Suzuki Vitara Sz5 Boostjet Mhev at Blackshaws (2023)

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CO2 (g/km) - 111

HC+NOx - Not Available

Particles - Not Available

Standard Euro Emissions - EURO 6

WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Combined - 132

Engine and Drive Train

Camshaft - DOHC

Catalytic Convertor - Yes

CC - 1373

Cylinder Layout - IN-LINE

Cylinders - 4

Engine Code - K14D



Gears - 6 SPEED

Number of Valves - 16

Transmission - MANUAL

Fuel Consumption

EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies - No

Fuel Consumption - ICE

WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - 5.9

WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High - 6.5

WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High - 5.2

WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low - 6.7

WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium - 5.3

Fuel Consumption

WLTP - MPG - Combined - 47.8

WLTP - MPG - Extra High Speed - 43.4

WLTP - MPG - High Speed - 54.3

WLTP - MPG - Low Speed - 42.1

WLTP - MPG - Medium Speed - 53.2


Alternative Fuel Qualifying - Yes

Badge Engine CC - 1.4

Badge Power - 129

Based On ID - Not Available

Coin Description - Boosterjet 48V Hybrid ALLGRIP

Coin Series - SZ5

Generation Mark - 4

Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 07 - 19A

Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years - 12

Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years - Not Available

NCAP Adult Occupant Protection % - Not Available

NCAP Child Occupant Protection % - Not Available

NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 09 - Not Available

NCAP Pedestrian Protection % - Not Available

NCAP Safety Assist % - Not Available

Did at least one aspect of this vehicle's safety give cause for concern? - No

Special Edition - No

Special Order - No

Vehicle Homologation Class - M1


0 to 62 mph (secs) - 10.2

Engine Power - BHP - 129

Engine Power - KW - 95

Engine Power - RPM - 5500

Engine Torque - LBS.FT - 173

Engine Torque - MKG - 24

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Engine Torque - NM - 235

Engine Torque - RPM - 2000

Top Speed - 118

Test Cycles

Emissions Test Cycle - WLTP


Alloys? - Yes

Space Saver? - No

Tyre Size Front - 215/55 R17

Tyre Size Rear - 215/55 R17

Tyre Size Spare - TYRE REPAIR KIT

Wheel Style - Not Available

Wheel Type - 17" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height - Not Available

Height (including roof rails) - 1610

Length - 4175

Wheelbase - 2500

Width - 1775

Width (including mirrors) - Not Available

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres) - 47

Gross Vehicle Weight - 1770

Luggage Capacity (Seats Down) - 642

Luggage Capacity (Seats Up) - 362

Max. Loading Weight - 495

Max. Towing Weight - Braked - 1500

Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked - 600

Minimum Kerbweight - 1275

No. of Seats - 5

Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb - 10.4


Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage - 60000

Standard manufacturers warranty - Years - 3

Test Cycles

RDE Certification Level - RDE 2


Service Interval Frequency - Months - 12

Service Interval Mileage - 12500

Timing Belt Interval Mileage - 999999

Exterior Features

Metallic paint £445.83 ex VAT

Pearlescent paint £445.83 ex VAT

Solid paint £0 ex VAT

Two Tone Metallic paint £695.83 ex VAT

Two tone solid/metallic paint £695.83 ex VAT


Metallic - Atlantis Turquoise pearl £445.83 ex VAT

Metallic - Galactic grey £445.83 ex VAT

Metallic - Silky silver £445.83 ex VAT

Pearl - Cosmic black £416.67 ex VAT

Solid - White £0 ex VAT

Two tone Metallic - Atlantis Turquoise Pearl/Cosmic black pearl £695.83 ex VAT

Two tone Metallic - Galactic Grey/Cosmic black pearl £695.83 ex VAT

Two tone Metallic - Ice greyish blue/Cosmic black pearl £695.83 ex VAT

Two Tone Metallic - Savannah ivory/Cosmic black pearl £695.83 ex VAT

Two tone metallic - Solar yellow pearl/Cosmic black pearl £695.83 ex VAT

Two tone Solid/Metallic - Bright Red/Cosmic black pearl £695.83 ex VAT


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Suede cloth - Grey £0 ex VAT


