The legendary Japanese SUV will come with several interesting changes for the fifth year of production, as 2019 Suzuki Grand Vitara. This model has been around for years and has always been considered as one of the best small SUVs around. The current model definitely justifies that reputation. It comes with plenty of amazing design characteristics but it’s time to see something new. The 2019 Suzuki Grand Vitara facelift will bring several visual changes, but other improvements as well. Some of the highlights will also be new tech features, especially in terms of advanced safety systems.
2019 Suzuki Grand Vitara Exterior Changes
Speaking of 2019 Suzuki Grand Vitara changes, most of them will be in terms of styling. This seems pretty natural, considering that we are talking about a mid-cycle update, not about a complete overhaul. Spy pictures of the testing model have been leaked a few months ago. Today, we have something much better – official photos of the new model.
According to the photos, the company’s designers put a lot of effort to make this SUV more attractive. The first thing you’ll notice is a completely new front end. First of all, you will notice a new grille design, which comes with more massive, vertically-positioned slats. Also, there is a new bumper, which gets a new shape that includes bigger air intakes, as well as bigger LED daytime running lights. On the rear end, you will notice a new LED taillights design. Rest of the SUV remains pretty much the same. From the side, the only bigger change is a new rims design. Finally, we could see a few new colors in the offer.
The 2019 Suzuki Grand Vitara interior won’t be changed a lot for this occasion. We will see a familiar cabin layout, though new color schemes are easily notable. Also, there is a slightly revised instrument cluster, which gets updated gauges and a new color screen. The company also promises better materials quality, as well as more tech features. Among the new features, we are expecting to see advanced safety systems.
Which safety systems will 2019 Suzuki Grand Vitara feature?
This SUV will come with a lot of advanced safety features in the offer. Some of the highlights will be systems like dual sensor brake support, lane departure warning, and prevention, traffic sign recognition, blind spot monitor and rear cross traffic alert.
2019 Suzuki Grand Vitara Will Continue With the Same Powertrain
Under the hood, we won’t see changes for this facelift. Though sold in over 190 countries all over the world, it comes with only two engines in the offer. The first one is a 1.6-liter unit, which delivers around 110 horsepower. An optional 1.4-liter BoosterJet is far more efficient. Despite smaller displacement, it delivers around 140 horsepower. Both engines feature the company’s famous AllGrip 4×4 system and both units can be paired with either manual or automatic transmission.
Finally, you can find a diesel engine in some markets. There is a familiar 1.6-liter diesel unit, which delivers around 118 horsepower and offers superior fuel economy.
2019 Suzuki Grand Vitara Release Date and Price
The 2019 Suzuki Grand Vitara is expected to have its premiere in September, probably in the UK. Sales all over the world should start by the end of the year. When it comes to the price, we don’t expect bigger changes compared to the current model. It could vary from market to market but usually goes around 19.000 dollars.
How about the competition?
Speaking of the competition, this SUV is available all around the world so it competes with different models depending on the market. Still, some of the common rivals are models like Jeep Compass and Hyundai Creta.