2010 Suzuki SX4  RealSafeCars65Safety Rating

#53 of 2010 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#117 of all 2010 vehicles


The SX4, a mainstay of Suzuki's lineup since 2007, is a small sedan/hatchback with seating up to 5. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the SX4 packs some oomph. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Suzuki offers a .-year, -mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Suzuki SX4 is very unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Suzuki SX4 has a score of 65, implying a 0.061% chance of driver death (5.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Suzuki SX4 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0612% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.984%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0612% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.984% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Suzuki SX4 is 27% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 Suzuki SX4 is 19% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9220Chevrolet AveoKia RioJeep PatriotNissan CubeMitsubishi LancerMazda 3Jeep CompassKia SoulToyota Scion xDToyota Scion xBSuzuki SX4Honda FitComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Suzuki SX4 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 20 to 92. The 2010 Suzuki SX4 is safer than the 2010 Chevrolet Aveo, the 2010 Kia Rio, the 2010 Jeep Patriot, the 2010 Nissan Cube, and the 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer and less safe than the 2010 Kia Soul and the 2010 Jeep Compass. It is about as safe as the 2010 Mazda 3, the 2010 Honda Fit, and the 2010 Toyota Scion xB.

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