I purchased my new car in May as my old one was 15yr old and I just wanted to update. My use for a car is personal and I do not do alot of kms but I needed to get an auto and also I wanted to have a car that I could slide into not have to sit down into like my old one and so this was perfect and still and SUV. I loved the shape it is still small enough for me and looks so smart and also economical to run like my old one. I purchased the orange duco and I got the protective coating over it to protect the paintwork. I am so thrilled with the ...choice that I made, its just such a joy to drive with the comfortable seats and the lovely way it drives and also its just so quiet inside. I also like how all that I need is on the steering wheel something I have not had before. I paid under $20,000 for this car and its just exactly what I need to last me another 15yrs. I also like that these days the services that the car needs to keep the 5yr warranty are capped and you know when they are needed and what the will cost, my first service on 6 mths not kms. I suggest that you take one for a test drive.
Purchased in May 2019 at JMC for $19,490.00.
The reviewer stated that an incentive was offered for this review
Such a great car
Replaced the XTrail with an Ignis due to 100km daily commute. Bought a manual as I live in a very steep hilly suburb. Could not be happier. Honestly, this car is the most enjoyable, user-friendly, willing little beast. Happily sits on 120kph on highway. Uses just over 5L of 91 around town when I wring it's poor neck. Super fun to drive; ridiculously easy to park; room for me, the missus and kid in booster seat. We always take my car instead of our new Mazda 6. Very, very happy with this car. If you like driving then buy the manual and stick aftermarket wheels on it. It's the bargain of the decade.
Purchased in August 2018.
Great little car that does it all
I admit there was a little trepidation at purchasing a 1.2 litre engine for a car that would see the occasional long distance run.
This was blown out of the water when we drove to Canberra and back.
It was quiet comfortable at 110 klm/ hr and apart from road noise, was quiet, even with the road noise you could talk quietly and have a conversation, on highway roads anyway.
Im a bigger bloke, and small cars are not my thing, but the Ignis is easy to get into and out of with at least 4 inches head room while driving.
Its not a Ferrari or Porche by...
Purchased in January 2018 for $18,000.00.
2017 Sizuki Ignis review
At first sight, all the proportions were a bit out of kilter. After looking at all the small cars this was my partners choice of an about town shopping basket lower price car.
And that’s exactly what it is, a town shopping basket, picking up young kids and the odd 100km drive.
For what it is, it’s reasonably roomy inside. The rear seat can be moved back and forward depending whether seating or carrying is needed. The 1.2 engine is fine, it does the job. The CVT transmission is perfect for about town, foot hard do...wn and it has a reasonable acceleration. It also has a reversing camera. 5.2 ltrs at 100 to 110 kph and 4.2 at 70 to 80 kph. It drinks 91 ron petrol. A little bit bumpy and a bit skittish with power on round corners but we find it all acceptable. Oh yes and Sat Nav. This was out of date when bought and an update is something like up to $179. Best to use your phone map. There's a wee button on the gear lever that puts the engine in a sports mode for overtaking that is useful. That’s about it really. There are a few more bits and bobs like the intermittent wipers that aren’t adjustable for speed of wipe, no boot light and the glove box is just that, the car manual and documents fills it up.
Great little car
The Suzuki Ignis is a great little car.
It drives beautifully and the running costs are so cheap. I always put P98 fuel in it and I get 620km out of a full tank and at the moment with P98 being $1.72 per litre it costs me $45 to fill my tank up and it lasts me a week. So affordable. It's quite roomy inside too. I have a booster seat and a baby seat in the back and there's still enough room for a little person to sit in between them. One thing it doesn't have is a CD player but everything is run through the dash which connects via Bluetooth to ...
Great little car
We were looking for a hatchback or SUV which was easy to get in and out of.As an older couple we were finding it uncomfortable climbing in and out of our otherwise excellent hatchback.A search seemed to indicate that we would be paying a lot for the relatively expensive SUV's which had an acceptable ground clearance.Then we came acroos stats which showed that the Ignis might do the job at an affordable price.We looked at the car in the showroom and knew immediately this was it.The driving position, accessability and visibility are excellent .Yo...u never feel like you are in a small car.Economy is great.The inside is a bit plasticky but the supply of gadgets is worthwhile.Maybe AEB would have been good but otherwise the package was great.We chose a manual because we still like the feel of a manual.Gears are smooth .It has plenty of pep.
- Ignis MF GLX
- Verified purchase
What a need compact car for the inner west, sydney
I just love this little car. I'm in my 40's, on a 100+ income. Basically, I could by most cars on the market. Why did I buy an Ignis. Basically because it was a Suzuki "bullet proof". 5 year warranty, no squeaks, small and nimble to park in the city and around (Newtown). Features include keyless entry, reverse camera, ample room inside. All for 22k and yes. BUILT IN JAPAN! Well done guys. Cannt go past the grey!!!
I love my little Iggy!
Purchased a bright orange suzuki ignis last month GLX and I love it so much, very comfortable, great visibility and the seat changing/movement options make it a winner. The only negative is the lack of boot light!
Questions & Answers
why is my door light not going off when all the doors are closed?
Is the cargo space good with seats down?
Do any of you have a tow bar installed? I am interested in the towing ability of the Ignis. Mainly would it be able to handle a 4x6 trailer load of mulch?
Towing. ... Suzuki hasn't specified a towing capacity for the Ignis and it's possible it won't be recommended for use as a tow vehicle. However, the Ignis does have a towing limit of a 1,000kg braked trailer, which could be handy for mounting a bicycle rack or towing a smaller load or micro caravan. So mulch should be fine. Its higher of the ground than a Mazda CX3. Hope this helps!
|Category||Hatchbacks and Small / Compact SUVs||Hatchbacks and Small / Compact SUVs||Hatchbacks and Small / Compact SUVs||Hatchbacks and Small / Compact SUVs|
|Transmission||Automatic and Manual||Automatic||Manual|
|Drive Type||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)|
|Wheels||14" Alloy||16" Alloy||15" Steel||15" Steel|
|Fuel Consumption||6.3 L/100km||4.9 L/100km||4.9 L/100km||4.7 L/100km|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||41 L||32 L||32 L||32 L|
|Engine||4 Cylinder 1.3L||4 Cylinder 1.2L||4 Cylinder 1.2L||4 Cylinder 1.2L|
|Max Power||60kW @ 6000rpm||66kW @ 6000rpm||66kW @ 6000rpm||66kW @ 6000rpm|
|Max Torque||106Nm @ 4500rpm||120Nm @ 4400rpm||120Nm @ 4400rpm||120Nm @ 4400rpm|
|Country of Manufacture||Japan||Japan||Japan||Japan|
|Ground Clearance||180 mm||180 mm||180 mm|
|Manufacturer Warranty||3 year(s)||3 year(s)||3 year(s)||3 year(s)|
|Release date||Oct 2000||Jan 2016||Jan 2016||Jan 2016|
|Discontinuation date||Dec 2005|
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