There are quite a few compact crossovers on the market and most of these are usually missing a few important details which would make more people buy them. Suzuki is looking to change that by offering one of the most complete crossovers in its class, the 2017 Suzuki IV 4. Continue reading “2017 Suzuki IV 4 Launch Date Review”
First Grand Vitara was introduced more than 25 years ago, in 1988 and since then it has become one of the most popular cars from the Suzuki line up. Considered to be one of the first real compact sport utility vehicles, Grand Vitara is sold under the name Escudo in certain markets. The current version was introduced in 2014 at the Paris Motor Show and it is produced in Hungary, instead of Japan. Now, the Japanese manufacturer has decided that it is time to replace the current model with the updated version, however we do not expect that the 2017 Suzuki Grand Vitara is going to be a lot different than the current model. Continue reading “2017 Suzuki Grand Vitara Review”
One of the first small SUVs ever was the Suzuki Vitara, however, even though it was very popular, the Japanese manufacturer was not satisfied with sales and it appears that this is the main reason why they decided to stop the production in 1998. Since then, small SUVs and crossover have become the best selling cars all over the world and this is probably the main reason why the Japanese manufacturer has decided to revive this model and it is already on sale in Japan (but under the name of Suzuki Escudo), while the rest of the world will soon be able to buy it as a 2016 Suzuki Grand Vitara. Continue reading “2016 Suzuki Grand Vitara Price Review”
Suzuki’s most iconic and most popular vehicle called the Vitara arrived on the market in 1988. This compact SUV also came to America as the Sidekick and as the Escudo in Japan. The name Vitara was mostly used in Europe and some parts of Asia and South America. Finally, the name Vitara also came to America in 1999 and now all know it dubbed Vitara.
The 2015 Suzuki Vitara was officially unveiled at the 2014 Paris Motor Show when the company decided to present a vehicle with distinctive design, striking road presence, and a great deal of personalization options, called the 2015 Suzuki Vitara. To learn more about this excellent vehicle, read the article below.
Only one photo of the new 2015 Suzuki Vitara has been released. That it is more than enough to spot all of the changes and improvements when it comes to the exterior design of the vehicle. You don’t have to have a sharp eye to see the carmaker’s new approach for the nameplate.
The 2015 Suzuki Vitara is based on the IV-4 concept and it inherited a lot of the styling cues of it. The vehicle has the same overall shape. Muscular body, same hood, the look of the front end, and the same black roof as the concept. Even though the design of headlights, grille, and the wheels seems to have gone to a completely new direction, it is still related to the concept.
Additionally, customers will now be offered greater choice when it comes to the exterior colors and trims. Those who want to know the exact details, the vehicle is 164.37 inches long, 69.88 inches wide, and 63.38 inches tall.
The cabin of the new 2015 Suzuki Vitara has proven itself to be roomy, even in the rear area of the vehicle. The luggage compartment offers 13.2 cubic feet of space. A double floor makes sure that your little things do not fly around. A new steering wheel works well just like other controls which are pretty much handy. As for the driving position, you get something between SUV and compact. A rearview camera uses an eight-inch display which is also pretty well.
When it comes to the drivetrain compartment, you will be offered two engine options, a diesel and a petrol engine. The 1.6-litre petrol engine has the capacity to make 118 hp and 115 lb-ft of torque. The 1.6-litre diesel engine enables you to get the maximum output of 118 ponies and 236 lb-ft of torque.
The petrol powertrain is coupled to a 5-speed manual transmission, while the diesel engine gets a six-speed manual shifter. A six-speed automatic shifter is also available but for the petrol engine. Fuel efficiency of the petrol engine with five-speed manual transmission is rated at hard-to-believe 47 mpg.
2015 Suzuki Vitara Pricing and availability
The company hasn’t said a word about the pricing. Some trusted sites reported that an estimated starting price for the 2015 Suzuki Vitara is EUR24,000. The vehicle will go on sale in 2015.