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    Spy Shots: Suzuki testing Grand Vitara replacement that is now forbidden fruit

    Suzuki might be dead in the US, but its cars are still thriving in many other markets. Aside from the updated SX4 and a slew of promising concepts at the Tokyo Motor Show, Suzuki is getting ready to launch a much-needed replacement for the aged Grand Vitara, and our spy photographers recently ...

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    Recalls: Suzuki recalling 200K crossovers over airbag woes

    Suzuki may not be selling any new cars in the US anymore, but there are still plenty of them on American roads. Nearly 200,000 of those will need to be taken off said roads – for a little while, at least. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall for 2006-2011 ...

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    Report: 205k Suzuki models being investigated for airbag sensor issue

    The Detroit News is reporting that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation on the 2006-11 Suzuki Grand Vitara and 2007-11 Suzuki SX4 due to issues with the airbag and seatbelt for the front passenger seat. So far, NHTSA has received 128 complaints on these ...

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    Video: Remembering Suzuki of America... in commercials

    American Suzuki Motors is leaving us, but as long as the lights are on at YouTube, its commercials will stay behind to remind of the times we shared. We dug up nine commercials – sort of like a Time Life infomercial for an entire brand – and among the starring actors are the X-90 ...

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    Report: Larger SX4 to lead raft of new or revised Suzuki models

    A few weeks ago, we showed you what is likely in store for the next-generation Suzuki SX4, but What Car? now has some insider info of what might be in store for other products in the aging Suzuki lineup... at least in the UK. When the official design sketch of the Suzuki S-Cross concept was ...

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    Confirmed: Suzuki Grand Vitara getting facelift for 2013

    Yesterday Suzuki announced that a refreshed Japanese-market Suzuki Escudo will bow for 2013, sporting a new front fascia and wheels and dropping its rear spare tire carrier, among other tweaks. Suzuki's American PR staff has confirmed to Autoblog that we will be getting some of the updates here ...

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    Video: Watch an angry customer intentionally ram his vehicle into a car dealership

    Long, long ago, when we first put our grubby hands on a driver's license, someone passed on a bit of sage wisdom: in the wrong hands, a car can be more dangerous than any gun. The video after the jump is a keen reminder of this fact. Autoblog reader Vasiliy tells us the individual in the kamikaze ...

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    Official: Canadian brochure reveals updated 2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara Urban

    It's more a rear-lift than a facelift, since only the back end has changed on the 2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara Urban offered in Canada. There are two noteworthy changes for the decontented model, the first being that Suzuki swapped the full-sized spare tire for a temporary "donut" spare and moved it ...

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    Official: Suzuki Grand Vitara Marine Concept storms the beaches at SEMA

    Some of the industrial giants in Japan make all sorts of things. Yamaha, for example, makes everything from motorbikes to grand pianos. Honda does lawnmowers, business jets and everything in between. Suzuki does cars and they do outboard motors. But seldom do these competencies overlap. Feast ...

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    Official: Suzuki talks 2012 changes, updated Grand Vitara with Ultimate Adventure Edition model

    Suzuki is ready to talk about the future. More specifically, the automaker is looking a bit ahead on its calendar and realizes that 2012 will be here rather soon. Sales are up 17 percent year-to-date for 2011, so the 2012 lineup will be an important one to keep momentum moving forward. A new ...

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    Suzuki recalls SX4, Grand Vitara models over potential pulley failure

    2010 Suzuki SX4 SportBack by RoadRace Motorsports – Click above for high-res image gallery
    A tension adjuster pulley is the culprit in a round of recalls by Suzuki covering 2009-2011 Grand Vitaras and 2010-2011 SX4s. This pulley supports the drive belt, which runs alternator, water pump, ...

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    Suzuki recalls SX4, Grand Vitara and Equator for overheating Garmin sat-nav units

    Suzuki SX4 Sport with Garmin navigation system – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When Garmin issued a recall on its Nuvi portable navigation system a couple of weeks ago, Japanese automaker Suzuki informed us that it would need to issue a follow-up recall for a few vehicles in its ...

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    Suzuki recalls over 46,000 XL-7 and Grand Vitara SUVs due to faulty pulleys

    Suzuki is recalling 46,549 2006 model year Grand Vitara (shown) and 2005-2006 XL-7 SUVs for a potentially defective hydraulic power assist steering pump. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that the defect involves a plastic tension adjuster pulley for the drive belt that ...

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    Suzuki re-starts the free gas spiff, extends offer to full model range

    2010 Suzuki Kizashi – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Last year, Suzuki offered its "Free Gas for Summer" promotion on SX4 Sport and Crossover models. Apparently, it was a bit of a success, since the automaker is not only reviving this campaign, but is spreading the promotion across ...

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    U.S. market Suzuki Swift reportedly still on track for 2011, next Grand Vitara coming in 2013

    Suzuki Swift Sport - Click above for high-res gallery
    Generally regarded as one of the top motorcycle brands all around the world and a major producer of Kei cars in Japan, Suzuki has never quite lived up to its promise as a sporty alternative to more mainstream offerings in America's small car ...

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    Review: 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara Xsport

    2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara Xsport – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When driving a vehicle for review, we always keep a list of pros and cons. At just a glance we can see which list is longer and instantly know if it's a vehicle that we'd personally drive. At the end of the evaluation ...

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    UK gets diesel 3-door Suzuki Grand Vitara

    Click image for photo galleryIt used to be that US buyers could regularly choose 2- or 3-door (if they were closed-roof models) small SUVs if they felt that's what suited their needs. They included the Samurai, and later, the Sidekick from Suzuki, the Isuzu Rodeo, and the Toyota RAV4, just to name ...

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    OC Auto Show: Suzuki "Hip Hop" Grand Vitara

    OMG, This was Suzuki's big news? Come on guys? Taking a Grand Vitara and letting some graffiti artists tag it isn't that impressive. But we know there are some of you who love this stuff, and the work was kind of cool, so here it is. In all fairness, Suzuki made sure we knew it wasn't just a paint ...

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    Suzuki's full court press to reach 100,000 in sales

    Here's some fun facts for a Friday afternoon: from 1989 through 1999 Suzuki couldn't muster even 50,000 in annual sales in the U.S. and through July of this year it's at nearly 65,000. Lots of things had do to go right for Suzuki to enjoy the kind of success it's having, not the least of which is ...

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    2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara 4x4 in the Autoblog Garage Day 3-4

    Fish around in your pants for the Suzuki's fob, punch the unlock button, pull the handle, and clamber inside. Or, rather, you might've, were there actually a need to engage in a bit of pocket-lint spelunking. Not so with the new Grand Vitara. In an unusual move for its class, Suzuki has fitted ...


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