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Suzuki SX4 Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

464 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Suzuki SX4. 64 of these members (13.8%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 33 transmission and drivetrain repairs to Suzuki SX4s--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Suzuki SX4 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Suzuki SX4 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Suzuki SX4 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Suzuki SX4 repairs by problem area

24% of the Suzuki SX4 repairs were to the engine, 9% to the transmission, 9% to the brakes, 15% to the suspension, 32% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 6% to the body and trim, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 357 repairs.

Suzuki SX4 transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the Suzuki SX4 transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 19% cost less than $100, 31% between $100 and $499, 13% between $500 and $999, 6% between $1000 and $2499, and 31% more than $2500.

Chart based on 16 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Suzuki SX4 Transmission and Drivetrain problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2009 Suzuki SX4 4dr Hatch

143-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual 4WD

Suzuki SX4 in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 5000    
80000 0 iawd and awd lock indicator lights came on at same time. Shop found that the car was locked in awd all the time (would not go into fwd). Traced to 4wd control module on this trip. Part ordered. awd control module was replaced under warranty. Worked for one week. After 1 week problem returned. Dealer traced problem to wire (broken) going into coupler. Coupler replaced - not covered by warranty, covered by insurance. 
202000  
Suzuki SX4 in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2009 0    
3100 0 Manual Transmission, not smooth when up-shift from time to time.  
23560 0 Shifter stick noisy at sometimes. Stick was lubed at no cost. 
40920  

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2008 Suzuki SX4 4dr Hatch

143-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual 4WD

Suzuki SX4 in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2008 0    
30000 0 Car pops out of 5th gear. Dealer found service bulletin. Parts replaced under warranty. Safe to hold car in gear by hand, but not practical. Safe to drive until able to repair, no further damage by continued driving. Given rental car. 
 

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2008 Suzuki SX4 4dr Hatch

143-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic 4WD

Suzuki SX4 in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2008 7440    
14260 0 Mechanic found a slight rear diff. leak and had a seal replaced to stop the leak [successful] 
57040  

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2007 Suzuki SX4 4dr Hatch

143-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual 4WD

Suzuki SX4 in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 13000    
17000 250 3rd gear shift lever buzz fixed by TSB. At the same time I also had the dealer install the 2008/2009 5th gear to improve fuel economy and reduce engine noise. 
 
Suzuki SX4 in Alabama, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2008 5000    
13000 0 Was experiencing the manual gear shifter rattling when in 3rd gear. This was fixed per a TSB that addressed the issue.  
14000 0 At a traffic light, I noticed that the manual transmission shifter would not go into any gears. The car was towed, under warranty, to the local dealer. They found that the shifter cable was removed. This was reattached and a clip added.  
 

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2007 Suzuki SX4 4dr Hatch

143-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic 4WD

Suzuki SX4 in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2007 4000    
33000 0 My Rear differential gasket started to leak 
62000  
Suzuki SX4 in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2007 1000    
9000 0 Transmission fluid leak from main seal on right side. Transmission seals replaced with parts ordered by dealer. 
39000  
Suzuki SX4 in Nova Scotia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 22940    
40300 0 vibration from rear drive shaft. to be replaced under warranty 
41200 0 rear driveshaft replaced 
 

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