Suzuki Ignis

3/5
Suzuki Ignis  new car image
Verdict

The Suzuki Ignis compact crossover has received an all new update for 2017. Production of the previous model ceased in 2008 and now Suzuki are attempting to breathe new life into the Ignis. This new model was first unveiled at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. The Ignis was launched in the Japanese market in February of that year and was well received by customers with over 18,000 units sold as of November 2016. Now it has hit the European market and Suzuki hope to have similar success over here.

Performance

The Suzuki Ignis boasts a 1.2 litre Dualjet petrol engine with an output of 90bhp. The four cylinder engine offers a maximum torque of 120Nm at 4,400 rpm. A hybrid version is also available, which does help in terms of fuel economy.

Ride & Handling

The Ignis drives quite well and it offers a nice amount of grip. The 1.2 litre engine provides a nippy driving experience through the lower gears. It is however, slow to reach its top speed (0-100km/h in over 11 seconds). It can also offer some body role on corners.

Refinement

Once you take the Ignis up to speeds above 80km/h problems begin to reveal themselves. It’s fairly slow to reach its top speed and there is a lot of road and wind noise inside the cabin when you’re cruising at any speed above 80-90km/h. Things can get very loud.

Quality & Reliability

The Suzuki Ignis is a reasonably priced car so you shouldn’t step into it expecting first class materials. That being said; although the materials feel fairly cheap to the touch, they are noticeably of better quality than that of the Suzuki SX4 S-Cross. The interior feels more secure and sturdy than the S-Cross as well. They have disguised the cheap feel well by making a nice selection of colours available within the vehicle.

Safety & Security

The Suzuki Ignis scored a 3 star rating in the Euro NCAP rating system. It scored 79% for adult safety, 79% for child safety, 67% for pedestrian safety and 25% for safety assist. Six passenger airbags come as standard on all models. Other features such as a lane departure warning function and an optional dual camera brake support improve the safety of the Ignis.

Space & Practicality

The Ignis SZ3 model has a fixed rear seat and the luggage area has a capacity of 267 litres with the rear seats in the upright position. The rear seats of the SZ-T and SZ5 models sits on rails which allows you to slide them 165mm to either improve legroom or luggage capacity – these models have a 50/50 split in the rear seats. The luggage capacity increases to 514 litres with the rear seats folded down and can be further increased to 1,100 litres if fully loaded to the roof line. With the seats up though it offers 267 litres in the 2WD versions and 204 in the 4x4 models.

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Key Facts

Make

Suzuki

Model
Ignis
Variant
1.2 Dualjet SZ3
Car Category
Compact Crossover
First Launched
2016
Engine (L)
1.2
Gearbox Type
Manual
Gears
5 Speed
Fuel type
Petrol
Body Type
Crossover
Price New
€12,995

Running Costs

Tax
€190
Tax Band
A3
L/100km Combined
4.6
Average km/L
21.7
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
32
Fuel Tank Range
696 km
Cost of filling a tank
€42.05
Average Cost Per 200 km
€12.09
CO2 emmissions
104 g/km
CO2 emmissions standard
Euro 6

Performance

Brake Horsepower
90 bhp
Max Power kW
67
Displacement - CC (Engine)
1242
Engine Cylinders
4
Driven Wheels
Front
Aspiration
Naturally
Top speed
170 (km/h)
Acceleration(0-100 km/h)
11.8 s

Space & Practicality

Body Type
Crossover
Doors
5
Seats
5
Boot capacity
267 L

Warranty

Safety

Euroncap Star Rating
3

Dimensions

Boot capacity
267 L
Tyre size front
175/65 R15 mm
Tyre size back
175/65 R16 mm

Technical Information

Power
90 bhp
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Crossover
€12,995
i
  • Gearbox Manual
  • Gears 5 Speed
  • Fuel Type Petrol
  • Tax €190
  • Boot Capacity 267 L
  • Engine Size 1.2 L
  • Power 90 bhp
  • 0 - 100 km/h 11.8 s
  • New Price €12,995
Crossover
€12,995
i
  • Gearbox Manual
  • Gears 5 Speed
  • Fuel Type Petrol
  • Tax €190
  • Boot Capacity 267 L
  • Engine Size 1.2 L
  • Power 90 bhp
  • 0 - 100 km/h 11.8 s
  • New Price €12,995
Crossover
€14,495
i
  • Gearbox Manual
  • Gears 5 Speed
  • Fuel Type Petrol
  • Tax €190
  • Boot Capacity 267 L
  • Engine Size 1.2 L
  • Power 90 bhp
  • 0 - 100 km/h 11.8 s
  • New Price €14,495
Crossover
€14,495
i
  • Gearbox Manual
  • Gears 5 Speed
  • Fuel Type Petrol
  • Tax €190
  • Boot Capacity 267 L
  • Engine Size 1.2 L
  • Power 90 bhp
  • 0 - 100 km/h 11.8 s
  • New Price €14,495
Crossover
€15,995
i
  • Gearbox Manual
  • Gears 5 Speed
  • Fuel Type Petrol
  • Tax €190
  • Boot Capacity 267 L
  • Engine Size 1.2 L
  • Power 90 bhp
  • 0 - 100 km/h 11.8 s
  • New Price €15,995
Crossover
€15,995
i
  • Gearbox Manual
  • Gears 5 Speed
  • Fuel Type Petrol
  • Tax €190
  • Boot Capacity 267 L
  • Engine Size 1.2 L
  • Power 90 bhp
  • 0 - 100 km/h 11.8 s
  • New Price €15,995
Crossover
€16,495
i
  • Gearbox Manual
  • Gears 5 Speed
  • Fuel Type Petrol
  • Tax €180
  • Boot Capacity 267 L
  • Engine Size 1.2 L
  • Power 90 bhp
  • 0 - 100 km/h 11.4 s
  • New Price €16,495
Crossover
€16,495
i
  • Gearbox Manual
  • Gears 5 Speed
  • Fuel Type Petrol
  • Tax €180
  • Boot Capacity 267 L
  • Engine Size 1.2 L
  • Power 90 bhp
  • 0 - 100 km/h 11.4 s
  • New Price €16,495
Crossover
€17,995
i
  • Gearbox Manual
  • Gears 5 Speed
  • Fuel Type Petrol
  • Tax €190
  • Boot Capacity 204 L
  • Engine Size 1.2 L
  • Power 90 bhp
  • 0 - 100 km/h 11.1 s
  • New Price €17,995
Crossover
€17,995
i
  • Gearbox Manual
  • Gears 5 Speed
  • Fuel Type Petrol
  • Tax €190
  • Boot Capacity 204 L
  • Engine Size 1.2 L
  • Power 90 bhp
  • 0 - 100 km/h 11.1 s
  • New Price €17,995
Crossover
€17,995
i
  • Gearbox Manual
  • Gears 5 Speed
  • Fuel Type Petrol
  • Tax €190
  • Boot Capacity 267 L
  • Engine Size 1.2 L
  • Power 90 bhp
  • 0 - 100 km/h 11.4 s
  • New Price €17,995
Crossover
€17,995
i
  • Gearbox Manual
  • Gears 5 Speed
  • Fuel Type Petrol
  • Tax €190
  • Boot Capacity 267 L
  • Engine Size 1.2 L
  • Power 90 bhp
  • 0 - 100 km/h 11.4 s
  • New Price €17,995