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Suzuki Celerio name to replace Alto

Suzuki Australia is likely to replace the Suzuki Alto nameplate with Suzuki Celerio when the all-new model goes into production later this year...

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Suzuki Alto: next-gen city car spied
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Suzuki Alto: next-gen city car spied

CarAdvice's spy photographers have snapped a prototype of the Suzuki Alto successor in Southern Europe. Captured while strapped to a transporter, the two cars are draped in black camouflage similar to that used to conceal the Suzuki SX4 S-Cross prior to its unveiling...


RACQ Vehicle Running Costs survey reveals cheapest new cars to own
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RACQ Vehicle Running Costs survey reveals cheapest new cars to own

The Suzuki Alto has topped the RACQ's Vehicle Running Costs survey for the second consecutive year. The pint-sized Suzuki Alto headed a list of 110 models across a range of segments in the study, which calculates the average cost of owning and operating a privately purchased new car. The RACQ survey found the average cost of owning and operating an Alto GL manual to be $113...


Chery J1 vs Suzuki Alto: Australia
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Chery J1 vs Suzuki Alto: Australia's cheapest hatchbacks

Chery J1 vs Suzuki Alto GL Model Overview   2011 Chery J1 five-door manual hatchback – $10,990 ($11,990 with $1000 cash back) 2011 Suzuki Alto five-door manual hatchback – $12,490   The recently launched Chinese-built Chery J1 is the cheapest new vehicle in Australia, at $10,990 driveaway...


Suzuki Alto Video Review
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Suzuki Alto Video Review

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Suzuki Alto v Nissan Micra: light car comparison
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Suzuki Alto v Nissan Micra: light car comparison

Suzuki Alto GLX 5-door hatch vs Nissan Micra ST 5-door hatch Model overview • Nissan Micra ST five-speed manual - $12,990 (Manufacturer’s List Price) • Suzuki Alto GLX five-speed manual - $12,490 (Manufacturer's List Price) The competition in the so-called 'Light Passenger' class is as fiercely contested as any State of Origin decider...


2011 Suzuki Alto range gets ESP standard
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2011 Suzuki Alto range gets ESP standard

Suzuki Australia today made the nation’s cheapest car – the Suzuki Alto – better value and even safer by making electronic stability program standard in the entry-level GL model. The Alto GL now features ESP, ABS, six airbags, body-coloured door handles and external mirrors, and a height adjustable driver’s seat as standard, and all from $12,490 ($13,990 automatic) driveaway...


2010 Suzuki Alto more frugal thanks to low-rolling resistance tyres
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2010 Suzuki Alto more frugal thanks to low-rolling resistance tyres

Suzuki Australia’s most fuel efficient and lowest emissions model, the 2010 Suzuki Alto, is now slightly more environmentally friendly thanks to the addition of new low-rolling resistance tyres. The manual Alto now returns combined cycle fuel consumption of 4.7 litres/100km (down from 4.8 litres/100km), while CO2 emissions have fallen by three percent to 110g/km...


Suzuki Alto Review & Road Test
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Suzuki Alto Review & Road Test

A brand new car for the price of an expensive scooter. Model Tested: 2009 Suzuki Alto GLX; 1.0-litre, three-cylinder, petrol; four-speed automatic; five-door hatch - $16,490* CarAdvice Rating: It’s Australia’s cheapest car and it’s built in India. These two factors alone would send most people to the next car on their list...

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Suzuki Alto Global Green Challenge update
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Suzuki Alto Global Green Challenge update

At the half way mark of the 3000km Global Green Challenge, the Suzuki Alto is powering ahead of its small car rivals with an impressive 16.72 per cent improvement on its official fuel consumption rating. The achievement translates to an economy figure of just 3.99 litres per 100km – or 60.4 litres of fuel usage - a far cry from its official 4...


Suzuki Alto completes 3400km NZ economy drive
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Suzuki Alto completes 3400km NZ economy drive

Two NZ motoring journalists have disproved the illusion that Suzuki's Alto is purely a city car tackling a 3,400 kilometre drive through New Zealand’s North and South islands and back again. Mr Allan Dick and Mr Donn Anderson each drove an Alto, one with a manual and one with an automatic transmission, from Auckland to Invercargill, and then onto the Bluff, the most Southerly point, before making the return journey back to New Zealand’s largest city...


