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Pros: smart pass keyless entry, steering wheel radio controls
Cons: no middle compartment, could use an extra cigarette lighter/ power source
Advice: If you need an AWD but can't afford the big bucks, this is your car.The vehicle handles great. The steering is very tight on the highway and responds very quickly. It does loosen up a bit around when turning but it still handles adequately there too. The acceleration is lacking a little bit but it's plenty to pass cars or make quick turns. I noticed that it seemed to be a little jerky when stepping on the gas but that's slowly improving as the car is broken in. There is a suprising amount of interior room and I love the controls on the steering wheel and the XM radio built in. It could use a compartment between the seats and some features like automatic door locking once you start driving but overall, it's a great value for the money and I highly recommend.
Pros: Probably it's style, comfort and safety features.
Cons: Right now nothing really.
Advice: Like with all vehicles treat it well and it will treat you well.I have a 2007 Reno Suzuki and I've drove it everywhere and I haven't had any problems so far I think it drives we'll and feels comfortable also it's my first car.
Pros: The Color of the car
Cons: Just about everything
Advice: DONT BUY!!!Ive had this car for about a month and a half any everything possible has went wrong with this car. This is a horrible car. DONT BUY IT!
Cons: Not very fast
Advice: Buy one if you want an affordable, safe, somewhat sporty vehicle.I have only owned mine for 3 days but it sure beats my old car (a 2001 Neon). The features are amazing compared with the price. I love the fact that it is AWD and comes with just about every safety feature available. Its not the fastest car but has sufficient power. I like the look and feel of the car.
Advice: If you want a small AWD, buy one.There are better choices out there, unless you want AWD with Traction & Stability Control and great gas milage. What other (non-hybrid) AWD gets better than 24/30 mpg? 143 hp does not make this a sports car, but you can safely merge into traffic and keep up. In bad weather you can pass almost everyone on the road. The list of features on the Sport is impressive. The sound system shakes the earth.
Pros: Wagon convenience, sedan ride
Cons: 'Loose tooth' shifter knob
Advice: Buy the wagon, get small SUV convenience for half the priceFew true small wagons (not hatchbacks) remain in the market, so I went to test drive one. For the price it is an extremely good deal. People will pay twice as much for a wagon on stilts - a car-based SUV. The car rode well, but the variable steering took a little getting used to. The engine had more kick than I had expected, and the wagon didn't appear any less powerful than the Reno that shares the same engine. For the ultimate bang for your buck, the wagon makes more sense than the sedan or Reno hatch. Too bad people can't see past the stigma. The new model has OBDII as of 2006, so diagnosing any problems will be much easier than it was for 2005 Forenza owners. I've got mine on order.
Pros: I can control the radio by the Steering Wheel
Advice: Stay AwayI have a 2004 Forenza and I brought it brand new because I liked the CD and tape player, as well as the radio being operated from the Steering Wheel. For the last two years, this car has been the car from hell. I am having sever major engine problems, twice my back brake lights have been stuck, where it had to go in the shop for repairs and now a SSPS warning is showing up and the service people have no idea what this warning means. Futhermore, the dealership where I brought the car is no longer dealing with Suzukis. Stay away from this car.