Used Suzuki Grand Vitara (1998 - 2005) Costs

Review by Parkers on
Last Updated: 23 Jul 2014
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The original Vitara kicked-off the lifestyle 4x4 sector in 1989. The larger Grand Vitara arrived in showrooms in 1998, with chunkier styling, a better interior, comfier ride and more safety kit.
3 out of 5

Running costs

Service intervals are every 6000 miles and Suzuki parts can be pricey, although labour rates are usually competitive.

* based on most recent data

Estimated fuel cost for 10,000 miles per year

Unleaded

£1,338 - £2,036 *

Diesel

£1,180 - £1,549 *

The estimated fuel cost figure is a guide to how much this model will cost to fuel each year, so you can compare between cars. It's calculated by using the model's average mpg (calculated from both town centre and motorway driving) and the average fuel price. It's based on the following cost-per-litre: petrol 103p and diesel 109p. Prices are updated daily.

Summary Running Costs

Servicing period

9000 miles.

Warranty

Three years mechanical, six years bodywork.

Road tax (12 months)

£270.00 - £330.00

Vehicle excise duty (VED) varies according to the CO2 emissions and the fuel type of the vehicle. For cars registered after March 1st 2001 VED or road tax is based on the car's CO2 emissions. For cars registered before March 1st 2001 it is based on engine size.

Full running costs data

2 out of 5

Green credentials

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    282

CO2 emission figure (g/km)

Fuel economy rating

The arrows indicate the best and worst CO2 bands for this model.

Emissions summary

Grand Vitara performs fairly badly on the eco front. With an average of 230 g/km CO2 across the line-up, its emissions are a little high for a large 4x4. The range is not very frugal, averaging 30 mpg.

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