weapon of a car thats eco and drives nicei own a riced up 1.8L 2007 liana that is an alpha male to all liana's and its has been nothing but reliable to me. To going to a cruise up to lookouts and car meets at our local krispy kreme to doing skids on takeaway trays in abandoned carparks. with the almighty M18A engine that pumps out a 92 kw at 5500 rpm the front wheel drive has a good launch/pull at the green lights or when you need to take over people doing 20km under the speed limit. on fuel it only cost $50 bucks to get a full tank of 98 premium in NSW and which last about 2 weeks if... Read more you're not hooning around in a weapon liana like myself cons - heaps of understeer and a quiet exhaust but a cannon can fix that pros - can do burnout, great looks and airbags for when you drift into mountains out of all 75/100 it gets the slav approval
Best car everI have had my Suzuki Liana 07 auto since new, i can not fault this car. I have had no problems at all, and its only ever had servicing done to it. Ive done 65,000 kms still the same tyres as when i purchased it. I have the hatch, they are a great looking car, looks small outside however inside it is very roomy, you can fit 5 in it. The hatch part holds heaps. This car has power if you need to use it, im never left behind put it that way. I get roughly 400ks to a tank of fuel and this is in the city, i use this car every day. When i purchased th... Read moreis car all i heard was bad feedback, honestly i cant fault it, its the best purchase i have ever made. I like how compact but roomy at the same time it is, very nice looking dash with red lights, and i love that its cheap to run with only needing servicing over the last 5 yrs.
Never again!I bought my Liana because I believed that Suzuki was a reliable brand. I've had ongoing problems with radiator and cooling system from the very beginning (purchased second hand) and have had a problem with a leaking heater core twice. I'm not sure if this is common for these types of cars but I will never purchase one again. Plus, it appears that parts for the Liana are quite rare so fixing can get expensive. Don't waste your time!
economical, reliable to an extent
ongoing problems with radiator and heating/cooling system Show details
GoodWas looking for a new car, with a minimum 1.8 engine, that was good on fuel economy and at a price I could afford, and with enough room in the back for a baby seat and pram in the boot. I test drove some other 1.8's but found this the best value for money with a good boot size and back seat size. Other cars in the same price range felt tinny to drive too, or didn't change gears as smoothly as I found the Liana to. I opted for the manual because I wanted a little more zip in it which I felt lacked with all the auto's I had test driven.
I would ... Read morerecommend this car to anyone looking for something in the same price range. Very happy with it overall. Has a sub woofer, small but good enough.-Red lights on the dash, believe it or not this was a big selling feature for me. -Nice silver/black dash interior caught my eye, looked classy enough for it's price.- Fog lights and body kit with mags, i liked this feature and felt it suited my style.- Loved the bright blue colour I could get it in, and did! Another reason I was sold on this car in the end.- But most importantly, it handles really well and is a pleasure to drive (i have the manual).- Boot nice and roomy to fit pram and shopping.- Air Cond/Heat controls are perfect temps hot or cold.- Controls on the steering for the stereo unit, love it!- Sunglass holder on drivers side above window so handy- 3 cup holders with the front two able to be adjusted to suit the cup size, this has saved my spilling coffees I would previously have spilt in old car.- Height adjustable seat and steering, useful if my hubby wants to borrow the car, easy to adjust.- Plenty room in the glove box, which is also something I was after. Also has side pockets for the front passenger/driver doors to store stuff as well as on the back of these seats. So lots of storage really.- High roof, i feel like I am in the little 4wd, I love it. Roomy to get in and out of, very important giving I am putting a baby in and out all the time.- Roomy enough for my husband (6'2") to drive, or be a passenger.- Gears shift nice and smoothly. - Seats are not that bad for comfort compared to some other similar cars I test drove, but still could be better in the bum area. Back support for me is fine though.- I was warned about tinting the windows being an issue (read on a forum somewhere) and it was. The seals are quite tight against the windows so you need to get the tint guys to cut the rubber seals down a bit before they install the tint so when the windows are wound up and down, they don't streak and ruin your tint like mine has done. Don't make the mistake and get it done without this step like I did, it's a pain getting it redone if you are as slack as me. Insist the cut it down first. - Rear facing baby car seats don't fit well in the back - they touch the back of your front car seats which is technically illegal so I was told here in WA. Only a problem until you can turn the seat around to be front facing.- Connecting a baby car seat to the hatch model is a pain, as the strap has to cross down over your boot to reach the recommended anchor point, which leaves you no boot space. This wasn't something I could live with as I couldn't fit pram in there, so we had to connect it to another anchor point and buy an extension strap to ensure we could secure it as safely as possible.
Great Little CarBought new 2007, 60000 Klms and less than $1000 in sevicing by Kmart auto. Replaced front tyres at 45000Klms due to alignment going out of wack ( gutter rubbing). This is my wifes car and has been brilliant for her to run arround with the grandkids. Cheap, reliable and economical to run, lots of kit at the time for reasonable money.
