg Marathon and achieved a spectacular result. The new Suzuki Swift 1.2 with Dual VVT 94ps petrol engine was driven by Western Group Regional journalist Dave Moss and Community driving instructor Mike Hull; it achieved an overall fuel consumption figure of 68.10mpg, an improvement of 20.5 per cent on the official consumption figure of 56.5mpg and the winner of the competition's class 1 'improvement' category.
The mpg Marathon; organised annually by Fleet World magazine started at Ettington, Stratford upon Avon and took 34 competing vehicles on a challenging 380-mile route designed to reflect normal daily driving conditions and included major roads, motorways and dual carriageways.
Speaking about the event, David Seward, Senior Director Sales and Marketing commented; "The 2010 mpg Marathon has again been an excellent opportunity to showcase Suzuki's commitment to producing fuel efficient, cleaner cars and this event has certainly endorsed that."
The all new Suzuki Swift is one of the cleanest petrol cars in the Supermini sector with emissions of just 116g/km; it also offers low cost of ownership from its £30 annual VED charge and group 8E insurance. New Suzuki Swift is available from £9,995 for the SZ2 three door model.Published 23 September 2010