Suzuki - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare Suzuki models

The following chart shows the Suzuki models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Suzuki has sold far more Forenza model cars than the Samurai model.

Table 1. Compare Suzuki models

Suzuki Model Number of Problems
  Forenza
1,312
  Grand Vitara
917
  XL7
511
  SX4
391
  Verona
323
  Reno
249
  Sidekick
174
  Esteem
157
  Vitara
147
  Aerio
143
  Kizashi
60
  X90
18
  Equator
16
  Sidekick Sport
15
  Swift
14
  Samurai
1

Number of problems reported for all models of Suzuki built from year 1996 to 2013.

Owners of Suzuki cars have reported a total of 4,448 problems across all Suzuki models built from year 1996 to 2013. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Suzuki models, is 246.9. Cars from Suzuki's 2006 model year have the most problems reported (822 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Suzuki
98
  1997 Suzuki
74
  1998 Suzuki
87
  1999 Suzuki
234
  2000 Suzuki
195
  2001 Suzuki
157
  2002 Suzuki
165
  2003 Suzuki
131
  2004 Suzuki
438
  2005 Suzuki
377
  2006 Suzuki
822
  2007 Suzuki
815
  2008 Suzuki
556
  2009 Suzuki
80
  2010 Suzuki
82
  2011 Suzuki
49
  2012 Suzuki
62
  2013 Suzuki
22

Common problems of Suzuki Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Suzuki cars. The number one most common problem of Suzuki cars is related to the vehicle's air bags, with 706 problems reported. The second most common Suzuki car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (595 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Suzuki vehicles



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