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Recall Alert: 2010-2013 Suzuki SX4 and Kizashi

By Jennifer Geiger on January 5, 2015


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 60,000 model-year 2010-13 versions of the Suzuki SX4 hatchback and Kizashi sedan; only SX4s built between July 16, 2009, and Nov. 1, 2012, and Kizashis built Oct. 13, 2009, to Oct. 31, 2012, are affected. The Problem: The shifter… Read More

Recall Alert: 2010-2013 Suzuki SX4 and Kizashi

By Jennifer Geiger on January 5, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 60,000 model-year 2010-13 versions of the Suzuki SX4 hatchback and Kizashi sedan; only SX4s built between July 16, 2009, and Nov. 1, 2012, and Kizashis built Oct. 13, 2009, to Oct. 31, 2012, are affected. The Problem: The shifter… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

40 mpg Ford Fiesta, Other Small Cars Flounder

By David Thomas on December 7, 2010

Automakers quickly turned to small cars when gas hit $4 a gallon in 2008. Folks everywhere downsized, trading in giant SUVs for traditional compacts and the latest subcompacts, like the Toyota Yaris. The trend prompted Ford to bring its best… Read More

Recall Alert: 2007-2010 Suzuki SX4

By David Thomas on October 29, 2010

Suzuki is recalling 69,587 SX4 hatchbacks and sedans for defective side mirrors, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The three screws that hold each mirror in place can loosen over time due to vibration, leading to the mirrors… Read More

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… Read More