Metallic - Cosmic black pearl £445.83 ex VAT

Pearl - Atlantis Turquoise pearl £445.83 ex VAT

Pearl - Cosmic black pearl £445.83 ex VAT

Driver Convenience

Adaptive cruise control

Analogue clock

Blind spot monitor

Bluetooth hands free telephone connection

Engine start/stop button

Front and rear parking sensors

Lane departure prevention

Lane departure warning system

Lights on warning

Navigation system


Rear cross traffic alert

Rear parking camera

Service indicator

Smartphone link display


Traffic sign recognition


2 Tweeters

4 speakers

4.2-Inch Colour LCD display

DAB Digital radio

Steering wheel mounted audio controls

USB connection

Exterior Features

Automatic front rain sensing wipers

Automatic headlamp levelling

Automatic headlights

Black wheel arch extensions + side mouldings

Body colour door mirrors and handles

Body coloured bumpers

Chrome front grille

Chrome lower front bumper insert

Door mirrors with built-in turn signal lamp

Double sliding panoramic sunroof

Electric adjustable heated door mirrors

Electric folding door mirrors

Electric front+rear windows

Front and rear intermittent wipers

Front fog lamps

LED daytime running lights

LED projector headlamps with low and high beam

LED rear combination lamp

Rear fog lamps

Rear privacy glass

Roof rails

Visible VIN plate

Interior Features

12 v socket in the load area

12V socket in centre console

2x Front and rear door bottle holders

3 rear headrests

3 spoke leather covered steering wheel

60/40 split folding rear seat

Automatic air conditioning

Black shift knob with silver accent

Centre cabin light

Child seat tether anchorage points

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Chrome interior door handles

Driver/front passenger seat height adjustment

Driver/passenger sunvisors with ticket holders + illuminated vanity mirrors

Drivers footrest

Front centre armrest

Front cupholders x 2

Front footwell and centre lower console box lights

Front head restraints

Front map light

Front passenger side assist grip

Glovebox light

Isofix child seat preparation

Leather/suede upholstery

Luggage area lamp

Luggage cover

Pollen filter

Rear assist grips x2

Removable double luggage room floor

Tilt/telescopic adjust steering wheel


3 rear 3 point seatbelts with ELR

ABS+EBD+Brake assist

'Childproof' rear door locks

Curtain airbags

Driver/Front Passenger airbags

Drivers knee airbag

Dual sensor brake support

Emergency stop signal system


Front and rear seatbelt reminder

Front passenger airbag deactivation

Front seatbelt pretensioners with force limiters

Height adjustable front seatbelts

Hill descent control

Hill hold control

Side airbags

Side impact protection beams

Driver Convenience

Sway warning system


Tyre pressure monitor




Freewheeling lock cylinders


Key in reminder

Keyless entry and start

Locking wheel nuts

Remote central door locking


Chrome dashboard trim rings


17" Polished alloy wheels

Tyre repair kit

Driver Convenience

ALLGRIP 4 mode 4 wheel Drive system

Bluetooth integrated into audio unit

Door ajar warning lamp

Engine oil change reminder

Speed limiter

Exterior Features

1 speed with intermittent rear wiper + washer

2 speeds (low/high) with adjustable intermittent front wiper + washer

Electrically folding door mirrors with built in turn signal lamp

Green tinted windows

High mounted stop lamp

Low fuel warning lamp

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Interior Features

Rear window demister

Exterior Features

Silver roof rails

Wheel arch extensions with side skirts

Interior Features

Chrome hand brake release

Front suede door trim insert


ISOFIX child seat anchorages X 2

Silver centre console ornament

Silver door trim ornaments

Suede upholstery


3-point front ELR seatbelts with pretensioner, force limiter and shoulder height adjuster

3-point rear ELR seatbelts with pretensioner and side force limiter and 3-point ELR centre seatbelt


