All-new 2015 Suzuki Vitara on sale now in Australia

2015 Suzuki Vitara

Suzuki has launched its all-new Vitara in Australia.

Available in two grades – RT-S and RT-X – the new generation Vitara is priced from $21,990 plus on-roads for the RT-S 5-speed manual, and $23,990 for the 6-speed automatic with “F1 inspired” sport paddle shift. All variants come standard with Satellite Navigation, Reversing Camera, LED Daytime Runnings Lights, 17-inch alloy wheels and privacy glass.

The top of the range RT-X is priced from $31,990 and is offered only with a 6-speed automatic. As the flagship of the range, the RT-X also gains a panoramic sunroof, suede/leather interior and Suzuki’s ALLGRIP 4WD system. Both variants get the same 1.6-litre petrol engine that makes a modest 86kW at 6000rpm and 156Nm at 4400rpm.

“This Vitara re-invents the compact SUV segment with a blend of SUV lifestyle and urban convenience, which has never been offered before. This new concept of a car has so much more style and value than any competitor in its class.  Unsurprisingly, we already have a strong order bank and unprecedented consumer interest” said Andrew Moore, General Manager of Automobiles.

2015-Suzuk-Vitara-rear quarter

To add even more value at launch, Suzuki has implemented an impressive drive-away price for the RT-S models.  The manual will start from just $22,990 drive away, with the auto available from just $24,990 drive away

“With the Vitara RT-S high spec level and Drive Away value, it will go high on the shopping list for anybody considering a new compact passenger vehicle or compact SUV” said Moore.

Suzuki says the new Vitara provides car-like ride and handling and has an outstanding claimed fuel economy just 5.8L/100km.


“Vitara has better fuel economy than Australia’s two best-selling small hatches and loads more style and space, so I am confident we will have a significant number of customers cross-over from the small car segment” said Moore.

Vitara has inherited Suzuki’s rich 4×4 heritage, along with Suzuki’s enhanced ALLGRIP 4WD system.  “Unlike other small SUVs, Vitara has the 4×4 credentials and ground clearance, so you can take it on far more adventurous tracks”

Customers can also customise their Vitara with a range of personalised accessories, including mixing and matching two-tone body colours to interchangeable interior accessory panels, to create their own unique look.

Read ForceGT’s 2015 Suzuki Vitara review

2015 Suzuki Vitara features:


Seven airbags
7.0-inch touchscreen
Reverse-view camera
Climate control
Bluetooth/USB connectivity
Steering wheel auto controls
Cruise control
17-inch alloy wheels
LED Daytime running lights

RT-X (above RT-S): 

On-demand 4WD system
Panoramic sunroof
Leather/suede seats and suede door inserts
Keyless entry and start
Polished 17-inch alloys
Front/rear parking sensors
Chrome exterior highlights
Auto on/off LED headlights with auto levelling
Auto wipers
Folding door mirrors
Overhead console with sunglasses-holder

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