Suzuki Grand Vitara Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Suzuki Grand Vitara Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 2 recalls, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 4 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
2013 2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara SUV RWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 4
2013 2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara SUV AWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 4
2012 2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara SUV RWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 4
2012 2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara SUV AWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 4
2011 2011 Suzuki Grand Vitara SUV RWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 4
2011 2011 Suzuki Grand Vitara SUV AWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 4
2010 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 4
2009 2009 Suzuki Grand Vitara 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 4
2008 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 4
2007 2007 Suzuki Grand Vitara 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 4
2006 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 4
2005 2005 Suzuki Grand Vitara 4-DR. Not Rated 4 4 5 5 Not Rated
2004 2004 Suzuki Grand Vitara 4-DR. Not Rated 4 4 5 5 Not Rated
2003 2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara 4-DR. Not Rated 4 4 5 5 3
2002 2002 Suzuki Grand Vitara 4-DR. Not Rated 4 4 5 (picture) 5 3
2001 2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara 4-DR. Not Rated 4 4 Not Rated Not Rated 3

Fuel Efficiency

Suzuki has manufactured models of Grand Vitara for 13 years. They average 19.5 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2013 Grand Vitara above average at 22 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2013 Grand Vitara to be $1,750 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 $1,500 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Grand Vitara consumes about 15 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.

The Grand Vitara emits 409 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 6,135,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 292 trees would offset these emissions. The Grand Vitara does not have start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara 22 25 19
2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara 21 24 19
2011 Suzuki Grand Vitara 21 24 19
2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara 21 25 19
2009 Suzuki Grand Vitara 20 24 18
2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara 18 22 16
2007 Suzuki Grand Vitara 19 22 17
2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara 19 22 17
2005 Suzuki Grand Vitara 18 20 17
2004 Suzuki Grand Vitara 18 20 17
2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara 18 19 17
2002 Suzuki Grand Vitara 18 19 17
2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara 18 19 17

MPG breakdown by model options

The Suzuki Grand Vitara has 28 different model options on record with the EPA since 2001. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2013 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 21 24 19
2013 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 25 19
2012 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 21 24 19
2012 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 25 19
2011 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 21 24 19
2011 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 25 19
2010 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 26 19
2010 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 21 25 19
2010 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.2 L 20 24 18
2009 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 26 19
2009 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.2 L 20 24 18
2009 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 21 25 19
2008 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 19 22 17
2008 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 18 22 16
2007 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 18 22 16
2007 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 19 22 17
2006 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 18 22 16
2006 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 19 22 17
2005 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 2.5 L 18 21 17
2005 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 2.5 L 18 20 17
2004 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 2.5 L 18 21 17
2004 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 2.5 L 18 20 17
2003 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 2.5 L 18 20 17
2003 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 2.5 L 18 19 17
2002 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 2.5 L 18 20 17
2002 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 2.5 L 18 19 17
2001 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 2.5 L 18 20 17
2001 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 2.5 L 18 19 17