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2007 Suzuki Forenza - Consumer Reviews

2007 Suzuki Forenza

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By hawtsauc3
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2007 Suzuki Forenza 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 4A)


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The negative reviews on this are pretty accurate. I bought mine in 2008 (it's a 2007) with 17500 miles on and it was great up until i paid it off. Over this last year it's slowly deteriorated along with a massively depreciated value. The negative reviews say between 60k and 100k miles problems start and lo-and behold on my day off yesterday the check engine came on the the transmission started acting up. Got the system re-set and was told it will probably break again. Traded it in today. It's a decent care for the price but once problems start its all downhill.


Best Features

The price was cheap. Decent cabin size compared to competition. Overall value is pretty good.


Worst Features

Built like a typical GM car (which it technically is). Runs until it's broken and then its a pile of junk after that.


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Edmunds, get your facts straight
8 of 20 people found this review helpful
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By kingston4
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2007 Suzuki Forenza 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 4A)


Review

I bought this car back in APR' 2012 with 61K miles. I've now got 81K miles on it and I'm lucky enough to have 2 relatively close Suzuki dealerships that still honor the original warranty on it. Edmunds says this car has 127HP, no, it has 137hp. Edmunds says this vehicle has a loose handling system, NO, it has a McPhereson (one of the best) strut system up front, and multi-link in the rear with SSPS, being a test/pro driver for 2 years I find this suits the FF layout of this vehicle perfectly. Edmunds states all these strange 'facts' yet they have no road test review, nor do they have any proof that anyone even drove the thing!


Best Features

Styling, handling for a FF is superb given the limitations GM placed on the manu. process. Enough torque to get to speed when necessary, roomy interior, quality transmission. Outstanding warranty.


Worst Features

If they (Suzuki) had used a greater build quality, which is impossible for ANY Korean car manufacturer (*cough* kia, Hyundai), this would have been a great vehicle.


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CLASS ACTION PLEASE
4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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By npowers
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2007 Suzuki Forenza 4dr Sedan w/Popular Package (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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I bot my 2007 Suzuki Forenza in 2009 it had 30,000 miles. I have had constant and continual problems, paint chipping, transmission, oxygen sensor, computer, oil gasket, oil leaking all fluids, mostly continual check engine light for various reasons one after another not even dealership can fix. I have pretty much each and every problem mentioned on other reviews. I have spend numberous amounts of money, time, missed work and tears... Why has there been no recalls or class actions suits. car in shop now after $1,700 in the last 3 months. Wont pass inspection and noone can fix. I am still paying of my loan.. so sad.


Best Features

The color blue which sadly is chipping and a known issue


Worst Features

warnings for all possible consumers that the car will only last to 50,000 miles and unless you are paying less than $5,000 to own from zero to 50,000 - you will be sorry.


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poor gas mileage
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By brodie3
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2007 Suzuki Forenza 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 4A)


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I bought a 2007 forenza in Dec.11th 2011,it had 49,515 miles on it then and now on Sept. 25th I have 60,371 miles on it. How is that possible when I don't go anywhere. The furthest I have been in this car is 25 miles one way. Never been out of the state of ohio, gas burns really fast, took it to dealer spent 1400 in repairs the biggest
was trans range sensor,timing belt, serpentine belt 2 tires,tune up, oil change,etc, not satisfied , after repairs cold start has car knocking was not doing that before service work. Dealer wants to keep it to check it out, used mile markers on highway for every 1 mile I got 2.3 miles how can this be. I need help.


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decent car for the money
2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By csk17061
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2007 Suzuki Forenza 4dr Sedan w/Popular Package (2.0L 4cyl 4A)


Review

i bought this car new in 2007 to use as a work car. it currently has 128,000 miles on it. the car is made a bit cheap but
you get what you pay for. for under 10 grand new it was a great buy.
the only problems i had aside from basic maintenance is the interior door handles break easily but they are only 4 bucks to buy from a dealer and it takes 15 minutes to put it on.
it does seep oil out of the valve cover but again very easy and cheap to fix.
this is a picky car, but just like any car if you don't do the routine maintenance things will go wrong.

in short, the car is now 5 years old, still runs great and gets the same 32 MPG it did when i bought it.



Best Features

great MPG , i drive 60 miles round trip 6 days a week so for the price this car was a great deal.


Worst Features

make the interior door handles out of better quality plastic .


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