Film instrument panel ornament


Emergency flat tyre repair kit

Driver Convenience


Exterior Features

Rear side wing doors

Interior Features

12V accessory socket in centre lower box

3 bench rear seats in 2nd row

Chrome handbrake release button

Single front passenger seat

Climate control air conditioning

Superior Warranty

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At Blackshaws we offer a complimentary 12 month Superior Warranty on all our Used Vehicles and many of our Used Vehicles have remaining Manufacturer Warranty Cover depending on their age. Our Customer Protect Superior Warranty is designed to cover you against the inconvenience, stress and cost if any Mechanical or Electrical part within your vehicle breaks down. To find out more please watch the video below. If you would like to download a file listing the Parts that are covered with our Superior Warranty please click here customer protect superior.pdf

Our Superior Warranty includes the following components:

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RTI/ GAP Asset Protection

For additional peace of mind, Blackshaws can provide RTI/ GAP Asset Protection for your vehicle. If you would like to find out more please click on this link RTI GAP Asset Protection Information

Breakdown Cover

We also offer Breakdown Cover. APG Assist is administered on our behalf by Call Assist which operates a 24 hour, 365 days-a-year service for you to contact should your vehicle experience a Breakdown.

The Call Assist Rescue Controllers are trained to the highest degree and are backed by the latest computer technology and mapping facilities together with a fully trained network of Recovery Operators throughout the UK.


If your vehicle suffers a breakdown, this includes running out of fuel, help will be sent to the scene of the breakdown and we will pay call out fees and mileage charges needed to repair or assist with the vehicle.

At Home

A Recovery Operator will be despatched to your home address or within a one mile radius. Attempts will be made to repair your vehicle on the spot. If a repair is not possible they will transport your vehicle to the nearest repairing garage.

MOT Test Guarantee

If you're concerned in case your vehicle fails its next MOT test why not consider purchasing an MOT Test Guarantee? This will cover the cost of repairs, replacement parts, labour and VAT up to a claim limit of £300.00.

To find out more you can download our MOT Test Guarantee leaflet by clicking on the link below:

MOT Test Guarantee leaflet.pdf

For further information about any of the above products please contact Blackshaws on Alnwick 01665 602123 or Morpeth 01665 719519.

Contactless Buying

Blackshaws offers contactless buying so that you can select and purchase a vehicle from the comfort and safety of your own home. Below is a short video explaining some of the interactive features on our website and then below that a simple guide to contactless buying at Blackshaws. It will take you through the various stages of the process. At any point please feel free to give us a call if you have questions or would like some advice. Our Alnwick Sales number is 01665 602202 and our Morpeth Sales number is 01670 719478.

Suzuki Vitara Sz5 Boostjet Mhev at Blackshaws (3)The first stage of our contactless buying process is your vehicle search. This could be a brand new Suzuki, MG, SsangYong or Isuzu vehicle in which case you should visit the New Car pages of our website. Alternatively, you may be looking for a Used vehicle in which case you should visit Used Cars so that you can browse through all the vehicles we have in stock.
Suzuki Vitara Sz5 Boostjet Mhev at Blackshaws (4)During your search process you may want to find out how much your current vehicle is worth. Therefore we have instant valuation buttons on all our New and Used car pages. Simply click the button, enter a few details about your vehicle and you'll be able to get an instant valuation.
Suzuki Vitara Sz5 Boostjet Mhev at Blackshaws (5)Once you have narrowed down your search you may like to see further images of your selected vehicle. To help with your purchase decision we can provide you with a personalised video which could include close ups of any parts of the vehicle that you would like to see in more detail. We can also arrange a self test drive at your home or place of work if you live within a 30 mile radius of our dealership.
Suzuki Vitara Sz5 Boostjet Mhev at Blackshaws (6)Before making a final decision many of our customers value a discussion with our friendly sales team. Therefore we're now offering Zoom appointments which can be booked by phoning Alnwick 01665 602202 or Morpeth 01670 719478. Alternatively you can click the Zoom appointment buttons on all our New and Used car pages.
Suzuki Vitara Sz5 Boostjet Mhev at Blackshaws (7)If you've reached a decision about the vehicle you'd like to buy you can now reserve your vehicle for £99.00 in our Virtual Showroom which is located in the top right of all our Used car pages. This will take you to a secure online payment portal and a member of our Sales Team will contact you to finalise your purchase.
Suzuki Vitara Sz5 Boostjet Mhev at Blackshaws (8)Once you enter our Virtual Showroom you can also apply for finance for your vehicle. Simply follow the instructions on the screen and supply the required details including your address, work history and bank information. The whole process can be completed within 7 minutes.
Suzuki Vitara Sz5 Boostjet Mhev at Blackshaws (9)As part of our contactless buying experience all paperwork can now be handled electronically. Once you decide to proceed with your purchase you will be sent various documents which can be signed remotely after you've had time to fully check everything in the comfort of your own home.
Suzuki Vitara Sz5 Boostjet Mhev at Blackshaws (10)Once you've made your purchase we can arrange to have your vehicle delivered to your home. We charge £1 per mile (minimum charge £20) and we can deliver anywhere in the UK (mainland only). We can also arrange a follow up video call if you have further questions about the controls on your new vehicle.
Suzuki Vitara Sz5 Boostjet Mhev at Blackshaws (11)Alternatively you may prefer to use our socially distanced click & collect service. Our Sales Executives are required to maintain a safe distance during the collection process and your new vehicle and keys will be fully sanitised prior to collection.

