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Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.0 16v 5d (2008/08)

Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.0 16v 5d (2008/08) - Owner Review

Spacious, excellent handling and superb bad weather performance.

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John Wilson on

Suzuki Grand Vitara (05-14)


5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Cannot afford a Discovery but its a great value for money package. Also 4x4 performance without the huge VEL tax implications.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Everyone who has been in it says it is roomy and comfortable.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes. The Suzuki petrol engine seems very tough. All round capability is amazing. Towed a 600kg boat and trailer at 60mph for 700 miles averaging 27mpg. A vastly underrated car. Superb handling car stable on bends.

What are you likely to buy next?
I would buy another Grand Vitara without hesitation.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
March 2008

Did you get a good deal and why?

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Wanted 4x4 capability for Highland driving.

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Good to drive anywhere. Superb performance on snow,ice and off road. Excellent all rounder off road or motorway. Petrol engine needs to be revved for big performance but just change down if you need it to pull. Petrol engine very good.

What's it like to park?
Easy to park

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing wrong. 24300 miles of trouble free motoring

What's most practical about your car?
Spacious, excellent handling and superb bad weather performance.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Permanent 4 wheel drive

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