Suzuki's SX4 was originally launched as a small crossover with all-wheel drive. Subsequent versions have included a front-wheel-drive sedan and even a rally car.
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET
As a completely new model in 2005, the SX4 incorporates modern styling in a small design, although it doesn't communicate any specific Suzuki design language.
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET
The SX4 SportBack is powered by a 2-liter four-cylinder engine, its 150 horsepower enough to move the small car quickly.
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET
Large windows and a high roof mark the cabin of the SX4, allowing for good visibility and comfortable seating.
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET
The preproduction car was equipped with some aftermarket suspension components that helped considerably in cornering.
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET
With its hatchback, the SX4 SportBack adds practicality with its large cargo area.
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET
Although tech is limited to a stereo in this model, current SX4 models come with a portable navigation device integrated with the car.
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET
Steering wheel buttons let you control the stereo and cruise control.
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET
A display between the speedometer and the tachometer shows instantaneous fuel consumption, and trains drivers to drive more efficiently.
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET
The SportBack comes with a continuously variable transmission, which finds the precise ratio at any given moment for the most efficient operation.
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET
The transmission has virtual shift points, which can be controlled with paddles on the steering wheel.
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET
The stereo is fairly simple, merely including a CD player that can read MP3 tracks. But the production version of the car should include an integrated portable navigation device.
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET
The sound system in the SportBack is fairly robust, with eight speakers, including a subwoofer and center channel.
Photo by: Josh Miller/CNET
Latest Galleries

VIDEO

iPhone 8: Everything we know so far

This is all the iPhone 8 reports and rumors in one place. From a 5.8-inch OLED display, reports of wireless charging and even a 3D scanner for facial recognition, it's all here.

Latest From Roadshow