The 2014 Suzuki Vitara comes in three or five doors, and is an attractive alternative to the Toyota RAV4, Hyundai ix35 and Kia Sportage. It is offered with a choice of 1.6 and 2.4 liter petrol engines, the latter available with automatic transmission or an excellent 1.9-liter diesel. Buyers can also choose between SZ4, SZ5 and SZ-T pushups, all of which have a generous list of standard equipment. Unlike many of its 4×4 rivals, the Suzuki Grand Vitara is really capable off the track, with four-wheel drive and low ratio gearbox switchable ensure you can take the most challenging terrain in its stride.
2014 Suzuki Vitara Interior
The beautiful, thick outlines the 2014 Suzuki Vitara 4×4 in the highly competitive market. It is similar in size as Toyota RAV4 and has an equally imposing presence on the road, while the body-colored mirrors, black roof rails and stylish alloy wheels enhance the visual appeal. The 2014 Suzuki Vitara interior features the type of solid construction come to expect from Suzuki, while there are plenty of computers, climate control, heated power mirrors, power windows all round and a six-CD changer with MP3 compatibility as standard on all models. La version SZ5 high specification even comes with Tapestry by leather seats, keyless and cruise control.
2014 Suzuki Vitara Engine
The 2014 Suzuki Vitara has a decent driving position, with a great view of the road, plus it is fun to drive, with direct steering and minimal body roll. Engine 105bhp 1.6-liter petrol force needs to be accelerated, while the 2.4-liter 164bhp strong performance ‘s has a price, so the original Renault diesel 1.9-liter engine is the best bet. But the gearbox five-speed is a bit disappointing on all models, as it has an awkward exchange, in addition to the firm ride is really remarkable for bumpy roads. However, if you need to tackle the asphalt, the 2014 Suzuki Grand Vitara is more capable than the tastes of the Toyota RAV4, since it has a gearbox low ratio.
Great value is a key part of the appeal for the 2014 Suzuki Vitara. It is a very competitive price compared to its Toyota RAV4, Hyundai ix35 and Kia Sportage rivals, as there are a lot of equipment including for the money. But if want to keep running costs to a minimum, it is best to avoid petrol engines, the 2.4-liter is particularly thirsty, returning only 32.5mpg. The 1.9-liter DDiS diesel is the best choice in the Grand Vitara range. Promises fuel economy 42.8mpg, while CO2 emissions 174g/km compared well with Diesel 4×4 rivals. It’s a shame that all Grand Vitara models need a service so often, every 9.000 miles.
2014 Suzuki Vitara Safety
All versions of the 2014 Suzuki Vitara have standard stability control and side and curtain airbags, ISOFIX child seat anchorage and ABS with electronic brake force distribution. In addition, the car was awarded a four star occupant protection in Euro NCAP crash tests, so it stacks well compared to the Toyota RAV4 and the likes of Hyundai ix35 and Kia Sportage. The build quality feels so solid as in any other Suzuki, and although the Grand Vitara has not appeared in our surveys of driver satisfaction of energy in recent years.