really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
49,000 miles

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problem #1

Aug 272004

Grand Vitara

  • Automatic transmission
  • 49,000 miles
While driving 65 mph and pushing in the cigarette lighter lighter popped out and landed into some tissue, which caught on fire. Consumer was able to pull the vehicle over and extinguish the fire. Dealer was notified.

- Zebulon, NC, USA