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New for 2010-Suzuki

New for 2010-Suzuki

By Jeff Youngs, December 31, 2009
2010 Suzuki KizashiCritical Knowledge:

2010 Suzuki Equator: The Equator is carryover for 2010.

2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara: Navigation is now standard on all trim levels, and Bluetooth phone connectivity is now optional.

2010 Suzuki Kizashi: All-new for 2010, the Kizashi enters the highly competitive family sport sedan segment with a 185-horsepower engine and a long list of standard equipment.

2010 Suzuki SX4: The SX4 receives several improvements for 2010. These include retuning the engine for more power, revising the interior, upgrading the option packages, and adding a new Sport variant.

2010 Suzuki Equator
The Suzuki Equator is a traditional midsize pickup truck sharing a platform and mechanicals with the Nissan Frontier (the Japanese automaker assembles the Equator for Suzuki). Suzuki offers the Equator in both crew cab and extended cab body styles with 4- or 6-cylinder engines. Rear-wheel drive is standard, with 4-wheel drive optional. The Suzuki Equator is a carryover for 2010.
  • Carryover for 2010

2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara
Now in its second generation, the Suzuki Grand Vitara compact 4-door SUV is offered with 4- or 6-cylinder engines. The standard powertrain is rear-wheel drive with Suzuki's 4-mode 4-wheel drive and 2-speed transfer case optional. After a refresh for the 2009 model year, the Suzuki Grand Vitara receives only minor changes for 2010.
  • Navigation is now standard on all models
  • Bluetooth phone connectivity is now optional

2010 Suzuki Kizashi
All-new for 2010, the Suzuki Kizashi is the automaker's newest entrant into the midsize sedan segment. Although it is slightly smaller than the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord, Suzuki is marketing the Kizashi as a sporty alternate to its competitors-with a long list of standard appointments. The sole engine is a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder sending power to the front wheels. A 6-speed manual transmission is standard, with a CVT transmission optional.
  • All-new model
  • Four-door, 5-passenger sport sedan
  • 185-horsepower, 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine
  • 6-speed manual or CVT transmission
  • 18-inch wheels
  • Standard dual-zone climate control, keyless ignition, ABS brakes and stability control
  • Optional 10-way power driver's seat, leather seating surfaces, sunroof, navigation and 425-watt audio system

2010 Suzuki SX4
Replacing the discontinued Aerio in Suzuki's lineup, the SX4 offers a unique and unmistakable compact car design-the shape is credited to Giorgetto Giugiaro's Italdesign Studio. The automaker has re-tuned the engine for 2010 to gain a bit more horsepower and revised the passenger compartment instrumentation, center console and storage. A new Sport package and upgraded options round out the changes for 2010.
  • Revised interior design with reconfigured instrumentation and center console
  • Standard driver�s seat height-adjustment lever
  • Standard illuminated steering wheel controls
  • Optional navigation system offers additional features
  • Optional Bluetooth phone connectivity
  • Standard engine is upgraded to a 150-horsepower, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder unit
  • New Sport version features lowered sport-tuned suspension and 17-inch wheels
  • Revised cargo areas with under-floor storage and fold-down rear seats (Sport Hatch and Crossover models)
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