(3.1) 9 reviews
MSRP: $1,073$4,777
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 26-27
Engine: 126-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2004 Suzuki Forenza

Our Take on the 2004 Suzuki Forenza

Our Take

Unveiled at the Chicago Auto Show in February 2003, Suzuki’s new premium compact sedan actually began its life as a Daewoo vehicle. Like the company’s brand-new midsize Verona sedan, which was also introduced at the Chicago Auto Show, it’s a product of General Motors’ investm... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Unproven new model
  • No side-impact airbags

Notable Features

  • Italian styling
  • 126-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder
  • FWD
  • Optional antilock brakes
  • Manual or automatic


Our Expert Reviews

Compact sedan proves that cheap doesn't mean junk The compact Suzuki Forenza offers a high level of amenities at a budget price. Its interior offers leather seating and a full complement of standard features. Suzuki's new compact sedan, Forenza, proves that a car can be cheap without being chintzy. Starting at $12,499, Forenza comes well-equipped with a full load of power an... Read full review for the 2004 Suzuki Forenza

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Consumer Reviews


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love it love it!

by smiles from oregon on December 14, 2013

I have owned my 2004 suzuki for 9 yrs and it is a good car, I can not complain it rides great it looks great, I have all the bells and whistles and they all still work lol, I recommend it, I don't thi... Read Full Review

3 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

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