Used Suzuki Ratings
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2003 Suzuki Aerio - GS (M5) FWD Sedan
Pros: speed on the highway when you nedd it.
Cons: nothing but the price but for a good car i don't mind it's safe to drive
Advice: go check it out there great little carsfor a little car it really has alot of get up and go. getting into small places are so easy . and it looks so small from the outside, but when you sit inside the car it's a different story. you really have so much room. my son has so much room in the back seat to play w/ his toys and the pockets in the back let him keep his favorite toys in the car at all times thanks suzuki for coming out w/ a car so smart.
2002 Suzuki XL-7 - Limited (A4) 4x4
Pros: the perfect size
Cons: no passenger side power door lock button.
Advice: Buy one now before they become noticed and everyone will have oneWe test drove all the SUV's. This one is the ONLY one that has 3 rows of seats, leather, running boards, sunroof, power everything, heated seats and mirrors, full frame, REAL 4wd for $26k. Nothing even comes close. Its small enough to easily park and big enough to carry 5 people + all their lugguge for a weeks vacation in comfort. This truck is the best kept secret in the automotive industry.
2002 Suzuki Aerio SX - (M5)
Pros: Sitting height of car
Cons: Cruise control
Advice: Compare to similarly featured Matrix and ProtegeThis is a fun car w/ loads of standard extras, i.e., 6 CD changer, power windows, power locks, cruise, rear de-froster/wipers, adjdustable height driver seat. All of this in a roomy little car w/ a quick engine, excellent for around town trips. I love to drive this car and so does my wife. My wife, 2 kids (in car seats) and our 'stuff' can easily fit in this car for a day outing. T
2002 Suzuki Aerio - S (M5)
Cons: No arm rest
Advice: If you plan to own it for a while, buy it.Have owned the car for 6 months and I am still impressed. Given the cost, this car offers great size/roominess, speed/acceleration (manual trans), safety (See independent reviews), and so far reliability. Had heard negative things about Suzuki, but it looks like they got it right with this car. A lot of car for the money. Dealer service has been very good.
2002 Suzuki Vitara - (M5) 4x4 2dr
Pros: The running lights and the fact that the driving lights come on automatically at dusk.
Cons: The back window gets very dirty very fast in bad weather.
Advice: This is an extremely 'fun' vehicle. Buy it for what it is and enjoy!This is a delightfully fun car to drive. It is very 'off-roadable' if that is your thing, but it is equally at home on the freeway or on longish trips. Don't be mistaken, however, it is essentially a two-passenger automobile with room for two more on an occasional short trip. It has a surprisingly large storage space behind the back seat, and with the back seat down, you could pack the State of Vermont in there with room to spare. With 127 hp the Vitara has power to spare, you can even pass going up hill with a quick shift down from 5th to 4th or (in a real emergency) 3rd. The mileage is fine (23/29 is our experience)and it uses regular. If you are looking for a relatively inexpensive genuinely multi-purpose vehicle, you can't go wrong with the soft-top, 4x4 Vitara. Even the cup-holders, which look suspiciously unreliable, work like a champ. Besides, it is so ugly it's cute, or so the ladies tell me.
2002 Suzuki XL-7 - Standard (M5) 4x4
Pros: V6, 4WD and ABS.
Cons: Arm rest are too small, cruise control is preffered in the steering wheel.
Advice: The ultimate driving machine.XL-7 out performs all others in its class. City and especially off-road handling is excellent.Most of the required features are a standard part of the vehicle. Very smooth ride. Has a decent V6 that generates an instant power when ever required.
2002 Suzuki Grand Vitara - JLX (M5) 4x4
Pros: my favorite feature is the automatic lights and rear wipers
Cons: hubcaps on tires are plain
Advice: if you arelooking for an affordable suv with all the features, this is it!!!I purchased the Grand Vitara v6 2 weeks ago. So far I must say I am very satisfied. It is an affordable SUV. (paid 18,800 total). I think the wheels caps could look nicer. And the cargo area is small. So is the legroom in the back. For a v6 think it should have a quicker take off . I am always afraid of flip over with an SUV. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety rated this vehicle very safe. Overall I am very satisfied with my purchase and would recommend it.