Maruti Suzuki Kizashi, the wonder car
Maruti Suzuki Kizashi is a luxury sedan competing in the D-segment against its competitors such as Toyota Corolla, Skoda Laura, Honda Civic and the likes of it. Maruti Suzuki, until very recently was only known for its reliable small cars with amazing fuel economy figures. But everything changed for Maruti Suzuki after it launched its Kizashi.
It was a well calucated experiment from Maruti Suzuki to ply in the luxury segment, as it had earlier failed to create the magic it created with other small cars, when it launched the Baleno and the Grand Vitara. Now with the Maruti Suzuki Kizashi in India, it has already received positive rave reviews and has many bookings that Maruti is fiding difficult to cater.
The Suzuki Kizashi concept was first unveiled at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show. The luxury car from the Japanese car maker is a harmonious amalgamation of cabin spaciousness, beautiful styling, dynamic character and a very passionate handling. With the Kizashi, MSI has maintained a firm balance of reasonable pricing on one hand and driving performance on the other. The Maruti Suzuki Kizashi is available in a single petrol engine variant with two transmission options: a 6 speed manual and a Continuous Variable Transmission with paddle shift system. The range of colour options available for the Maruti Suzuki Kizashi is Snow White Pearl, Super Black Pearl and Premium Silver Metallic.
The Maruti Suzuki Kizashi is launched in India with the same engine specifications, which are used in Japan and the US. The car is equipped with a 2.4 litre, 4 cylinder 16 valve, J-Series DOHC engine. The powerful engine is capable of generating a maximum power of 175 bhp at 6,500 rpm and a max torque of 230/4,000 Nm/rpm. The Maruti Suzuki Kizashi engine comprises of both aluminium block and cylinder heads that allow easy installation. The aluminium pistons bring enhanced power and efficiency. The Suzuki Kizashi will be available in two transmission options: a manual and a Continuous Variable Transmission, both with six forward ratios. The CVT has a paddle shift system with hear selector paddles behind the steering wheel.
The Maruti Suzuki Kizashi, boasts of sporty handling and control along with a very perky acceleration. The premium sedan comes with a standard front wheel drive system. While the manual gearbox Kizashi can do the 0-100 kmph stint in a matter of 7.8 seconds, the Kizashi with the CVT can do the same in 8.8 seconds. The top speed of the manual and the CVT Kizashi are 215 kmph and 205 kmph respectively. The 2.4 litre engine of the Kizashi comes with direct ignition system (DIS) for powerful sparks directed to the plugs, which brings about ultimate fuel efficiency and reduces CO2 emission. Maruti Suzuki Kizashi offers an overwhelming fuel efficiency of 12.53 kmpl (CVT) and 12.45 kmpl (6-speed MT). Kizashi has a fuel tank capacity of 63 litre.
The Maruti Suzuki Kizashi comes with an exceptionally rigid steel unibody, with McPherson strut front suspension and multi-link rear suspension constructed with embedded aluminium, which allows smooth and nimble handling. The stylish luxury sedan comes with ventilated disc brakes at the front and disc brakes at the rear.
After three concept cars, Maruti Suzuki has finally launched the production version of the Kizashi sedan. The luxury sedan has a beautifully crafted exterior design which brings forth an enchanting combo of European style and Japanese craftsmanship. It is a car that is tailored for a driving enthusiast. The low-slung front of the car is sporty and elegant. The honeycomb grille is complemented by jewel like projector headlamps. The rectangular fog lamp cluster adds to the overall appeal of the car.
The body coloured rear view mirrors are electronically powered. Adding grace to the car are the door handle bars that are also painted in body shade. The rear of the Kizashi seems wider and more upswing. Similar to the headlamps, the tail light cluster is big and bold and also houses rear parking assist and turn indicators. Additionally, you have twin exhaust pipes at the rear that make the sporty intentions of the car clear at the first look. The car is fitted with attractive 17 inches alloy wheels. Front and rear bumper come in body colour along with all skirts.
Maruti Suzuki has outdone itself to make the interiors of Kizashi look comfy and luxurious. The result is: the Kizashi not only looks stunning but also boasts great interior features. The electric power steering that comes with Rack & Pinion feature has mounted stereo controls. The car also features a dual zone automatic climate control, with adjustable rear A/c vent and a pollen filter.
The Maruti Suzuki Kizashi features a futuristic looking dashboard that features a matt black centre piece lined with silver edges sits stylishly against the beige interior of the car. The latest audio system consists of 7 speakers and CD/MP3 player along with integrated Bluetooth and a USB port. Then you also have SmartPass keyless entry and start system which allows automatic unlock the door and engine start without keys.
The seats are covered in plush beige leather that looks very inviting. Additionally, the driver’s seat is 10 way adjustable with 3 position memory. The co-driver’s seat is four way adjustable and also features adjustable lumbar support. There are plenty of storage options with overhead console with sunglasses holder, cup and bottles holder (four each) and centre console box. The rear seat has 60/40-split folding feature with centre pass-through. Saying that the Kizashi has a big boot would be a huge understatement.
Maruti Suzuki Kizashi is big on safety features too. Some of the key safety features in the car include Cruise control, SRS dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, electronic stability program, Hill assist, Immobilizer with security alarm, Child lock and high mount stop lamp.
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