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2010 Suzuki Kizashi GTS Review
2010 Suzuki Kizashi GTS Review

I’ve never really liked convertibles, and still don’t. It’s just something about the looks, and the fact that it almost always ruins a good coupe. I have had this dislike for a long time; Mustangs should be coupes. The Corvette should be a coupe. The 911 should most definitely be a coupe, and...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi Review: It's Not for Breakfast!

Suzuki Kizashi:  Fast Break for Champions? Many cars come from the land of ahs:  Honda, Corolla, and Altima.  Suzuki's latest near-midsize Kizashi sedan breaks from the bland side of blahs.  It begins with a name that sounds like something shelved at your grocer's cluttered cereal aisle. ...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi
Week-Long Road Test: 2010 Suzuki Kizashi GTS is the Perfect Daily Commute Companion

While many people still don’t know what one is or what it even looks like, the 2010 Suzuki Kizashi is a hugely impressive feat of engineering from one of the smallest Japanese automakers in this country. But after driving the Kizashi for a week it is easy to see that this could all change very...Read More»

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Suzuki Aims To Up Its Image With A Campaign For The 2010 Kizashi

In some parts of the world, Suzuki enjoys a reputation for building attractive, well-made cars. In the U.S.? Not so much. The company is trying to change that with a new marketing campaign for the 2010 Suzuki Kizashi, but we have some concerns. Suzuki's campaign takes a two-pronged approach. In the...Read More»

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Five Features Every New Car Should Have...Though Many Don't

As well as driving a lot of cars, we spend a lot of time reading here at TheCarConnection.com. And a recent drive report of the 2010 Suzuki Kizashi by Detroit News columnist Scott Burgess sparked a lot of office chat. It wasn't his review--we liked it, he liked it--but his list of features he...Read More»

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2010 Suzuki Kizashi Rates 5 Stars In NHTSA Test

Suzuki isn't a big-name player here in the U.S., but things may soon change, at least in the case of the 2010 Suzuki Kizashi. We were impressed with the car during our first-drive road and track testing of the sporty, affordable sedan, and now the NHTSA has revealed 5-star crash-test ratings...Read More»

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2010 Suzuki Kizashi GTS AWD: does it compare to more expensive German sport sedans?

When I found out I would be getting a Suzuki Kizashi for the week, I didnt know if it was going to be a car or some new kind of sushi. Kizashi actually means "something great is coming" and is pronounced "Key-ZAH-shee". And it is not something to eat but is Suzuki's all-new sedan, which made its...Read More»

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Is the 2010 Suzuki Kizashi the Affordable Performance Sedan You Have Been Waiting For?

Although you might mistakenly assume that the new Suzuki Kizashi is just another plain as oatmeal family sedan from a Japanese auto manufacturer, this is no rehash of the Accord playbook from two generations ago. In designing the Kizashi sedan Suzuki has come up with an entirely new kind of...Read More»

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2010 Suzuki Kizashi Move Automaker Into Midsized Performance Market

  For years, Suzuki provided its U.S. partner General Motors with versions of its Swift for Chevrolet the Aveo and its mini-sized SUV, the SX4, also known as the Chevrolet Tracker, this is Suzukis first foray into the sports sedan market on its own.   The Kizashi, already being touted for North...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi
Audi, Acura Buyers Offered $100 To Test 2010 Suzuki Kizashi

The 2010 Suzuki Kizashi has been a fairly big hit with auto journalists. Our own Bengt Halvorson gave it an impressive 8.2 rating and favorably compared it to the Ford Fusion, the Mazda6, and the Subaru Legacy, but Suzuki has more upmarket aspirations for the new sedan. Specifically, Suzuki wants...Read More»

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2010 Suzuki Kizashi Pricing Revealed

We’ve seen it in concept form, we’ve reported on all the specs, we’ve even taken a spin in it and reported on that too, but now we finally have pricing details for the new 2010 Suzuki Kizashi sedan so we can add that to the list as well. Set to go on sale this December, the new...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi: Inside, Up Close

Last week TheCarConnection.com brought you our First Drive impressions of the new 2010 Suzuki Kizashi, and posted a comprehensive Bottom Line that covers styling, performance, quality, safety, and features, among other aspects. The Kizashi is an all-new sedan in a new segment for Suzuki, and based...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi
First Drive: 2010 Suzuki Kizashi

Typically, when a manufacturer brings competing models out on a drive event for a vehicle—especially one that involves track time, such as what TheCarConnection.com recently attended—it's a signal that they're serious to prove a point. Such is the case for Suzuki, who very soon will re-enter...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi
2010 Suzuki Kizashi Strikes A Different Balance For Mid-Size

Although 'Kizashi' sounds more like the name of some special-edition sport bike, it's what Suzuki is calling its new flagship sedan. The name—meaning "something great is coming"—along with the flamboyant brush-stroke script used by the nameplate badge, hint that Suzuki is striving to be seen...Read More»

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Rumor: Suzuki To Sell Hybrid Kizashi Sedan In U.S. By 2011

It seems like Suzuki took the wraps off its new Kizashi sedan just last week (in fact, it was last month), but already rumors have begun circulating that the Kizashi is going hybrid. And soon. According to reports in Japan's Nikkei newspaper, Suzuki plans to launch a hybrid variant of the Kizashi...Read More»

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2010 Suzuki Kizashi: Not Quite Mid-Size, Not Quite Mainstream

After years of lackluster sales and vehicles that haven’t quite resonated with U.S. buyers—the Aerio and Esteem small cars are cases in point—Suzuki is hoping to find a new direction with a stylish new 2010 Kizashi sport sedan that goes on sale at the end of the year, called Kizashi. Although...Read More»

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