If you have about $16,000 and want to buy a well-equipped four-doorsport-utility vehicle, the choices are rather slim.
You can forget about Ford's Explorer or Jeep's Grand Cherokee, the twohottest sport utilities. They start at about
You'll have to look at the second tier of vehicles, which include the IsuzuRodeo, the best-selling import sport-utility; the original Jeep Cherokee;Chevy's S-10 Blazer; and this week's test vehicle, the Suzuki Sidekick.
For 16 grand, you
would expect better than you get in the Suzuki SidekickJLX.
The vehicle I tested was not assembled particularly well; it seemedexceptionally tinny, almost flimsy. Also, it didn't really have enough power.
The Sidekick... Read More