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2005 Suzuki Verona Sedan

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Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) is a category of used car. Often late-model vehicles, they have been inspected, refurbished, if necessary, and are under warranty by the manufacturer.
Suzuki Verona Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 2.5 L Inline 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 4-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 155 hp @ 5800 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 18/25 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 2005 Suzuki Verona

  • A low price and a standard six-cylinder engine may make the Verona appealing to bargain hunters, but most shoppers will be happier with a better-performing four-cylinder Accord or Camry.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Low price, smooth power delivery, comfortable ride quality, strong brakes, attractive interior design, simple controls.

  • Cons

    Weak acceleration, sloppy handling in the corners, lots of wind noise, some low-grade interior materials, no side curtain airbags.

  • What's New for 2005

    New standard features for 2005 include a tire-pressure monitoring system, side-impact airbags, a trunk-mounted tool case and iridium spark plugs. A power sunroof is now standard on the LX model.

Full 2005 Suzuki Verona Review

What's New for 2005

New standard features for 2005 include a tire-pressure monitoring system, side-impact airbags, a trunk-mounted tool case and iridium spark plugs. A power sunroof is now standard on the LX model.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



Worst car ever

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Vehicle: 2005 Suzuki Verona S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 4A)

after owning the car for just over a year and a half I have already replaced MAP at $75, MAF at $90 (twice), head gasket under warranty, catalytic converter under warranty, ignition coils at $800+ (all 6), and a fuel pump under warranty all with only 54k on the car. I just brought it back in for a problem that I have been having with the car almost since day 1 with the cars idle dropping to about 400 and dieing or surging to 1200 and trying to ram the car in front of me at the stop light. The transmission shifts rough. With all this the dealer can't duplicate my problems stating that it drove fine for them. It has the power of a 4cyl with all the mpg of a v8




Problems

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Vehicle: 2005 Suzuki Verona LX 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 4A)

i baught the car at 30k miles after an old ladie had it. got it for a sweet deal and thought i just made out with a great buy. by the first week my tpsm light was going off with 40 lbs of air in each tire. i drove it to college (700 miles) over 10 times. while over at college my car started jerking and pulling to find out i have to replace my intake. got it replaced for boo koo bucks and everything was good. about a day later the jerking started again. it would stall out at lights go low (300) rpm and jump to 6000 rpm. this would spin my tires and even fight my brakes causing me to have an accident with a 2011 lexus (not good) got it repaird and found that the wire connectors were loose.




Driving a death trap

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Vehicle: 2005 Suzuki Verona S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 4A)

The car bucks and sputters and stalls when I'm not giving it enough gas. The problem is the Throttle Body which becomes contaminated with coolant and can't regulate the car's idle. It's been replaced 3 times, but they haven't found where the coolant is leaking, so it happens repeatedly. A rep from California was involved, and oversaw the last repair, which lasted 7 months, and then it started again. This time they washed their hands of me, and my dealer told me they can't do anymore. I'll never buy Suzuki again. My little boy has Cancer and we have to drive an hour each way for chemo every week. I have to drive with one foot on the gas and one on the brake. This car's a death trap.



4 of 4 people found this review helpful

Loved car @ 1st, now

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Vehicle: 2005 Suzuki Verona LX 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 4A)

We loved this car @ 1st. We've had it 3 yrs. It's an 05 we bought in 07. Shortly after purchasing the back bumper was hit in a parking lot. Instead of only bending the bumper, a 2 1/2 ft. long piece of paint peeled off and fell. The check engine light comes on frequently & took it to the shop the first couple of times, to find out that "nothing was wrong". It still comes on and goes off all the time. A month ago it started jerking while driving, at random times. Sometimes within 5 mins, sometimes we drive all day before it happens, sometimes it won't at all. Now the key won't turn in the ignition 75% of time. After trying several times it finally will. Is this happening to anyone else???




Why oh why verona

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Vehicle: 2005 Suzuki Verona EX 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 4A)

I've had my 2005 Verona for a few years. Like a few other owners my air bag light came on shortly after i brought her home. It's still on today. I had no problems with this car until the 100k mile mark. At the present time my car is parked, and I can't drive as there is something terribly wrong with it. I lose oil and anti-freeze but nothing is ever found on the ground. So i guess until I figure out the issue I'll continue to wonder why oh why I bought my Verona.



2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Poor building/customerservice

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Vehicle: 2005 Suzuki Verona S 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 4A)

I have had this car since2005 ,ivehad motor rebuilt,electricty problems and 5times check engine light on. took to dealer .took to dealer one week to look for diagnosis.left withno transportation and the warranty allways not covered these problems.will be notifying bbb



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a_l_hubcaps
03-05-2004
1) 2004 Verona (on sale)...


rasup
rasup
03-02-2005
say another specific ad should appear for the Verona. Do you remember that the Verona was targetted against the Camry?. I know that its only a year. But to match the Camry's sales does'nt Zuki have t...


nippononly
nippononly
03-23-2011
Suzuki launched the Forenza compact and Verona mid-sized car in 2003, followed by the Reno wagon in 2004. The cars immediately boosted Suzuki's volume. They accounted for about half of Suzuki's sales ...



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