2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara Sport Utility Crossover
Benefits of Driving a 2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara Sport Utility Crossover
Because of its fully independent suspension and ladder frame design within a uni-body structure, Suzuki calls the Grand Vitara 'The Off-Road Athlete.' It sits on a rugged chassis, and safety features include anti-lock brakes with electronic brake-force distribution, traction control, anti-skid system, side curtain airbags with rollover sensors, front side airbags and electronic stability control to help prevent the loss of control of the vehicle. Navigation is standard. Towing capacity rated at is 3,000 pounds and highway mileage is an impressive 26 mpg.
What's new for 2012?
The 2012 Grand Vitara gets a trim reshuffle and a mild restyling. A new Ultimate Adventure trim debuts, which features 18-inch alloy wheels, fog lamps, water-resistant seat fabric and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. It's available in 2-wheel and 4-wheel drive.
- Comfortable, affordable compact SUV
- great off-road performance with 4-wheel drive
- rugged body-on-frame construction
The 2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara comes with a single engine available--a 2.4L 4-cylinder that makes 166 horsepower and 162 ft-lb of torque and comes mated to either a 5-speed manual on the 2-wheel drive Base trim only or a 4-speed automatic transmission on the rest of the Grand Vitara range.