Start your search for Suzuki Vitara parts. The Vitara replaced the Sidekick as a compact sport utility vehicle and became one of the best selling vehicles for Suzuki. It was also one of the last vehicles Suzuki sold in the US. Besides motorcycles, Suzuki built its image in the US as a manufacturer of reliable compact off-road vehicles. The Vitara took over from the Sidekick in 1998. It was sold alongside the larger Grand Vitara model. The Vitara was offered in convertible and four door form and was also sold as the Chevrolet Tracker. They had 1.6 and 2.0 liter four and 2.5 liter six cylinder engines and were produced in Japan and Canada. They also had a simple but effective four wheel drive system which made them very capable off-road.