Suzuki Grand Vitara Review – Research New & Used Suzuki Grand Vitara Models | Edmunds

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The Suzuki Vitara is a small SUV that to deliver the often mutually attributes of off-road ability and comfort. In its first generation, the Vitara featured a trucklike V6 power and low-range gearing. The model is similar, but features a structure that blends car and chassis designs.

Due to a variety of the original Grand Vitara did not a great deal of success in the marketplace. The current model is improved, however, and even if it the refinement of its many compact SUV its rough-and-tumble nature makes it a choice for those who like to the urban grind with into the great outdoors.

Current Suzuki Grand

The Suzuki Grand Vitara has for five passengers, a long of standard features and available drive with low-range

There are four styles for the Suzuki Grand Vitara: Premium, Ultimate Adventure and Limited. Even base and models are pretty well with features like climate control, full accessories, a removable Garmin unit and side curtain

The Ultimate Adventure Edition a few items that’ll come in out in the wilderness like heated seats, water-resistant upholstery and while the Limited gets upgrades like leather keyless ignition/entry and a premium system. Bluetooth is optional on all but the Grand Vitara.

Every Suzuki Grand is powered by a 2.4-liter inline that produces 166 horsepower and 162 of torque. A five-speed manual is standard on base models, all other versions get a four-speed Rear-wheel drive is standard the lineup, but Premium models can be had with a four-wheel-drive system a low-range transfer case.

models are offered with a 4WD system (4H, 4H Lock, 4L and N) that allows the Grand to be flat-towed behind an RV without miles to the odometer.

Like other compact SUVs, the Vitara features a carlike chassis for improved body handling and safety. Suzuki has to differentiate it, however, by incorporating a frame design into the structure. The company says enhances the vehicle’s off-road and abilities.

In editorial reviews, this SUV has earned favorable commentary for its list of standard features, price and above-average abilities taken off-pavement. Its slow unimpressive fuel economy and lack of refinement, however, it less appealing than compact crossovers.

Used Grand Vitara Models

The second-generation Suzuki Grand debuted for the 2006 model with one engine — a V6 that was capable of 185 hp. Changes minimal until 2009, a comprehensive midcycle update about the current four-cylinder and a much more powerful V6. The V6 was available on XSport and Luxury and made 230 hp and 213 lb-ft of torque.

Other changes included redesigned interior controls and a new and front bumper design. the V6 was discontinued after 2010, but a used example from its two on the market would be a good The Ultimate Adventure Edition was prior to 2012.

The first-generation Grand Vitara debuted for the model year and lasted 2005. It served as a replacement for the Suzuki’s previous compact

There was also a regular — the difference between the two was the Grand Vitara came a V6 engine and more standard and was available as a four-door body only.

In its first year, the Vitara was the only small SUV for the market equipped with a V6 Upon release, this V6 made 155 hp. Other distinct elements included a trucklike and low-range gearing on four-wheel-drive The main trim levels either two-wheel-drive JS or four-wheel-drive There were also versions that came with antilock brakes and wheels.

In 2000, a plush Limited was released that featured, other luxuries, leather In 2002 the V6 gained 10 more hp, and in Suzuki simplified the trim to be known simply as 2WD and 4WD.

many of its specs looked on paper, this Suzuki Vitara‘s shortcomings became apparent in editorial The V6’s output lagged many competitors’ four-cylinder ride quality was poor rough pavement; and the interior was on comfort and space. For the most shoppers interested in a used SUV look elsewhere.

If you are looking for years, visit our used Grand Vitara page.

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