Vitara Series II launches in Australia
The next generation Suzuki Vitara has officially launched in the Australian market as of Australia Day 2019.
Key changes include new two-tone colour options along with substantial improvements in technology.
The new Vitara range is now available in three variants: • Vitara • Vitara Turbo • Vitara Turbo AllGrip Welcome additions to the new Vitara include front sliding arm rest, soft touch dash and an improved 4.2-inch colour LCD in the dashboard meter cluster.
The new Vitara also features more advanced safety technology that assists drivers to avoid accidents in more situations than ever before.
Standard on all turbo models, safety upgrades include: Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), lane departure warning, weaving alert, adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitoring and finally rear cross traffic alert.
Blind spot monitoring detects vehicles in or approaching the rear blind spots on either side of the vehicle, illuminating a warning LED icon in the relevant exterior mirror.
Whilst rear cross traffic alert uses two rear mounted side radar sensors to alert the driver of approaching vehicles on either side of the vehicle when reversing out of car park spaces.
Turbo variants also include seats covered with premium suede, embossed with geometric patterns to produce a luxurious finish.
In the top of the range Vitara Turbo AllGrip a panoramic sunroof is now a standard feature along with hill decent control.
Suzuki’s AllGrip 4WD system continues to incorporate four driver selectable modes (Auto, Snow, Sport and Lock) for safe, enjoyable driving on a diverse range of surfaces.
Colour range includes:
• Cool White
• Silky Silver Metallic
• Cosmic Black Pearl Metallic
• Bright Red with Cosmic Black Roof
• Atlantis Turquoise Pearl Metallic with Cosmic Black Roof
• Savannah Ivory with Cosmic Black Roof
• Galactic Grey Metallic with Cosmic Black Roof
• Solar Yellow with Cosmic Black Roof
RRP for the updated Vitara is outlined below:
• Vitara M/T: $22,490
• Vitara A/T: $24,490
• Vitara Turbo A/T: $29,990
• Vitara Turbo AllGrip A/T: $33,990
With an additional paint charge of $500 for metallic and $1,250 for two-tone.
Suzuki Australia General Manager – Automobile, Mr. Michael Pachota said the introduction of the Vitara Series II will be key for Suzuki’s growth in the SUV market.
“With the launch of the new Vitara Series II and its many upgraded features and specifications on safety, driver convenience and class leading value, there is no doubt we will increase our presence in the growing SUV market.”
The new Vitara comes with Suzuki’s 5 year Capped Price Service (CPS) warranty program and in a first for the brand, will also incorporate roadside assist.