The Suzuki launched its first SX4 S-Cross in Ireland back in 2013. The car got warm reception during it’s launched but failed to take off in the SUV market as expected by the manufacturer. It is hardly possible to identify the model in the streets today. According to some consumers and even Suzuki itself claimed that the vehicle was not in the perfect position to compete fairly in the SUV market segment. However, there is good news for Suzuki SX4 S-Cross model. The automaker has launched plans of giving the vehicle an impressive update for the 2017-year model. The 2017 Suzuki SX4 S-Cross is going to get major improvements on it exterior and interior designing as well as few revisions on the engine. It will be offered in three grades including SZ4, SZ5, and SZ-T.
2017 Suzuki SX4 S-Cross – New Design:
The Suzuki has given the new 2017 Suzuki SX4 S-Cross a major facelift, especially on its exterior designing. Aerodynamic performance has been enhanced by the use of lightweight aluminum material and stability improved through the adoption of high strength steel for the exterior for the chassis. The previous grille has been replaced by a new one featuring vertical slats. Consumers should also expect a new front bumper with a beefy appearance and heavy plastic cladding. The elegant front fascia is complemented by LED projector running headlights and fog lights. The Bonnet now appears quite bulkier while the air intakes are more aggressive. The roof rails have also been revised and appear larger while the taillights also get LED technology. The 2017 Suzuki SX4 S-Cross will be riding on sporty aluminum wheels.
The interior styling has also been updated to more luxurious and classy design. The 2017 Suzuki SX4 S-Cross comes with the latest infotainment system and technological features. You should also expect a spacious interior with comfortable seats featuring premium leather upholstery. Most parts of the cabin adopt piano black trimming tone with chrome accent. The 2017 SX4 S-Cross has features a new dashboard outlook fitted with infotainment widescreen display. Other interior features include Apple Car Play, Mirrorlink connectivity, Wi-Fi, automatic climate control, modern air conditioning system, premium sound system with USB port interface, satellite radio, CD/MP3/MP4 player, Bluetooth audio and smartphone integration. The car performed well crash test, thanks to its array of driver assistance and safety features including cruise control, premium safety belts, air bags, parking assists, blind-spot warning system, line departure warning system, automatic emergency braking system and others.
2017 Suzuki SX4 S-Cross – Engine Specs:
There are three engine options lined up for the 2017 Suzuki SX4 S-Cross. The first option is the 1.0-liter Booster et 3-cylider engine which is good for 112 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque. The second powertrain is 1.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 140 hp at 220 lb-ft of torque. The third option is a 1.6 liter DDis turbocharged diesel engine capable of delivering 120 hp. All the engines will be mated to standard six-speed manual transmission though consumers can go for an automatic transmission which will be offered optionally. Power will be sent to either a standard front wheel drive (FWD) framework or an optional all-wheel drive (AWD) system.
2017 Suzuki SX4 S-Cross – Release Date and MSRP:
The Japanese are going to release the car in the first quarter of 2017. The base grade model will have a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $ 22, 000. While the top model will be priced up to $ 30,000.