2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara
General
Body style 4-door SUV
EPA size class Special purpose 4WD
Drivetrain layout Front engine, RWD, AWD, 4WD
Airbags Dual front, side, head
Powertrain
Engine type 60° V-6, all alum
Bore x stroke, in 3.46 x 2.95
Displacement, ci/L 167/2.7
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Valve gear DOHC, 4 valves/cyl
SAE horsepower, hp @ rpm 185 @ 6000
SAE torque, lb-ft @ rpm 184 @ 4500
Base transmission type 5-speed manual
1st 4.55:1
2nd 2.36:1
3rd 1.70:1
4th 1.24:1
5th 1.00:1
Reverse 4.44:1
Axle ratio 3.59:1
Final-drive ratio 3.59:1
Opt transmission type 5-speed automatic
1st 3.52:1
2nd 2.04:1
3rd 1.40:1
4th 1.00:1
5th 0.72:1
Reverse 3.22:1
Axle ratio 4.30:1
Final-drive ratio 3.10:1
Low-range ratio 1.97:1
Crawl ratio (1st x axle gears x low) 32.2:1/29.8:1
Recommended fuel Regular unleaded
Dimensions/Capacities
Wheelbase, in 103.9
Length, in 176.0
Width, in 71.3
Height, in 66.7
Track, f/r, in 60.6/61.4
Headroom, f/r, in 40.0/38.2
Legroom, f/r, in 41.3/37.2
Shoulder room, f/r, in 56.3/54.9
Total cargo volume, cu ft 68.9
Back row seat up, cu ft 24.4
Approach/departure angle, deg 29.0/27.0
Ground clearance, in 7.9
Base curb weight, lb 3400-3700
Payload capacity, lb 800
GVWR, lb 4500
GCWR, lb 7500
Towing capacity, lb 3000
Fuel capacity, gal 17.4
Chassis
Construction Unit-frame-body
Suspension, f/r IFS, MacPherson struts, coil springs/IRS, multilink, coil springs
Steering type Power-assist rack and pinion
Turns, lock to lock 2.75
Turning circle, ft 36.0
Brakes, f/r 10.7-in vented discs/10.0-in drums; ABS
Wheels 17.0 x 6.5-in alloy
Tires 225/65R17
Performance
Acceleration, sec
0-30 3.1
0-40 4.8
0-50 6.9
0-60 9.5
0-70 13.2
0-80 17.0
Quarter mile, sec @ mph 17.0 @ 80.1
Braking 60-0, ft 122
Speed through 600-ft slalom, mph 59.9
EPA fuel econ, city/hwy 18/23, 19/24 (man, auto)
Price
Base price $19,594
Price as tested $25,294