We hope that the above guide has been useful to show you how easy it is to purchase a vehicle online from Blackshaws. For added reassurance we also operate a 14 day cancellation policy if you wish to return your vehicle for any reason.

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Over the last few months we have sold hundreds of vehicles remotely using our contactless service. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any further questions on Alnwick 01665 602202 or Morpeth 01670 719478 or you can email us at [emailprotected] or [emailprotected]


What is the difference between Vitara SZ-T and SZ5? ›

There are electrically heated door mirrors, LED daytime running lights, climate control, Bluetooth and a host of safety equipment, too. SZ-T models also feature sat-nav, adaptive cruise control and a reversing camera, while SZ5 models come with a keyless go function, a panoramic sunroof and polished 17-inch wheels.

What is the difference between Suzuki SZ5 and szt? ›

SZ-T adds smartphone link display audio with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, rear view camera, front fog lamps and 16-inch alloy wheels. SZ5 adds auto air conditioning, satellite navigation, LED headlamps, polished 16-inch alloy wheels, rear electric windows, Dual Sensor Brake Support and Adaptive Cruise Control.

What is the mpg of Suzuki Vitara strong hybrid? ›

Low CO2 emissions at just 121g/ km for 2WD models (WLTP regulation) and 53.0 Combined mpg.

What is the mpg of Suzuki Vitara mild hybrid? ›

WLTP-certified fuel economy for the 2WD hybrid is 53mpg, dropping to 48.4mpg on the all-wheel-drive version, with CO2 emissions levels of 121 and 132g/km respectively.

What does BoosterJet mean on Suzuki Vitara? ›

The BoosterJet – a new Suzuki engine combining low fuel consumption with driving pleasure. Advanced technology • exceptional power • dynamic performance.

What is the difference between Suzuki Vitara mild hybrid and full hybrid? ›

A full hybrid works in the same way as a mild hybrid in terms of filling the car up with fuel and driving as you normally would. The only difference is that the combustion engine will automatically switch to running on electric only power.

Is Suzuki more reliable than Toyota? ›

Heading the list of most reliable car makes is Honda (scoring 96.8 / 100), followed by Toyota (91.2), Suzuki (88.7), Kia (86.2) and Hyundai (80.5), once again demonstrating that if you want reliability you need to buy from Japan or South Korea.

What is the most reliable Suzuki? ›

The Suzuki Ignis, Suzuki Vitara and Suzuki S-Cross also all received top marks, proving Suzuki to be one of the most reliable car brands on the market. While faults were reported by 14% of Suzuki owners, they were only minor and quick to repair. What's more, the repair work came at no cost to the car owners.

