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Suzuki Kizashi Body Problems

126 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Suzuki Kizashi. 14 of these members (11.1%) have reported body repairs for their car. A total of 23 body repairs to Suzuki Kizashis--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Suzuki Kizashi problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Suzuki Kizashi repairs by problem area

Chart based on 82 repairs.
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2011 Suzuki Kizashi 4dr Sedan

185-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed manual FWD

1000 mi   Incorrect alignment, skirts back doors were unglued . New skirts were ordered 
10000   Major amount of paint chipping on the hood, front fenders, and front bumper. Over a dozen paint chips after only 4,500 miles. Suzuki agreed to repaint affected areas but said it was not a warranty issue or defect. 

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2011 Suzuki Kizashi 4dr Sedan

180-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

14000 mi   Passenger seat right side lower trim panel retaining clip broke. Replaced with new trim panel. A redesigned panel will be installed when Suzuki has them. Was told by serv dept that there was a problem with these panels. 
15000   redesigned pass seat assembly rails & leather cushion. defect of retaining clip that holds r/side lower trim panel. cost $2,865.42 under warranty. dealer said lower seat comes as 1 unit entire seat had to be replaced. 

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2011 Suzuki Kizashi 4dr Sedan

180-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT 4WD

14000 mi   After one month of ownership I reported that the car had paint chips that were developing at an alarming rate. After several un-returned calls to the dealer I got Suzuki USA involved and they had the entire car repainted. 

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2010 Suzuki Kizashi 4dr Sedan

180-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

1000 mi   Plastic trim piece on pass side bottom seat was broken at the clip that held it to the seat. Dealer ordered part and fixed. Paint had micro-scratches all over the car. Dealer fixed most of them. 
2000   Plastic trim piece on pass side bottom seat broke again two weeks after first repair. 
11000   The trim panel on the passenger seat broke again. Was told by the service dept it is a very common issue and that they are working on a permanent fix. 
38000 US $130 Seat bezel on passenger side broken again. Suzuki warrantied it on a good faith for us because of previous issues. This time it last about 2 weeks before breaking again. 
5000   Plastic cover over bottom right side of passenger seat broke from retaining tab. Dealer ordered and replaced no charge 

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2010 Suzuki Kizashi 4dr Sedan

180-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT 4WD

2000 mi   Replaced AWD Emblem - Peeling Off 
3000   retaining clip from windshield began tapping when glass and/or interior was warmed. Noise became progressively louder. Had to replace windshield. Paint rubbed off on hood down to primer with normal cleaning. Suzuki Rep found clear coat was not proper thickness from factory. 
4000   retaining clip from windshield still tapping when glass and/or interior was warmed. 
5000   Following replacement of Console door on recall, the new one was very notchy. Defective replacement part. Replaced again. Works fine. 
7000   Plastic molding on outside of passenger seat cushion came loose retaining tabs broke as a result of being caught by clothing. 

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