According to latest car news from Suzuki Philippines Inc. (SPI), the fourth-generation Suzuki Vitara 2018 will officially hit our shores in November with new look and perhaps, new engine options.
If the current Grand Vitara model uses a body-on-frame construction, its successor Vitara 2018 will possess a unibody one – a specific characteristic of a crossover.
As for design, the exterior adequately reflects what fans want to see in the new Vitara. Point by point, the front now gets a swooping front end flanked by bold headlamps, an iconic front bumper and sedated two-bar chrome grille.
The fourth-generation Suzuki Vitara will officially hit our shores in November
In the meanwhile, the rear car looks more angular and sporty as the tailgate and rear quarter panels are currently fringed with new hexagon-shaped taillights. The spare tire carrier has disappeared. Further, the new Suzuki Vitara also comes with black plastic body cladding, sloped D-pillars as well as new 5-spoke alloy wheels covered by widen wheel arches.
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As we know, the global Vitara model are available in both gas and diesel guises. Nonetheless, it isn’t clear at the moment what the PH-spec Suzuki Vitara 2018 will pack.
The rear car looks more angular and sporty
If the crossover inherits the powertrain from the predecessor, it will be motivated by either a D16AA or a M16A engine. Both engines crank out 120 PS; the M16A, however, generates 156 Nm while the D16AA can push out up to 320 Nm of torque. Power will be sent to the wheels via 6-speed manual and automatic gearboxes.
Details of the interior remain secret. Now, let’s wait for the wraps to be lifted off the upcoming Suzuki Vitara 2018 next month.
The brand-new Suzuki Grand Vitara 2017 is offered with only one variant and priced at P1,210,000.
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Know more about Suzuki Vitara 2022
The Suzuki Vitara 2022 Philippines is a 5-seater subcompact crossover that is available in the Philippines with a price tag of Php 1,458,000. It is offered in one variant only with an option for a two-tone finish for an additional Php 10,000. Powering this model is a 1.6-liter M16A gasoline engine that is capable of generating 115 horsepower and 156 Nm of torque. This engine sends power to all four wheels (ALLGRIP) via a 6-speed automatic transmission.
When it comes to dimensions, the Vitara comes with a dimension that spans 4,175 mm in length, 1,775 mm in width, 1,610 mm in height. Also, it has a ground clearance and wheelbase rated at 185 mm and 2,500 mm, respectively. In the local market, this Suzuki vehicle is competing against the likes of the Kia Seltos, Geely Coolray, and Hyundai Kona.