The range will initially consist of a 1.6 16v VVT 3-door model and a 2.0 16v 5-door model. They will be joined late this year by the 1.9 DDiS 5-door model. The 2.0 16v will be available with an optional automatic transmission and all feature an all-new, permanent four-wheel drive system.
The car is longer, wider and lower with increased wheelbases than its predecessor and is available in three and five-door models.
All models feature as standard climate control air conditioning, front electric windows (plus rear on 5-door models), an integrated radio/CD player, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, tinted glass, a tilt adjustable steering column, remote central locking, reclining rear seats, folding exterior door mirrors, driver and front passenger front and side airbags, front and rear curtain airbags and an immobiliser.
The 1.6 16v VVT+ model and all 5-door models add heated electric mirrors, alloy wheels, and front fog lamps.
3-door 1.6-litre VVT 5-speed manual £12,699.00
3-door 1.6-litre VVT+ 5-speed manual £13,299.00
5-door 2.0-litre 16v 5-speed manual £15,499.00
5-door 2.0-litre 16v 4-speed automatic £16,449.00
These on the road prices and include VAT, delivery to dealer, number plates, six months’ Vehicle Excise Duty and first registration fee.
The price of the diesel powered Grand Vitara will be announced later this year.