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1991 Suzuki Sidekick 2 Dr JX 4WD Convertible Review
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Engine Reliability — it's an affordable and reliable 4x4 vehicle. good for daily use , with extraordinary off-road capabilities. quite economical (10 l/100km) and agile. terrible steering response with removed anti-roll bar. but the slide is easily controlled and it's fun to be driven that way, especially on ravel roads :D the only problem i had/have is an engine. buy i thin vw diesel swao thill save the day :)

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

Pros: it's a suzuki :))

Cons: avoid cars with rod knock :)

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1991 Suzuki Sidekick 4 Dr JLX 4WD SUV Review
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Great Off-roader — This Sidekick is a great family off-roader, It is not as fun as the convertible versions but with power windows, locks, cruise and A/C it is much more civilized. The Suzuki engine is extremly reliable as usual but a little underpowered (especially with the 33s installed)

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

Pros: great funky styling of the SWB with more room inside

Cons: 8v Engine is too small for the LWB which is why they upgraded it to the 16v for the 1992+ models

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1991 Suzuki Sidekick Review
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Fantastic Robust All Round 4x4 — Actually its a Vitara 2dr 4x4 but the amaricans call it a sidekick for some wierd reason. Anyway fantastic capable 4x4 producing plenty of power. Although mine isnt quite standard they are as sturd as a rock. one little problem is that they rust as the metal is made from recycled bean cans.

Pros: Fantastic lil' 4x4

Cons: Rustprone

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1991 Suzuki Sidekick 2 Dr JX 4WD Convertible Review
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Great First Vehicle For Having Fun — The performance for acceleration is it's a little slow, needs to be revved up to 3000 to get somewhat normal acceleration due to a 3 speed auto the major limiting factor of the 80 hp engine, braking is decent other than the fade after driving for a few hours but its part GM what can you expect, but the handling is a different story, it takes quite a bit of concentration to keep it on the road even more so when it's windy cause of the height vs wheelbase length, the steering is decent kinda truck like tho. The build quality is decent the frame has squeaks and rattles and rust. The appearance is pretty plain it doesn't have much in terms of options, no cruise or ac, no p/w, p/l. The cost of ownership is decent just like any vehicle change the oi when needed and do preventative maintenance and its all good. The gas mileage for the 3 spd auto in the winter is about 18 city, in the summer it's around 25 city, fairly decent considering it's revving 3650 rpm @ 100 km/h. Fun factor it's definitely a fun vehicle to drive feels like a quad because it has big windows and is fairly light at 2500 lbs curb weight.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Fun and quad like, a fairly good off roader

Cons: Steering wander

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Reviews From Other Years

1998 Suzuki Sidekick Reviews

Suzuki Sidekick, A Modern Marvel... By AN D

Without a doubt the most fun car i will ever own. Good times in the sidekick. Its a car with unprecedented character.... Truly a one of a kind. Its GREAT for ramping, offroading and driving on two ... Read More

My Beautiful Zuki Baby By Kristin

Performance: A lot of torque in off road conditions, very slow on tar abd terribly underpowered on hills but it is old Build Quality: Very few rattles, most I have fixed with a screwdriver, never sque... Read More

1997 Suzuki Sidekick Reviews

Greta Economical Car. By migration_technohaven28

We loved this car . It has a stereo radio with CD. Nice car for high school graduate or couple who need a tow car. Gas mileage is great and nice comfortable ride. This car is fun to drive and we do ... Read More

They Hold There Value More Than Any Other Suv I've Owned... By Daniel

It's just an awesome toy to play around in....The wood's,sand,mud,snow,I've never had it stuck at all;and been in some rough places....One winter we had about 11/2 inch's of ice,I sat in the middle ... Read More

1996 Suzuki Sidekick Reviews

It Is Nice By Neon_103

Performance is good with fast acceleration. But braking is not good. Handling is good because I can do maneuver. I love this car. Body's car is cool with wide body. I am easy to modified this car. I c... Read More

I Love My Sidekick!! By Mandy

I love my car, it is reliable especially in the winter time when there's 20 inches or plus of snow on the ground I turn my baby on 4X4 and off i go no problem. With today's gas prices it is exceptiona... Read More

1995 Suzuki Sidekick Reviews

You Get What You Pay For By Tyler

welll its definatly not a subaru but its still japanese so it beats some cars, it does have four wheel drive so it was decent in the winter and it did have the soft and hard top, and it was sexy purpl... Read More

Sarah By Shelly

What I love about my Suzuki is that she is very reliable. Not once has she let me down. She is fun to drive and can go practically anywhere, whether it be mud or snow. She's a little slow on the hi... Read More

1994 Suzuki Sidekick Reviews

Great Car! By agaudiau

Loved this car and was sad when I moved and had to sell it. I kept up with all the maintenance and changed the tires. I had the car 12 years and about 160K and NEVER a problem. This car was hit har... Read More

Fantastic, I Used To Drive Only Corvette's This Is Much More Fun By ThoroldSidekick

Short wheel base, never get's stuck. Reliable to a fault. Great Gas Mileage and has never needed to be fixed at a garage. All round the perfect fun car, Not so great for small children on the 2 door. ... Read More

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