The 2018 Suzuki Vitara whose progress is in the final stages can be touted to be a great improvement from its predecessors if the screening model caught by photographers is anything to go by. Made from lightweight materials, it still maintains great strength and a luxurious look yet being the lightest model in its category.
The manufacturer promises it could have the cheapest CO2 emissions and the best fuel economy. This makes the 2018 Suzuki Vitara have an edge over other SUVs in its category.
2018 Suzuki Vitara – Designed to offer maximum comfort
Designed for maximum comfort and convenience, the interior has touch screen control panels that provide information including but not limited to tire pressure. The interior is also laced with leather seats that are purposely designed to offer maximum comfort and easy cleaning.
The 2018 Suzuki Vitara has four or six speaker audio, satellite navigation, Bluetooth and audio connectivity, mirror link for compatible smartphones and iPod USB connectivity. You also get a clear all-round view while driving as the driver position is higher than usual. This makes the 2018 Suzuki Vitara ideal for long drives.
For safety purposes, it will have six airbags, electronic stability control, a rear-view camera, parking sensors among others. The Suzuki Vitara will also have a voluminous boot with a 380-litre holding capacity. The exterior is a muscular and voluminous SUV with a modern and sporty look.
The head and tail lights are thin with LED lights and a color-coded cover for the spare wheel mounted at the rear. Longer and shorter than its predecessors, this makes the 2018 Suzuki Vitara more stable while giving it a larger cabin space. The car will also come in two and four door configurations.
Engine Specs and Acceleration Time
The 2018 Suzuki Vitara will have a 2.4L four-cylinder engine with a four wheel and two-wheel variations. This will effectively deliver 166 horses and the torque of 162 pound-feet. A diesel engine variation will also be available with similar horsepower but better torque. The engine will be mated with a six-speed computerized or manual transmission. The engine is, therefore, energy efficient and relatively cheaper to maintain.
It ranges from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 10.5 seconds. It is also predicted that the Suzuki Vitara will come with two petrol engine variations. The first one is 2.0-liter with around 150 hp while the other will most likely be a 210 hp.
Launch Date and Price
The 2018 Suzuki Vitara is said to be launched in the second or third quarter of 2018. The starting price will start at $ 20,000 but will cost more for those after a high-end finish.
However, it is not confirmed at what particular time the SUV will likely be launched. It is however a car many motor vehicle manufacturers and enthusiasts will have to look out as it strives to cuts its niche in the market. It will definitely provide tough competition to other market players by being a stylish car with competitive prices.