Advantages small, easy to park, cheap road tax,well made and reliable
Disadvantages small! some parts expensive, ride and economy not the best, standard stereo is very poor.
We purchased a 1997 Justy in 2007 for the 4x4 capability, living in the welsh valleys where winters can be harsh. The vehicle was advertised as having "slight tappet rattle" but this turned out to be little end failure- a major engine fault, and one which I have seen on numerous other Justys of this age so beware, it is obviously a manufacturing defect. Once the engine was replaced with a low mileage suzuki swift unit, the car has proved to be completely reliable in constant everyday useage for the last 5 years, requiring only the normal wear and tear items as it get older. (tyres, exhaust ...