As far as vans go, Suzuki’s APV is very nice to look at. There is no cut off front on this little van; instead you’ll see a clean nose protruding from the main body, a neat pair of headlights, accentuated wheel arches and a detailed set of 14-inch steel rims.
Inside the latest APV, there is plenty of plush cabin carpet, air conditioning, power steering, a CD system with AM/FM radio and remote central locking. Importantly, the Suzuki APV is equipped with dual front airbags to maximize protection in the event of a collision. And you’ll enjoy the fact that you can turn a tight turning radius of only 4.9 metres.
A five-speed manual transmission, and 1.6-litre petrol power, provides excellent economy and performance. Buy new, and you’ll have Suzuki’s low cost motoring plan that’ll see you covered with a comprehensive 3 year/100,000 km warranty. This makes a lot of sense, doesn’t it?
In and around town, the little Suzuki APV van is extremely versatile. This little fuel miser gets the job done. Head out on the open road, and the Suzuki APV cruises nicely along at any Australian speed limit. With a load onboard, the APV sits confidently on the road.
Buy into the Suzuki APV van, and you’ll discover that the smaller exterior dimensions hide a big interior that can swallow 3 cubic meters of cargo with ease. The excellent weight distribution spread over a strong chassis that boasts leaf springs at the rear contributes to the APV’s stable handling and control. Actually, upon review, the Suzuki APV is very satisfying to drive – with a small touch of fun and panache. Oh… and if you didn’t want to carry cargo, you could kit the van out to comfortably carry eight passengers.
What powers the little Suzuki van is a very sprightly 1.6-litre, 69 kW, 4-cylinder petrol engine. It is meshed nicely to a crisp five-speed manual or four-speed automatic gearbox. The manual version is the most popular, as it uses the engines power to best effect, though the two options work very well in the APV.
One of the massive benefits of running the smart-looking little Suzuki APV van is that the running costs are remarkably low. Suzuki dealerships offer a wonderful warranty and servicing package that is hard to overlook. Fuel efficiency works out to be somewhere around 8 litres/100 km over a journey combining open road and city driving.
APV stands for “All Purpose Vehicle”. The interior of the Suzuki APV is set up to cater for passengers or provide roomy cargo space. Seating space is ample enough for adults to sit comfortably. All you need to do to carry, say, five adults and one washing machine (or an item of similar size) is fold the third row of seats flat. Your washer will fit easily in the rear. There is a two-speaker audio system with a CD player as standard. Being a workhorse the features are simple, yet very effective. That’s why you’ll note things like two-speed front wipers, a rear window demister, power steering and supportive seats are essential everyday items.
Safety features inside the Suzuki APV include three position ELR seatbelts and a rigid cabin construction which incorporates side impact beams to protect the occupants in the event of a side impact. Crumple zones, front and rear, give some good protection to the front occupants. Dual SRS front driver and passenger airbags are standard features. Visibility is also exceptional, and the large glass windscreen provides safe visibility for reviewing your reversing maneuvers – this is a welcome feature, especially when you are driving in busy city environments.
If you’re looking for a workhorse that carries can haul hefty loads at an economical price, then chmake sure you review the Suzuki APV today. This is a super efficient, super reliable little van.
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