2016 Suzuki Grand Vitara

The Japanese automobile company Suzuki is set to soon release the 2016 Suzuki Grand Vitara. This compact sports utility vehicle is going to be an addition to the well known Grand Vitara Suzuki series which debuted in 1988 and has gone through three generation changes since then. The 2016 model is set to replace the current third generation Grand Vitara and the automaker Suzuki promises a complete redesign that will place the SUV at a whole new level. A lighter weight, improved fuel economy, enhanced performance, reduced CO2 emission, better handling and an amazing interior and exterior design are some of the changes you should expect in the new model. It will be the most advanced concept car by Suzuki to date and will definitely offer stiff competition to other models in its segment which include; Toyota RAV4, Ford Escape and Renault Captur.

2016 Suzuki Grand Vitara front

2016 Suzuki Grand Vitara Design Exterior and Interior

The 2016 model will still have the 2016 Suzuki Grand Vitara signature sporty design. Its exterior will however be bulkier but cooler giving the vehicle a masculine look. This does not mean it will be heavier. In fact Suzuki promises it will be lighter thanks to the reduced size of the chassis from 4.51 meters to 4.20 meters. The SUV will be available in two door and four door designs. The two door version will have a narrower body 4.21m in length, 1.85m wide, 1.66m in height and a wheelbase of 2.50m. With only two passenger seats, this two door version will have a bigger cargo space. The four door version will definitely be larger. With a length of 4.51m, a width of 1.81m, a height of 1.694m and a wheel base of 2.639m, it will comfortably carry five passengers. The interior 2016 Suzuki Grand Vitara will also be redesigned with an improvement of the dashboard and seat material. The interior material, inclusive of the seats, will be made of pure leather and the changes in the dashboard will include a clear display of the vehicle’s information from tire pressure to fuel level. With improved comfort, appeal and ease of use, the 2016 Suzuki Grand Vitara aims to give the best driver and passenger experience that an SUV can offer.

2016 Suzuki Grand Vitara side

2016 Suzuki Grand Vitara Engine specs and fuel economy

It is rumored that the 2016 Suzuki Grand Vitara will be based on the iV-4 concept. It is most likely to be powered by the 1.4 liter four cylinder engine which is known for its power and fuel economy. The 2.0 liter four cylinder, the 1.6 liter four cylinder and 2.4 liter four cylinder gasoline engine are also likely contenders with Suzuki hinting that the 2016 model will have the best fuel economy yet. The SUV is expected to have the front wheel drive as the standard and the new ALLGRIP 4WD system as an option.

2016 Suzuki Grand Vitara rear

2016 Suzuki Grand Vitara Release date and price

The 2016 Suzuki Grand Vitara release date into the market is still a mystery but it is likely to be in early 2016. The price tag is also not precise but it is rumored to be between $20 000 and $26 000. Hopefully the company will reveal the exact price and release date soon.

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