The term compact SUV has become far more prevalent in recent years with many automakers introducing compact family sub urban vehicles. Suzuki, however, were far ahead of the game, when they introduced the much-loved Vitara back in 1988. This is the latest, combining newer styling elements, newer technological advancements and a new Boosterjet turbocharged 4-cylinder motor too! The exterior of the Vitara is immediately distinguishable thanks to its dual-tone colour options, though, they simply don’t end with its exterior. When you step inside, you’ll notice that the Suzuki Vitara’s dashboard features dash panelling which is also available in a variety of colours.
The overall cabin of the Vitara remains very spacious, with enough space to transport four adult and their luggage in complete comfort. This latest-generation also features a nifty blend of part suede interior elements such as the seating which makes everything feel a lot more premium. When it comes to powering the Vitara, Suzuki offers both the 1.6-litre VVT 4-cylinder unit which produces 86 kW and 156 Nm of torque, as well as the very peppy new 1.4T Boosterjet motor. The later offers a very spritely drive with its 103 kW and 220 Nm of torque all coming from its modern turbocharged 4-cylinder 16 valve direct injection engine. The drive can either be through a six-speed manual gearbox or automated transmission.
It’s fair to say that Suzuki has been impressing with the Vitara for many years. This latest-generation model further sees the brand offering-up serious value for money, features and perhaps an even more fun drive than ever!
1.6 GL 5MT 2WD – R 293 900
1.6 GL+ 5MT 2WD – R 332 900
1.6 GL+ 6AT 2WD – R 352 900
1.6 GLX 6AT 2WD – R 381 900
1.6 GLX 5MT ALLGRIP – R 390 900
1.4 TURBO GLX 6MT – R 386 900
1.4 TURBO GLX 6AT – R 405 900
The Suzuki Vitara is sold with the brands 4yr / 60,000 km service plan and 5 yr / 200,000 km warranty.