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Suzuki Vitara 2021

The 2021 Suzuki Vitara range of configurations is currently priced from $26,490. Our most recent review of the 2021 Suzuki Vitara resulted in a score of 7 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Family Reviewer Kate Edwards had this to say at the time: So there is lots of fun packed into this small SUV, with the funky looking exterior, retro-styled dash, and turbo engine, I enjoyed my drive. 

You can read the full review here.

This is what Kate Edwards liked most about this particular version of the Suzuki Vitara: Retro touches to the dashboard, Fun driving feeling, Simple and easy

The Suzuki Vitara SUV competes with similar models like the Skoda Kamiq, Volkswagen T-Cross and Kia Seltos in the Under $30k category category.

The 2021 Suzuki Vitara carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1200 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

The Suzuki Vitara is also known as the Suzuki Escudo in markets outside Australia.

Suzuki Vitara 2021 Colours

The Vitara is available in eight colours. Three are single tone – Cool White, Silky Silver and Cosmic Black Pearl Metallic, while Bright Red, Atlantis Turquoise Pearl Metallic, Savannah Ivory, Galactic Grey Metallic and Solar Yellow all come with Cosmic Black Roof upper body.

  • Cool White
  • Silky Silver
  • Atlantis Turquoise Pearl Metallic
  • Bright Red
  • Cosmic Black Pearl Metallic
  • Savannah Ivory
  • Solar Yellow
  • Galactic Grey Metallic
To confirm current colour availability, please check the manufacturer's website.

Suzuki Vitara 2021 Price and Specs

The Suzuki Vitara 2021 is currently available from $26,490 for the Vitara GL+ up to $39,490 for the Vitara Turbo Allgrip.

Pricing guides

$32,990
Based on Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)
Lowest Price
$26,490
Highest Price
$39,490
Suzuki Vitara Model Body Type Specs Price
(base) SUV 1.6L ULP 6 SP AUTO $29,490
(base) SUV 1.6L ULP 5 SP MAN $27,990
GL+ SUV 1.6L ULP 6 SP AUTO $27,990
GL+ SUV 1.6L ULP 5 SP MAN $26,490
See All Suzuki Vitara 2021 Pricing and Specs

Suzuki Vitara 2021 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Suzuki Vitara here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

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Suzuki Vitara 2021 Accessories

If you can see past the lack of AEB, the base Vitara is well equipped.

You'll find seven airbags (including a driver’s knee item), stability control, anti-lock brakes with electronic brake-force distribution and brake assist and traction control.

However, the ever-wily Suzuki does make up for the lack of driver-assist safety with items usually found on mid-grade versions of rival SUVs, like imbedded satellite navigation (as part of a colourful multimedia touchscreen system that also houses a reverse camera, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto and Bluetooth connectivity), voice control, paddle shifters, keyless entry/start, climate control air-con with pollen filter, front fog lights, roof rails and 17-inch alloy wheels (shod with quality Continental tyres).

Suzuki Vitara 2021 Interior

There's still plenty to appreciate the instant you slide yourself on to those lofty cushions.

The Vitara is packaged to transport a smaller family (and include much of their clobber) with ease, from the moment the big doors open. An excellent driving position that inspires confidence, heaps of storage in the doors and centre console, good vision and a light and airy ambience are further drawcards.

In 2021, the dash has held up pretty well, mainly due to clear instrument dials and Suzuki’s ever-present 7.0-inch touchscreen multimedia system that is ridiculously easy to operate. Never mind the hard and cheap-looking lower-lying plastics, the cabin is beautifully screwed together as well. And it's likely to stay that way for a very long time.

But there are annoyances, beginning with the lack of digital speedometer, especially now that the cheapest Vitara is a near-$30K proposition; for the same reason we’d have hoped for a DAB+ digital radio, auto lights on, rear-seat cupholders and more than just one USB port (located under the climate control system).

Moving to the rear seats, there's heaps of headroom; the raised rear cushion promotes a natural posture which is good for longer journeys, and enough room for three smaller adults to squeeze in. Larger feet can be tucked underneath the front seats too.

However, besides there being no device-charging facilities, you’ll also notice the lack of reading lights, rear air vents (though the front outlets' outputs do reach back OK) and beverage storage. At least the doors have space for a one-litre bottle and the overhead grab handles include coat hooks. And, like the front, it's all light and airy, with good sight lines for bored back-seat riders to stare out from.

Beyond that, the boot is fairly large big and square, with a bi-level floor that’s good for hiding smaller items, while there are hooks, a light and 120V outlet for rear-seat occupants to snake some hapless charger cord to.

All in all, a big, spacious and inviting interior that’s big on practicality and ease, but also showing its age in a few places.

Suzuki Vitara 2021 Interior

Suzuki Vitara 2021 Boot Space

Cargo capacity is rated at 375 litres – raising to 710L with the 60/40 rear backrests lowered. It’s nice to see a good old-fashioned luggage board instead of the flimsy mesh items some rivals foist upon us nowadays.

Suzuki Vitara 2021 Boot space Suzuki Vitara 2021 Boot space

Suzuki Vitara 2021 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2021 Suzuki Vitara are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1775mm x 1610mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Suzuki Vitara 2021 Dimensions  include 1610mm height, 1775mm width, 4175mm length.
Suzuki Vitara Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
GL+ SUV 1610x1775x4175 mm 185 mm
base SUV 1610x1775x4175 mm 185 mm
S-Turbo (2WD) SUV 1610x1775x4175 mm 185 mm
Turbo SUV 1610x1775x4175 mm 185 mm
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Suzuki Vitara 2021 Towing capacity

The Suzuki Vitara has maximum towing capacity of 1200kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Suzuki Vitara Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
GL+ SUV 1.6L,ULP,5 SP MAN 1200kg
GL+ SUV 1.6L,ULP,6 SP AUTO 1200kg
base SUV 1.6L,ULP,5 SP MAN 1200kg
base SUV 1.6L,ULP,6 SP AUTO 1200kg
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Suzuki Vitara 2021 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2021 Suzuki Vitara is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Suzuki Vitara currently offers fuel consumption from 5.8 to 6.2L/100km. The Suzuki Vitara is available with the following fuel types: PULP and ULP.

Suzuki Vitara Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
Turbo SUV 1.4L,PULP,6 SP AUTO 5.9L/100km
Turbo Allgrip SUV 1.4L,PULP,6 SP AUTO 6.2L/100km
base SUV 1.6L,ULP,5 SP MAN 5.8L/100km
base SUV 1.6L,ULP,6 SP AUTO 6.2L/100km
* Combined fuel consumption See All Suzuki Vitara 2021 Pricing and Specs

Suzuki Vitara 2021 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2021 Suzuki Vitara will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted.

Suzuki Vitara Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
GL+ SUV 215x55 R17 215x55 R17
base SUV 215x55 R17 215x55 R17
S-Turbo (2WD) SUV 215x55 R17 215x55 R17
Turbo SUV 215x55 R17 215x55 R17
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Suzuki Vitara 2021 Seats

While the Vitara's front seats may seem a bit wide and flat to begin with, they're amply supportive over an extended time in them, with a softness to their shape and texture that makes them quite cosy. No lumbar support for the driver is disappointing, though.

Getting in and out of the rear seat is simple, aided by wide doors and lofty seating, again on flat but ultimately comfortable cushions and backrest, though they neither slide or recline as with some other small SUVs.

The backrests are split to fold 60/40 for added practicality and cargo-carrying permutations.

Suzuki Vitara 2021 Seats

Suzuki Vitara 2021 Speed

The Suzuki Vitara has managed the 0-100km/h sprint time of 10.5 seconds.