2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara Expert Reviews

Our view: 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara

By Mike Hanley on August 11, 2006

Our view: 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara

By Mike Hanley on August 11, 2006

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 s... Read full review

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on August 31, 2005

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on August 31, 2005

The replacement for Suzuki's compact Grand Vitara sport utility vehicle is on its way to dealers and should be available at least in limited numbers by mid-September, the company says.The 2006... Read full review

Boston.com's view

By Royal Ford on September 4, 2005

Boston.com's view

By Royal Ford on September 4, 2005

WHISTLER, British Columbia -- We are looking for purchase in the high country -- the kind you get when at least one wheel on your SUV gets grip on a steep trail as gravel and rocks break loose bene... Read full review


KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on November 19, 2005

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on November 19, 2005

SUVs call to mind the tale of the three bears. Some are too big, some are too little and some are just right.I classify most compact SUVs as just right. They are big enough to carry a fair amount o... Read full review

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on February 11, 2006

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on February 11, 2006

Suzuki finally joins the mainstream with a nicely turned-out sport utility vehicle that looks stylish, performs well and doesn't cost too much. In the past, Grand Vitara seemed narrow and boxy... Read full review

Los Angeles Times's view

By Dan Neil on March 8, 2006

Los Angeles Times's view

By Dan Neil on March 8, 2006

TO say Suzuki was off the radar would be an understatement. But recently, while watching some important public-affairs programming -- "Skating With Celebrities," I think it was -- I began seeing co... Read full review

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on March 16, 2006

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on March 16, 2006

Suzuki, the small auto company known here mostly for its sport utility vehicles, is just a bit player in the United States market in comparison with such Japanese rivals as Toyota, Nissan and Honda... Read full review

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on July 9, 2006

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on July 9, 2006

It was much better than I expected -- surprisingly improved, in fact -- the 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara V-6. I was driving the XSport version.I'd last driven a Grand Vitara in 2000 or 2001. It&ap... Read full review

Mother Proof's view

By Emily Hansen on January 2, 2006

Mother Proof's view

By Emily Hansen on January 2, 2006

I am notorious for losing things. I own about four pairs of sunglasses because I randomly set them down, misplacing them for weeks at a time. I am constantly looking for my keys, my purse, my coat,... Read full review