2021 Suzuki Vitara AllGrip debuts with starting price of P1.458-million

Updated Jun 07, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

Suzuki’s subcompact crossover now comes with all-wheel-drive.

Suzuki Philippines, Inc. (SPH), the official distributor of Suzuki vehicles in the country, officially launched the new Suzuki Vitara AllGrip. Designed with a modernized subcompact crossover appeal, SPH said that the new model is marketed to young individuals who are always on the go with family and friends.

Suzuki Vitara AllGrip front view

The new Suzuki Vitara AllGrip

The new Suzuki Vitara is highlighted by the adoption of the car brand’s AllGrip technology which provides the vehicle with an all-wheel-drive layout. It is a result of the car brand’s initiative to continuously innovate its lineup to provide customers with a better and more fun driving experience.

“Ever since the new look of Vitara was launched in the Philippines market, we have seen enormous support for the model. One of the iconic models of the brand, this newest 4x4 vehicle provides individuality, stylish looks and added confidence on the road. This car will definitely encourage people to drive and bring more fun into their lives,” said SPH Vice President and General Manager for Automobile Division Keiichi Suzuki.

Exterior

No significant changes have been made on the exterior of the new Suzuki Vitara AllGrip. The subcompact crossover still gets the same sporty aesthetics from the outgoing model. It is designed with LED headlamps with uniquely designed daytime running lights (DRLs), and a vertical chrome grille.

Suzuki Vitara AllGrip front view

A significant update since its introduction

The front lower bumper garnish is now finished in chrome which blends seamlessly with the chrome trims on the lower front bumper. Other updates include upgraded front and rear skid plates, black trims on the sides, and a restyled tailgate mounted spoiler.

Interior

Inside, the Suzuki Vitara AllGrip still uses the same interior layout with few updates to showcase the new AllGrip technology. These updates include the “AllGrip” badge which can be seen on the front passenger airbag side and the drive mode select dial placed by the gear level.

Suzuki Vitara AllGrip interior view

Interior view of the Suzuki Vitara AllGrip

SPH retained the panoramic sunroof from the outgoing model that consists of two glass panels, providing natural light inside the cabin. A luggage space of 375 liters is offered for storing items. If space is not enough, the second-row seats can be folded down.

Tech & Safety

The 2021 Suzuki Vitara AllGrip comes with a 10-inch infotainment touchscreen that’s seamlessly integrated into the center console. It supports a smartphone linkage function to provide entertainment for the driver and passengers, as well as a Clinometer function which provides information regarding the vehicle’s position in terms of pitch and roll angles.

Suzuki Vitara AllGrip front view

Suzuki made its subcompact crossover even more capable

As for safety, the Suzuki Vitara AllGrip is equipped with six airbags, hill descent and hill hold control, and brake assist function. Also assisting the driver in controlling the vehicle is the Electronic Stability Program which helps reduce the chances of losing traction on the road.

Engine

Under the hood, the 2021 Suzuki Vitara AllGrip uses a 1.6-liter gasoline engine that can make 115 hp and 156 Nm of torque. The power is sent to all wheels through its 6-speed automatic transmission. For a more spirited and more fun driving experience, the model is equipped with a manual mode and paddle shifters located at the back of the steering wheel.

Suzuki Vitara AllGrip rear view

Made to provide a more fun driving experience

New to the Japanese subcompact crossover is the drive mode select dial that helps drivers choose from the four modes, namely Auto, Sport, Snow, and Lock. These should be selected depending on the road condition or the driving experience the person behind the wheel wants.

Pricing

SPH is offering the new Suzuki Vitara AllGrip with one variant only which comes with an all-wheel-drive and 6-speed transmission. The price starts at Php 1,458,000 for the monotone exterior while the two-tone body paint option comes with an additional Php 10,000.

The available color options on the Vitara monotone include Galactic Gray Metallic and Cool White Pearl. Meanwhile, the two-tone Vitara can be availed of in Prime Solar Yellow with Cosmic Black Pearl Metallic and in Solid Bright Red with Cosmic Black Pearl Metallic.

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Know more about Suzuki Vitara 2021

Suzuki Vitara

Introduced in 1984, the Suzuki Vitara is an in-demand compact Sports Utility Vehicle able to perform under any road conditions. Now on its fourth generation and enjoyed for over 30 years, this Hungary-built vehicle is still glorious as ever. The current release is noticeably smaller measuring 1,610mm high, 1,775mm wide, and 4,175mm long. Its size is its strength and advantage as it can effortlessly maneuver on the busy streets in the metro and can be parked at any challenging spaces. The new Suzuki Vitara is splashed with the latest innovations in and out. With this, you can expect convenience, luxury, and pleasurable driving experience. You may choose from three variants: the Suzuki Vitara GL AT, The Suzuki Vitara GL + AT, and the Suzuki Vitara GLX AT offered in a wide array of colors.

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Rex started off his career in the aviation industry before entering Philkotse as a staff writer. Two things excite him the most: first is staying up to speed with the latest news in the industry that uses engines as their heart and soul. The second is imparting them in a well-detailed manner. His passion for anything with wheels started when he was young – from Tamiyas to family-friendly sedans, and anything in between.

Someday, Rex only wishes to drive on random highways with friends in a third-gen Mitsubishi Delica with aftermarket sunroofs, if he couldn’t get the Starwagon Super Exceed edition.

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