Suzuki SX4 2014 - Suzuki-Sx4-2014 AutosExpress

Suzuki SX4 2014 - Suzuki-Sx4-2014 AutosExpress.Suzuki Motor Corporation has unveiled its all-new SX4 Crossover at the 2013 Geneva International Motor Show. The new Suzuki SX4 Crossover is a production model based on the S-Cross, which Suzuki showcased at the 2012 Paris Motor Show.Seen in its final production outfit at this year's Geneva Motor Show in March, the new generation of the Suzuki SX4 has a couple of months before it begins arriving in showrooms across Europe in late September, so the Japanese company is freshening up our memory with a new collection of photos and the release of output and fuel economy figures. 

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Designed to compete with C-segment vehicles such as the new Nissan Qashqai, the Suzuki SX4 will arrive with two 1.6-liter engines, a petrol one rated at 120 HP and 156 Nm, and a Fiat-sourced diesel unit delivering 120 HP and 320 Nm of torque.The main difference of the new Suzuki SX4 compared to the previous model is reflected in the dimensions of the vehicle. The new crossover is much longer and now measures 4.3 meters. By increasing the wheelbase,interior space is increased , especially the rear of the car. It is  also corrected,  the lack of previous generation, which was related to the size of the luggage compartment. 430l trunk volume, we can agree that it is quite enough for a family car, and more than satisfactory compared to 270l, as a precursor.The current SX4 is only available with a 2.0-litre petrol engine which uses a minimum of 7.3L/100km.

Maruti Suzuki has been working on its all-new SX4 for quite some time now and the production-ready prototypes are already out for the first phase of homologation. In fact, our friends at Team BHP have even managed to get photographs of the test mules. The design is a major departure from what the SX4 has worn so far. It takes most of the design cues from the AuthenticS Concept that Suzuki had showcased a few days back.Suzuki created the new Suzuki SX4 Crossover by uniting its compact car know-how with technologies honed for sport utility vehicles. As a result of focussing on giving the new SX4 Crossover distinctive crossover styling, class leading space for passengers and luggage, next generation 4WD performance and one of the lowest CO2 emissions in the segment, it achieves a remarkable combination of styling, utility, performance and fuel economy.

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The first powerplant is a 1.6-liter turbo-diesel rated for 118hp (120PS) and 320Nm (236 lb-ft) of peak torque connected to a 6-speed manual and standard start-stop system returning 4.2 l/100km (56.0 mpg US or 67.3 mpg UK) and 110 g / km of CO2 emissions in the combined test cycle.2014 Suzuki SX4 will be offered with two powertrains. The first is aspirated 1.6L petrol engine with 120hp and 156 Nm of torque. Engine power is transferred to the wheels via five-speed manual transmission. As an option for this engine will be available CVT automatic transmission, with a seven-speed manual transmission. Average fuel consumption of the new Suzuki with petrol engine  amount, 5.4l/100km. Another engine that company Suzuki offers for the model 2014 SX4, is a 1.6L turbo diesel engine also 120hp but a double major, a torque of 320Nm. The new model is bigger in all dimensions - 160 millimetres longer, 10mm wider and 10mm taller with a wheelbase that has been stretched  by 100mm - which should allow it to better rival roomier competitors.

Suzuki SX4 2014 - Suzuki-Sx4-2014 AutosExpress,2014 Suzuki SX4 Compact Crossover - YouTube

The new SX4 will come with a push-button starter (keyless go) like the Nissan Sunny.A micro-hybrid system with brake-energy regeneration has also been evaluated for the new SX4 and could be incorporated on the range-topping version. The new SX4 will be lighter than the outgoing model and will sit on a shorter ground clearance.The contours of the instrument panel overlap the doors and the soft padding is pleasant to touch. The seats are shaped and stitched to convey a sense of sophistication, while the silver decorations create a sporty look against the black interior.But judging by the prices of competitors in the current class, the price could range around $25,000 for a model with basic equipment package.