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2005 Suzuki Grand Vitara

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Information shown for entry-level SUV.

Fuel Economy:
City 17/Hwy 20/Comb 18 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: V6, 2.5 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: Japan Country of Assembly: Japan

2005 Suzuki Grand Vitara Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
8.6
Out of 10

Based on 131 Ratings for the 1999 - 2005 models.

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  • Value
    8.9/10
    Quality
    8.8/10
  • Reliability
    9.1/10
    Performance
    8.8/10
  • Comfort
    8.5/10
    Styling
    8.7/10

iT WAS SUCH A GOOD & ATTRACTIVE CAR SOMEONE STOLE

By on Wednesday, April 23, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 106,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
6/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
6/10

Pros: "IT WAS FUN TO DRIVE & MADE WINTER STREETS O.K."

Cons: "APPARENTLY EASY TO BREAK INTO & STEAL"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"REALLY MISS IT & THE CONTENTS, WILL PROBABLY LOOK FOR ANOTHER BUT UNLIKELY TO FIND ONE WITH THE LOW MILEAGE"

2 people out of 3 found this review helpful

best vehicle ever

By on Tuesday, January 28, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 106,400

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
10/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"One of the best suvs I have driven. A reliable car but the rear windows usually stop working after 100000 miles."

2 people out of 4 found this review helpful

great car for the money.

By on Friday, January 24, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 165,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
7/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "pretty good gas mileage for a v6 (21/25)."

Cons: "none"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"i have owned this car since i bought it in 2003. it is one of the most reliable and comfortable cars that i have ever driven. i have 165,000 + miles on it and it has never given me any problems. i kept up with the oil changes and preventative maintenance so the car is in great shape. i only wish that suzuki kept selling th grand vitara in the states. i think that suzuki made a big mistake putting the four cylinder engine in the car and doing away with the v6. my car has the v6 and even with the high mileage, my car still has alot of power. and believe me, this little suv moves! if suzuki still made the grand vitara in the states i would definitely buy another one. (but only with a v6!). the 4wd will get you through anything that nature throws at you."

5 people out of 7 found this review helpful

Dependable effient

By on Sunday, January 05, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 49,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "For the price you can't beat it."

Cons: "None"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Going on 14 years have only had to replace brakes, batteries and tires. Still runs excellent and everything works!"

3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

Great Little SUV

By on Tuesday, December 31, 2013

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 56,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "Great Drive, Gas Mileage, Performance, Low Repair"

Cons: "NONE"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I purchased my car used with low mileage & it has been one of the best investments I ever made. The size was right and performance even better especially great in bad weather with the 4 wheel drive. I have only had minimal repair costs for this vehicle, just normal wear & tear such as brakes, tires & battery. My only disappointment is that this vehicle is no longer made or sold in the U.S. because I would definitely buy another !"

3 people out of 4 found this review helpful

Love my Suzuki!

By on Tuesday, December 24, 2013

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 126,500

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "Fun to drive, great value, cute as a button"

Cons: "Acceleration isn't strong with 2.5V engine."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"For a reliable, fun and cute little SUV, the Suzuki Grand Vitara is hard to beat. I bought mine two years ago with 99,500 miles and now I have 126,000 miles on her, and she's still going strong. There were a number of things I needed to do around the 100k mileage mark (new tires, new brakes, new battery, clutch repair) but nothing too bad or unexpected with such high mileage. I've got the two-wheel drive version with the smaller engine, so I'm not setting any land speed records but she drives very well through city streets and can handle speeds of 65-70 mph on the highway. There isn't as much horsepower as I would like, but it is a concession I happily make to have such a reliable and well-running SUV. With the rear seats folded down, there is plenty of room for my two large Golden Retrievers to lay down and relax with room to spare. A big thumbs up on my little Suzuki! I plan to keep her until her final breath, which is hopefully many years away. She's just a great car for the money!"

3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

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