• (3.2) 21 reviews
  • MSRP: $895$6,567
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 24-26
  • Engine: 126-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2005 Suzuki Forenza

Our Take on the 2005 Suzuki Forenza

Our Take

Introduced early in 2004, Suzuki's premium compact sedan actually began its life as a Daewoo vehicle. Like the company's midsize Verona sedan, the Forenza is a product of General Motors' investment in the bankrupt Daewoo organization of South Korea. GM owns a stake in Suzuki.Both t... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Unknown long-term reliability
  • Engine noise during acceleration
  • Resale value of sedan

Notable Features

  • Italian styling
  • Sedan and wagon body styles
  • 126-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder
  • FWD
  • Manual or automatic

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

When it comes to name brands, whether it's fashion, food or cars, somehow the less popular get lost in translation. I admit I didn't even consider Suzuki when I purchased a new vehicle a few years ago - the name just didn't come to mind. I certainly considered foreign cars but I have to admit when it comes to name-brand foreign cars, I think Honda first.Perhaps the 2005 Suzuki Fo... Read full review for the 2005 Suzuki Forenza

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Consumer Reviews

3.2

Average based on 21 reviews

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Nice for the Price.

by mikekar from Miami, FL on September 20, 2010

Starts and runs great just like a toyota. Initially handling felt cheap, slips rather than grips around corners, however you will get used to it. 1st major repair was a power steering pump that faile... Read Full Review

6 Trim Levels Available

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Safety

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Recalls

There are currently 4 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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