Just be aware that the 1.8 Sidekick Sport was a relatively limited production vehicle and parts can be difficult to locate. It is not, as some people believe, a 1.6 Sidekick with a larger engine, but a larger vehicle, wider chassis, with different suspension, which means that some lift kits meant for the 1.6 Sidekick will not fit.
It's not that it's not a good vehicle, just be aware that you're going to have some difficulty locating parts when needed.
93 - 1.3 Suzuki Swift GLX
98 - 1.8 Mitsubishi Pajero iO
98 - 2.0 Suzuki Grand Vitara
I have an early Sidekick that is a 4WD 2-door convertible with manual transmission, manual locking hubs and a 1.6-liter engine. I like my car but if I were to purchase a Sidekick or Tracker again, I would want two additional features:
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