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Suzuki Kizashi places 5th in 2012 Best Cars for the Money Awards

Japanese automaker Suzuki’s Kizashi has placed 5th in the Affordable Midsize Cars category of the 2012 Best Cars for the Money Awards in the USA.

According to Suzuki, this once again reaffirms Suzuki’s industry leadership and commitment to excellence and further strengthens its position in the global markets, including the KSA.

Kizashi was 5th out of the top 19 US, Japanese, Korean and German automobiles test-driven and reviewed by the Best Cars jury.

Maher Al Nabawi, Deputy General Manager of Suzuki Saudia, explained that the Kizashi is the first-ever full-size sedan designed by Suzuki, which is known more for its small and midsized automobiles. He added that the leading Japanese automaker intends to boost its standing in the Saudi, Arab and international markets through the growing reputation of its Kizashi model. The vehicle’s success, he said, reflects Suzuki’s ability to meet diverse market needs.

Al Nabawi also revealed that the full-size yet economic Suzuki Kizashi is widely popular in the KSA, the growing demand exceeding expectations and overwhelmingly contributing to increased Suzuki sales in the Kingdom. He noted that Kizashi targets buyers looking for a luxurious car at an affordable price.

Kizashi is powered by a 176-bhp, 2.4 liter four-cylinder engine and equipped with a CVT six-speed manual/automatic transmission that can automatically adjust to provide better fuel economy and enhanced performance.

Kizashi’s standard features also include 18-inch aluminum tires, ABS, a leather interior, sunroof, cruise control, six airbags, automatic dual air conditioning, steering wheel volume controls, USB and CD/MP3 socket, a Remote Keyless Ignition (RKI) and Door Opening system, front and rear parking sensors, passenger seat memory and adjustment, HID headlights for better control and command flexibility, sporty wiper arms, lower front bumper, and chrome-framed fog lights.

In addition the vehicle maintains a well-designed figure that differentiates it from other cars within its category.

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