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Testing the Suzuki Forenza Wagon: Review of 2008 Suzuki Forenza Wagon

The new wagon, 2008 Suzuki Forenza, which has been released from the Suzuki showroom, is definitely captivating to look at due to its smooth and stylish get-up. It is a four-door car with a slightly slender front instead of the general taper of the brand.

Mechanical features

Suzuki Forenza is gifted with a standard 16 valve 2.0 liter I4 engine generating a power of 127 at hp. This engine allows car to run at 19 mpg within the city boundary and 27 mpg on the highway. Its transmission could be manual or automatic, according to your choosing. The standard feature is the 5-speed manual transmission system. However on choice, one could also have a 4-speed automatic transmission along with overdrive.

The suspension is standard with the variation of gas charged shock-absorbers at both ends and there is also a stabilizer bar at the rear. Apart from power outlets, the car also has steering column with tilt supported by power steering.

Braking features

The braking and traction control for this car can be worked upon at a slighter extent. Each end has disc brakes. However, the front one is vented, whereas the one at the back is solid. With 4-wheel suspension, the tires are for all season and are fitted with steel wheels.

Seating & Storage features

New Suzuki Forenza Wagon has clothed seats arranged in theatrical style. The rear end has split-folding bench-seats with a center armrest. Again, the seats in the front are bucket seats. The storage space in 2008 Suzuki Forenza Wagon Base contains of glove-box, exterior rails and 4-cupholders in all.

Exterior & Lighting features

The new Wagon shows off color-keyed bumpers along with tinted glass. The halogen headlights consist of a complex surface. Other then this, there are also running lights for daytime. The interior of the car is handsomely lit with trunk lights.

Safety & Security features

For a new Wagon by Suzuki that is used mainly on family purposes, security of 2008 Suzuki Forenza Wagon Base has never let down. This immaculate safety system consists of the guard door-beams on the side and crumple zones at both ends. The airbags are opened or deployed through a dual stage system for each of the people traveling in the car.

Again, the auto-locking retractors assisted by 3-point seatbelt on the outboard are present in the car. Even the seatbelts in the front have height adjusters. These are coupled with various anti-theft mechanisms and remote controlled gadgetry including release of deck-lid within the vehicle.

Comfort features

2008 Suzuki Forenza Wagon Base may not be a luxury ride, but does guarantee a comfortable journey. The interior of the car has air filter along with heating ducts at the back and manually controlled air conditioning. Considering every aspect, it can be summarized that this Wagon is a welcome gift at an affordable price.
Tech Specs

Body: 5-door wagon

Engine: 2.0 liter I4 127 hp

Transmission: 5 speed manual (conventional) or 4 speed automatic (optional)

Torque: 131 units

Power: 127 hp

Tires: SBRP195/55R15

Verdict:

For: Quality fuel economy, spacious and attractive designing

Against: Its not a luxury car and sometimes produced noises from its engine

 

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