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GE 1996 Suzuki Sidekick

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1996 Suzuki Sidekick specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1996 Suzuki Sidekick warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

1996 Suzuki Sidekick JS 2dr 4x21996 Suzuki Sidekick JS 4dr 4x21996 Suzuki Sidekick JX 2dr 4x4
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$12,899$14,399$14,669
    Invoice *$12,253$13,390$13,642
    Engine1.6L I-4 95 HP1.6L I-4 95 HP1.6L I-4 95 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City23.0 mpg23.0 mpg23.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy26.0 mpg26.0 mpg26.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine1.6L I-4 95 HP1.6L I-4 95 HP1.6L I-4 95 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Axle Ratio5.135.135.13
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank11.1 gal.14.5 gal.11.1 gal.
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelpart-time four-wheel
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Front TiresP195/75PR15.0P195/75PR15.0P205/75PR15.0
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-sizefull-sizefull-size
  • Seating and Interior
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls2-way2-way2-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls2-way2-way2-way
    Rear Seatsfull benchfull benchfull bench
    Seat Trimclothclothcloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Rear Visor Vanity MirrorN/Arear visor mirrorrear visor mirror
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    RadioN/AAM/FM stereoN/A
    Trip Odometertrip odometerN/AN/A
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear DefrosterN/Arear defrosterN/A
  • Safety
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors4 doors2 doors
    Exterior Length143.7 "158.7 "143.7 "
    Exterior Width64.2 "64.4 "64.2 "
    Exterior Height64.3 "65.7 "65.1 "
    Wheelbase87 "98 "87 "
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating3,307 lbs.3,417 lbs.3,086 lbs.
    Curb Weight2,339 lbs.2,632 lbs.2,546 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight1,000 lbs.1,500 lbs.1,000 lbs.
  • Exterior Features
    Bodyside MoldingsN/AblackN/A
    Paintwith stripeN/Awith stripe
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles363636
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1996 Suzuki Sidekick safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
  Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Specs section.

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