Suzuki Esteem Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Suzuki Esteem Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 1 recall, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 11 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
2002 2002 Suzuki Esteem 4-DR. Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated

Fuel Efficiency

Suzuki has manufactured models of Esteem for 7 years. They average 27.0 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2002 Esteem below average at 26 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2002 Esteem to be $1,500 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $250 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Esteem consumes about 13 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2002 Suzuki Esteem 26 31 24
2001 Suzuki Esteem 26 31 24
2000 Suzuki Esteem 26 31 24
1999 Suzuki Esteem 26 31 24
1998 Suzuki Esteem 26 31 24
1997 Suzuki Esteem 26 31 23
1996 Suzuki Esteem 26 31 23

MPG breakdown by model options

The Suzuki Esteem has 21 different model options on record with the EPA since 1996. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2002 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 26 30 23
2002 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 26 31 24
2002 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 27 32 24
2001 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 29 33 26
2001 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 27 32 24
2001 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 26 30 23
2001 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 26 31 24
2000 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 26 30 23
2000 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 27 32 24
2000 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 29 33 26
2000 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 26 31 24
1999 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 29 33 26
1999 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 27 32 24
1999 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 25 29 23
1999 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 26 31 24
1998 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 29 33 26
1998 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 26 31 24
1997 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 29 34 26
1997 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 26 31 23
1996 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 29 34 26
1996 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.6 L 26 31 23