Suzuki Vitara: Variants explained

Suzuki may not yet be as big as other Japanese car companies like Nissan or Toyota, but with its latest offering, it aims to make a significant impact in the local subcompact crossover segment. The updated Suzuki Vitara is as sharp as it is smart, and is marketed towards young professionals who want a little adventure in their busy adult life. That said, Suzuki outfitted the Vitara with modern features and cutting-edge car tech coupled with rugged on-and-off road capabilities that can make the heart race — more than meeting a project deadline.


The Suzuki Vitara was initially offered in different variants, but a memo released sometime last year outlined that the Japanese car maker will no longer be importing Vitara variants from Magyar Suzuki Corporation in Hungary. Tax and pricing have made things more challenging for importing one of Suzuki’s longest-running nameplates, but it gave way to the new Vitara we have today.


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Suzuki Philippines is currently offering the subcompact crossover in a single variant, The New Vitara GLX 1.6L – A/T. Check out the spec sheet below.


Dimensions and Capacities:



  • Fuel Capacity: 47 liters

  • Overall Length: 4,175 mm

  • Overall Width: 1,775 mm

  • Overall Height: 1,610 mm

  • Wheelbase: 2,500 mm

  • Tread Front: 1,535 mm

  • Tread Rear: 1,505 mm

  • Minimum Ground Clearance: 185 mm

  • Minimum Turning Radius: 5.2 mm

  • Approach Angle: 18.2°

  • Departure Angle: 28.2°

  • Ramp Brake Over Angle: 17.7°

  • Seating Capacity: 5 persons


Powertrain:



  • Engine Type: M16A

  • Number of Cylinders: 4

  • Number of Valves: 16

  • Displacement: 1,586 cc

  • Maximum Power: 115 hp / 6,000 rpm

  • Maximum Torque: 156 Nm / 4,400 rpm

  • Fuel Type: Gasoline

  • Fuel Distribution: Multipoint Injection

  • Bore x Stroke: 78mm × 83mm

  • Transmission Type: 6-speed AT with Paddle Shift

  • Drivetrain: Front-Wheel Drive (FWD)

  • Valve Train: Dual Overhead Cam Engines (DOHC) with Variable Valve Timing (VVT)

  • Steering: Rack and Pinion

  • Brakes Front: Ventilated Discs

  • Brakes Rear: Solid Discs

  • Suspension Front: MacPherson Strut with Coil Spring

  • Suspension Rear: Torsion Beam with Coil Spring

  • Tires: 215 / 55 R17

  • Wheels: 17" Alloy Wheels


Exterior:


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  • Bumper: Black with chrome garnish

  • Radiator Grille: Chrome

  • Headlamps: LED with Blue-colored Projector and LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)

  • Front Fog Lamps: Equipped

  • Roof Rail: Equipped

  • Panoramic Sunroof: Equipped

  • Automatic Lamps: Equipped

  • Automatic Headlamp Levelling: Equipped

  • Automatic Front Wipers: Equipped

  • Rear View Mirror (Day/Night) Auto Dimming: Equipped

  • Rear View Mirror (Day/Night) Manual Dimming: Without

  • Rear Window Demister: Equipped


Interior:


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  • Air Conditioning System: Automatic

  • Steering Wheel: Multi-functional with Switch and Audio Control

  • Audio System: 10-inch Android Multimedia Audio Touchscreen

  • Speakers: 6

  • Seats: New Geometric Pattern

  • Front Center Armrest: Equipped

  • Integrated Clock: Equipped

  • Dashboard: 4.2-inches Multi-Information LCD Display

  • Electric Windows Front: Equipped

  • Electric Windows Rear: Equipped

  • Central Door Locking: Equipped

  • Outside Doors Mirror Adjust: Equipped

  • Outside Doors Mirror Electric Fold: Equipped

  • Antenna: Pole, Rear Roof Mounted


Safety:



  • SRS Driver and Passenger Airbags: Equipped

  • SRS Side Airbags: Equipped

  • SRS Curtain Airbags: Equipped

  • Seat Belt Front: 3-Point ELR with Pretensioner, Force Limiter and Height Adjuster

  • Seat Belt Rear: 3-Point ELR x 3

  • ISOFIX Child Anchorages: Equipped x 2

  • Child Seat Tether Anchorages: Equipped x 3

  • Child Proof Rear Door Locks: Equipped

  • Side Impact Door Beams: Equipped

  • Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS): Equipped with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)

  • Shift Lock: Equipped

  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP): Equipped

  • Hill Hold Control: Equipped

  • Brake Assist Function: Equipped

  • Parking Sensors (Front): Equipped

  • Parking Sensors (Rear): Equipped with 4 Sensors

  • Reverse Camera: Equipped

  • Pedal Release System: Equipped

  • Remote Control Door Locks: Equipped

  • Keyless Push Start System: Equipped

  • Immobilizer: Equipped

  • Freewheeling Key Cylinders: Equipped

  • Cruise Control with Speed Limiter: Equipped


More about the Suzuki Vitara


The Suzuki Vitara is not your average crossover. Outfitted with a suite of driver-assist amenities, it has what it takes to let you be adventurous while still being safe. It is a multi-purpose performer that can brave almost any terrain under any weather conditions.


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Like many of Suzuki’s offerings, the Suzuki Vitara uses Total Effective Control Technology (TTEC) giving this subcompact crossover a structure that efficiently absorbs and disperses impact energy in the event of a collision.


The New Vitara GLX 1.6L – A/T sells for P1,158,000 and comes in a range of colors.


Two-tone:



  • Prime Solar Yellow / Prime Cosmic Black

  • Prime Solar Yellow / Prime Cosmic Black

  • Prime Solar Yellow / Prime Cosmic Black

  • Metallic Ice Grayish Blue / Black

  • Solid Bright Red / Black


Monotone:



  • Atlantis Turquoise Pearl Metallic

  • Galactic Gray Metallic

  • Pearl Cool White


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