(4.6) 15 reviews
MSRP: $3,061$8,549
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2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara
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Our Take on the 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara

Our Take

Suzuki calls the newly redesigned version of its primary sport utility vehicle an "offroad athlete" and says it delivers "class-leading interior space." Based on a purely Suzuki design, the 2006 Grand Vitara went on sale in August 2005. Competitors include the Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson and Toyot... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Unforgiving ride
  • Unresponsive automatic transmission
  • Interior design is hit-and-miss
  • Power seats not offered
  • Options locked in packages

Notable Features

  • Standard V-6 engine
  • Optional 4WD with low range
  • Side-impact and side curtain airbags
  • Standard stability system
  • Optional keyless start


Our Expert Reviews

Suzuki's redesigned Grand Vitara is among the few compact SUVs that use elements of a sturdy truck-style frame in their construction. As such, its ponderous reactions during city driving are somewhat expected; what's interesting is how the Grand Vitara's handling improves when hustled through challenging, twisty roads — it morphs into an SUV that's entertaining to dri... Read full review for the 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara

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Consumer Reviews


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by Girl w/ Vitara from Virginia on May 7, 2009

This is the only vehicle that I have ever owned that I have kept over two years and have no plans to get rid of it anytime soon. I love it!!!! There is plenty of room for when I take all three of my v... Read Full Review


Crash-Test Reports


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