2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara

216 problems have been reported for the 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara. The following chart shows the 21 most common problems for 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags with 48 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's exterior lighting (26 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara

small car iamge PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara in the United States are 35,492 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Suzuki Grand Vitara owners in the last 13 years is 216, and the age of the vehicle is 13, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 216 / 35,492 / 13 * 1000 = 0.47.

For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Suzuki Grand Vitara model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara in 2006.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
0
  2018
3
  2017
5
  2016
0
  2015
12
  2014
7
  2013
16
  2012
16
  2011
27
  2010
50
  2009
25
  2008
8
  2007
19
  2006
1

small car iamge Compare the 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Suzuki Grand Vitara, the following table can be used to compare the 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara with the Suzuki Grand Vitara from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2006 Grand Vitara is 216 while the average number of problems reported for the 15 model years of the Suzuki Grand Vitara is 61.

Table 3. Compare the 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara with other model years



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