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2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara

2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara
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The 2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara. It's the Vitara…in luxury mode. Whether you're in mall-approach or in the mood for a little off-road, the Grand Vitara will serve you effusively. Suzuki has completely re-styled the cabin this year, so read on to take a peek. Rugged, powerful, and confident are just some of the words that may pop to mind when experiencing the driver's seat of the Grand Vitara.

Available Models
The 2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara offers two 4-door power-packed trims: JLS or LTD. Choose 2-wheel drive or 4-wheel drive to complete the package.

Interior Features
Settle into the 4-wheel drive LTD trim and prepare to stay a while: air conditioning, micron air filtration system, leather seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, power tilt-and-slide sunroof, power windows, locks and mirrors, AM/FM stereo with in-dash CD player, heated front seats, heated mirrors, tilt steering wheel, cruise control, cargo cover, and below-seat storage bins (big inhale). If you prefer the JLS trim, minus off the heated leather seats, sunroof, heated mirrors, and 16-inch aluminum wheels. Interior volume: 112.6 cubic-feet. The rear seat is split-folding so grab a configuration and load it up.

Exterior Features
Expect nothing less than 16-inch alloy wheels, privacy glass, rear wiper/washer, roof rails, front fog lamps, and multi-reflector halogen headlamps.

This is where the 2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara can really blow your hair back. A generous 2.5-litre V6, 24 valve, quad-cam engine churning out 165 horsepower @ 6500 rpm and 162 lb-ft of torque @ 4000 rpm ensures you can accelerate with conviction. Estimated fuel consumption is 19/21 (city/hwy) mpg on the 5-speed manual transmission, and 18/20 (city/hwy) mpg on the 4-speed automatic transmission.

Safety and Security
If you haven't already raced out to try a Grand Vitara for yourself, we can now tell you about the standard safety and security features. These include second-generation dual front airbags, height-adjustable shoulder belts, rear door child-safety locks, child seat LATCH system, energy-absorbing steering column, daytime running lights, and remote keyless entry. Structural safety manifests with reinforced side-impact beams, a steel-reinforced passenger compartment, and integrated front and rear crumple zones to reinsure impact safety. Four-wheel ABS brakes come standard on the LTD trim, and optional on the JLS trim.

2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara Highlights

The Grand Vitara's interior has been updated with a completely new dashboard and console design and other refinements including new colors and fabrics and a powerful new in-dash CD player with seven speakers including a subwoofer, automatic climate control, center armrest with storage, overhead storage console, brushed aluminum dash trim and ambient temperature display.
Standard equipment is extensive and includes important items like a V6 engine, air conditioning, power mirrors, windows and locks, in-dash CD player with a seven speakers, remote keyless entry, air conditioning with a micron air-filtration system, cruise control, tilt steering wheel, rear wiper/washer, remote audio controls on the steering wheel, privacy glass and a lot more. There are also plenty of safety and convenience features such as cargo cover, rear wiper/washer, split-folding rear seat, cargo-area light, rear window defroster, and Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) child seat system.
In four-wheel-drive mode, the Grand Vitara system offers both high-range and low-range gearing -- a major advantage over the single-range all-wheel-drive systems offered on many car-based SUVs. When the terrain demands that you slow to walking speed -- or even down to a crawl -- to work your way over a particularly tough section, the Grand Vitara is happy to oblige with a full set of low-range ratios that keep the powerful V6 engine spinning right in the heart of its powerband. So the wheels keep turning, and you have the best chance of getting through. Single-range all-wheel-drive vehicles don't offer this low gearing, so the engine bogs down at low forward speeds and there may not be the torque available to keep the wheels turning. In this case, traction isn't the problem, but available torque at the wheels most assuredly is. Advantage: Grand Vitara four-wheel drive.

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Fast Stats
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2.5L DOHC V6
165 hp @ 6,500
4-speed auto
5-speed manual
MPG: City/Hwy
2WD man.: 19/22
4WD man.: 19/21

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