Suzuki model ranked among top midsized cars
Riyadh, February 8, 2012
Japanese automaker Suzuki’s Kizashi has been placed fifth in the Affordable Midsize Cars category of 2012 Best Cars for the Money Awards of US News.
The Kizashi was fifth 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 Saudi Arabia, 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. – TradeArabia News Service