NEW FOR 2010:

- New 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine with variable valve timing
- Six-speed manual transmission replaces five-speed manual transmission; continuously variable transmission (CVT) replaces four-speed automatic
- All models add new front grille, new instrument cluster with integrated driver information display, height-adjustable driver’s seat, new cloth seat fabric and auxiliary audio input jack (replaces six-CD changer on JLX)
- New available Aero hatchback trim line
- Sport sedan adds standard 17-inch alloy wheels, driver information centre, illuminated steering wheel-mounted audio and cruise controls, chrome-accented inside door handles and side louvre bezels, centre dashboard speaker, and trunk-mounted spoiler; electric stability control available as an option
- JX hatchback adds available electronic stability control, new 16-inch alloy wheels, and illuminated steering wheel-mounted audio and cruise controls
- JLX hatchback no longer available with manual transmission; new 16-inch alloy wheels, newly-designed digital climate control panel, illuminated steering wheel-mounted audio and cruise controls, chrome-accented inside door handles and side louvre bezels, and centre dashboard speaker
- Exterior colours: Quicksilver Metallic, Midnight Black Metallic, Snowflake White Pearl, Copper Pearl, Mineral Grey Metallic and Ultramarine Blue Pearl added

For 2010, the Suzuki SX4 receives a new 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine with variable valve timing, which increases horsepower from 143 to 150, and torque from 136 lb-ft to 140 lb-ft. The five-speed manual transmission is replaced with a six-speed unit, while the four-speed automatic supersedes to a continuously-variable transmission (CVT).

A new Aero trim on the hatchback, in front-wheel drive and with CVT only, adds a body package and fog lights, upgraded speaker system, 17-inch alloy wheels, and electronic stability control.

There are numerous other changes to the features list, including a new grille, instrument cluster, height-adjustable driver’s seat, upholstery and an auxiliary input jack, as well as new wheels, audio controls, chrome accents and the availability of electronic stability control on various trim lines.

The SX4 is available as a sedan or hatchback, all with a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine. Depending on the model, transmission choices are a six-speed manual or CVT. The sedan comes in front-wheel drive only, and comes in Base or Sport trim, both with six-speed manual or optional CVT.

The hatchback comes in Base trim, in front-wheel only, with six-speed or CVT. The JX comes in front-wheel drive with CVT only, or in all-wheel drive, with six-speed or CVT. The JLX is all-wheel only and CVT only; the Aero is front-wheel and CVT only.

Features on the Base sedan include 15-inch steel wheels, air conditioning, keyless entry, CD/MP3 stereo with four speakers, auxiliary input jack, driver’s auto-down window, power mirrors, variable intermittent wipers, information display, tilt steering wheel, floor mats, cloth seats, height-adjustable driver’s seat, 60/40 split-folding second-row seat, vanity mirrors, brake assist, electronic brake force distribution, and engine block heater.

The Sport sedan adds 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control, nine speakers with subwoofer, cruise control, leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, keyless start, aero body kit, electric trunk release, fog lamps, heated mirrors, rear spoiler, and heated seats.

Features on the Base hatchback include 15-inch steel wheels, air conditioning, keyless entry, CD/MP3 stereo with four speakers, auxiliary input jack, driver’s auto-down window, power mirrors, variable intermittent wipers, intermittent rear wiper, information display, tilt steering wheel, cargo cover, floor mats, front map lights, cloth seats, height-adjustable driver’s seat, 60/40 split-folding second-row seats, vanity mirrors, brake assist, electronic brake force distribution, and engine block heater.

The JX adds 16-inch alloy wheels, cruise control, leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, heated mirrors, black roof rails, side skirts, and wheel arch extensions.

The JLX adds automatic climate control, nine speakers with subwoofer, keyless start, fog lamps, black and silver roof rails, steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters, heated seats,

The Aero builds on the JX and adds 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control, nine speakers with subwoofer, keyless start, fog lamps, steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters, and rear spoiler.