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1998 Suzuki Sidekick
JS 2-Door RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,519
2013 Suzuki SX4
Base Crossover AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$16,999

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1998 Suzuki Sidekick
JS 2-Door RWD
No Expert Reviews
2013 Suzuki SX4
Base Crossover AWD

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

1998 Suzuki Sidekick
JS 2-Door RWD
120
RolleiGuy 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. "
2013 Suzuki SX4
Base Crossover AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

1998 Suzuki Sidekick
JS 2-Door RWD
2013 Suzuki SX4
Base Crossover AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
--
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
--
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11 gal 11.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
95 hp @ 5,600 RPM
95 hp @ 5,600 RPM
150 hp @ 6,200 RPM
Torque
98 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
98 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
140 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
9.5:1
10.2:1
Displacement
1,600 cc
1,600 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.95 in x 3.54 in
2.95 in x 3.54 in
3.31 in x 3.54 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 3 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 3 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 2 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 3 stars
Rollover -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.1 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 31.7 in 36.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 6.9 cu ft 16 cu ft
Standard Payload 747 lbs --
Maximum Payload 720 lbs 1,025 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 143.7 in 162.8 in
Width 65.2 in 69.1 in
Height 64.3 in 63.2 in
Wheelbase 86.6 in 98.4 in
Bed Length 27.8 in --

Available Options

1998 Suzuki Sidekick
JS 2-Door RWD
2013 Suzuki SX4
Base Crossover AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Metallic Star Silver
  • Pearl White
  • Sunlight Copper Metallic

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