Pricing has been announced for the new Suzuki Ignis, which goes on sale here in January with a price tag from €12,995.
The new car, what Suzuki describe as a “global compact crossover,” was originally launched at last year’s Paris Motor Show and the company says it exudes Suzuki DNA from every pore, while at the same time introducing an entirely new design with unique character.
Under the ‘Suzuki Next 100’ plan announced at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2015, Suzuki developed a new platform strategy for its future models and the Ignis is the second model (following Baleno) with this new generation platform to be introduced in Europe.
This new platform targets the reduction of weight as well as further increased rigidity and the lightest Ignis model has a kerb weight of just 810kg.
Adopting Suzuki’s new generation platform strategy minimised the size of the engine compartment which has enabled maximising the space available for cabin occupants and luggage. Within its compact body size, Ignis features a roomy and comfortable cabin with ample space between occupants, ample headroom and legroom contributing to its relaxing environment.
Another feature is large-capacity luggage space of 267L (SZ3), (204L for AllGrip model utilising a rear differential). It also adopts sliding rear seat functionality that, combined with the ability to fold down the rear seatbacks, makes it possible to accommodate a wide variety of luggage.
Standard equipment for all Ignis models in the range is comprehensive and the SZ3 model includes six airbags, air conditioning, DAB radio with Bluetooth, 15-inch wheels, body coloured door mirrors, front electric windows and five seat capacity.
SZ-T adds satellite navigation, rear view camera, 16-inch alloy wheels, roof rails, wheel arch extensions and four seat capacity with individually sliding rear seats. SZ5 adds auto air conditioning, Dual Camera Brake Support, keyless entry and start, rear electric windows, LED Headlghts with DRL and front foglamps.
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