1st Generation (2005—2008) Reno Problems

This generations ranks 10th out of 14 Suzuki generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (30%), exterior (23%), and the transmission (15%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Shifting Roughly 1 complaints at an average of 88,000 miles in the 2008 Suzuki Reno.
  2. Problems Starting 1 complaints at an average of 2,017 miles in the 2007 Suzuki Reno.
  3. Lights Go Out Intermittently 1 complaints at an average of 3,000 miles in the 2005 Suzuki Reno.

What Reno Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Suzuki model years.

Watch out for the 2008 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2008 6 1 8 3.54
2007 2 2 7 1.0
2006 0 4 13 0.0
2005 5 3 12 2.82

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