INTRO: Smaller than a mid-size, but larger than a compact, the 2011 Suzuki Kizashi sedan boasts a sporty exterior and a spacious interior equipped with an impressive array of luxury features.
FEATURES: The Kizashi's aggressive exterior styling is complimented by a sharp, luxury-inspired interior. Standard equipment includes front sport bucket seats, 60/40 split-fold rear bench, a tilt telescoping multifunction steering wheel, dual zone automatic climate control and SmartPass push-button keyless ignition and entry.
PERFORMANCE: The Kizashi's single engine is a 185 horsepower 2.4-liter inline-4. Power is sent to the front wheels through either a 6-speed manual or continuously variable transmission. All wheel drive models are equipped with the continuously variable transmission and a deactivation switch allowing access to the improved fuel economy of front wheel drive.
FUEL ECONOMY: Here are the highest and lowest EPA estimates for fuel economy:
PRICING: Base MSRP for the 2011 Suzuki Kizashi is $18,999. An all wheel drive SLS Sport model starts at $27,149.
WARRANTY: The Kizashi is backed by a 7-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty.
SUMMARY: With an aggressive design and a wealth of standard features, the 2011 Suzuki Kizashi offers performance, comfort and style, in an affordable small sedan.