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Suzuki SX4, Car Leasing, Car Buying, SUV
#164 of 171 New SX4 Crossover purchase
Aug 19, 2009 (5:58 am)
This past Sat. my wife and I bought a 2009 SX4 Crossover AWD manual transmission w/touring package. We paid $18700.00 out the door. Good buy? I don't know, but we sure are happy with the car. We drove it 80 miles one way home from the dealership after we took delivery Monday afternoon.
After much research and trying out other vehicles, we decided that this Suzuki would perhaps be the best vehicle for our money to pull behind our motorhome. We needed a vehicle that was light in weight, manual transmission, and was stated towable by the factory, so as not to void the warranty. The SX4 was right on. We also wanted 4WD or AWD for our future trips to Alaska and other places where it might be needed.
My first tank of gas we averaged 27.3 mpg. Very happy with that figure. After 400 miles, I am so impressed with this vivid red SX4 Crossover. This is a beautiful car, more so in my opinion than the all red mini cooper I once owned. More pep, more room, more storage, around the same mpg, and AWD, and less money.
We are happy.
Dec 19, 2009 (11:04 am)
I negotiated a deal for my girlfriend, and after driving her car for a few days, I decided to get one for me. It took a little longer negotiating, but I got it for $17,157 -- out the door. I think my purchase price was $16,000 .... 09, sx4 wagon AWD, 5 speed, Grand Touring package ... floor mats and skid plate were the options, but they didn't matter to me. The dealer seems nice, but there are one or two issues with the car yet, but I think they will be resolved satisfactory to me. Ray Price Suzuki, Mt Pocono, PA.
#167 of 171 any hidden charges behind the low "internet pricing"?
Feb 29, 2012 (3:03 pm)
I'm in the market for the 2012 Suzuki SX4 premium AWD, MSRP is $18875( plus $745 shipping, $125 floor mat, and $130 for color). The Edmund invoice is $19132. The true invoice I calculated after rebate and hold back is $17566. The target price I calculated off the formula is $17845.
One local dealer's quote is $19093 (total price including tax and tag) with 2.84 APR, the other dealer 100miles away is $16586 (total price, same model,include tax and tags, verified)
just wondering why the other dealer offer the car for $980 cheaper than the true invoice, isn't the true invoice what they paid for the car?
#168 of 171 Re: any hidden charges behind the low "internet pricing"? [treeye]
Mar 06, 2012 (8:50 pm)
Did you buy ? How is the 2012 SX4 AWD ? what is real road milage you are getting ?
#169 of 171 check fitzmall for SX-4 pricing
Mar 10, 2012 (10:19 pm)
www.fitzmall.com has 2012 SX-4 crossovers AWD manual 6-speeds for $15.8K - which includes destination charge.
I bought my 2011 AWD Crossover from them and would buy another. I have a long commute of 55 miles each way and it is nearly all rural highway at 55 to 60 mpg, so I'm usually in 5th gear, occasionally upshifting into 6th at 60mph when traffic allows. My last 4 fill-ups yielded calculated mpg of 32.7, 32.4, 30.6, 32.1 using FWD only. I coast and rarely use the brakes. I always exceed EPA estimates - even with lousy E10 fuel. My worst fuel economy was a calculated 29.2 in snow using AWD. I have gotten as high as 35.7 on long interstate trips using ethanol-free gas (see: www.pure-gas.org).
After 9K miles, I like the car, although the manual trans is not the most crisp in the world.
#170 of 171 Going out of the car business
by steve_ HOST
Nov 05, 2012 (6:29 pm)
“I don't think it's a big surprise given their lackluster sales performance of recent years. They have have low margin, low-priced cars with small volume. That's far from the ideal combination,” said Jessica Caldwell, an analyst with auto information company Edmunds.com.
The good news:
"Suzuki said it will continue to honor warranties and will provide automobile parts and service through its parts and service dealer network."
American Suzuki to file for bankruptcy, end U.S. auto sales (LA Times)
#171 of 171 Re: Going out of the car business [steve_]
Nov 15, 2012 (6:46 pm)
There are good deals to be had on the SX4s still left.