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Chart based on 96 repairs.
2011 Suzuki Kizashi 4dr Sedan
185-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed manual FWD
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.
Incorrect alignment, skirts back doors were unglued . New skirts were ordered
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.
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.
Reported paint flaking to Suzuki in February, dozens of large chips over the hood and sides. Took months to get a response and wanted me to pay half cost. Refused to acknowledge there is a defect. Dealer part exchanged car to resolve.
Replaced leather steering wheel under warranty due to cracking in leather.
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.
No worked performed as of yet, but the paint on the front facia/Hood of my Gray/Azure mettalic paint appeares to chip very easy. The specs are very small, but still a concern for the durability of the paint.
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.
Plastic trim piece on pass side bottom seat broke again two weeks after first repair.
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.
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.
Plastic cover over bottom right side of passenger seat broke from retaining tab.
Dealer ordered and replaced no charge
Front bumper and hood repainted because paint was peeling.
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.
retaining clip from windshield still tapping when glass and/or interior was warmed.
Following replacement of Console door on recall, the new one was very notchy. Defective replacement part. Replaced again. Works fine.
Plastic molding on outside of passenger seat cushion came loose retaining tabs broke as a result of being caught by clothing.
Front passenger seat trim mounting tab broke. New trim installed.