To appraise a vehicle, please select a model below:
A traditional sport-utility vehicle, the compact Suzuki Grand Vitara attempts to deliver the often mutually exclusive attributes of off-road capability and on-road comfort. First-generation Grand Vitaras (1999-2005) have a trucklike chassis, V6 power and a four-wheel-drive system with low-range gearing. Offered from 2006-'13, the second-generation model is similar, but features a body structure that blends car and truck chassis designs.
In reviews, this Suzuki SUV earns favorable commentary for its long list of standard features (compared with small SUVs of a similar vintage) and above-average abilities when taken on dirt trails. Downsides include slow acceleration, unimpressive fuel economy and a general lack of refinement. Although most consumers will be happier with one of the mainstream crossover SUVs, a well-kept Suzuki Grand Vitara could make sense if you're seeking basic transportation and regularly drive on unpaved roads.
If you are looking for older years, visit our used Suzuki Grand Vitara page.