Suzuki Kizashi: Drive With Poise and Elegance

Suzuki Kizashi, From Stardom to Bankruptsy

Suzuki Kizashi was introduced in July 2009; this medium size car was produced by well-known automobile manufacturer Suzuki. The car was introduced in various markets at different time. It was introduced in Japan in October 2009, in North America in December 2009 and the car jointly introduced in New Zealand and first time any mid size car was launched in Australia in May 2010. In addition, the car was also introduced in Indian markets on 2011and in 2013 the car even introduced in European Markets, if it can satisfy European consumers since they have utmost taste in cars be it fuel and appearance.

Name That Challenges

The word Kizashi includes a few meanings such as "warning","sign" and omen “and” something great is coming. The various names sound like indicating its rivals that the future of cars have arrived so be careful.

Consumer Friendly Features

Kizashi has made this car thoughtfully since they include akebano sourced brakes, 17 &18 inches alloy wheels and it left the choices of seats on consumer such as cloth or leather. In addition, it also features 425 watt audio system with iPod and Bluetooth facility. The company also worked on its engine that is AWD, which is optional and manual FWD mode for fuel efficiency. Due to these features they have received full marks from ANCAP.

Gets Appreciation via Awards

Kizashi has received two prestigious awards in the end of 2010 in New Zealand; the awards were held by AA Motoring where it gets Supereme Car of the Year Award as well as Herald Car title.

Production Shutdowns Due To Bankruptsy

Car was appreciated all over the world, from its looks to its performance. However, its production was shutdown in the end of 2012 due to Suzuki Kizashi's bankruptcy; Suzuki even filed official bankruptcy in North America.

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Technical Characteristics of Suzuki Kizashi

Technical Characteristics of 2009 Suzuki Kizashi CVT produced by Suzuki (JP).

Body Type Saloon (sedan) 4 doors / 5 seats
Weight 1510 Kg
Length 4650 mm
Height 1480 mm
Wheelbase 2700 mm
Front Track 1565 mm
Rear Track 1565 mm
Ground Clearance 145 mm
Fuel Capacity 63 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment transverse
Drive Wheels Front wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System MPFI
Max Power 181HP (133 kW) @ 6000 rpm
Max Torque 231Nm @ 4000 rpm
CO2 Emissions n/a
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 2393 cc
Bore 92 mm
Stroke 90 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders 4 INLINE
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 16
Compression Ratio 10:1
Aspiration Normal
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes Di-S-ABS
Standard Wheels n/a
Standard Tyres P215/60 R 16 / P215/60 R 16
Suspension Front n/a
Suspension Rear n/a
Transmission continuously variable transmission
Number of gears c
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h n/a
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City n/a
Road n/a
Mixt n/a