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2010-2013 Suzuki SX4 Ignition Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 21, 2016


CARS.COM The problem: Starting the engine may require extended cranking and vehicles may be hard to start. This may be due to a defective engine control module that intermittently misadjusts ignition timing. Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2010 Suzuki SX4… Read More

2010-2013 Suzuki SX4 Ignition Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 21, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: Starting the engine may require extended cranking and vehicles may be hard to start. This may be due to a defective engine control module that intermittently misadjusts ignition timing. Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2010 Suzuki SX4… Read More

Where Have All the Grands Gone?

By Aaron Bragman on June 29, 2016

CARS.COM — Some nameplates last a long, long time. Witness the Ford Mustang, around since 1964. Or the Chevrolet Suburban, the longest running nameplate in the world at 81 years old. But some nameplates burn brightly and then fade from… Read More

2010, 2012, 2013 Suzuki SX4 Starting Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on March 9, 2016

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2010 Suzuki SX4 2012 Suzuki SX4 2013 Suzuki SX4 The problem: Vehicles may exhibit extended cranking times and hard-to-start conditions after sitting. This is due to a software glitch in the engine control… Read More

2010-13 Suzuki SX4 Start Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on December 2, 2015

Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2010 Suzuki SX4 2011 Suzuki SX4 2012 Suzuki SX4 2013 Suzuki SX4 The problem: Owners may report extended cranking times or hard-to-start conditions. This could be due to ignition timing conditions that come up intermittently.… Read More

Recall Alert: 2012-2013 Suzuki SX4

By Matt Schmitz on October 6, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 19,000 model-year 2012-13 Suzuki SX4 cars manufactured between Sept. 3, 2011, and April 5, 2013 The Problem: Insufficient clearance between the power-steering pump body and the power-steering fluid control valve may result in improper movement of the… Read More

Do Discontinued Cars Make Used-Car Bargains?

By Kelsey Mays on July 30, 2015

If you're shopping for a used car, discontinued models could offer extra savings. A  handful of cars are canceled each year due to slow sales, regulatory hurdles or other complications. Two years ago, we predicted the casualties correctly in six… Read More

Which Old Cars Have the Best Crash-Test Scores?

By Kelsey Mays on July 27, 2015

If you want an affordable used car, the safest choices aren't necessarily out of the question. Related: Driver, Passenger May Not Get Same Crash Protection Cars.com analyzed Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash-test results for hundreds of models to find… Read More

The Ones That Got Away: 10 Cars We Miss

By Mike Hanley on April 13, 2015

Today's new cars are better than ever with levels of performance, comfort and efficiency unrivaled in automotive history. Despite the abundance of great new cars, what about the ones that have come and gone, leaving a void in our hearts?… 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

Is Driving a Certain Car Your Ticket to Traffic Court?

By Matt Schmitz on September 29, 2014

Look, just because you drive a Subaru WRX doesn't mean you're more likely to be the type of person who exceeds the speed limit or breaks other traffic laws. OK, it actually does mean that, but we're not the ones… Read More