Review: Suzuki Kizashi (2012 – 2014)
Distinctive enough to stand out, decent handling in 4WD mode, 180PS 2.4-litre petrol engine, four-wheel-drive, paddleshifts, leather, very well equipped, only 500 coming to UK.
CVT irritating when left on its own, economy and emissions above average, at £23,000 dearer than Skoda Octavia and Superb 1.8 TSI 4x4s.
Suzuki Kizashi (2012 – 2014): At A Glance
Four wheel drive, CVT auto BMW 3 Series size saloon in UK from January 2012.
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Suzuki Kizashi (2012 – 2014): What's It Like Inside?
- Boot space is 461 litres
Inside, there’s room for five and though piggy in the middle won’t appreciate the hard backrest there is at least an indentation in the ceiling to accommodate the tops of back seat passengers heads.
Leather seats, cruise control, electric front seats, electric folding mirrors and pleasing, good quality trim are all standard.
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What's the Suzuki Kizashi (2012 – 2014) like to drive?
- Readers report Real MPG to be between 28–36 mpg
Selecting manual shifting by paddle and pressing the four-wheel drive button transforms the car from mundane and understeery with an irritating transmission to decently secure and sporty. It’s never quite a quattro because mid corner undulations can catch it out, but it’s still a decent drive capable of giving pleasure at the cost, I guess, of a hefty increase in fuel consumed.
|2.4||34 mpg||8.8 s||191 g/km|
Real MPG average for a Suzuki Kizashi (2012 – 2014)
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