Suzuki Vitara 1.5 Hybrid SZ5 5dr AGS Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

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  • Suzuki Vitara 2022 rear cornering
  • Suzuki Vitara 2022 interior front seats
  • Suzuki Vitara 2022 interior rear seats
  • Suzuki Vitara 2022 interior infotainment
  • Suzuki Vitara 2022 front cornering
  • Suzuki Vitara 2022 rear right tracking
  • Suzuki Vitara 2022 right tracking
  • Suzuki Vitara 2022 front right static
  • Suzuki Vitara 2022 right static
  • Suzuki Vitara 2022 alloy wheel detail
  • Suzuki Vitara 2022 front light detail
  • Suzuki Vitara 2022 rear light detail
  • Suzuki Vitara 2022 interior front seats
  • Suzuki Vitara 2022 interior steering wheel detail
  • Suzuki Vitara 2022 interior driver display
  • Suzuki Vitara 2022 interior roof detail
  • Suzuki Vitara 2022 boot open
RRP £27,499What Car? Target Price£27,164
Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors

There are more upmarket small SUVs, but the Suzuki Vitara is one of the most spacious and is great value for money. Even the entry-level model gets plenty of kit, and its mild-hybrid technology helps to keep running costs down. However, similarly priced rivals are better to drive and feel more upmarket inside.

Upgrading to the Vitara SZ5 doesn’t add too much to the price tag but does add the sliding panoramic roof that limits head room. On top of that, you also get 17in alloy wheels, front and rear parking sensors, suede interior trim, electronically folding wing mirrors and built-in sat-nav.

Only available with an automatic gearbox, and its slow responses are a pain on the open road. Its increased efficiency over the sweet little 1.4 isn’t worth the additional cost.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH12.7 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Electric Hybrid
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

53

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

289

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

121

g/km