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2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara Base Sport Utility

2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara Review

(2 Stars)  Needs a full revamp, stat!

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The Grand Vitara is one of the few true small SUV's still available. It attempts to drive on that fine edge of off road ability and on road comfort. The older model did this on a body on frame chassis that was more truck like in construction. The new model is a unibody as in a car, but including a ladder frame and full 4 wheel drive. These features can make it a good selection for both daily driving around town or the occasion departure from the road. The Grand Vitara is available in both rear and all wheel drive. Multi range 4 wheel drive is also available. Seating is adequate for 5 people and a nice list of standard features is included.

Power for the Grand Vitara comes from a choice of engines. A base engine is available with 166 HP 2.4 liter four cylinder which can be mated to a 5 speed manual or a 4 speed automatic transmission. The upgrade engine is a 3.2 liter V-6 providing 230 HP and routing its power through a 5 speed automatic transmission.

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2010 Grand Vitara Base Sport Utility Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 2.4L in-linefour-cylinder DOHC with variable valve timing and four valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: EPA 08, 19 MPG city, 26 MPG highway, 22 MPG combined and 383 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
17.4-gallon fuel tank
Power(SAE): 166 hp @ 6,000 rpm; 162 ft lb of torque @ 4,000 rpm

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'10 Suzuki Base Sport Utility Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
Front Air Conditioning
Auto On Headlights
Keyless Entry
Power Locks
Power Windows
Steering Wheel Tilt
Trip Computer
Vehicle Information Center
Cup Holders
Brake Assist
Daytime Running Lights
Driver Air Bag
Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
Head/Curtain Airbag
Passenger Air Bag
Rear Airbag
Rear Curtain Airbag
Side Air Bag(s)
Stability Control
Traction Control
Folding Rear Seat
  Sound and Entertainment  
Compact Disc MP3 Capable
Compact Disc Player
Navigation System
  Tires and Wheels  
Full Spare Tire
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