2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara  RealSafeCars63Safety Rating

#53 of 2010 SUVs

#134 of all 2010 vehicles


The Grand Vitara, a mainstay of Suzuki's lineup since 1999, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Suzuki offers a .-year, -mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara is very unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara has a score of 63, implying a 0.065% chance of driver death (5.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.065% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 7.4212%, meaning the average driver has a 0.065% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 7.4212% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara is 35% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara is 55% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8753Kia SportageSuzuki Grand VitaraDodge NitroNissan RogueHonda CR-VHonda ElementMazda CX-7Toyota RAV4Subaru ForesterFord EscapeMazda TributeMitsubishi OutlanderComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 53 to 87. The 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara is safer than the 2010 Kia Sportage and less safe than the 2010 Dodge Nitro, the 2010 Nissan Rogue, the 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander, the 2010 Mazda Tribute, the 2010 Ford Escape, the 2010 Subaru Forester, the 2010 Toyota RAV4, the 2010 Mazda CX-7, the 2010 Honda Element, and the 2010 Honda CR-V.

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