"I dug the SUZUKI KIZASHI
when I drove it at the launch in Portland, Oregon, last October," says associate Web editor Kirill Ougarov, "and I'm glad my memory does not betray me. Though not the fastest thing in the world, it's a really fun car to drive if you're not hopelessly addicted to speed. The engine doesn't mind being revved to the max, the shifter is easy to work, and the chassis is solid enough to be fun in the twisties."
Contributing editor Mike Connor agrees: "The SUZUKI KIZASHI
goes down the road quite decently. Clean and tidy inside and out too. You don't see or feel any 'penalty box' red flags, and that's saying a lot. This Suzuki
feels like a premium piece; it has the high-value/fun-to-drive bones that made the Honda Civic
2010 Suzuki Kizashi
Months/miles in service 5/6039 miles Avg econ/CO2 23.8 mpg/0.82 lb/mi Unresolved problems None Maintenance cost $0 Normal-wear cost $0