(4.3) 3 reviews
MSRP: $1,379$5,451
Body Style: Hatchback
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 Reno

Our Take on the 2006 Suzuki Reno

Our Take

When the Reno debuted as a 2005 model, Suzuki said its new crossover hatchback was aimed at "versatility-seeking buyers of all ages." Suzuki claimed the Reno delivered "the style and sportiness of a European sedan" with the functionality of a five-door hatchback.Offered in a single trim level for... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Fuel economy
  • Acceleration with automatic
  • Rear visibility
  • Body roll
  • Brake-pedal and shifter feel

Notable Features

  • Styling by Italdesign
  • Four-wheel disc brakes
  • Five-speed manual
  • Optional four-speed automatic
  • Optional ABS


Our Expert Reviews

Tracing the Suzuki Reno's family tree is an intercontinental effort. It begins with Korean car builder Daewoo, which briefly did business in the United States with its own dealerships. Daewoo went bankrupt, and those dealerships closed, then General Motors bought the Korean facilities but not the U.S. dealers.Daewoo continued to crank out cars, and GM needed a place to sell them.So GM tapp... Read full review for the 2006 Suzuki Reno

Consumer Reviews


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Peppy and Comfortable

by Heizman from Kansas City, MO on July 19, 2006

I just baught my Reno recently and I love it. It is a comfortable ride and has plenty of power for highway driving. The foot petals are a little close together and every now and then my clutch foot c... 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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