Next Gen Maruti Vitara SUV Can Beat Kia Seltos In India? Launch Date, Price, USPs
Suzuki is working on the next-generation Vitara SUV. According to the rumour, the new Vitara will be unveiled in October, and global sales will begin by the end of the year or early in 2022.
The Next-Generation Suzuki Vitara Will Not Be launched In India
The next-generation Suzuki Vitara is unlikely to be launched in India.
The redesigned Vitara will compete in international markets against vehicles such as the Kia Seltos, Hyundai Kona, Toyota C-HR, and others.
The new Vitara is also one of three new models set to hit European showrooms in 2021.
The other two models also could include the new Jimny and the LWB version of the Jimny SUV, which has been spotted testing in Europe.
What About The Looks?
The 2022 Suzuki Vitara will be larger than the current model, standing taller, wider, and longer.It will have a more aggressive grille, a more debonair profile.
The new digital instrument console, wireless charging technology, and material quality are also expected for the SUV.
The new Vitara will be built on a redesigned monocoque platform. It will also allow Suzuki engineers to increase cabin space and cargo.
According to the media reports, the SUV will also retain the existing 2,500mm wheelbase.
The platform could be the Suzuki’s new HEARTECT platform that underpins the S-Cross crossover in select markets.
The 1.4-litre 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine, which is also available on the current Suzuki Vitara will power the 2022 Suzuki Vitara.
This engine is also likely to come standard with a front-wheel-drive arrangement and also an optional AllGrip all-wheel-drive system.
This engine will also be with a mild hybrid tech, which includes a 10kw electric motor, 48-volt batteries and regenerative braking system for improved fuel efficiency.