The Maruti Suzuki Kizashi is launched in India with a 2.4 litre, 4 cylinder 16 valve, J-Series DOHC engine. It 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 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 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.
Kizashi is coming with Power steering, Tilt & Telescopic steering, Multi function steering wheel, Cruise control, Paddle shift, Push button start-keyless start, Electrically adjustable ORVM, Electrically foldable ORVM, Electric windows (FR/RR), Driver side anti pinching power window, Central door lock by speed, Dual zone-Automatic climate control, Adjustable rear A/c vent.
Suzuki has 4 speed intermittent wipers, 10 way adjustable power seat (Driver), 3 Position memory system (Driver), 4 way power seat (Co-Driver), Adjustable Lumber Support (Front seat), Japanese automaker has fitted Kizashi with Multi-Reflector Projector Headlamps, Front and Rear Fog Lamps, Rear Defogger, Multi information display, Outside temperature indicator and Day/Night IRVM.
Maruti Suzuki launched the Kizashi on 2 February 2011. With Kizashi Maruti Sazuki tried to introduce itself in premium segment. Suzuki CEO termed it as a major step forward for Maruti Suzuki. With the launch of this luxurious sporty sedan, Maruti Suzuki is able to offer an international car to top-end customers in India. Although Maruti is a big name in India, but still it is not recognised in luxury segment. Kizashi as it means in Japanese
Maruti Kizashi is a four door D segment sedan which is designed with altogether different style. The front view of the vehicle is sporty and elegant. The flat like nose of the car sports bigger regal honeycomb grille, jewel like projector headlamps and lower grille. The upper and lower grille is fitted in a 'U' shape design. Rain sensing automatic wiper is there at the lower end of the front windshield. Curves and slopes at the front are left in bold and beautiful style. A rectangular LED brake light cluster is added at the top of the rear-spoiler like top end of the rear hatch.
The cabin sports luxurious and advanced features with ample headroom and legroom inside. The electronically powered three spoke steering wheel has mounted audio controls. The leather covered steering wheel is also equipped with cruise control. The front seat row is leather wrapped and heated while the driver's seat is 10 way adjustable with 3 position memory. As far as storage space is concerned, the cabin is provided with overhead console with sunglasses holder, cup and bottles holder (four each) and centre console box.
Maruti Kizashi is brought in India with sophisticated audio system which is blessed with 7 speakers and bluetooth connectivity. Apart from this high-tech audio-system, Maruti Kizashi is learnt to be fitted with dual-zone automatic climate control, height adjustable driver's seat, adjustable rear heater vents, power windows, mirrors and door locks.
|Power (PS@rpm)||178PS @6500rpm|
|Torque (Nm@rpm)||230Nm @4000rpm|
|No of Cylinders (cylinder)||4|
|Valves per Cylinder (value)||4|
|Front Suspension||McPherson Strut|
|Rear Suspension||Multi link|
|Wheel Size||17 Inch|
|Tyres||215 / 55 R17|
|Overall Width (mm)||1820|
|Overall Height (mm)||1490|
|Wheel Base (mm)||2700|
|Ground Clearance (mm)||155|
|Front Track (mm)||1565|
|Rear Track (mm)||1575|
|Kerb Weight (kg)||1460|
|No of Doors||5|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||63|