The 2020 Suzuki Vitara is available in two different trim levels with prices ranging from $22,990 before on-road costs for the base Vitara 1.6 manual to $34,490 before on-road costs for the Vitara Turbo AWD auto.
Though it’s shorter than a Toyota C-HR, the Vitara is currently Suzuki’s largest SUV. Unlike past Vitara models, the current model is a crossover SUV and isn’t designed for bush-bashing.
- 2020 Suzuki Vitara 1.6 manual: $22,990
- 2020 Suzuki Vitara 1.6 auto: $24,990
- 2020 Suzuki Vitara Turbo: $30,490
- 2020 Suzuki Vitara Turbo AWD: $34,490
All prices exclude on-road costs
The 2020 Suzuki Vitara is available with two engines.
The base Vitara uses a naturally-aspirated 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine producing 86kW and 156Nm. It’s mated to a five-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters.
The Vitara Turbo uses a turbocharged 1.4-litre four-cylinder engine producing 103kW and 220Nm. It’s mated exclusively to a six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters, though it offers the choice of front- or all-wheel drive.
When equipped with the 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine, the 2020 Suzuki Vitara consumes 5.8L/100km on the combined cycle with the manual transmission and 6.0L/100km with the CVT.
It runs on 91RON regular unleaded fuel.
The Vitara Turbo consumes 5.9L/100km on the combined cycle with front-wheel-drive and 6.2L/100km with all-wheel drive.
This engine requires 95RON premium unleaded fuel.
The 2020 Suzuki Vitara measures 4175mm long, 1610mm tall and 1775mm wide.
The Suzuki Vitara’s total luggage space is 375L, increasing to 710L with the rear seats folded.
When the Suzuki Vitara range was tested by ANCAP in 2015, it received a rating of five stars.
The rating was based on a frontal offset score of 14.79 out of 16 and a side impact score of 15.74 out of 16. Whiplash and pedestrian protection were rated Good and Good, respectively.
All 2020 Suzuki Vitara models come standard with anti-lock brakes, and front, front-side and curtain airbags as well as a driver’s knee airbag.
Vitara Turbo models add autonomous emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert and lane-departure warning.
The base 2020 Suzuki Vitara comes with the following standard features:
- 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
- Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
- Satellite navigation
- 17-inch alloy wheels
- Keyless entry and start
- Leather-wrapped steering wheel
- Power windows
- Four-speaker sound system
- Climate control
- Reversing camera
The Vitara Turbo adds the following standard features:
- Adaptive cruise control
- Autonomous emergency braking
- Lane-departure warning
- Blind-spot monitoring
- Rear cross-traffic alert
- Leather and suede seats
- 17-inch polished alloy wheels
- Automatic LED headlights
- Front and rear parking sensors
- Rain-sensing wipers
The Vitara Turbo AWD adds the following standard features:
- Panoramic sunroof
- Sunglasses holder
- Hill-descent control
The 2020 Suzuki requires servicing every 12 months or 10,000km when equipped with the 1.6-litre and every 12 months or 15,000km with the turbo 1.4-litre.
In addition to its five-year, unlimited kilometre warranty, Suzuki offers five years of capped-price servicing for the Vitara. The average service cost each year for the first five years is $295 for the Vitara Turbo or $313 for the base Vitara.