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2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara Base
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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...

2009 Suzuki XL-7
Limited

Although it offers good cargo utility, three rows of seats, and a toug...

The Good: A terrific powerplant literally puts the 2009 Suzuki XL-7 ahead of the...

The Bad: Poor visibility out the back and excessive road and engine noise detra...

Specs

2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara
Base
2009 Suzuki XL-7
Limited
Powertrain 5-Speed Manual 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.4 gal 18.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
166 hp @ 6,000 RPM
252 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
162 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
243 lb-ft @ 2,300 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.62 in x 3.54 in
3.7 in x 3.37 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Front Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Driver -- 5 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 5 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 37.2 in 38.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.5 cu ft 14 cu ft
Standard Payload -- 1,127 lbs
Maximum Payload 1,162 lbs 1,127 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 300 lbs 3,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 169.3 in 197.2 in
Width 71.3 in 72.2 in
Height 66.3 in 68.9 in
Wheelbase 103.9 in 112.4 in

Available Options

2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara
Base

Exterior Colors

  • Black Pearl
2009 Suzuki XL-7
Limited

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