Suzuki Grand Vitara 2005 vs Toyota RAV4 2006

Suzuki Grand Vitara
2005 - 2008
Toyota RAV4
2006 - 2009
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.9 Diesel2.2 Diesel


Power: 129 HP136 HP
Torque: 300 NM310 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 13.2 seconds10.5 seconds
Toyota RAV4 is a more dynamic driving.
Suzuki Grand Vitara engine produces 7 HP less power than Toyota RAV4, whereas torque is 10 NM less than Toyota RAV4. Due to the lower power, Suzuki Grand Vitara reaches 100 km/h speed 2.7 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.76.6
Real fuel consumption: 8.5 l/100km7.6 l/100km
The Toyota RAV4 is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Suzuki Grand Vitara consumes 1.1 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Toyota RAV4, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Suzuki Grand Vitara could require 165 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Suzuki Grand Vitara consumes 0.9 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Toyota RAV4.
Fuel tank capacity: 66 litres60 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 850 km in combined cycle900 km in combined cycle
980 km on highway1070 km on highway
770 km with real consumption780 km with real consumption
Toyota RAV4 gets more mileage on one fuel tank.

Drive type

Wheel drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)4x4 - AWD (all-wheel-drive)


Length: 4.47 m4.40 m
Width: 1.81 m1.82 m
Height: 1.70 m1.68 m
Both cars are similar in size. Suzuki Grand Vitara is 7 cm longer than the Toyota RAV4, 1 cm narrower, while the height of Suzuki Grand Vitara is 2 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 398 litres586 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1951 litres1470 litres
Despite its longer length, Suzuki Grand Vitara has 188 litres less trunk space than the Toyota RAV4. This could mean that the Suzuki Grand Vitara uses more space in the cabin, so the driver and passengers could be more spacious and comfortable. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Suzuki Grand Vitara (by 481 litres).
Turning diameter: 11 meters10.2 meters
The turning circle of the Suzuki Grand Vitara is 0.8 metres more than that of the Toyota RAV4, which means Suzuki Grand Vitara can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 2`0702`190
above average

above average
Suzuki Grand Vitara has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Toyota RAV4 has serious deffects in 10 percent more cases than Suzuki Grand Vitara, so Suzuki Grand Vitara quality is probably slightly better
Average price (€): 36005200
Pros and Cons: Suzuki Grand Vitara has
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
Toyota RAV4 has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
  • better manoeuvrability
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