The 2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara is a revolutionary car that offers sleek design and a powerful engine for emptors who consider power over any other comfort. The 2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara ranks 9 out of 20 Affordable Compact SUVs. This ranking is based on analysis of 74 published reviews and test drives of the Suzuki Grand Vitara, and analysis of reliability and safety data.
The automobile if equipped with a 4WD or rear -wheel drive system that makes it a completely new and much-awaited toy to play. The car comes will be exposed to the emptors in the form of two models- Limited model and touring model. Suzuki Vitara 2012 has a robust and reliable engine, which is powered with A 2.7 litre engine that has the ability to generate 183 horsepower and 180 pounds per foot of torque.
2012 Grand Vitara engines are fitted to 4-speed automatic and 5-speed manual transmissions. The standard towing capacity of 2012 Vitara is an amazing 3000 pounds. Some of the other important mechanical features that furnish the car include independent suspension at front as well as rear, antilock brakes, power assisted steering et cetera.
The Vitara 2012 is a medium-sized family SUV that offers off a sporty look and provides enough space in its interior. Has a wheelbase of 12.1 inches longer, which means a larger passenger cabin. Overall length of the base is 19.1 inches. This car is equipped with a supersized version of the V6 Grand Vitara is. Suzuki Grand Vitara 2012 offers a lower end of the climbing gear and accommodate five or more seated passengers with the optional third-row seats. Many changes have been introduced in parts of the 2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara.
The Suzuki Grand Vitara seats five and is available in base, Premium, Ultimate Adventure Edition and Limited trims. The Ultimate Adventure Edition is new for 2012, and has front fog lamps, new side mirrors, 18-inch wheels, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and heated, water resistant seats. Other changes across the lineup include the removal of the spare tire on all but the Limited model and an upgraded Garmin navigation system that is standard on all models.
Inside, the Vitara offers standard navigation, but a USB port, which is expected in this class, isn’t available, and Bluetooth is optional. Reviewers also complain that while the cabin offers plenty of space, the seats are hard. You may also find its cargo area hard to configure. Folding the seats flat is a multi-step process.
With so much stacked against the Vitara, it’s easy to give this compact SUV the boot, but reviewers say that it’s still worth your consideration, especially if you want standard navigation. That’s a rarity in any class.
Grand Vitara Performance - 7.2 (Good)
If you’re in the market for an inexpensive SUV with optional all-wheel drive that is good for commuting, reviewers say the 2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara is a decent choice, though it isn’t the best in the class.
Grand Vitara Exterior - 9.3 (Excellent)
While the 2012 Grand Vitara has an exterior that is more traditional than models like the Kia Sportage and Hyundai Tuscon, reviewers are glad the Vitara’s exterior is simple.
Grand Vitara Interior - 7.8 (Good)
The 2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara has standard navigation, a feature that impresses test drivers, but the Vitara’s hard seats and rear seats that are difficult to fold don’t receive much praise.
Grand Vitara Safety - 7.6 (Good)
The 2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara receives average safety scores from the insurance industry, and its standard safety features are on par for the class.
Grand Vitara Reliability - NA
Suzuki provides a three-year/36,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty and a seven-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty for the 2012 Vitara.