2007 Suzuki SX4 Sport 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.0L 4cyl 5M)
Follow up to earlier review of 2/11. Now have little over 5,000 miles on SX4. Gas mileage 95% in town, no stop and go has been 25-28. 28 requires low rpm shifts and some coasting techniques. Solid build, no rattles. A/C works well for 90+ heat. No mechanical issues. Has done very well SOFT offroading up sloped grassy hillsides around baseball parking area. If teen takes off to school with this car I will very likely replace it with another SX4, but I might look at sedan to be released. I do not often require more storage than basic trunk would provide.
Keyless entry: driving other vehicles seems weird having to insert key. Instant mpg teaches you how to drive green. AWD. Manual trans for this car seems best fit. Stereo reasonably good. Mileage decent when somewhat careful with driving style. Handling is fun. Parking is great.
Still would like a little more leg room for driver seat. For the cost of ownership, I have nothing to complain about and nothing more I need from a car.