For the third year in the fourth generation, the 2019 Suzuki Vitara expects a significant redesign. The official presentation will be in October this year at the 2018 Paris Motor Show. Though it will have a lot of design improvements, yet is a the main novelty in the choice of engines. First of all, there is no longer a 1.6-liter petrol, but it has a brand new 1.0-liter petrol engine. Also, there are significantly better security systems. The main competitors of Mazda CX-5, Toyota RAV4, Nissan Juke and Renault Captur will have to significantly improve current models.
2019 Suzuki Vitara specs
|Lenght – inch (mm)||98.4 (4175)|
|Widht – inch (mm)||69.9 (1775)|
|Height – inch (mm)||63.4 (1610)|
|Wheelbase – inch (mm)||98.4 (2500)|
|Wheels – inch||17 alloy|
|Weight – lbs (kg)||2315-2866 (1050-1300)|
|Payload – lbs (kg)||2646-3307 (1200-1500)|
|Towing capacity – lbs (kg)||1091-1500 (495-680)|
They offer RT-S, S Turbo and RT-X, as well as the top-notch model of the Vitara SZ5. All models have five doors.
2019 Suzuki Vitara engines and fuel consumption
The 2019 Vitara will have two gasoline engines: a 1.0-liter three-cylinder Boosterjet turbo engine, and a 1.4-liter four-cylinder Boosterjet turbo engine. The 1.6-liter four-cylinder turbo diesel engine is also available. Depending on the engine, the maximum speed is from 112 to 124 mph (180 to 200 kph), while for acceleration from 0 to 62 mph it takes 10.2-13 seconds.
|Engines||1.0 I-4||1.4 I-4||1.6 I-4 diesel|
|Transmission||5-speed MT||6-speed AT||6-speed AT|
|Drive||FWD||FWD / AWD||AWD|
Also, the significant news is ALLGRIP all-wheel-drive (only SZ-T). In some markets, it is likely to still have a 1.6-liter four-cylinder petrol engine of 115 hp (86 kW) and 115 lb-ft (156 Nm) of torque.
Exterior and interior design
This subcompact crossover SUV significantly changed the exterior and interior design. As for the exterior, noticeable are a new grille with vertical slats, C-shaped chrome elements fog lamps, front bumper and LED tail lights. Optional offering dual panoramic sunroof. In addition to the new wheel design, they offer two new exterior colors and several combinations of interior design. In the cabin he receives soft-touch plastic and a new color multi-info display (MID) at the instrument cluster. Of course, there are cloth/leather seats, automatic climate control and touchscreen.
Release date and price 2019 Suzuki Vitara
All in all, the 2019 Suzuki Vitara will be slightly more expensive than the current models. Although announced for September, we will still wait for the auto show in Paris. The first models will be available in the first quarter of 2019.