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Recall Alert: 2006-11 Suzuki Grand Vitara, 2007-11 SX4


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 193,936 model-year 2006-11 versions of the Grand Vitara SUV and 2007-11 SX4 compact cars. The Problem: Over time, the occupant classification sensor mat installed in the front passenger seat may fail due to repeated flexing of the

Recall Alert: 2006-11 Suzuki Grand Vitara, 2007-11 SX4

By Matt Schmitz  on September 16, 2013

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 193,936 model-year 2006-11 versions of the Grand Vitara SUV and 2007-11 SX4 compact cars. The Problem: Over time, the occupant classification sensor mat installed in the front passenger seat may fail due to repeated flexing of the

Suzuki Demand Rises After Bankruptcy Announcement

By Kelsey Mays  on December 20, 2012

We’ll take shameless credit. Following Suzuki's bankruptcy announcement of its U.S. arm, shoppers are responding to our endorsement of the nimble Kizashi. Or maybe all that Christmas eggnog is going to our heads. Still, Bloomberg News reports Suzuki is sending

Cars.com Family Reviews the 2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara

By Jennifer Newman  on November 21, 2012

Suzuki's recent Chapter 11 bankruptcy woes could benefit budget-conscious families who check out the 2013 Grand Vitara, which starts at $20,799, says Cars.com Family reviewer Carrie Kim. This affordable five-seat SUV has off-roading chops and an impressive list of standard

Should You Buy a New Suzuki?

By David Thomas  on November 6, 2012

If you've checked out our story on What You Need to Know about the Suzuki bankruptcy, you might consider buying a new Suzuki if the deal is right. Below, we break down what we like and what we don't about

Suzuki Bankruptcy: What You Need to Know

By David Thomas  on November 6, 2012

Suzuki filed for bankruptcy Monday, officially eliminating its automotive arm in the U.S. That leaves current and potential owners with a lot of questions. We answer the most significant ones below, but if you have a question, please ask it

Suzuki Files Bankruptcy, Stops Selling Cars in U.S.

By David Thomas  on November 5, 2012

Suzuki filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in California today for its U.S. automobile operations. American Suzuki Motor Corporation will stop marketing and selling cars in the U.S. while focusing on its motorcycle, ATV and marine portfolios. Suzuki Bankruptcy: What You

Recall Alert: Suzuki Grand Vitara, SX4

By Dave Lee  on February 7, 2011

Suzuki is recalling 32,291 Grand Vitara SUVs and SX4 vehicles over an improperly manufactured drive belt component that can break and cause the drive belt to slip or come off, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The recall

Ch-Ch-Changes: 2011 Suzuki Lineup

By Colin Bird  on October 26, 2010

For the 2011 model year, Suzuki adds a few trims and safety features to the lineup, particularly with its important Kizashi and SX4 models. We break down the changes below. 2011 Kizashi For the 2011 model year, the Kizashi gets

Recall Alert: 20,692 Suzuki Trucks, SUVs and Crossovers

By Colin Bird  on September 7, 2010

Suzuki Motor Co. is recalling certain models of the 2008-2010 Suzuki SX4, 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara and 2009-2010 Suzuki Equator, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The affected models are equipped with a factory-installed Garmin navigation system that can

Cars.com Podcast: 2010 Nissan Frontier, 2011 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500, 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara

By Colin Bird  on July 19, 2010

On this week’s podcast, editor Kelsey Mays gets behind the wheel of the coveted 2011 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500. Listen to the podcast to find out how this straight-line juggernaut handles in spirited driving. Editors Mike Hanley and Joe