What is the equivalent of Suzuki Vitara in Toyota? ›

The Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder is available in 1462 cc engine with 2 fuel type options: Mild Hybrid(Electric + Petrol) and CNG and Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara is available in 1462 cc engine with 2 fuel type options: Mild Hybrid(Electric + Petrol) and CNG. Urban Cruiser Hyryder provides the mileage of 21.12 kmpl.

Is Grand Vitara mild hybrid underpowered? ›

On Mild-Hybrid variants, this was largely expected. Heavier cars with the same drivetrain. The drive-reviews from Hybrid variants do fare better in terms of power delivery. But Hybrid variants will suffer from weak NVH as three pot is not at all as refined as a regular 4 pot engine.

How does a Suzuki Vitara mild hybrid work? ›

It's simple really. Our HYBRID system uses an electric motor called an integrated starter generator (ISG) that works alongside your car's petrol engine to help improve its efficiency. The ISG is powered by an extra battery that is charged as the car decelerates and brakes. The extra battery has several other benefits.

What is the range of Suzuki Vitara hybrid electric? ›

ARAI reported Grand Vitara Hybrid (Electric + Petrol) mileage is 27.97 kmpl. Grand Vitara Hybrid (Electric + Petrol) comes with a 45-litre fuel tank. and approx 1258 km of driving range.

Is Suzuki Boosterjet engine reliable? ›

The Boosterjet engine has been seen elsewhere – in both the S-Cross and Swift for example – and so far has proved perfectly capable of suffering no problems. We can expect the Vitara to continue that trend, and indeed it did during our long-term test.

Which is better mild hybrid or hybrid? ›

While a full hybrid can drive on battery power alone and operate in fuel efficient, zero emissions mode up to 62% of the time on average (due to its powerful battery), a mild hybrid cannot drive on pure battery alone and therefore delivers considerably fewer benefits than a full hybrid.

Does mild hybrid save fuel? ›

By cutting the engine whenever it's not needed, and by reducing the need for the engine to power all the accessories, a mild hybrid system can improve fuel economy by up to about 10%.

Why Suzuki Vitara is phased out? ›

In the end, the discontinuation of the Vitara in our market is just the normal course of business. Not enough people are buying it, so Suzuki has pulled the plug. On a lighter note, if you're one of the few who got an AllGrip, hold onto it for as long as you can.

Is Suzuki Vitara hybrid self charging? ›

All cars in the Suzuki hybrid range, except from the Across Plug-in, are self-charging - using clever technology, they take the kinetic energy which is lost during braking and convert it into electricity to charge the battery.

Is a Suzuki Vitara SZ5 a 4x4? ›

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Is it worth buying a mild hybrid car? ›

Is a mild hybrid car worth it? Depending on your priorities, a mild hybrid car could be a great choice. They offer better fuel economy and lower emissions. While you won't get the zero emissions of an electric vehicle or even of a full hybrid, it's definitely a step in the right direction compared to a traditional car.

What is the battery capacity of Suzuki Vitara mild hybrid? ›

The capacity of the Lithium-ion battery pack is 8 Ah. The electric motor generates 10 kW (13.6 PS) and 50 Nm of torque.

What are the features of mild hybrid? ›

Mild Hybrid is a compact hybrid system that improves fuel efficiency by utilizing the energy during deceleration. Fuel efficiency is improved by storing the energy from deceleration in the battery and then using that energy when the vehicle idling stops or is accelerating.

Which is better Honda or Suzuki? ›

In general: Honda motorcycles are best for new riders and casual riders. Suzuki motorcycles are best for racers and adrenaline junkies.

Are Suzuki's expensive to repair? ›

The average annual cost of maintenance for a Suzuki is a little over $500, but note that this number depends on your specific model.

How many miles can a Suzuki car last? ›

A 2008 Suzuki XL7 can last between 200,000 and 300,000 miles—or more if properly maintained. Most drivers average between 12,000 and 15,000 miles each year.

Are Suzuki Vitaras good cars? ›

Suzuki Vitara 2023: Handling and ride quality

It rides well, too – indeed, instead of crashing and banging over every pothole, it manages to absorb obstacles with ease. Even choosing the turbocharged Vitara S with its firmed-up suspension doesn't create an uncomfortable ride. Refinement is another area that impresses.

