When mentioning the top subcompact crossovers, it would be a shame if we forgot about Suzuki Vitara 2019. Ever since it was first launched, this car has become the talk of the town for not only the look but also the features it possessed.
We gladly give you our article about Suzuki Vitara 2019 review, to let you see for yourself why this car has claimed its spot of being one of the best subcompact crossovers of 2019.
1. Suzuki Vitara 2019 Review - Introduction
The announcement of the brand new-gen of facelift version Suzuki Vitara 2019 sparked much interest from the public. This SUV is said to come with new safety features, a couple of new powertrains and light changes in the exterior.
And then when it does come out, let's just say it has definitely lived up to the hype!
Suzuki Vitara 2019 Review in the Philippines
2. Reason for buying Suzuki Vitara 2019
Vitara 2019 is the perfect vehicle for everyday adventure!
For a car that has top-notch features, the price of only Php 1,158,000 for the top model of this line - Suzuki Vitara GLX AT is a steal! You would get a lot with your money when buying the Suzuki Vitara 2019 in all aspects.
Suzuki Vitara GLX 2019 in the Philippines
2019 Suzuki Vitara GLX
2019 Suzuki Vitara GL+
2019 Suzuki Vitara GL
2019 Suzuki Vitara GLX (minor change)
2019 Suzuki Vitara GL+ (minor change)
Suzuki Vitara 2019 soft-touch dashboard
Vitara 2019 sports not only a soft-touch dashboard but also a brilliant 10-inch Android Infotainment system. This system is equipped with Bluetooth, Wifi, and can give GPS navigation offline - without needing the Internet.
The car also has a push-to-start button, cruise control system, front and rear parking sensors at the front and rear, a roof rack and a sunroof. Not to mention the build quality of Suzuki Vitara 2019 is outstanding!
Suzuki Vitara 2019 design is smaller, aggressive, but also very stylish. Not like most crossover models you often see today, this car has shrunk in size. But its visual impact on the road remains superior with the brilliant design given by Suzuki. Being small does not mean it can be overlooked.
Compared with its previous-gen predecessor model, Suzuki Vitara 2019 features make it look more energetic, more aggressive.
The car upper grille is equipped with LED daytime surrounded by chrome and six vertical bars. There are no silver surrounds to be seen at the lower grille now. The LED projector type headlights and taillights paired with a set of 17-inch alloy wheels let the Suzuki Vitara 2019 give off a cool vibe.
The color range this Vitara 2019 line has is also a plus. You can take your pick from many exciting colors Suzuki provided, specially GLX with a two-tone color scheme.
Suzuki Vitara 2019 new and improved exterior
This will be the first time ever the 2019 version welcomes a 1L Boosterjet turbocharged petrol power plant. If there is something we learned from the facelifted S-Cross, then it is that this engine is good for 115 PS.
Suzuki Vitara 2019’s Boosterjet
On the SZ-T and SZ4 trims, the 1L turbocharged unit is going to meet the standard. The SZ5 also has another standard 1.4L engine, whose capacity is 140 PS/220 Nm within 1,500 and 4,000 rpm.
Although the carmakers did not let any details on the transmissions of the Suzuki Vitara 2019 facelift slips, there is a high expectation for the S-Cross to come standard with a 5-speed manual for the 1L engine and 1.4L engine - a 6-speed, then preferably a 6-speed AT for both. The manual transmission of SZ-T will have AllGrip AWD available.
Excellent Safety Features
One of the best upgrades in this 2019 version of Suzuki Vitara is the safety features.
The safety features of Suzuki Vitara 2019 include Blind Spot Monitor, Traffic Sign Recognition, Lane Departure Warning and Prevention, and Dual Sensor Brake Support and rear cross-traffic alert.
The GLX model has airbags. It has curtain airbags, dual-side airbags, and front airbags. For additional safety features, standardly it has the anti-lock braking system (ABS) with EBD(Electronic brakeforce distribution). Both the GL+ variants and GLX have shift lock, brake assist, and hill hold control.
The ability to spread to boot space inside the car can reach up to more than 1k liters.