2010 Suzuki Kizashi

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»

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 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»

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»

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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»

Print ad for the 2011 Suzuki Kizashi
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»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi
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»

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»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi
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»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi
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»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi
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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