Suzuki Grand Vitara MPG Review | MPGomatic | Where Gas Mileage Matters

24 Feb 2015 | Author: | Comments Off on Suzuki Grand Vitara MPG Review | MPGomatic | Where Gas Mileage Matters

Suzuki Grand Vitara


MPG-o-Matic Review Summary: The Grand Vitara is a tough SUV that’s well worth a if you need an off-road worthy wheel drive that can get you and out of those tight spaces.

the Suzuki Grand Vitara most closely with the CR-V, Toyota RAV4, and Patriot, the Grand Vitara’s true four wheel (4WD) and low-range transfer make Suzuki’s little SUV Jeep-like then the CR-V or

Under the hood, our top of the line Vitara Luxury review was fitted with a 16-valve 3.2-liter V6 engine, producing 230 (HP) and 213 foot pounds of (A 16-valve DOHC 2.4-liter four producing 166 HP and 162 foot of torque is available in the base and models.)

The official gas mileage for the 2009 Grand Vitara edition are 17 city / 23 highway per gallon (MPG) with the automatic transmission. (The four and five-speed manual are rated at 19/25 in 4WD and 19/26 in wheel drive.)

We slipped past the official in our White Water Pearl Vitara Luxury review In over two hundred miles of we scored an average of 24.6 MPG on the highway, an 21 MPG combined. Test temperatures ranged from the through fifties, with speeds between 60 and 70 miles per (MPH).

The Grand Vitara provides Average and Instant Fuel displays beneath the speedometer. The Fuel Economy display is helping to make light-footed all the more pleasant. While your foot out of it is key for the best the Grand Vitara’s V6 delivers you need to stomp on the pedal.

(MPGomatic’s Rule of Thumb the further you can drive with foot completely off the pedal, the you’ll score with to MPGs.)

While it does fine on the open road, the Vitara is at its best off the beaten

Point the Grand Vitara at a pot-holed trail and it’ll do fine.

The 4WD Grand Vitara is always in 4WD In normal conditions, you’ll use 4H

The dash mounted dial you to select between the 4H, 4H Lock, and 4L transfer case settings. In to switch modes, you need to the brake on, the accelerator off, and the in neutral. (The neutral case setting is for those when you need to tow the Grand

All-in-all, we found the 4WD Suzuki Vitara to be quite competent, on and off the road, with the only being the lack of standard integration and the lower fuel that one has to expect with an 4WD.

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