Suzuki Grand Vitara News

2006-2011 Suzuki Grand Vitara, 2007-2011 SX4 Recalled For Airbag Issue
2006-2011 Suzuki Grand Vitara, 2007-2011 SX4 Recalled For Airbag Issue

Suzuki is recalling certain 2006 through 2011 Suzuki Grand Vitara compact SUVs and 2007 through 2011 Suzuki SX4 passenger cars to fix an airbag problem. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall at...Read More»

2011 Jeep Wrangler Mojave
War Horses: Five Family SUVs For Your Off-Road Summer

Sometimes you just want to get away from it all, kick city life in your rearview and get out there in the pristine wilderness – or a reasonable facsimile. Just don’t expect to do it in any strictly-for-the road sedan or even a semi-capable crossover. Nope, for serious outdoor...Read More»

2010 Jeep Liberty
Four SUVs That Will Cost You More In The Long Run

Recession or no, Americans still love SUVs. These days, we buy smaller than we used to -- the Cadillac Escalade doesn't sell like it used to, but dealers find it hard to keep the GMC Acadia in stock. And it's no wonder. Today's small SUVs can offer sedan-like fuel economy, serious hauling capacity...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara V6 AWD
2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara Is All About Improved Value

Suzuki’s 2010 Grand Vitara compact SUV is in a very crowded marketplace and needs to stand out to make its mark. To that end, Suzuki has gone to lengths to differentiate its offerings from those of its competition and did a mild facelift on the Grand Vitara last year that gives this machine a...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi
Suzuki Gives You Gas (In A Good Way)

Suzuki is in a pinch. Thanks to quirky (read: not so attractive) styling, iffy product quality, fuzzy brand image, and a small American network of dealerships, Suzuki hasn't gained much traction in the U.S. What's worse, the automaker seems to be hemorrhaging market share: Suzuki's slice of the pie...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara: Mid-Cycle Makeover Reviewed

Suzuki Grand Vitara:  Mid-cycle Makeover The first time I drove Suzuki's current-generation Grand Vitara "4WD Luxury SUV" was during February 2007's much-hyped, storm-of-the-century.  Lots of snow and ice didn't faze the GV.  In fact, it was the perfect TV-news weather prop! Previously, Suzuki...Read More»

2010 Saab 9-3 4-door Sedan XWD Grille
2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara Limited: off-road, four-wheel-drive capability

Last year, the Suzuki Grand Vitara was completely overhauled with more advanced drivetrains, bigger brakes, many new features, and a new V6 engine was added to the already capable four-cylinder. The 2010 Grand Vitara Limited V6 4WD ($26,299) that I tested is a vehicle that will compete with a...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara 2WD 4-door I4 Auto XSport Grille
2010 Geneva Motor Show Debut For Redesigned Suzuki Grand Vitara

Suzuki is determined to make a bigger impact on the U.S. market and is planning a raft of new models it hopes will be able to lure buyers away from current favorites. To do so the automaker is building a range of models decisively sportier than many of its rivals and packed with plenty of standard...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara
Driven: 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara

While the all-new 2010 Kizashi sedan is earning Suzuki some well-deserved attention, we can't forget that SUVs are what Suzuki has really built its name on in the U.S.  Vehicles like the Samurai, Sidekick, and Vitara forged a path for Suzuki as the producer of sturdy, compact, off-road-capable...Read More»

2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara 4WD 4-door Auto XSport w/Snrf Angular Front Exterior View
Driven: 2009 Suzuki Grand Vitara

Suzuki should strongly consider renaming this vehicle. Bearing little resemblance in performance, panache, or style to its mediocre, cramped predecessor that debuted in the United States around the turn of the millennium, the freshened '09 GV (that's what we'll call it) is a decided 180 from the...Read More»

2007 Suzuki X-HEAD Concept
2007 Suzuki X-HEAD Concept

Initially we were skeptical about the truckiest of its concept cars due at Makuhari Messe — the X-HEAD, a Tonka-like take on the mini-pickup. However, a stroll around it and a look at Suzuki’s commercial flatbed trucks of approximately the same size that run on Tokyo ’s streets has us...Read More»

2005 Peugeot 20CUP concept
2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, Part V

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/5/2005) Toyota RAV4 Toyota introduced the third-generation RAV4 on the Frankfurt stand. Although the model is popular in the States, according to Toyota it’s also Europe’s best-selling SUV. In the European market, the RAV4 will offer Toyota ’s new...Read More»

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