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SUZUKI SWIFT SPORT $27,500 DRIVE-AWAY 19.5 POINTS VALUE Suzuki is yet to publish a drive-away price online; dealers quote $27,500-$29,500 drive-away. Over time it will get closer to the lower price. Standard fare: builtin navigation, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, rear-view camera, push button start, radar cruise control and more. DESIGN A bold nose, bright colours, twin exhausts and sharp-looking alloys improve an already goodlooking design. Four-door body is handy, too. The seats are sporty and faux carbon-fibre on the bumpers looks the business. ENGINE The 1.4-litre turbo four is only marginally outgunned in this company (103kW/230Nm). Suzuki has copied Ford’s formula of short gear ratios. SAFETY Impressive standard equipment includes six airbags, AEB, lane wander warning, radar cruise control, and rear camera. Five-stars for crash safety. DRIVING Responsive, instantaneous acceleration. Sharp brake pedal feel. Surprisingly supple suspension over bumps. Impressive braking: it pulls up from 100km/h in a shorter distance than the Ford.