The 2007 Suzuki Forenza wagon has a lot going for it, most especially its price. This car is among the most affordable in its class and has gained some popularity for this reason. However, many auto industry leaders and consumers alike have some problems with the car’s design and quality. In many cases, low-quality materials were used in the manufacturing of this car, and the result is a cheap-looking cabin and less-than-stellar performance. The suspension on these models typically results in an uninspired ride. Every bump and hole in the road is felt in the cabin. Additionally with mixed safety reviews, this car isn’t high on the list for most people looking to buy.
Body Styles: Wagon
Engines: 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder
Transmissions: five-speed manual, four-speed automatic
Models: Forenza base
There are no notable changes for the 2007 Suzuki Forenza wagon.
The 2007 Suzuki Forenza wagon is an attractive, modest-looking sedan or wagon designed to appeal to those on a budget. This isn’t the car that is going to attract a great deal of attention on the road, though. However, it does come standard with bumpers matching the car’s exterior paint, adding a bit of class and elegance to the vehicle.
Unfortunately, the 2007 Suzuki Forenza wagon doesn’t offer much in the cabin. This car was put together with cheap materials and given an awkward dash design. The rear of this car fares much better than the front. It offers a great deal of backseat space compared to other cars of its class. The cargo space in the sedan version offers 12.4 cubic feet, while the wagon offers a maximum of 62 cubic feet with the backseat folded down.
Performance & Handling
When it comes to performance and handling, the 2007 Suzuki Forenza wagon has only a few good traits. The standard two-liter, inline four-cylinder engine does well with acceleration and highway driving, but only as long as it is paired with the standard manual transmission. The four-wheel disc brakes also respond well, though the pedal does feel a bit squishy when driving.
On the other hand, this car is not the most refined option available in its class. The ride quality and suspension are loose. The Forenza wagon offers very little control over bumps and ruts in the road and can leave occupants feeling out of control. The car also does not handle twists and turns in the road well, and the Forenza wagon is full of body rolling motions. Finally, traction is a problem, due to the Forenza’s cheaply-made rubber tires.
In the safety department, the 2007 Suzuki Forenza wagon doesn’t do too badly. For front impact tests from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety, the Forenza wagon received an ?acceptable"" rating. For side impact, the car only received a ""poor"" rating, however. Government testing resulted in four out of five stars for frontal impact crash testing.
All of the 2007 Suzuki Forenza wagon editions are offered with the four-wheel disc brakes and front side impact airbags. Anti-lock brakes are available only as an option.
EPA Fuel Economy
Forenza Wagon: 19/27 mpg city/highway
- Tons of standard features
- Large cabin with lots of room
You Won't Like
- Slow acceleration on models with automatic transmission
- Lackluster handling
- Low test crash scores
- Low-quality materials inside and out
- Lacks refinement
While lacking in performance, offers plenty of features at a low price.
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