Does the Vitara 1.0 Boosterjet have a timing belt or chain? ›

All 2019 Vitaras should have timing chains. If by some chance the car is a late-registered 1.6 diesel (which ended production in 2018), then that has a timing belt.

How reliable are Suzuki Vitaras? ›

Suzuki as a brand came a highly impressive joint third with Hyundai in our 2021 What Car? Reliability Survey – way ahead of VW in 20th or Ford in 27th. The Vitara itself also did reasonably well in the small SUV category of the survey, finishing in the top half of the table and above the T-Roc and Puma.

Does Suzuki Vitara have a Toyota engine? ›

For the strong hybrid model, Suzuki incorporated the Toyota Hybrid System to the vehicle (marketed as "Intelligent Electric Hybrid" by Suzuki), which includes Toyota's 1.5-liter M15D-FXE three-cylinder engine similar to the XP210 series Toyota Yaris / Yaris Cross. This version is only available in India.

When did Suzuki stop making the Vitara? ›

Suzuki Vitara
Also calledSuzuki Escudo
Body and chassis
ClassMini SUV (1988–2005) Compact SUV (1998–2017) Subcompact crossover SUV (2015–present)
4 more rows

Is Suzuki as good as Toyota? ›

Following Suzuki at the top of the reliability rankings was Lexus (97.5%) and Toyota (96.8%), with Kia, Mitsubishi and Subaru all tied for fourth place with a score of 95.8%.

Does mild hybrid improve performance? ›

Mild hybrids make conventional combustion engines significantly more efficient with little effort. This involves recovering kinetic energy while the vehicle is braking ("recuperation") – just like KERS in Formula 1.

How do you drive a mild hybrid efficiently? ›

Here are some tips exclusively for hybrid vehicles:
  1. Use your car's hybrid information display to monitor energy usage.
  2. Don't put your pedal to the metal. ...
  3. Use the ECO mode to get better fuel economy.
  4. Brake gently and early to allow the EV mode to operate longer.
  5. Use cruise control to maintain an even speed.

Does mild hybrid help acceleration? ›

The mild hybrid powertrain, also known as MHEV, utilizes both a combustion engine and an electric motor. The MHEV is used to start the engine and brake or slow the car, thereby recovering brake energy that is stored in the 48V battery. This energy is then used to help boost the combustion engine when accelerating.

What is the meaning of mHEV in Suzuki? ›

You may come across the term mHEV when looking for information on different types of hybrid vehicles. The acronym is derived from Mild Hybrid Electric Vehicle. The so-called mild hybrid is one of three types of hybrid cars, which can also include full hybrid (HEV) and plug-in hybrid (PHEV).

How far can a mild hybrid car travel on electric power only? ›

Although they're the most common type of hybrid vehicle, their battery size means they only hold small amounts of electric charge. This means they can only drive for short distances, typically up to a mile, on electric power alone.

How far can a hybrid go on electric? ›

With smaller batteries than battery-electrics, plug-in hybrids achieve an electric-only range of 20‒55 miles, during which they produce no tailpipe emissions. When the vehicle uses up its electric range, it switches to gas and drives just like a conventional car.

What is the mileage of Suzuki Across hybrid? ›

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross Mileage

The S-Cross mileage is 18.43 to 18.55 kmpl.

What is the difference between strong hybrid and full hybrid? ›

Unlike a mild-hybrid, a strong-hybrid's battery is typically much bigger and can be recharged completely by the engine and through regenerative braking. The electric motor and the engine can work together or individually in a strong-hybrid.

What is the common problem with Suzuki Vitara? ›

Solution: A common issue with the Vitara, this is being caused by seized brake callipers. This can be an expensive job if you have a mechanic install replacements, but you'll find callipers for the Vitara in our online store, and it's a simpler DIY job than you might have thought.

What is the difference between Boosterjet and Dualjet? ›

Dualjet motors are the least powerful, while Boosterjet versions are turbocharged for extra power without too great an effect on fuel economy. Hybrid versions have a battery and motor for improved efficiency.

