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Comparative TestsFour compact cars with AWD for less than $25,000
There are just four cars with AWD for less than $25,000 on the market: the Subaru Impreza, Mitsubishi Lancer, Toyota Matrix and Suzuki SX4. Interestingly, they’re all Japanese. We threw them all in the ring together. Four contenders We brought these rivals together on a particularly wet December 15th. Raining?
Test Drives2012 Suzuki Kizashi – The prestige Suzuki
You don’t exactly have to have your finger on the pulse of the automobile industry to know that Suzuki has seen better days. Over the last two years, the manufacturer’s Canadian division has been put through the ringer. In addition to adopting a code of silence on their new products, …
Test Drives2011 Suzuki Kizashi: The Sedan That's Just Right
In a world populated by bland, cookie cutter commuter cars, Suzuki’s have always been standouts. From the odd, three-cylinder, turbocharged Sprint to the four-wheel drive SX4 to the company’s tiny, Jeep-like LJ80, Suzuki has perpetually marched to the beat of a different drum. And so it is with this new …
Test DrivesThe 2011 Suzuki Kizashi: The first real mid-size Suzuki
Last fall, Suzuki launched its first mid-size sedan, the oddly named Kizashi. Those in the know will tell you that Suzuki already had a funny-named product in the Verona (2004-2006), which was a Chevrolet Epica, which in turn was actually a lowly Daewoo. Basically, the Verona faded into anonymity. As …
First Drives2010 Suzuki Kizashi: The best Suzuki yet, but…
Suzuki has always been something of an enigma to me. It’s one of the best and largest motorcycle manufacturers in the world, and they produce excellent outboard motors and ATV. In most of these categories, this Japanese giant is among the best, if not the best. However, its history in …
Test DrivesTouring the Shows in a Grand Vitara!
Every year, our job requires us to cover a series of regional, national and international auto shows. That’s where we learn about new developments in the field, get the latest industry news and pick up all kinds of information, which ranges from handy to downright funny. This year, I travelled …


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FrankfurtSuzuki Looks for New Buyers With the iV-4 Concept
It is very unfortunate that the automotive division of Japanese automaker withdrew from the North American market because since then all we’ve seen from them are more interesting vehicles. In Geneva it was the new SX4 and yesterday, in Frankfurt, they unveiled the concept N-4 - a compact type crossover …
NewsReturn of the Suzuki Cappuccino?
Since its 2012 withdrawal from the North American automotive market, the Japanese manufacturer Suzuki continues to amaze us. First, with the unveiling of a new SX4 model at Geneva, whose silhouette is very nice and then again with development of the future Grand Vitara which could be unveiled in Frankfurt.
NewsSuzuki to discontinue new automobile sales in Canada
Suzuki Canada Inc. (“SCI”) is announcing today that it will realign its business operations to focus on the long-term growth of its Motorcycle, ATV & Marine Division in Canada and will begin the process of transitioning out of the automobile business in Canada. Earlier this year Suzuki Motor Corporation of …
News'Business as usual' in Canada despite restructuring in U.S.: Suzuki Canada
RICHMOND HILL, Ont. _ It remains ``business as usual'' for Suzuki in Canada despite a decision by its counterpart in the United States to discontinue auto sales and seek court protection from its creditors while it focuses on other products. "Suzuki Canada has no current plans to discontinue automobile sales …
TokyoSuzuki to Participate at the Tokyo Motor Show
Initially, word was the Japanese automaker Suzuki would once again be absent from the roster at the Tokyo Motor Show, which is running from December 3-11. But lo! It seems that all is well that ends well, and Suzuki will participate in the event after all. Not only that, but …
RecallsSuzuki Recalls Grand Vitara, XL-7
Typically, Suzuki typifies the Japanese automaker’s mindset: better reliability through engineering. Anyone that has had the pleasure of owning, operating, or working on one of the small Japanese firm’s automobiles can attest to that. Be it the result of their famous motorcycle division’s attention to detail or a longstanding tradition …
NewsSuzuki Halts XL7 Production
Suzuki’s XL7 crossover is quite simply a terribly unsuccessful vehicle. A joint venture shared with General Motors, the XL7 is essentially a slightly modified variant of the Chevrolet Equinox. Itself a slow seller, the uglier XL7 has been nearly a complete failure for a company now known for their excellent …


All Suzuki videos
Motoring TV 2001 Episode 17
2003 Hyundai Tiburon 2002 Suzuki Aerio side mirror maintenance Saturn Sky concept pros and cons of ethanol fuel why does everyone always end up driving GM?
Motoring TV 2001 Episode 22
MotoringTV's first drive in the Mini 2002 Chevy Trailblazer reflector light most ignored light on vehicle 1934 Ford 2001 Suzuki XL7 cause of throttle surge Jim Kenzie on new Mini.
Motoring TV 2002 Episode 8
Saturn launches Vue 2002 Toyota Camry 2002 Suzuki XL7 Cold temperatures and tire pressure Toyota Matrix Topping up coolant Squeaky brakes Return of kinder, gentler Jim Kenzie.
Motoring TV 2002 Episode 17
2003 Hyundai Tiburon 2002 Suzuki Aerio side mirror maintenance Saturn Sky concept pros and cons of ethanol fuel why does everyone always end up driving GM?
Motoring TV 2004 Episode 11
Suzuki Verona 2004 Toyota Prius inside engine room of a BC ferry Toyota Tundra wrap-up should we have visibility standards for today's vehicles?
Motoring TV 2004 Episode 14
Cold weather testing 2004 Suzuki Verona 2004 Mazda6 BMW winter driving transition from cold to warm weather driving the Arnold Schwarzenegger hydrogen highway.
Motoring TV 2005 Episode 8
Chevy Cobalt and Pontiac Pursuit 2005 Suzuki Aerio airbag dangers Michelin anti-splash tire GM's new minivan line-up Ford has added new dash light every car maker should copy There's a reason new GM cars feel more refined.