Suzuki Vitara – Common problems

Common problems with the Suzuki Vitara

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the Suzuki Vitara, for which Suzuki has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your Suzuki Vitara. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your Suzuki Vitara have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.



eu issues Latest Vitara’s Issues in the EU

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07. 06. 2020

The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the airbag inflator may experience a material alteration over time due to degradation occurring after … .

01. 04. 2016

The abrasion coefficient modification coating may not been have been applied on the rear axle bolts during the manufacturing of the … .

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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uk issues Latest Vitara’s Issues in the UK

  • SUZUKI VITARA (2015 – 2016) – VEHICLE EMISSION OUTPUTS
    on 26. 02. 2021

    SUZUKI VITARA (07/02/2015 – 23/09/2016) RECALL: Problem description: Vehicle emission outputs may not be correct. The post SUZUKI VITARA (2015 – 2016) – […]

  • SUZUKI VITARA – FIRE MAY OCCUR
    on 04. 08. 2018

    SUZUKI VITARA ( –  ) DEFECT:  It has been identified that due to the use of an inappropriate material for the ... . The post SUZUKI VITARA – FIRE MAY […]

  • SUZUKI VITARA – UNINTENDED VEHICLE BRAKING
    on 03. 08. 2018

    SUZUKI VITARA ( 07/01/2015 –  06/05/2015) DEFECT:  Due to an error in production the Radar Brake Support System may not have ... . The post SUZUKI VITARA […]

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