Suzuki Sidekick Sport 4WD Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Suzuki Sidekick Sport 4WD Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 1 recall, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 48 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
1997 1997 Suzuki Sidekick 2-DR. 4x4 Not Rated 2 3 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1996 1996 Suzuki Sidekick 2-DR. 4x4 Not Rated 2 3 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated

Fuel Efficiency

Suzuki has manufactured models of Sidekick Sport 4WD for 3 years. They average 20.5 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 1998 Sidekick Sport 4WD above average at 21 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 1998 Sidekick Sport 4WD to be $1,850 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 $2,000 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Sidekick Sport 4WD consumes about 16 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
1998 Suzuki Sidekick Sport 4WD 21 23 20
1997 Suzuki Sidekick Sport 4WD 21 23 19
1996 Suzuki Sidekick Sport 4WD 21 23 20

MPG breakdown by model options

The Suzuki Sidekick Sport 4WD has 6 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
1998 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 20 22 19
1998 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 21 23 20
1997 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 20 22 19
1997 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 21 23 19
1996 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 20 22 19
1996 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 21 23 20