Suzuki Grand Vitara AWD Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Suzuki Grand Vitara AWD Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 2 recalls, 1 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 39 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
2008 2008 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

Fuel Efficiency

Suzuki has manufactured models of Grand Vitara AWD for 2 years. They average 18.5 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2008 Grand Vitara AWD below average at 18 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2008 Grand Vitara AWD to be $2,150 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 $3,500 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Grand Vitara AWD consumes about 18 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
2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara AWD 18 21 16
2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara AWD 18 21 16

MPG breakdown by model options

The Suzuki Grand Vitara AWD has 4 different model options on record with the EPA since 2006. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2008 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 19 21 17
2008 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 18 21 16
2006 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 19 21 17
2006 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 2.7 L 18 21 16