New Suzuki Vitara Priced from £13,999 in the UK, Goes on Sale in April

Suzuki has announced UK pricing for the all-new Vitara, which will go on sale in April from £13,999. That’s the price of the base SZ4 model fitted with the 1.6-liter petrol engine with front-wheel drive.

Available in SZ4, SZ-T and SZ5 grades, the new Vitara can be had with two engines: a 1.6-liter petrol and a 1.6-liter diesel, both with 120PS (118hp). Standard equipment for the base SZ4 trim includes seven airbags, 16-inch alloy wheels, DAB Radio with USB and Bluetooth connectivity, cruise control with speed limiter, auto air conditioning, front and rear electric windows and projector headlamps.

The SZ-T trim adds 17-inch silver painted alloy wheels, rear privacy glass, Smartphone link audio and navigation system, while the SZ5 also gains LED headlights, 17-inch polished alloy wheels, suede seat fabric, keyless entry with start button, Adaptive Cruise Control, Radar Brake Support and Panoramic sunroof.

Suzuki also offers two packages for those who want to make their Vitara look different. The Urban package adds chrome-plated fog lamp bezels, body-side moldings and a roof spoiler, while the Rugged package features front and rear skid plates, fog lamp bezels, body-side moldings, and loading edge protection. Each package costs £500.

The Vitara is also offered with the Allgrip AWD system, available as an option on SZ5 models. The 1.6-liter petrol engine is mated to a standard five-speed manual transmission, but a new six-speed automatic will be available from summer 2015 for SZ5 petrol models. The 1.6-liter diesel is exclusively available with a six-speed manual transmission.

The diesel is obviously the most economical engine of the range, returning 70.6 mpg UK (4 l/100 km or 58.8 mpg US) on the European combined cycle with FWD, with CO2 emissions of 106 g/km.

PHOTOS

Concrete Barrier Saves Cammer From Inbound Out-Of-Control Truck

The truck driver begun losing control for no obvious reason before sliding towards the median.

Dodge Demon Is No Threat To Tuned, 1000 HP Corvette ZR1

Hennessey Performance has also created and even even crazier ZR1 package with 1200 hp.

Renting A Car For Your Summer Vacation Might Get You… Arrested?

Errors processing returned rental cars could result in customers being given a car reported as stolen.

Nissan Leaf Gets The Autech Makeover In Japan

Autech’s version of the Leaf features exclusive styling updates and will go on sale in Japan next month.

Kahn’s Tuned Range Rover Costs More Than A New Bentley Bentayga

This Range Rover V8 LWB is offered for sale by the British tuner at £139,999.

Tesla’s Norway Success Proves To Be A Double-Edged Sword

An increasing number of Norwegian Tesla customers are complaining about bad service .

Mexican Gov Auctioning Off 82 Luxury Cars, Including Lambo And Porsches, To Help The Poor

The Mexican government believes it can raise at least $1.5 million from the sale of the cars.

The TT Helped Transform Audi’s Image, But Its Successors Never Lived Up To The Promise Of The Original

The Audi TT is getting the axe and we’re taking a look back at the stylish sports car.

China’s GAC To Delay Entrance Into The U.S. Due To Trade Frictions

GAC intended on starting U.S. sales of the GS8 seven-seat SUV in early 2020.

FV Frangivento Asfane DieciDieci Debuts Next Week With 996 HP

The Asfane DieciDieci reportedly has a supercharged petrol engine and two electric motors.