The built since 1983 Suzuki Swift is one of the most popular small car models of the Japanese manufacturer, and is offered in the meanwhile fifth generation model since 2011 and can be mentioned in one breath with Ford Ka, Opel Corsa or Honda Jazz. By the year 1999 Suzuki Swift ran with 1.0 and 1.3-liter engines from the tape. In addition, a 1.6-liter GTI version (a very desirable car today) was sold. As a new car is the Suzuki Swift available as a three and five-door as well as a special model Suzuki Swift Sport. To drive the small cars are a 92 bhp 1.3-liter, a 102-hp 1.5-liter gasoline engine and the Suzuki Swift Sport 1600 with 1.6 liter displacement and 125 hp. Since 2006, the Suzuki Swift is also supplied as a small car with all-wheel drive as the Subaru Justy. The four-wheel drive system of the small car is intended to offer numerous advantages over competitors such as the Opel Corsa, Toyota Yaris and Mini Cooper: The engine power is distributed via the viscous coupling between the front and rear axle. New in the 5th Genration of the small car, a variant with hybrid drive is delivered as a plug-in Swift. In the five-door version of the model "comfort" line of Swift already has the safety equipment - including six airbags, side impact protection and anti-lock braking system (ABS) - and numerous equipment features such as air conditioning, electric front windows, CD player / radio and alloy wheels. In the wheel variant Suzuki Swift 4x4 another seat heating for the front seats, a leather steering wheel, power windows and rear fog lamps to come. To meet the growing demand for fuel-efficient small car, the Suzuki Swift is also offered with a 1.3-liter DDiS diesel engine, aimed at bringing in 2011 with a hybrid drive the small car segment of new Suzuki. Even with a fuel-cell version of the Suzuki Swift, the Japanese experiment around recently.