Suzuki Escudo is a car produced by the Japanese Company Suzuki. According to the width of the car's body it has entered the 5th size group and has become a typical representative of a «cross-country vehicle» class or it can also be called off-highway vehicle.
The car has an elegant, modern look. Compact layout, effective body dimensions, excellent driving performance are the main advantages and features of this car. Straight lines of the body, underlying exterior design, give Escudo original, new for its time appearance.
Aristocratic restraint trim, quality materials, impeccable taste and lack of pretentiousness are the main features of the interior of Suzuki Escudo. Passive safety in the car is represented with airbags, seatbelt pretension, safety bars in the doors and mount child seat. The base configuration of Suzuki Escudo includes climate control, CD-player, electric windows and mirrors, and heated front seats.
Suzuki Escudo has several types of engines: 2-liter, 4-cylinder with ryadnyim arrangement of cylinders, or a 2.7-liter, 6-cylinder, V-shaped engine. In the first case, the engine is paired with a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission. And in the second case it is equipped with a 5-step "automatic". The third generation of the car is equipped with a 3.2-liter 6-cylinder engine with a V-shaped arrangement of cylinders, which has gas distribution mechanism DOHC. The maximum developed capacity is 165 kW (224 hp) at 6200 r / min., and the maximum torque is 284Nm (29.0 kg-m) at 3500 r / min.
Since the day of appearance of Escudo and to the present day concept of development is based on the fact that the back axle is a drive axle in the wheel drive system. It gives the car a number of advantages, including optimal weight distribution between the axes.
Among the advantages of the car we should notice high maneuverability that makes possible usage of the car not only in the city, powerful technical features that guarantee excellent dynamic of acceleration, agility and a good ride.