Great visibility and driving position, and so much fun with the roof off in summer. I've had mine for two years, bought it with 80,000 miles on it, now I'm pushing 100k, and just had to replace the brakes. Amazing sound from speakers in such a small space; drowns out any engine noise at speed no problem. I think I'd cry if I ever saw her driven away. Basically, the strange-looking X-90 feels like a tall, crude sports car from the 1960s—one that could use a semester or two of finishing school to gain some refinement. The X-90 was made for winter driving, the 4x4 keeps it nice and steady on icy roads, and the cabin is so small, it warms up quickly.
I changed two parts and the brakes in 4 years of owning it. At highway speeds, occupants in the X-90 are bombarded by excessive engine noise, road rumble, and wind howl. The heater is great too. Nothing I've had since compares my husband was happy to see it go. They had charged it to an incorrect level and put the wrong belt on, they later told me.
It's not as tight to drive as a newer car anymore, but I can't help but love this car. And when you do, that action generates considerable noise and vibration. My dogs loved the t-tops. I have the blue model and still love the colour to this day. No change was evident in its final outing. Best car I've ever had. Head and leg room are adequate for 6-footers.
. Stereo controls are tiny, and nearly impossible to use in the dark. I used it as my daily commuter, living in the country on acreage and driving to the city, the 4 wd often came in handy. Standard equipment included twin bucket seats, dual airbags, 4-wheel antilock brakes, daytime running light, and a rear defogger. Overview Suzuki took a new path for 1996, aiming its distinctive 2-passenger X-90 squarely at younger buyers. We just agree to disagree on this one car! In the years I've owned it, I've replaced the tyres, one set of windscreen wipers, one exhaust back box I live where there are a lot of speed bumps , brake pads and discs, and coil springs. In winter I'm the only one with no problems in the snow thanks to the 4x4 mode.
Also standard were power windows and locks, tinted glass, power steering, and a tachometer. Thanks to the price of petrol, I get around 50 miles to £10 of fuel these days, that's my only gripe. This provides you with all the information you need to make the decision of which car is perfect for you. The engine itself produces a loud, coarse growl when accelerating. Model year 1997 Year of manufacture 1997 First year of ownership 2004 Most recent year of ownership 2015 Engine and transmission 1. You have to drive it to get the real deal.
They'll be aimed toward young drivers on a tight budget who lead active lifestyles. Storage space behind the seats is minimal, and doors are devoid of map pockets. The X-90 was first cousin to the Sidekick and , but had just two seats. The pace slows considerably in an X-90 with automatic, but noise levels are just as unpleasant. Most of the X-90s I've seen have been front-wheel-drive with manual transmissions, but this one has four-wheel-drive and an automatic. As you can see, this page provides you with all our user generated reviews of Suzuki X-90 cars. Engine puts out 95 hp which isn't alot but pulls the car fine.
Almost always, people stop and ask what kind of car is it, because they have never seen one before. Trouble Spots Automatic transmission Description: If the truck is driven on dry roads with the locking hubs automatic or manual , the transfer-shift lever will get stuck severely damaging the transfer case mechanism. Not a sports car, not a fast car, not a posh car, not stylish even to some. Land Rover and Honda also are tooling up to enter the fray. A separate trunk was part of the design.
I don't see many of these little trucks during I spotted a few years back , so a screaming purple '97 four-wheel-drive version seemed well worth documenting. Suzuki began with the chassis and mechanical features of its 2-door Sidekick, tossing out the back seat and blending in new styling. Primary Use: Utility towing boats, transporting cargo, etc. A 4-speed automatic transmission was optional in the 4-wheel-drive X-90. I know exactly what she can and can't do, and it suits me fine.
That's not bad in 7 years of ownership! General Comments: I consistently got over 30 mpg on this car. North Americans could buy the for just the 1996 and 1997 model years. The trunk is narrow and not particularly deep, and the spare tire eats up some of the potential luggage space. Boot does not always stay up when open. It's also the longest amount of time I have owned a single car. I am loathe to replace this car as I've never owned such a reliable car. While evidence of old body damage can be seen, the torn-up hood happened after the X-90 arrived at the wrecking yard; employees who need to drain the fluids prior to placing the vehicle in inventory have little patience for stuck hood latches and will use big pry bars to speed up the hood-opening process.