Features: Kizashi XL, XLS and Sport AWD
Standard features for the Kizashi XL included 17-inch alloy wheels, a seven speaker sound system with CD player, MP3-compatibility, auxiliary and USB inputs, dual zone climate control air conditioning, 60/40 split and folding rear seats, steering wheel audio controls, remote central locking, power windows and mirrors, footwell lights, a rake and reach adjustable steering wheel, a height adjustable driver's seat, 12 volt power outlet, alarm and immobiliser; CVT models also featured cruise control.
The Kizashi XLS was further equipped with 18-inch alloy wheels, a ten speaker (including subwoofer) 425 watt Rockford Fosgate sound system, leather seats, a ten-way power adjustable driver's seat with memory settings, a four-way power adjustable passenger seat, front fog lights, high intensity discharge (HID) headlamps, front and rear parking sensors, rain-sensing wipers, automatic headlights, sunroof and an electrochromatic rear view mirror. CVT models were also fitted with steering wheel gearshift paddles.
The Kizashi Sport AWD was distinguished by its 18-inch ten-spoke alloy wheels, lowered suspension and Bluetooth connectivity. Visually, the Sport AWD could be identified by its deeper front bumper with lower mesh grille, chrome side strips and fog light surrounds and side skirts. Inside, the steering wheel had metallic highlights and silver stitching for the seats and gearshift lever.
February 2011: Kizashi Touring and Prestige
In February 2011, the Kizashi was updated. In addition to the driver's knee airbag, standard features for the newly introduced Touring variant – replacing the XL – were extended to include cruise control and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. The Prestige variant – replacing the XLS – was further equipped with Bluetooth connectivity.
December 2012: Kizashi update
From December 2012, the Sport AWD and Prestige variants omitted the Rockford Fosgate sound system and were instead fitted with new multimedia system which included a 6.1-inch touch screen, Garmin satellite navigation system, reversing camera, an SD card input and Bluetooth audio streaming and mobile phone connectivity.