Suzuki vitara jlx manual
In May 1998, we published a comparison of five "Little Land Bruisers all competitors to charlie the duck game the Suzuki Grand Vitara, which could have been the sixth vehicle in that test of sub-21,000 entry-level sport-utility vehicles but for the fact that it wasn't introduced here until 1999.
Some drivers had to look underhood to be sure it was a dohc V-6, as it seemed unhappy winding out to the redline.
The.5-liter dual-overhead-cam 24-valve V-6 engine that comes standard in the Grand Vitara (and is unavailable in the Tracker until 2001) is the most convincing gesture along those lines.
If you feel compelled to buy a Suzuki Vitara, later is better: The improved content and ergonomics of more recent models make for a more appealing SUV.At 7500-mile intervals, it calls for not only the usual replacement of engine oil and filter and a tire rotation but also multiple inspections of such items as the brake discs, the suspension and steering systems, and all hinges, latches, and locks.Volkswagen Cars, mercedes-Benz Cars, tell us what you think - opens in new window or tab.Get it in front of 17 million UK buyers.Well, funny name and funny vehicle in many respects.However, Suzuki had been in the cute-ute business longer than almost anyone, and when the time came to replace its long-running Sidekick, Suzuki stuck to its traditions for the then-new Vitara.While we were learning to love the Grand Vitara, we had a lot of fun with its unusual name.The low-tech suspension could never absorb bumps very well, the rear seat was cramped (space was identical in both body styles) and cargo capacity was a modest 45 cubic feet even on the four-door.But when the old push comes to shove, we want to zip around, not labor in something that moves like a pickup.The Grand Vitara was not a great joy around town or on the highway.Essentially, the Suzuki Vitara was born with the roots of a truck.Based on initial acceleration runs of our long-term Vitara, it would have run out in front of that pack.But sometimes the test numbers don't tell the whole story.A more typical cost on other vehicles for a 7500-mile service with fewer inspections would be on the order.Interstate runs did little to flatter this V-6, which somehow manages to sound as coarse as a Ford pushrod.0-liter.
Our favorite moniker came from contributor "Uncle Fred" Gregory.
Our first pit stop at 7500 miles was 85 for a tire rotation, replacement of the engine oil and filter, and the required inspections.