Suzuki Motor Corporation has formally unveiled the 2019 Vitara facelift ahead of the SUV’s market launch. It was just recently that we shared the dripped images of the SUV, and now the main ones are out. Slated to be introduced in September this year, in the UK, the facelifted Suzuki Vitara gets a bunch of cosmetic, technical, and feature updates for the 2019 model year. In addition to different style updates, the 2019 Vitara also can be found in two new colour alternatives, along with a bunch of new tech and advanced security features. Prices for the new 2019 Suzuki Vitara will be will be revealed better to the launch date.
2019 Suzuki Vitara Facelift
Unlike its Indian cousin, the sub-4 metre Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, the facelifted Suzuki Vitara SUV is a lot bigger and determines 4.2 metres in length. Aesthetically, the 2019 model includes an updated face, including an upgraded grille with fat, vertically located chrome slats, and revised front bumper with a larger airdam and somewhat bigger LED daytime running lamps. The profile pretty much stays unchanged save for a new set of alloys, however, at the rear, the SUV features a new design for the unique LED mix lamps.
2019 Suzuki Vitara Cabin
The cabin, on the other hand, has also gone through a considerable overhaul and it now features enhanced quality product for the interior trim. The control panel, for instance, uses soft-touch product for the upper instrument panel, while the instrument cluster gets a new style with colour central info screen. The top-end variation of the SUV will come with features like– double sensor brake assistance, lane departure warning and avoidance, traffic indication acknowledgment, blind area monitor and rear cross traffic alert.
2019 Suzuki Vitara Engine
Under the hood, the 2019 Suzuki Vitara will come with both, the 1.0-litre and 1.4-litre Boosterjet turbocharged petrol engines, obtained from the upgraded UK-spec S-Cross model range. The former is a replacement for the existing 1.6-litre petrol engine. The lower variants equipped with the 109 bhp, 1.0-litre Boosterjet engine will also get Suzuki’s ALLGRIP four-wheel-drive system as a choice with the manual transmission version. The top-end version gets the 1.4-litre Boosterjet engine that makes 138 bhp and 220 Nm of peak torque, which is available from just 1,500 rpm through to 4,000 rpm.
2019 Suzuki Vitara Market and Sales
Presently, the Suzuki Vitara is sold in 191 nations and areas worldwide and the SUV’s cumulative sales just recently passed 3.7 million units mark. While the SUV was offered in India as Grand Vitara up until 2015, Maruti Suzuki may consider releasing the SUV in India to measure up to the similarity Hyundai Creta and Jeep Compass. In fact, the pre-facelift model of the SUV has actually currently been spotted screening in India on a few celebrations. However, if at all the carmaker decides to introduce the Vitara SUV in India, we’ll get the facelifted version.