by Dars youngest son on Mar 18, 2010 Vehicle: 1995 Suzuki Sidekick JX 4dr SUV 4WD
Sat in a corn field parked for sale. It had been driven through the corn as a 4x4. Corn stalks were sticking out of it; broken headlamp duct taped in, bumper cracked. Fast fwd it's still running 2010! 185,377 miles! Had the tranny flushed. Fluid was black as used motor oil couldn't have been changed in 10 years. Valvoline flushed it clean, pink again. I had oil changed. I drive 50 miles to college daily. It is slow at 1st, but it is an older car. It drives in 4wd on bad snow days, safely goes up icy hill at school. Due to mileage I don't go above 50 mph. City streets are all 45 max anyways. Side roads in country are 55 mph. Great truck for only $500 in 2005.
by Onabeach on Nov 24, 2005 Vehicle: 1995 Suzuki Sidekick JX 4dr SUV 4WD
I have had my little Suzuki Sidekick for seven years now. I drive it for work (sales) and it currently has over 200,000 miles on it. It has only broken down twice the entire time! And the repairs were minor! It is EXTREMELY reliable! This truck is like finding a rare jewel! The gas mileage is unbeatable. It seems like it does the best it can all the time. Like it's giving me it's abolute best in all situations! It is a dream! I highly recommend this vehicle!
by cribbsguy on Aug 16, 2002 Vehicle: 1995 Suzuki Sidekick JX 4dr SUV 4WD
I bought my 4D Sidekick from a
rental agency with 21000 miles on it.
In a few months I started having
engine problems. The spark plug
wires were bad but it was fixed under
a recall. Since then I have had no
problems, other than the
transmission does not want to come
out of Park if I have driven the car just
a couple miles w/o some wrangling.
But I have 144K on it and it is
extremely dependable. Interior is
cheap, the doors sound tinny and it
needs some more HP, but almost
no rust and I have never spent a
dime on anything outside of normal
wear and tear. Great little car for the
$13K I paid for it!
by eagle123 on May 6, 2002 Vehicle: 1995 Suzuki Sidekick JX 4dr SUV 4WD
In the time we have had this vehicle we
have had few problems. We have
regually towed with it. The only major
repairs were a valve job done under
warranty and a transmission/clutch
replacement in March 2002. These parts
failed primarilly due to abusive
driving. There is a small bit of rust
on a fender, but the thing has never
been garaged and has been in a few
fender benders due to distracted
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