The 2000 Suzuki Esteem is an affordable subcompact car with seating for five. The Esteem is available as a sedan or a wagon. In it's lowest trim, the Esteem is powered by a 1.6L four-cylinder rated at 95 hp which achieves 30 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway. Also available is a 1.8L engine which produces 122 hp and earns 35 mpg on the highway. The standard transmission is a five-speed manual while a four-speed automatic is optional.