To celebrate their 30th anniversary, Suzuki gave the original Vitara a facelift that will likely appeal to those who have followed the evolution of the vehicle.
The updated version of the Suzuki Vitara is unlike any other that has hit the road since the SUV was first introduced in 1988.
The first thing people might notice about the 2019 Suzuki Vitara is that the 1.6-liter naturally aspirated gasoline engine that normally sits under the Vitara’s hood has been replaced by turbocharged 1.0-liter thee-cylinder and 1.4-liter four-cylinder Boosterjet turbo units. Thanks to the upgrade, the new Vitara will have access to more power, more torque, and maybe best of all, improved overall efficiency.
However, you won’t need to pop open the hood on the Vitara to see that it’s gotten a major facelift this year. The 2019 model features a redesigned front grill as well as an updated lower bumper. It also includes new LED tail lights and will be available in two new colors when it hits dealer lots this fall.
Inside the SUV, the instrument panel also looks new and improved, covered with a new soft touch material. The instrument cluster should also benefit from the addition of a central information display that will come in color. The SUV also contains several new safety features including lane departure warning and prevention, blind spot monitor, and dual sensor brake, making the updated Vitara a safer option.