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Hi there.

Im considering buying an Ignis and im wondering whether this is a good car?
Ive read a lot of bad critisim on the Swift gearbox f.ex.
How is the Ignis in general?

Thanks
Carsten :)
 

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im considering buying an ignis and im wondering whether this is a good car?

yes.


ive read a lot of bad critisim on the swift gearbox f.ex.

Make up your mind, is it an Ignis or Swift - completely different cars.


how is the ignis in general?
Small and the immobiliser system has annoying features, like sounding the horn too often and the time before sounding the horn 5 times if key is in ignition before starting or after stopping engine is way too short. 3 door has a fantastic amount of space in rear when back seats are folded and front seats slide forward (a medium sized washing machine will fit in back with 4 loads of washing on front pass seat). Internal rear view mirror may not have dim view for night when bright lights are behind you. No fancy features - just basics. Good solid construction with no rust issues if never parked under trees or never visited panel repair shop.

In some countries, not many were sold and hard to find local parts for them.
 

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Hi 2000Ignis.

I was just wondering wether gearboxes could be a gennerel Suzuki weakness, ive also read about noise from Vitara gearboxes, but if Ignis`s doesent have these problems, thats fine.
Sounds like a good choise, thanks! :)
 

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I am wondering can i covert suzuki ignis sport 2004 fwd to awd? as i looked underneath the car i saw everything could fit for awd, can i use spares from normal suzuki ignis 1.3 4x4?
 

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I am wondering can i covert suzuki ignis sport 2004 fwd to awd? as i looked underneath the car i saw everything could fit for awd, can i use spares from normal suzuki ignis 1.3 4x4?
The Sport is usually 1.5L - different engine and box I thought, but if the trans-axle will accept the PTO for rear wheel drive, then give it a try.

I would start with swapping the rear diff in first and work your way forward with the conversion. There might be a few differences with brake lines and stuff.

Let us know how you go.
 

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For the interested.
An Ignis is very reliable, can have some issues, but are cheap and easy to fix, as long as engine and gearbox are in good shape.
Crankshaftsensor malfunction is a reason they get sold very cheap, costs about 50€ to fix yourself.

But u must have some tools and some experience with working on cars (just basic). The difference in cost between doing it yourself with parts from ebay or specialist sites ( oil + filters) and dealers is huge.
These cars are very simple, straightforward and perfect to learn a bit about DIY on cars.
 
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