Is Suzuki Vitara fuel efficient? ›

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara mileage is 27.97 kmpl. The mileage of Grand Vitara Hybrid (Electric + Petrol) is 27.97 kmpl.

Why bother with a mild hybrid? ›

With mild hybrids, you get better fuel economy, fewer CO2 emissions and the transition is easy-as-pie to make, as there's no need to modify your driving. At all. The downside is there's no EV range.

What is the difference between MHEV and self charging hybrid? ›

Mild hybrid cars are very similar to self-charging hybrids but have a much smaller battery. This means the vehicle can't drive on battery power alone, and the battery helps the petrol or diesel engine perform more economically.

What are the pros and cons of mild hybrid? ›

Mild hybrids
Mild hybrids
Lighter than conventional hybridPollutes more than hybrid
Cheaper to manufactureNo huge boost to economy
Lower emissionsShort, if any, electric-only range
Jul 28, 2020

Can you turn off mild hybrid? ›

Mild Hybrid Efficiency

At low speed, or when stationary, the engine can switch itself off and the 48V starter-generator seamlessly restarts when needed. The separate 48V Li-ion battery is automatically recharged by regenerative braking during coasting and braking.

How long does a mild hybrid battery last? ›

Typically, leading hybrid car manufacturers like Honda and Toyota state that hybrid batteries last between 80,000 to 100,000 miles. But with regular maintenance and servicing, some hybrid car owners claim their batteries have lasted up to 200,000 miles!

What is a MHEV engine? ›

A mild hybrid electric vehicle (MHEV) uses a battery-powered electric motor in support of a conventional petrol or diesel engine to improve efficiency and reduce emissions . Mild hybrids use regenerative braking to charge the battery while driving.

What is the difference between SZ5 and SZ-T Swift? ›

SZ-T adds extra safety technology like lane-departure warning, blind-spot monitoring and traffic sign recognition, plus rear parking sensors and grey alloys. Top-spec SZ5 brings sat nav, keyless entry and start, rear electric windows and auto air conditioning.

What is Swift Boosterjet? ›

The Swift's engine is a 1-litre, three-cylinder turbocharged unit under the brand name “Boosterjet”, putting out a respectable 109bhp at 5500rpm, and 125lb ft of torque in a band between 2000-3500rpm.

Is Suzuki Swift engine good? ›

Very reliable. Engine performance from the little turbo engine is adequate and returns good fuel economy. GLX includes more features then the base model for not much more money.

What does Suzuki Swift mean? ›

Swift. Adjective: Moving or capable of moving with great speed, fast.

What does SZ5 mean? ›

The largest models in the Suzuki range, the Vitara and the SX4 S-Cross, have a top level trim called SZ5. This is the trim level to have if you want all the bells and whistles. Standard SZ5 features include: LED headlights.

Which Suzuki Vitara engine is best? ›

When the Vitara was facelifted in 2019, Suzuki dropped the 1.6-litre engines (not replacing the diesel) and introduced the 1.0 BoosterJet engine. For us, this is by far the best engine choice. It belies its small size and despite only having 111PS, feels much quicker in everyday driving.

What is mild hybrid Suzuki Vitara? ›

A mild hybrid (MHEV) is a type of car that contains an electric motor that assists the engine rather than directly driving the wheels. In Suzuki's mild-hybrid system, a 'starter generator' and a small battery pack are called upon to assist the engine during acceleration.

Does Suzuki SZ5 have heated seats? ›


Is Suzuki Vitara a reliable vehicle? ›

Owner surveys have shown that the Suzuki Vitara is a rugged and reliable SUV. Its low running costs and handling came in for praise. There have been just three recalls over the years, the most serious being a rear axle that may fail.

Who makes the engine for Suzuki Vitara? ›

Hybrid engines

Suzuki's brand partnership with Toyota might lead you to expect that the Vitara hybrid uses a version of Toyota's 1.8-litre hybrid powertrain.

Is Suzuki Vitara underpowered? ›

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