2012 Suzuki Kizashi Sedan
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The 2012 Suzuki Kizashi is a mid-size sports sedan powered by a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 185 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque. FWD and AWD drivetrains are available and can be paired with a 6-speed manual or CVT automatic transmission. Fuel mileage falls within an EPA estimated range of 20 mpg city to 31 mpg highway, depending on transmission selection. Features include tuned suspension, tuned shocks, keyless start, dual-zone automatic climate control, sunroof, interior LED lighting, premium audio, satellite radio, navigation system, mobile phone integration, 10-way power driver's seat, 18-inch alloy wheels and heated outside mirrors. Safety is comprised of 8-standard airbags, electronic stability control, traction control, anti-lock brake system, electronic brake distribution and tire pressure monitoring system. The Kizashi is backed by a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty.
Benefits of Driving a 2012 Suzuki Kizashi Sedan
The mid-sized 2012 Suzuki Kizashi takes direct aim at the market-dominating Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, Volkswagen Jetta and Nissan Altima. It's well-suited for those looking for performance in a family sedan and it's a good direction for Suzuki, featuring both European-inspired handling and design. Suzuki offers a 100,000-mile/7-year powertrain limited warranty. Base prices range from the S front-wheel drive at $18,999 to the truly impressive SLS Sport at only $28,948, with a vast array of luxury features included.
What's new for 2012?
For 2012, Suzuki has introduced only minor changes to the Kizashi. In SE trim, a leather seat package is available, as is a Crimson Red Metallic exterior color.
- Strong standard feature list
- excellent handling
- available all-wheel drive
- good value
The Suzuki Kizashi comes in four trim levels: S, SE, GTS Sport and SLS Sport. All are fitted with a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine that features twin balance shafts and variable intake valve timing, producing 185 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque. With the exception of the SE, all are available with either a 6-speed manual transmission or a continuously variable transmission (CVT). An available all-wheel-drive system features a clutch-pack-type center differential that can be run in 2-wheel-drive mode to help save fuel and is only offered with the CVT.