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Grand Vitara Promotion

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Posted 26 October 2007 - 11:04 PM


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Any update, I am very interested in this promo as the SUV is a beautiful
one and worth the money....


Posted 27 October 2007 - 05:10 AM



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Boleh beli lah. Saya guna gv lama
minum minyak lebih kurang myvi je.


Posted 29 October 2007 - 09:53 AM


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urs is the latest one with 4wd right? How is the SUV? From car mag
reviews the drawback is its ordinary engine and drivetrain compared to
Honda CR-V. Your recommendation OK?


Posted 29 October 2007 - 10:12 PM



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Actualy I own among the first batch of Grand Vitara that assamble in 1997.
Recond in 1999, this is very rare model can see on the road. Now are the
3rd model.

Both mine and new model using same 2000cc aluminium engine. Ada sikit
underpower,sebab body berat, but high in torgue. reliable suzuki engine,
using 5.6 liter engie oil, tak perlu fikir nak tukar timing belt, ia guna
timing chain.
odometer hampir 200000km takat ni belum ada masaalah.

Saya jarang guna 4wd kerana hampir 100% pandu atas jalan tar. So 2wd
bukanlah kekurangan yang ketara.

Pengunaan minyak tak tinggi sangat. perjalanan Klang-Melaka-Klang hanya
perlukan RM70, hampir 500km. Tapi perjalanan dalam bandar makan lebih sikit

Bodywork memang bagus, sampai sekarang takde bunyi yang ketara. Pemanduan
hampir seperti kereta, tapi lebih tinggi. So for lifestyle you can consider
on it.
Big Smile


Posted 14 December 2007 - 05:16 PM


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I'm an owner of the 4wd 2006 GV. All I can say is that GV gives more value for money for what it has
to offer as compared to X-trail and CRV. However, go for a test drive to decide.


Posted 14 February 2008 - 02:29 PM


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hi kamalgv,
currently you drive grand vitara which year punya model?

how about the fuel consumption?


Posted 04 March 2008 - 05:20 PM


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Hello all,

My wife just got herself a new silver SGV last Friday. Driving impression
so far is ok and as expected. The engine note however is harsh when fun
pedal is pressed hard. No doubt lack of mileage compounded this. However,
it's hushed enough when legal h/way cruising speed is maintained.

Suspension is hard and most road imperfections (which sadly is a LOT here
in boleh land) will be felt. Steering is sharp and body roll is well
contained for such a tall vehicle.

Transmission can be described as very eager - a slight twist of the ankle
will get it dropped a gear. No complain though on its slickness as it is
smooth enough.

Have been driving gently since (fastest speed so far was 120kmh) so the
FC is a reasonable 10km/l as stated by the onboard computer.

Build quality is good. Gaps between panels are even and slim. There is
solidity in its look and feel. However, the 5th door closes with a tinny
sound (maybe cannot complain as similar sound was made by Toyota Rush).

Overall, good value for the money that come along with Made in Japan tag.
Then again, if you can stretch out by another 25k, there's no beating of
the Naza Sorento - bigger in size and very comprehensively kitted. Diesel
should lessen your FC pain too Wink


Posted 30 April 2008 - 12:58 PM


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just got myself the new grand vitara weeks back, notice the ride are
quite hard & bumpy as the city SUV, think the set up must just direct
from fwd model that able for off road....will considend replace soften
spring when warranty expire..but to my suprise the braking are very
resposive that make me drive with condident during rainy day... but
again the tailgate lamp look abit small to be see clear from the rear

overall quite happy with the quality of interior trim and engine
performance, except it lack of few storage space like coin tray on door
panel and cards holder on dashboard...and indash CD changer are
confuse on operation....

btw the 5th door closes with a tinny sound that comments by Balee
seem like it from the loose spare tire cover that attanched to tailgate


Posted 21 August 2008 - 09:36 AM


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balee & v406198,

any more reports?


Posted 25 August 2008 - 05:06 PM


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first of all, i'm not a wannabe bcos boh lui...

tested it for about 20mins on road for corner, potholes and straight road
+ a bit buttock to buttock jam.

corner : no fight with sedan... but for family car, it anytime can
accomodate to your need.

potholes : better than sedan but still not up to my standard. probably
you guys gonna upgrade the suspension and spring once it over the
warranty period.

straight road : onli let it touch 120kmp and tone down as lotsa cars on
road further more dont want kena speed trap. i must say, is good for
cruising. i think i notice it does not have the cruise function...

power : ECU pretty sensitive therefore it will not stingy drop gear to
boost power when you press accelerate pedal. but due to it is a RWD,
Height and Weight.... for me, it does not feel like a 2.0L car.

backside seat : pretty comfort as the legroom is good enuf FOR ME.

overall built up : hmmm... this one very skeptical as some part look very
plastiky.... overall OK lah... not too bad like those assemble locally.
really good for cruising and not power lust bugger.

rear mirror a bit small, hence when beckside is loaded with people... you
probably gotta rely 70% on the side mirrors. for me still acceptable

FR finish...