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Long Term Update 7: 2010 Suzuki Kizashi GTS


This sedan continues to be a staff favorite, though underrated in the marketplace. Associate online editor Benson Kong notes, "This car should be the poster child for tip-of-the-fingers, effortless shifting. The steering, on the other hand, imparts a completely opposite sensation. It's direct, with a good amount of heft throughout the steering range." It's fuel-efficient, too. Kong continues, "The 2.4-liter engine may be more gas miserly than the EPA lets on. It's rated 20/29 mpg, but with a mix of city and highway driving and what I'd consider moderate applications of throttle, I easily did more than 200 miles with over half a tank to go. I only had to put in 7.24 gallons of 87 octane to top it off."
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