2012 Suzuki Kizashi

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$18,999-$27,699
$18,239-$26,591
22 CITY / 29 HWY
Overall Quality
Overall Performance and Design
Predicted Reliability

Overview

What's New for 2012:
- Leather upholstery on mid-range trim level

Exterior Features
The 2012 Suzuki Kizashi is a midsize sedan available in four trim levels and in either rear-wheel or all-wheel drive (RWD or AWD), depending on the version. Standard equipment includes 16-inch wheels. Sport models have 10-mm lower ride height, making handling slightly stiffer.

Interior Features
Standard features on the Suzuki Kizashi include keyless ignition and entry and tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel. The trunk has 13.3 cubic feet of cargo room.

Optional Features
The 2012 Suzuki Kizashi offers options at various trim levels. Options include cruise control, leather-wrapped steering wheel, 7-speaker stereo, consumer-electronics interfaces, 17-inch alloy wheels, 8-way power driver seat with memory settings, power lumbar adjustment, leather upholstery, 18-inch wheels, fog lights, sunroof, 10-speaker Rockford Fosgate stereo, Bluetooth connectivity, steering-wheel-mounted shift paddles, heated side-view mirrors, rear parking sensors, heated front seats, power passenger seat, auto-dimming rearview mirror, and a navigation system with rearview camera.

Under the Hood
The 2012 Suzuki Kizashi is powered by a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine mated with either a standard 6-speed manual transmission or an optional continuously variable transmission (CVT). Horsepower ratings are 180 and 185, depending on the transmission.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Suzuki Kizashi are:
- Kizashi with manual transmission: 21/31/25 mpg (city/highway/combined)
- Kizashi with CVT: 23/31/26 mpg

Safety
Standard safety equipment on the 2012 Suzuki Kizashi includes stability and traction control and a battery of air bags.

In government tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Kizashi received 4 (out of 5) stars for rollover protection. In safety tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Kizashi received \"Good\" ratings--the Institute's highest--for frontal-offset, side-impact, and rear-crash protection, and an \"Acceptable\" rating for roof strength.


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