Good fuel ecconomy, (5k/l on trips loaded) reasonable handling, brakes well,nothing breaks
Suzuki dealer was exspensive and the service non excistant. Show details
Awesome little run about, needs just a little more zipGreat little car to do the shopping or drive back and forth to work. Although for most people it is probably regarded as nippy, compared to it's European rivals, it is a little sluggish, especially if you use 91 octane Unleaded fuel. I use 95 octane and sometimes 98 octane and find that this significantly improves the performance of the vehicle. Even with the better fuel, I still feel that it needs just a little more kick. The stereo is over rated also and although there are lots of speakers and a power amp, the speakers are pretty poor quality... Read more and the sound definition is rather grating. It is a loud stereo, but the por sound quality, deters you from cranking up the volume. New speakers would vastly improve this. Liana looks really nice though, especially in black and it is well made. The handling of the vehicle is very impressive too, which again begs the questions, why does it lack power? The brakes are good, but not excellent due to rear drums which really have no pace in a modern motor vehicle. Despite this, the car feels very safe and has a good solid feel, inside and out. Nice interior trim and sporty dash. The Liana is great value for money and I was absolutely recommend this car to anyone who wants a basic car, with a little extra, Awesome run about! Comfortable and reasonably quiet. Handles very well and looks sporty. Not as fuel efficient as one might expect, probably due to the slight lack of power.
TerribleI got is car 3 years ago, which I no longer have as I traded it in for another car. I got a limited edition model that was a champain colour The first in NSW or so I was told and when I saw it I fell in love with it.
I loved it for the first 6months then all the problems started. The rear sway bar came loose which I got fixed. The 3 months later the front sway bar came loose. When I told Suzuki about this they told me it was not their problem.
They handle ok but very bad understear, few times I've had to adjust the stearing to make a turn. Also the brakes are not very good takes for ever to stop. Cost heaps for fuel too
Nice price, lots of added extras.
Very large size. Cost heaps to maintian and run Show details
Excellentabsolute great car and wish they still made them. would reconmend one to anyone and would buy another one if could.
huge inside, lots of power for a little car, big boot, very economical, absoult fantastic to drive, good sound system that comes with the car too.
nothn really. had to have the exhasut fixed after 100,000km but thats just wear and tear and only cost $90 to fix Show details
ExcellentOverall I am very impressed with the Suzuki Liana. I've owned mine for six months now, and my daughter has the previous model, now going on for six years old. The car pulls like a train, loves to rev freely, and hangs on very well if you're brave with it. It can, however, lose traction in the drive particularly in the wet or on a hill, but it's never been a real concern, just something to be aware of. Brakes are good, transmission maybe slightly on the notchy side but a good positive gear change. The headlights are great. It is a very sma... Read morert looking little car (I have the hatch, the sedan to me looks a little tall and narrow from the rear). One complaint I do have, and it's not limited to this car but most modern cars, is when you do put roof racks on they're only 700mm apart, so there's a lot of wasted available roof area where it would be possible to widen this spacing to enable better carriage of long items (canoes etc) on roofracks. Overall, very happy with the car, does what I want it to every time and does so cheaply, average low to mid 6's in litres per 100k's, and I don't spare it, it's just a lovely car to keep on song and a pleasure to drive. Oh, a final caution, with the front spoiler, watch humps, driveways etc, it graunches very easily! In three words, definitely consider one. Liana GS: Long list of standard features, roomy, practical. Very good, willing engine which pulls hard. Excellent sound system. Gets a vibe in the dash, have heard this complaint before so seems to be endemic in the model, unfortunately. Could do with a few more storage spaces for your bits and bobs in the console, dash area.
ExcellentLiving in a remote location I have had to drive many thousands of kilometres in my Liana. I have been very impressed with the reliability of the Liana as well as the excellent fuel economy which makes it an excellent value vehicle when considering the retail price is very reasonable too. When returning to the city on long weekends we have a car load of luggage and passengers and always seem to fit it all in easily. Overall, an excellent vehicle that I would buy again.
Fuel Economy, Reliability and Excellent Interior Space for this type of vehicle
Genuine parts are quite expensive and can be hard to get hold of quickly Show details
Questions & Answers
I have to replace fog lights due to lens cracks. What will fit Suzuki Liana 2005 ..trying to get used or is it legal if not being used to blank the holes there.
How many km is the 2005 Laini motor good for and what would you pay for this years with 303226 on it
Hye.. help me please? i bought suzuki liana 2003 model.. i've change the drive shaf yesteray.. but when i fully turn and exealerate.. kleking sound heard.. so what should i do next.. did anyone face the same prob? Please do share...
Check your CV Shafts
|Hatchbacks and Sedans
|Front Wheel Drive (FWD)
|Fuel Tank Capacity
|4 Cylinder 1.6L
|76kW @ 5500rpm
|144Nm @ 4000rpm
|Country of Manufacture
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