2009 Suzuki Grand Vitara User Reviews

2009 Suzuki Grand Vitara Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 6 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Overall: 3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5

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"power" 4 reviews
"reliable car" 2 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews
CONS
"build quality" 2 reviews

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Firoz writes:
2009 Suzuki Grand Vitara Luxury 4WD Review
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I just love Grand Vitara...

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None...

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My New Girl Friend ;- — - Bold & Beautiful - Rough & Smooth - Passion & Power - Fast & Furious - Too hot to handle - Stunning Monster - Fiercely Fiercely Attractive and Just Sexy... What else do you want to know I am just Obsessed with it with and a fanatic Fan this Car...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Talal writes:
2009 Suzuki Grand Vitara Xsport 4WD Review
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cool

Cons

bouncy

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Gv — Performance on land average but off road excellent acceleration fair braking not very good even thow it has ABS EPD handling not good at all allways understering Build Quality very very good Appearance i think its very good looking and cool Cost of Ownership you dont get much for your money in fuel range in the last its a litlle bit bouncy but its very fun car to drive and even butter offraod

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Oliver writes:
2009 Suzuki Grand Vitara Luxury V6 4WD Review
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Compact SUV with a punch

Cons

? ? ?

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Will Not Dissapoint You — Good reliable car with enough power to surprise some other cars on the road. Very good value for money. Fair low costs of ownership. Enough space to transport bigger loads. Good on road handling and offroad - hill descent control and short gears included. Great to take some fast corners...just take a ride!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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machoman writes:
2009 Suzuki Grand Vitara Xsport 4WD Review
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Pros

Lots of room for 3 kids under 6 and their seats plus extra room left over, good lookin' car

Cons

Reliability,  factory warranty worthless, poorly engineered

machoman
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Attractive To Look At. Decent Power, Great In Snow/ice — Suzuki should never have gone in to the car business. The engine in this car failed, due to "lack of lubrication" at 28,500 miles and the factory warranty did not cover it, for that reason. A crankshaft journal. I think that is the proper word, where the piston rod connects to the crankshaft burned up, no oil getting there. They said when I had it towed in to the dealer it had only 1 1/2 quarts of oil in the engine, and that is baloney know hoe to maintain a car a little, no expert mechanic but I do know how to check and add oil, all the basics. It sat there at the Dealer in Arlington Texas for 5 months during actual court litigation. I lost. $2,100 later and 5 months of making payments on a car I did not have to drive I consider myself a victim of a Japanese car company ====Never buy a Suzuki. new or used. I intend to get rid of it and chalk it up as an expensive lesson.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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David writes:
2009 Suzuki Grand Vitara Luxury V6 4WD Review
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4

Pros

- Versatile and dependable family car, and fun to haul the boat out to the lake.  
- Very capable highway vehicle, V6 gives it exceptional agility and cruising speed
-  Can haul trailers easily.
-  Internal cargo capacity allows it to haul small appliances and furniture easily.  It's a pleasure to drive and the 4WD is especially good in winter.
highly recommend this vehicle

Cons

- single wide open rear door.
- fixed rear window doesn't  allow airflow out and at high speeds with window open it creates a noticable buffetting inside.

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2009 Grand Vitara — Versatile and dependable family car. Very capable highway vehicle, can haul trailers easily. Internal cargo capacity allows it to haul small appliances and furniture easily. It's a pleasure to drive and the 4WD is especially good in winter. thank you

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Rubén writes:
2009 Suzuki Grand Vitara Premium 4WD Review
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the best in this price

Cons

build quality

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Improve Interior — build quality is poor, the materials in the interior are cheap. Its engine is good, good acceleterion, all wheel drive, full time, the best handling I've ever drive. four wheel drive with reduction, 4L, you can go where a Toyota RAV or a Honda CR-V never go.

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Reviews From Other Years

1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara Reviews

My Car Was My First And Only Car I've Ever Had. By Mark

Performance is okay, I've had problems with the braking before, but it brakes okay. Appearance is fine, it has a dent in the front from smashing into a pickup. It's only in the pumper though. I don... Read More

A Ladies Car By Maggie

I got this car in 2002 and would recommend to to every woman on the planet. It is easy to drive so dont be fooled by it`s size.. it is not much bigger than your average estate.. even parking is not a... Read More

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2000 Suzuki Grand Vitara Reviews

Reliable By shelby_eby

overall this car is great. its small and compact, its a family car. just enough room for everyone. everything works very well on it, the only thing is that im a truck person and this just wasnt big e... Read More

Compact Car Nice Lines Great For Every Day Use By Eric

Great SUV, miss it like hell. Performs well, great acceleration, braking and handling. No squeaks/rattles after 9 yrs of use, low cost maintenance,great gas mileage, Apperance is good compare to other... Read More

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2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara Reviews

Excellent Traveling Vehicle By djohn8210

This was an excellent road vehicle both in in the rain and winter weather. The handling of this vehicle was very good. I would recommend this type of vehicle to anyone with a small family or somethi... Read More

Not Bad For The Price By intamernet

This car is a blast to drive. The gas mileage is terrible though. Bumps are rough and hard.I like the style it has a lot of character. It has good acceleration, braking not so good might have a rotor ... Read More

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2002 Suzuki Grand Vitara Reviews

Nice SUV for hauling cargo and off roading. Not really good for every day driving. I often have sensor problems which is not a big issue for me. Tha'ts the only* problem i had with it. It's 4WD is ver... Read More

Modest And Utilitarian By Ryan

Lasted a long time and need a 4x4 with good mileage because I had a mountain between me and work. Little jerky on the acceleration and not all that powerful but you save in gas. In the same situa... Read More

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2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara Reviews

I Love It! By Dmitry

its a nice car, especially for the first one to drive :) But you can really enjoy it only in countryside or off-road Its a bit small to fit all the friends and they always compain, but just for myself... Read More

Solid But Expensive To Run Nowadays By Andrew

A good solid car but heavy and cumbersome to drive. Very poor performance and economy. Expensive to run especially nowadays. Read More

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