Used SUZUKI WAGON R For Sale – RAC Cars

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A history lesson

The Suzuki R originated in Japan back in where it was offered as a small yet family car with plenty of inside.

It didn’t arrive on the market until 1997, at point it was explicitly altered in to cater to audiences outside of

Although it was bigger and less in its design, the Wagon R remained a unusual and underappreciated vehicle in its days over here, with its combination of compact car sizing and competitive features and it gradually gained traction.

A second European generation was in 2000 and further modified the of this boxy beast to it a better chance in the UK.

The basic 1.0 engine of its predecessor was replaced by a 1.3 litre power plant and it was so liked by the executives at General that the Wagon R managed to the Vauxhall Agila.

2002 saw the Wagon R receive a minor while in 2006 the range got a new 1.2 engine which was intended to better fuel efficiency the already frugal 1.3 litre

The Wagon R was pulled from the UK in although it continues to be a big seller in native Japan. As such you can plenty of decent used on the market, most of which are affordable than you’d

Bang for your buck

The R is definitely an odd looking thing, here in the UK where we’re a bit used to curvaceous European rather than this box-like design.

However, to the potential confusion over its Suzuki made sure the first generation of the Wagon R for was available over here all sorts of interesting trim and options.

On a basic level the first gen R offered plenty of benefits, self-levelling headlamps, plenty of storage compartments and full on the GL iteration.

Safety features are more than acceptable time around, with airbags up front and impact built into the doors to offset the feeling that dinky car is a bit of a weakling.

For the second the people carrying potential of the R was increased thanks to the addition of a three point seat and extra headrest in the rear, for three adults to buckle up greater comfort.

Of course since the actual of the car didn’t change a huge you’ll find that its might make those particularly broad shoulders and chests feel the squeeze. that’s inevitable with kind of urban auto and it harder than its closest to accommodate as many passengers as

What you’ll pay

You can get a decent generation Suzuki Wagon R for or so, while second generation will set you back between and £5,000 depending on the age and trim

Insurance is understandably cheap to the low powered engines onboard, groups 2 to 4 fairly typical.

What to check

While owners of the used Suzuki R will probably have with city driving and avoided long motorway that’s not to say that used with only a few miles on the won’t have taken punishment.

The interior is likely to suffered most, so watch out for any here. Also make that you’re confident in the history, particularly with examples.

Otherwise, you can be pretty that a used Suzuki R will remain a tough brawler for many years to


While the engines official Suzuki parts, the gen Wagon R benefits from its to the Vauxhall Agila and allows you to cheaper bits and pieces will do the job.

The clutch will be £130 to while a pair of brake sits at £50. Things get when it comes to other such as the £400 alternator or starter motor.

How it drives

have to sacrifice speed for economy with the Suzuki R, but then that’s entirely the Even in the city you’ll get at 36mph from the 1.3 litre while the 1.2 litre model can top combined.

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