2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara Sport Utility Crossover
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The 2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara is a mid-size SUV powered by a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 166 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque. Transmissions consist of a standard 5-speed manual and optional 5-speed automatic transmission, which can be paired with RWD or 4WD. Fuel mileage for the base Grand Vitara is an EPA estimated 19 mpg city and 26 mpg highway. New for 2012 is the Ultimate Adventure Edition trim level; offering 18-inch alloy wheels, water-resistant seat fabric, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and integrated fog lamps. Features include independent front suspension, independent rear suspension, keyless start, keyless entry, touch-screen navigation, 7-speaker audio system, auxiliary input jack, heated front seats and 18-inch alloy wheels. Safety is comprised of electronic stability control, traction control, anti-lock brake system, electronic brake force distribution, brake assist, dual front supplemental airbags, side-impact airbags, side-curtain airbags and tire pressure monitoring. The Grand Vitara is backed by a 3-year/30,000-mile warranty.
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.