(4.3) 4 reviews
MSRP: $4,500$4,500
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 29-31
Engine: 122-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2002 Suzuki Esteem

Our Take on the 2002 Suzuki Esteem

Our Take

Except for an inside trunk-release handle and 14-inch aluminum wheels for selected models, little is new for 2002 on Suzuki’s front-drive subcompact sedan and wagon. The Esteem is the company’s only remaining passenger car now that the tiny Swift has been dropped. The Esteem is still o... Read Full Report


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02 Esteem GLX

by 02 GLX wagon from Central TX on November 11, 2008

We bought one 6 months ago, with 58K, sunroof, it runs flawlessly. Parts are a little harder to find than some, and a little more expensive, for example the timing chain and related parts, but being a... Read Full Review

5 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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