This latest change gives Grand Vitara a more urban look together with a 200mm reduction in overall length. In place of the spare wheel is a tyre repair sealant and inflationary device. Grand Vitara retains it’s full off road capability though and is one of the few compact 4×4’s in it’s class to include electronically switchable high and low gear ratios and differential lock as standard equipment.
Available on five door models only, the 1.9 DDiS engine has been revised to meet Euro 5 regulations which has resulted in fewer emissions than before at 179g/km (down from 185g/km). Economy has been improved too with the five-door now achieving 41.5mpg on the combined cycle. 1.6 and 2.4-litre petrol engines are available for three door models and 2.4 petrol for the five door.