2005 Suzuki Forenza

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16 reviews
Available Price Range $1,106-$6,514 Trims6 Combined MPG 24-26 Seats 5

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&a... 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


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

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Consumer Reviews

3.4 out of 5

Based on 16 reviews

best car ive ever owned

by lovable from mountain view ,ar on January 9, 2010

I bought my 2005 suzuki forenza at a used car lot it is the best car that i have ever owned it is very dependable cheap on gas easy to handle it goes really good in the snow it is really nice on the i... Read Full Review

6 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 3 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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