Comparison between:
• Suzuki Vitara (ET,TA) 2.0 TD (diesel, 1994)
• Suzuki Vitara (ET,TA) 1.6 I 16V (petrol, 1990)
• Suzuki Samurai (SJ) 1.3 (SJ 413) (petrol, 1990)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

Model(ET,TA) 2.0 TD(ET,TA) 1.6 I 16V(SJ) 1.3 (SJ 413)
First year of production199419901990
Last year of production199819971995

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body type---
Number of doors5 (five)3 (three)3 (three)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)4 (four)
Wheelbase2480.00 mm (millimeters)
8.14 ft (feet)
97.64 in (inches)
2.4800 m (meters)
2200.00 mm (millimeters)
7.22 ft (feet)
86.61 in (inches)
2.2000 m (meters)
2030.00 mm (millimeters)
6.66 ft (feet)
79.92 in (inches)
2.0300 m (meters)
Front track1455.00 mm (millimeters)
4.77 ft (feet)
57.28 in (inches)
1.4550 m (meters)
1395.00 mm (millimeters)
4.58 ft (feet)
54.92 in (inches)
1.3950 m (meters)
Rear track1450.00 mm (millimeters)
4.76 ft (feet)
57.09 in (inches)
1.4500 m (meters)
1400.00 mm (millimeters)
4.59 ft (feet)
55.12 in (inches)
1.4000 m (meters)
Length4125.00 mm (millimeters)
13.53 ft (feet)
162.40 in (inches)
4.1250 m (meters)
3632.00 mm (millimeters)
11.92 ft (feet)
142.99 in (inches)
3.6320 m (meters)
3440.00 mm (millimeters)
11.29 ft (feet)
135.43 in (inches)
3.4400 m (meters)
Width1695.00 mm (millimeters)
5.56 ft (feet)
66.73 in (inches)
1.6950 m (meters)
1630.00 mm (millimeters)
5.35 ft (feet)
64.17 in (inches)
1.6300 m (meters)
1530.00 mm (millimeters)
5.02 ft (feet)
60.24 in (inches)
1.5300 m (meters)
Height1695.00 mm (millimeters)
5.56 ft (feet)
66.73 in (inches)
1.6950 m (meters)
1662.00 mm (millimeters)
5.45 ft (feet)
65.43 in (inches)
1.6620 m (meters)
1680.00 mm (millimeters)
5.51 ft (feet)
66.14 in (inches)
1.6800 m (meters)
Ground clearance---
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity580.0 l (liters)
20.48 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.58 m3 (cubic meters)
580000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
202.0 l (liters)
7.13 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.20 m3 (cubic meters)
202000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity1300.0 l (liters)
45.91 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.30 m3 (cubic meters)
1300000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight1405 kg (kilograms)
3097.49 lbs (pounds)
1040 kg (kilograms)
2292.81 lbs (pounds)
950 kg (kilograms)
2094.39 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight1945 kg (kilograms)
4287.99 lbs (pounds)
1500 kg (kilograms)
3306.93 lbs (pounds)
1100 kg (kilograms)
2425.08 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank70.0 l (liters)
15.40 UK gal (UK gallons)
18.49 US gal (US gallons)
55.0 l (liters)
12.10 UK gal (UK gallons)
14.53 US gal (US gallons)


Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fueldieselpetrolpetrol
Type of fuel systemindirect injectionmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)carburettor
Engine model---
Engine locationlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement1998 cc (cubic centimeters)1589 cc (cubic centimeters)1324 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism typeoverhead camshaft (OHC)overhead camshaft (OHC)overhead camshaft (OHC)
Type of aspirationturbonaturally aspiratednaturally aspirated
Compression ratio20.90 : 19.50 : 18.90 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersinline/straight engineinline/straight engineinline/straight engine
Number of cylinders4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)
Valves per cylinder2 (two)4 (four)2 (two)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)86.00 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.39 in (inches)
0.0860 m (meters)
75.00 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
2.95 in (inches)
0.0750 m (meters)
74.00 mm (millimeters)
0.24 ft (feet)
2.91 in (inches)
0.0740 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)86.00 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.39 in (inches)
0.0860 m (meters)
90.00 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.54 in (inches)
0.0900 m (meters)
77.00 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
3.03 in (inches)
0.0770 m (meters)

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power71 hp (horse power)
52.9 kW (kilowatts)
72.0 ps (metric horsepower)
97 hp (horse power)
72.3 kW (kilowatts)
98.3 ps (metric horsepower)
60 hp (horse power)
44.7 kW (kilowatts)
60.8 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)5600 rpm (revolutions per minute)5700 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque168 Nm (newton meters)
17.1 kgm (kilogram meters)
123.9 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
132 Nm (newton meters)
13.5 kgm (kilogram meters)
97.4 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
96 Nm (newton meters)
9.8 kgm (kilogram meters)
70.8 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at2000 rpm (revolutions per minute)4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)3550 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM---
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h-13.00 s (seconds)-
Maximum speed130 km/h (kilometers per hour)
80.78 mph (miles per hour)
152 km/h (kilometers per hour)
94.45 mph (miles per hour)
140 km/h (kilometers per hour)
86.99 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient---

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)---
Fuel consumption (extra urban)---
Fuel consumption (combined)9.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.05 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.46 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
25.29 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.68 mpl (miles per liter)
10.75 km/l (kilometers per liter)
9.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.09 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.51 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
24.76 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.54 mpl (miles per liter)
10.53 km/l (kilometers per liter)
8.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.85 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.22 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
28.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.40 mpl (miles per liter)
11.90 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standard---
Catalytic converter---
CO2 emissions---

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Transmission model---
Type of transmissionautomaticmanual-
Number of automatic gears4 (four)--
Number of manual gears-5 (five)-
Final drive ratio---
Drive typefour-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)four-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)four-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)


Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinionrack and pinionworm and gear
Type of power steeringhydraulichydraulic-
Turning circle diameter--9.80 m (meters)
32.15 ft (feet)
385.83 in (inches)


Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - wishbone - wishbone - leaf springs
Type of rear suspension - coil springs - coil springs - leaf springs


Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discsdiscs
Type of rear brakesdrumdrumdrum
ABS (anti-lock braking system)---


Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size-R1515
Tyre code215/65 R16 S255/60 R15 S205/70 R15