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2010-2013 Suzuki Kizashi Recalled For Spiders (It's A Trend)
2010-2013 Suzuki Kizashi Recalled For Spiders (It's A Trend)

2014 may be remembered as the Year of the Recall. GM's "Switchgate" fiasco kicked things off, affecting millions of vehicles in the U.S. and abroad. Other automakers followed suit -- some due to an abundance of caution, others because improved in-house tests revealed flaws faster, and others thanks...Read More»

Garmin's first in-car infotainment system comes to Suzuki vehicles
Could The Suzuki & Garmin Marriage Save Them Both?

Garmin has announced an intriguing partnership with Suzuki that will put Garmin infotainment systems in the dashboards of most 2013 Suzuki models. But will that be enough to boost Garmin's prospects for the future -- or those of Suzuki? All cards on the table: we haven't been too generous in our...Read More»

2011 Suzuki Kizashi Sport
Suzuki Demands Apology For VW Lawsuit

Divorces, be they between previously consenting adults or major corporations, rarely end on an amicable note. Such is the case between once-happy newlyweds Suzuki and Volkswagen, and the breakup between the two is starting to look like fodder for grocery-store tabloids. Suzuki is demanding...Read More»

2011 Suzuki Kizashi SLS. © 2011 Anne Proffit
VW, Suzuki Alliance Hits The Skids

The estranged partnership between Volkswagen and Suzuki has hit the skids, as Suzuki is now asking Volkswagen to sell its stake in the company, and has promised to sell its own small percentage of the German auto giant. In 2009, VW purchased a 19.9-percent, $2.9-billion stake in Suzuki, in the...Read More»

2011 Suzuki Kizashi Sport
2011 Suzuki Kizashi Sport SLS: Driven

Sold under nearly any other major automotive brand, the 2011 Kizashi Sport would be a major sales success. So far for Suzuki, however, it hasn't; and we think that's a shame, as it's one of the best sport sedans for anyone on a tight budget. After a follow-up drive with the new 2011 Suzuki Kizashi...Read More»

2011 Suzuki Kizashi SLS. © 2011 Anne Proffit
2011 Suzuki Kizashi SLS Sets A High Bar

All photos: Anne Proffit This was not my first encounter with Suzuki's Kizashi four-door, front-wheel-drive sedan and I surely hope it's not the last time I get to drive one of these truly fun cars. Suzuki has managed to make its competitors look somewhat less dashing and to-the-minute than...Read More»

2011 Suzuki Kizashi Sport
2011 Suzuki Kizashi Gets Impressive Front And Side Safety Ratings

The 2011 Suzuki Kizashi now has one positive: good front and side crash-test results. The Kizashi is already one of our top sedan picks if you happen to be on a very tight budget and don't quite need a mid-size to large sedan as large as the Honda Accord or Hyundai Sonata. The Car Connection has...Read More»

2011 Ford Fiesta
The TCC List: Five Near-Luxury Interiors Under $25k

No matter how cool your car looks on the outside, the truth is, you won't spend much time looking at it from a distance.  No matter how fast it is, you'll spend most of your time  in it idling in traffic and traveling at neighborhood speeds.   For most of us, it's the comfort of the seats, the...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi
Suzuki Dealership Network Shrinks, As Cars Become More Appealing

If you're shopping for a sporty, economical compact sedan, we'd recommend that you put the 2010 Suzuki Kizashi on your shopping list. But there's a potential snag: With Suzuki cutting its dealership base, you might find that you no longer have an outlet nearby. Despite strong, almost unanimously...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Azera 4-door Sedan Limited Angular Front Exterior View
Five Cars That Lose Value Fast

  Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia have made giant strides in recent years.  Some of their 2010 and 2011 cars are among the best they've ever made, and are rated near the top of TheCarConnection's lists for best family sedans and small crossovers. It's showing in their sales numbers--the...Read More»

Screencap from Suzuki's AllPoints contest
Gamers, Cam Fiends, Sweepstakers: Suzuki's AllPoints Contest Is For You

Clearly, the auto industry thinks that Americans have nothing to do during the summer months. Between all the press releases for games and contests we've received, it seems like every automaker on the planet has a slightly new way for you to while away the hours. The latest? Suzuki, whose AllPoints...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi
Suzuki Kizashi Will Receive Update This Fall

The Suzuki Kizashi sedan has only been on sale for the past couple of months but an update to the car is already scheduled to roll in as early as this fall. The update will consist of a minor facelift to the car’s front fascia and interior and will only affect the more premium GLS and SLS models...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi
Test-Drive Sedans, Don't Buy A 2010 Suzuki Kizashi, And Get $250?

If you’re in the market for a sporty family sedan, go drive the 2010 Suzuki Kizashi, then take several of your other prospects on a test-drive. Within three days of the original Kizashi test-drive, if you purchase one of several competing vehicles, Suzuki will give you a $250 prepaid debit card...Read More»

Get Ahead Of The New Car Market: Six Summer Bargains

With the mercury climbing over 100 degrees up and down the east coast, you sure envy your neighbor's convertible right now, don't you?  Putting the top down and letting the wind cool you is one of the great joys of car ownership, but right now, you shouldn't be considering a new Miata. No, this is...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi
UPDATED: Suzuki Recalls Over 5,100 Kizashi Sedans

UPDATE: Suzuki's official statement about the recall is pasted below.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a recall of the 2010 Suzuki Kizashi. According to a post on the NHTSA's website, the recall centers on a fault in the sedan's dashboard, which can lead to...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi SE AWD
Family Car Compare: 2010 Ford Fusion vs. 2010 Suzuki Kizashi

It's time again for a look at two family cars--this time we present the 2010 Ford Fusion and the 2010 Suzuki Kizashi. We'll take a quick peek at both cars through the eyes of our parent site, The Car Connection, and see which one comes out on top. The Fusion was restyled for 2010, while the Kizashi...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi
2010 Suzuki Kizashi, Lincoln MKT Top Satisfaction Ratings

The annual vehicle satisfaction study from California-based market-research firm AutoPacific places two new-for-2010 models at the top: the 2010 Suzuki Kizashi and the 2010 Lincoln MKT. The Kizashi was the highest-rated vehicle overall in the 14th Annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards. "This is an...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi
Driven: 2010 Suzuki Kizashi

For daily-driving needs, the 2010 Suzuki Kizashi feels right-sized in many ways. It's just large enough to carry four adults across town in comfort, yet it's compact enough to fit into a smallish parking space. And it feels quite light and nimble yet tracks with enough heft for reassuring...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi
Suzuki Gives You Gas (In A Good Way)

Suzuki is in a pinch. Thanks to quirky (read: not so attractive) styling, iffy product quality, fuzzy brand image, and a small American network of dealerships, Suzuki hasn't gained much traction in the U.S. What's worse, the automaker seems to be hemorrhaging market share: Suzuki's slice of the pie...Read More»

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