NEW FOR 2012:

– Intelligent All-Wheel Drive (iAWD) standard on all models
– Manual transmission discontinued
– S adds standard Bluetooth and fog lamps
– Exterior colour: Blaze Red Pearl added

An all-new model for 2011, the Suzuki Kizashi slims down to a single configuration for 2012. The front-wheel drive and manual transmission previously available have been discontinued.

The Kizashi uses a 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine with continuously variable transmission (CVT) and all-wheel drive. Trim levels are the S, SX and Sport.

Features on the S FWD include 17-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, power windows with front auto up/down, keyless entry and pushbutton start, CD/MP3 stereo with USB and auxiliary input, Bluetooth connectivity, leather-wrapped tilt and telescopic steering wheel with audio controls, cruise control, driver information display, overhead console, floor mats, heated cloth seats, ten-way power driver’s seat, 60/40 split-folding rear seat with pass-through, rear seat side airbags, vanity mirrors, heated mirrors, variable intermittent wipers, fog lamps and engine block heater.

The SX AWD adds 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlamps, leather upholstery, four-way power passenger seat, auto-dimming rearview mirror, power sunroof, rain-sensing wipers, illuminated vanity mirrors, steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters, premium Rockford-Fosgate stereo and rear parking sensor.

The Sport is similarly equipped to the SX and adds unique 18-inch alloy wheels, sport suspension, sport steering wheel with silver stitching, sport front bumper, fog lamp bezels and lower grille, sport side sill covers and door garnishes and rear spoiler.

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