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2008 Suzuki Forenza
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$4,200
5 listings nationwide

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2019 Honda Civic Coupe
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,906
87 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2008 Suzuki Forenza
Base

Geared toward first-time buyers, especially with its 7-year, 100,000-mile warranty, the 2008 Suzuki Forenza competes with the segment-leading Civic and Corolla by offering a lower pric...

2019 Honda Civic Coupe
EX FWD
George Kennedy Preview:

We ask compact cars to do a pretty straightforward job: provide affordable, reliable transportation. For years, these vehicles focused on value. But with the 10th-generation Honda Civi...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2008 Suzuki Forenza
Base
150
jessedodd 2008 Suzuki Forenza BaseReview:

Dependable — has power for a 4 cylinder when needed. comfortable, easy to drive and handle. low maintenance repai...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

85
Devane 2008 Suzuki Forenza BaseReview:

Great Family Car Not A Sports Car By Any Means — Great car for family outings and city driving. Its not quick at all and is a bit touchy sometimes. ...

Primary Use: Family transportation

95
avaras 2008 Suzuki Forenza BaseReview:

Wonderful Car For The Price — the car is very roomy and spacious,paid $9900 brand new, decent gas mileage , braking is very easy, ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

2019 Honda Civic Coupe
EX FWD
Brendan writes:
Horrible value, bad turbo, styled nice but under the glitz it’s a confused plastic turd

Specs

2008 Suzuki Forenza
Base
2019 Honda Civic Coupe
EX FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
20 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
28 MPG
40 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.5 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
127 hp @ 5,600 RPM
127 hp @ 5,600 RPM
174 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
131 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
131 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
9.6:1
10.6:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.39 in x 3.39 in
3.39 in x 3.39 in
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Side Driver 4 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 36.7 in 35.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.4 cu ft 11.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,013 lbs
Exterior
Length 177.2 in 176.9 in
Width 67.9 in 70.8 in
Height 56.9 in 54.9 in
Wheelbase 102.4 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2008 Suzuki Forenza
Base
2019 Honda Civic Coupe
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Rallye Red
  • Tonic Yellow Pearl

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