We couldn't wait to get into the 1996 Suzuki Esteem, largely because of its name. After all, is there a person on the planet who doesn't suffer from low self-esteem from time to time? And would the Suzuki subcompact help fill in those gaps on bad days? We were secretly hoping that the Suzuki would herald the beginning of a whole new positive imaging trend in the automotive name game.
Picture it - cars christened "Looks," "Brains," or how about "No Back Fat"?
He: Or, in your case, Off Her Rocker. Come to think of it, Esteem is a strange name for a modest little compact. Maybe the name has something to do with the fact that, at least in this country, Suzuki lives in the shadow of nearly every... Read More