Reviews the 2012 Suzuki Kizashi

The Suzuki Kizashi may be a no-name car in a sea of household-name midsize sedans, but it shouldn't be overlooked, says reviewer Jennifer Geiger. If the Suzuki's stylish good looks, sporty handling and high-quality interior aren't enough to turn heads, its budget-friendly pricing should.

2012 Suzuki Kizashi Review

By Jennifer Geiger | September 26, 2012 | Comments (5)



not only is a great car, but anyone could get a $4,000 rebate easy on one of these because they're not moving them. This is an amazing car and deal for anyone, you just have to be your own trendsetter.


Motor Trend has consistently rated this car well also. They had a great write-up a while back where they drove a Kizashi all the way across Russia and through some really terrible terrain. The most recent issue noted Suzuki's woes in the U.S., though and seemed to indicate that they thought Suzuki could soon be the next Isuzu.

I've never even seen one of these on the road where I live and certainly haven't driven one. Based on the info here, though, I would think it's fuel economy is likely killing potential sales as well. The cheap price is enticing, but most buyers are focusing more these days on fuel economy than ever before.


I just purchased a new 2012 Kizashi GTS AWD a few months ago. I could not be happier with this car. The ride, and handling are superb, and the steering, and braking are the best I've had in any car I've owed. Oh, I almost forgot, the Rockford Fosgate audio system will blow your mind. The build quality is high, as is the overall attention to detail. Waiting for snow in Pittsburgh. This would be our fourth genuine Suzuki car, and they have all been very good, and reliable.


Too bad this car gets overlooked in the Mid-size sedan landscape. Every review I read gives it good reviews. Not sure what Suzuki could do to make this car stand out.

Justin B.

this car worthless compare to Audi Infiniti and other legit cars!

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