(3.7) 20 reviews
MSRP: $1,073$5,905
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 26
Engine: 126-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2006 Suzuki Forenza

Our Take on the 2006 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, especially sedan

Notable Features

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


Our Expert Reviews

Good fuel economy, enough room for five people, a nice-size cargo area, and an affordable price?It's not an SUV, though -- it's perhaps the next-best thing: the 2006 Suzuki Forenza wagon.It's one of a whole new crop of small wagons on the market that are giving consumers an alternative even to the compact SUVs such as the Ford Escape and Chevy Equinox, both of whose fuel economy ... Read full review for the 2006 Suzuki Forenza

Consumer Reviews


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Like it so much we're getting 2!

by Wish they made 2008 3000GT from Vicksburg, Mississippi on April 13, 2008

Bought 06 for my son. I was pleasantly surprised. It is comfortable, rides well, handles well, many standard features. Cranks everytime we've gotten in. I sold my 3000GT and have been looking for a re... Read Full Review

4 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 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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