Suzuki Alto - 12 Hour Economy Challenge
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Suzuki Alto - 12 Hour Economy Challenge

12 hours, one mission: to test the economy claims of Suzuki's new Alto. By Matt Brogan In addition to my regular review this week I thought I'd throw an additional challenge at Suzuki's pint-sized warrior and put the car's impressive fuel economy claims - and perhaps that of my rather limited patience - to the ultimate test: a 12 hour economy drive around Melbourne's inner-city and suburbs...


Suzuki Alto scores top marks in GVG
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Suzuki Alto scores top marks in GVG

The new Suzuki Alto has scored top marks on Australia’s government sponsored Green Vehicle Guide ranking itself as one of the country's top three green vehicles. With a combined fuel economy figure of just 4.8 litres per 100 kilometres, and low CO2 emissions, the Alto scored an overall greenhouse gas rating of 8.5 out of 10...


Suzuki Alto Review & Road Test
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Suzuki Alto Review & Road Test

2009 Suzuki Alto GL Review & Road Test It's not the size of the dog in the fight... Model Tested: 2009 Suzuki Alto GL; 1.0-litre, three-cylinder, petrol; five-speed manual; five-door hatch - $12,490* Options: Metallic Paint $475 (Fitted - Fortune Rose) CarAdvice Rating: By Matt Brogan When it comes to saving a buck, buying new is often a trap when it comes to small cars with price tags that just seem to creep forever northward - not to mention their physical size...

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Suzuki Alto Review
Rating: 610 /10
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Suzuki Alto Review

2009 Suzuki Alto - First Steer The schedule said I needed to be at Brisbane airport at 9am, it was 8.45am and I had just missed my exit. This would be understandable if Brisbane wasn't my home town. I'm definitely not a Monday person. Finally at 9.20am and I arrived at Suzuki Queensland headquarters to begin the drive day in a new Suzuki Alto...

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Suzuki Alto launched in Australia
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Suzuki Alto launched in Australia

Suzuki Australia has launched its mini car, the Alto today with cars going for sale across the country from  August 1. The mini Suzuki is built in India but to Japanese specifications and design. Pricing will start at $12,490 for the GL and $14,490 for the GLX-Series*. CarAdvice spent the day driving around Brisbane's CBD in the littlest Suzuki and our own tests show an unbelievable fuel economy figure of 3...


Suzuki Alto achieves four-star ANCAP rating
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Suzuki Alto achieves four-star ANCAP rating

The sub-light Suzuki Alto has achieved an impressive four-star ANCAP rating ahead of its August 1 sales debut. Alto offers six airbags as standard and also offers the availability of ESP on its higher specification model. "Suzuki is proud to be the first local car company to offer a vehicle with not only the fuel economy of a hybrid at one third of the price but with such high levels of safety as well," says Suzuki Australia General Manager Tony Devers...


2009 Suzuki Alto at MIMS
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2009 Suzuki Alto at MIMS

Suzuki Australia today unveiled the all-new Alto at the Melbourne International Motor Show. Set to join the Suzuki line-up later this year, the smallest member of the Suzuki family boasts fuel economy figures of 4.4-litres per 100km with CO2 emissions of just 103 grams per kilometre...


2009 Suzuki Alto on show at Geneva
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2009 Suzuki Alto on show at Geneva

Suzuki will use this year’s Geneva International Motor Show to present the next steps in its eco strategy and its commitment to offer technologically advanced, yet affordable eco-friendly vehicles to customers. Among the range, the all-new Alto (pictured above) will be introduced to European markets...


Suzuki Alto 2008 AIMS
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Suzuki Alto 2008 AIMS

Suzuki Australia today confirmed the all-new Alto would join the Suzuki model line-up next year. The fifth and smallest member of its acclaimed line-up of world strategic models, the new Alto combines eye-catching style and easy urban mobility with great performance in terms of fuel efficiency and CO2 emissions...


Suzuki Alto Paris Motor Show debut
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Suzuki Alto Paris Motor Show debut

Suzuki is set to unveil a new funky little hot hatch at the Paris International Motor Show. Competing in the booming light car segment, the new Alto will be up against some fierce competition in the new Mazda2, Ford Fiesta and Alfa Romeo MiTo - just to name a few. Following Suzuki's impressive reputation for building exciting small cars, the new Alto will combine eye-catching style with urban economy and practicality...


Suzuki A-star Concept (new Alto?)
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Suzuki A-star Concept (new Alto?)

In our recent discussions with Suzuki, we were informed that the company's micro-car - the Splash - would not make it to Australia for some time. There was talk of another car coming and we suspect its based on this, the Suzuki A-star concept: Although not confirmed for Australia yet, the A-star concept is the ideal candidate for a new micro-car...