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Suzuki Swift wins its class in MPG Marathon

23rd September 2010 Print
Suzuki Swift

Suzuki’s latest addition to the model range, the all-new Swift, took part in the recent 2010 MPG Marathon and achieved a spectacular result.  The new 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 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 Swift is available from £9,995 for the SZ2 three door model.

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