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13 Jun 2010 | No Comment | 3,406 views
2010 Suzuki SX4 Sportback

Model: Suzuki SX4 SportBack
Engine: 2.0-literf DOHC I4
Horsepower/Torque: 150 hp @ 6,200 rpm/140 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Wheelbase: 98.4 in.
Length/Width/Height: 162.8 x 69.1 x 62.2 in.
Tires: P205/50R17
Cargo volume: 15.5/43 cu. ft. (rear seat backs up/down)
Fuel economy: 22 mpg city/30 mpg highway/19.2 mpg test
Fuel capacity: 13.2 gal.
Curb weight: 2,723 lbs.
Sticker: $18,513 ( $524 in options, no destination charge)

The Bottom Line: The SX4 SportBack is a small boxy “crossover” with a buzzy engine that does little to enhance Suzuki’s improving reputation.

Suzuki earned …

Auto Shows, BMW, Buick, Chevrolet, Events, Films, Ford, Mercedes, Volkswagen »

11 Jan 2010 | No Comment | 3,064 views
2010 Detroit Auto Show in Review

This year’s North American International Auto Show, while subdued in energy, still popped with unveilings of cars that could figure largely into the upcoming sales year.

Chief among those cars was the all-new Ford Focus, expected to hit the sales floor in 2011 as a 2012 model.  To say that the new Focus is dramatically different from the current model is an understatement of the first order. The new model is snappy and hip looking, and a good example of Ford’s …

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