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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual FWD Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD Base 20 29 $19,198 $19,999
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD SE 23 30 $20,878 $21,749
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD GTS Sport 23 30 $24,766 $25,799
4-Door Sedan CVT AWD SE 22 29 $22,318 $23,249
4-Door Sedan CVT AWD GTS Sport 22 29 $26,110 $27,199
4-Door Sedan CVT AWD SLS Sport 22 29 $27,838 $28,999
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual Base 24 34 $14,923 $15,545
4-Door Automatic Base 24 29 $15,979 $16,645
4-Door Manual S 24 34 $16,008 $16,675
4-Door Automatic S 24 29 $17,064 $17,775
4-Door Manual S w/Sunroof 24 34 $17,113 $17,825
4-Door Automatic S w/Sunroof 24 29 $18,168 $18,925
4-Door Manual SE 23 33 $18,235 $18,995
4-Door Manual PZEV SE 23 33 $18,235 $18,995
4-Door Automatic SE 24 31 $19,291 $20,095
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE 24 31 $19,291 $20,095
4-Door Manual SE w/Convenience 23 33 $19,497 $20,310
4-Door Manual PZEV SE w/Convenience 23 33 $19,497 $20,310
4-Door Automatic SE w/Convenience 24 31 $20,553 $21,410
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE w/Convenience 24 31 $20,553 $21,410
4-Door Manual SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 23 33 $20,785 $21,650
4-Door DSG TDI w/Premium/Nav 30 42 $25,911 $26,990
4-Door Manual TDI w/Premium/Nav 30 42 $24,855 $25,890
4-Door DSG TDI w/Premium 30 42 $24,508 $25,530
4-Door Manual TDI w/Premium 30 42 $23,452 $24,430
4-Door DSG TDI 30 42 $23,127 $24,090
4-Door Manual TDI 30 42 $22,071 $22,990
4-Door Manual PZEV SEL w/Nav 23 33 $23,185 $24,150
4-Door Manual SEL w/Nav 23 33 $23,185 $24,150
4-Door Automatic PZEV SEL 24 31 $23,035 $23,995
4-Door Automatic SEL 24 31 $23,035 $23,995
4-Door Manual PZEV SEL 23 33 $21,979 $22,895
4-Door Manual SEL 23 33 $21,979 $22,895
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 24 31 $21,841 $22,750
4-Door Automatic SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 24 31 $21,841 $22,750
4-Door Manual PZEV SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 23 33 $20,785 $21,650
4-Door Automatic SEL w/Nav 24 31 $24,241 $25,250
4-Door Automatic PZEV SEL w/Nav 24 31 $24,241 $25,250
4-Door Automatic Hybrid 42 48 $23,995 $24,995
4-Door Automatic Hybrid SE 42 48 $25,911 $26,990
4-Door Automatic Hybrid SEL 42 48 $28,153 $29,325
4-Door Automatic Hybrid SEL Premium 42 48 $29,933 $31,180
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,198
$14,923
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,999
$15,545
Monthly Payment Estimate
$333 / month
$259 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line Suzuki might be off the radar for some shoppers, but the 2013 Kizashi offers a lot of sophistication and value for the money.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors 4 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 38.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Hip Room (in) 52.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.5 55.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 53.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 41.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.4 94.1
Front Hip Room (in) 53.1 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 183.1 182.2
Height, Overall (in) 58.3 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.6 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 104.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 70.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.3 15.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.0 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.1 x 1.3
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.6 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.40
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 36.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.01
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/55R17 195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/55R17 195/65HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3241 2804
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 140
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 170 @ 4000 125 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 185 @ 6500 115 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.45
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.28
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.67
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.18
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.95
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.12 3.93
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.88
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Summary
Body Style Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Suzuki Kizashi Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - N/A
Suspension Type - Front Independent McPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.6 6.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 (2012) -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger -
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating -
Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating -
 
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