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2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$19,949
1998 Suzuki Sidekick
JS 2-Door RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,519

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara
Base
Patricia Mayo Preview:

The Grand Vitara may disappoint some in its lack of total renewal for 2013, but the latest news from Suzuki will make those familiar with the brand very happy. The company's athletic 5...

1998 Suzuki Sidekick
JS 2-Door RWD
No Expert Reviews

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara
Base
No User Reviews
1998 Suzuki Sidekick
JS 2-Door RWD
writes:
Awesome vehicle; wish they still make them. A great vehicle from Suzuki.
Value Ranked 1998 Toyota RAV4 2 Door Convertible worse.
"Suzuki Sidekick has more power, handles better, corners better and just is fun to drive. Toyota is somewhat dangerous as it will not merge on freeway safely and seems like it wants to tip over when going thru a roundabout. "

Specs

2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara
Base
1998 Suzuki Sidekick
JS 2-Door RWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
21 MPG
--
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
24 MPG
--
Fuel Tank Volume 17.4 gal 11 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
166 hp @ 6,000 RPM
95 hp @ 5,600 RPM
95 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
162 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
98 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
98 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
9.5:1
9.5:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
1,600 cc
1,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.62 in x 3.54 in
2.95 in x 3.54 in
2.95 in x 3.54 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard --
Cassette Player -- Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard --
Power Door Locks Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 42.1 in
Back Legroom 37.2 in 31.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.5 cu ft 6.9 cu ft
Standard Payload -- 747 lbs
Maximum Payload 1,162 lbs 720 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 300 lbs 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 169.3 in 143.7 in
Width 71.3 in 65.2 in
Height 66.3 in 64.3 in
Wheelbase 103.9 in 86.6 in
Bed Length -- 27.8 in

Available Options

2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara
Base

Exterior Colors

  • Black Pearl
1998 Suzuki Sidekick
JS 2-Door RWD

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