The Suzuki Kizashi is a mid-size car manufactured by Japanese automaker Suzuki. The Suzuki Kizashi was unveiled in the United States on July 30, 2009. The Suzuki Kizashi went on sale in Japan, October, 2009, in North America on December, 2009, in Australia and New Zealand on May 11, 2010. Suzuki Kizashi is the first mid-size Suzuki cars Australian market. In February 2011, the Suzuki Kizashi find Indian market. The Suzuki Kizashi was also available in European markets.
In December 2013, Suzuki Kizashi has announced that he will be gradually discontinued global markets, and you will not find a place. In December 2014, car production ceased in Sagara plant. Despite a record of good technical, the car had suffered from poor record on the market in the context of the global financial crisis and Suzuki’s withdrawal from the American market in 2012. The comparatively high price and lack of engines are also available on the impact the sale of the poor.
The Suzuki Kizashi is a Japanese meaning “something big is coming”, “good”, “sign”, or “warning”. The Suzuki Kizashi wish to Suzuki’s flagship sedan and now the Japanese government passing laws about the dimensions of the exterior and engine displacement vehicles classified as a “compact”.
Suzuki Kizashi Description and Models
Standard equipment includes for Suzuki Kizashi front-wheel drive (Transfer) and a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder developing 185 hp (138 kW) and 170 lb · ft (230 N · m) of torque. Available spirit there is a manual 6-speed or continuously variable (CVT). The CVT version reduces the power of 180 hp (134 kW). The Suzuki Kizashi offers 17 and 18 inch alloy wheels, brakes Akebono is available, a choice of fabric or leather seating surfaces, and 425-watt Rockford Fosgate audio system and iPod connectivity and Bluetooth. All-wheel drive (awd) (based on the awd system featured in the Suzuki SX-4) is optional and includes a driver-activated Transfer mode to save fuel. The Suzuki Kizashi has a 5 out of 5 star rating safe NCAP.
Browse expected to standard although awd option will be available for some models and paddle-shift six-speed automatic. In December 2010, the Suzuki Kizashi two medals News in New Zealand: the Supreme Winner 2010 AA Motoring Excellence Awards and the New Zealand Herald Car of the Year Award. The car was praised for its amazing detail, refinement and comfort.
Suzuki Kizashi in India
Maruti Suzuki, 54.2% owned by Suzuki Motor Corporation, launched the Maruti Kizashi 2 February 2011. It is imported as Completely Built Unit (CBU), which attracts import duties of 105%. It was priced at about 16 to 17.5 lakh rupees. Since been removed from the market Indian due to poor sales.
Suzuki Kizashi model has a J24B 2.4 liter petrol engine 4 cylinders, 16 valves DOHC. The cc engine 2400 is capable of producing 185 hp power and a peak of 6,500 rpm (manual transmission) 180 hp at 6,000 rpm (CVT). It produces 170 lb · ft of torque at 4,000 rpm. The Maruti Kizashi uses a direct ignition system for increased fuel efficiency and emissions decreases. With the help of this and other engine technology, the car offers 9 km / L in the city 12 km / L on the highway. The amount of fuel the vehicle 63 L. Maruti Suzuki, however, has not been able to sell many units from the Kizashi is the only petrol (running a petrol car in India is expensive compared to diesel), and the fact that it is expensive.
Suzuki Kizashi in Pakistan
Pak Suzuki Motors, a part of Suzuki Motor Corporation in Pakistan, he introduced the Suzuki Kizashi on 11 February 2015 at Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore. It is imported as Completely Built Unit-up (CBU) and produce programs in your area. Ex-factory price at the launch of PKR 5.0 million.
Suzuki Kizashi Problems
On June 28, 2010, Suzuki recalled 5,107 model year 2010 Suzuki Kizashi vehicles because of the glove box door that fails to comply with FMVSS 201 when the door would open at risk. On July 30, 2014, Suzuki recalled an undisclosed number of select model year 2010-2013 Suzuki Kizashi vehicles produced in October 2009 to July 2012 because of the spiders that weave a web into the last box of tea or coffee evaporative causing them to become blocked creating a negative pressure within the fuel tank . Negative pressure can make the gasoline crack, resulting in a risk of fire.
Suzuki Kizashi Concept Versions
Suzuki Kizashi Concept : The first Suzuki Kizashi concept included a 2L, 4-valve turbo diesel, sequential transmission 6-speed, -21 inch aluminum alloy wheels, and awd – and was unveiled at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show.
Suzuki Kizashi Concept 2 : The Suzuki Kizashi 2 concept is a 5-door crossover sport wagon that included a 3,564 cc (3.564 L; cu 217.5 in) V6 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, awd, and 265 / 45ZR22 tires – and was unveiled at the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show .
Suzuki Kizashi Concept 3 : The Suzuki Kizashi 3 concept car awd included 3,564 cc (3.564 L; cu 217.5 in) V6 engine rated 300 hp, six-speed automatic transmission, and 21-inch aluminum wheels with 255 / 30ZR21 tires. The Suzuki Kizashi 3 was unveiled at the 2008 New York auto show.
Suzuki Kizashi Apex : Aimed at the performance enthusiast consumers and featuring; a new turbocharged engine outputting 205 to 224 kW (275 to 300 hp), sports tires and wheels, and without a paint job inspired by the company’s motorcycles.
Suzuki Kizashi EcoCharge : Hybrid Suzuki’s powered by a 2.0 L gasoline engine, which “boosted” by a 15 kW belt-driven electric motor to deliver a combined 144 hp and 127 lb-ft of torque. The hybrid drivetrain also helped its quest for fuel efficiency improved by a automatic transmission six-speed, low rolling resistant tires, regenerative braking, and the stop-start technology, which add up to a significant mpg improvement compared to the current, “normal” Suzuki. Steve Mya, director of automotive marketing and product for American Suzuki Motor Corporation, said the company plans to move forward the same product, and ‘proof of concept is that the Suzuki Kizashi EcoCharge the capability to deliver a 25% fuel economy benefit in real-world driving through an electric powertrain system while retaining production open braking benefits Suzuki Kizashi’s dynamic that make it standout performer category.