Suzuki is the automotive division of Suzuki Motor Corporation based in Hamamatsu, Japan. Michio Suzuki founded the company in 1909 producing weaving looms, then explored producing a passenger car in 1937 before the onset of World War II. After the war, Suzuki began developing motorcycles and eventually cars with the introduction of the 1955 Suzulight. The company entered the US market in 1985 with the Samurai and produced vehicles for other manufacturers under contract like the Chevrolet Sprint, a rebadged version of the Suzuki Cultus. American Suzuki Motor Corporation filed for bankruptcy protection in 2012 and announced it would no longer sell new vehicles in the US. Its Canadian operations folded a short time later.


2013 Suzuki SX4
2013 Suzuki SX4
MSRP:
$16,999
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
22 City / 30 HWY
2012 Suzuki SX4
2012 Suzuki SX4
MSRP:
$16,999
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
22 City / 30 HWY
2012 Suzuki Kizashi
2012 Suzuki Kizashi
MSRP:
$18,999
Engine:
2.4L I-4
MPG:
21 City / 31 HWY
2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara
2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara
MSRP:
$19,949
Engine:
2.4L I-4
MPG:
19 City / 26 HWY
2013 Suzuki Kizashi
2013 Suzuki Kizashi
MSRP:
$19,999
Engine:
2.4L I-4
MPG:
20 City / 29 HWY
2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara
2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara
MSRP:
$19,649
Engine:
2.4L I-4
MPG:
19 City / 26 HWY
Suzuki Baleno set for Frankfurt debut [w/video]

Suzuki is teasing the introduction of its new compact Baleno for Europe at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. The chunky, little five-door hatchback is the production version of the iK-2 concept from this year's Geneva Motor Show.
New investor allows Suzuki to fend off VW

Suzuki and Volkswagen look to finally free themselves from their troubled partnership. At the same time, a hedge fund is buying up a portion of the Japanese automaker due to the company's strength in India.
Osamu Suzuki names son Toshihiro president and COO

Toshihiro Suzuki, currently an executive vice president of his family's company, has been named its president and chief operating officer. His father remains chairman and CEO.
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Woman denied cigarette, lights car on fire at gas station

Video captured at a gas station in Jerusalem shows a woman starting a fire after a motorist filling up his Suzuki Splash refused to give her a cigarette.
2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 ABS
Suzuki's latest V-Strom 1000 ABS motorcycle bridges the gap between hardcore off-roader and city slicker. Read our road-test first ride review here.
Suzuki recalls 2 million cars globally

Suzuki is recalling 2 million cars around the world, but the vast majority of the affected models were sold in Japan, and include a number of popular kei cars, as well as Japanese-built Chevy Cruze sedans.
Suzuki recalls nearly 61k SX4s and Kizashis for shifting out of Park

A gearshift that can slide out of the Park position without depressing the brake pedal has prompted Suzuki to recall over 60,000 examples of its SX4 and Kizashi to have the entire assembly swapped out.
Suzuki recalling 23k GSX-R750 and GSX-R1000 bikes to replace chain adjuster

Suzuki is known for having a pair of very capable sportbikes in its GSX-R750 and GSXR-1000, but now the Japanese company is recalling 23,073 of them in the US to replace the chain adjuster. Specifically, the campaign affects 2011-2014 model year versions of the 750 and the 2009-2014 1000.