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Suzuki S-Cross Turbo

Suzuki S-Cross Turbo

Looking more grown up and attractive, the 2017 Suzuki S-Cross Turbo has spirited performance to match the well-designed looks that differentiate the Turbo models with the base model S-Cross GL.  If you’re a small fish in a big pond then you’ve got to be a little different to stand out.  In a multitude of small vehicles, the S-Cross has conservative lines, but there are enough fresh lines and patterns in the new Turbo design to make it interesting to the onlooker.  The headlight design will produce either a love or hate reaction, however.

A closer inspection shows that the S-Cross Turbo has a curvier headlight design, bolder bonnet lines and a nice, spoked alloy wheel design.  It’s not a design that shouts to be looked at in an HSV sort of way, but that’s all good.  Most of the S-Cross buyers will appreciate the car’s pleasant lines, and its subtle hints to what lies beneath the skin.

One of the best bits about the new Suzuki S-Cross for 2017 is that the model range now has the Turbo model which does add a new dimension to the way the S-Cross drives.  It will add a lot more interest to those on the lookout for a well-priced wagon with healthy performance.  Much more direct in the way the S-Cross pulls and powers away, the 1.4-litre Turbo model provides 103 kW of power at 5500 rpm, while the pull power comes nice and low down in the rev range – remaining a flat torque curve through the mid-range.  Maximum torque is 220 Nm and is available between 1500 and 4000 rpm.  These are healthy figures which result in a 0-100 km/h sprint time of less than 9 seconds.

On the road, the new Suzuki S-Cross Turbo feels very willing and handles well.  Body control is taut, and the brakes do a great job with strong controlled power.  Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and Total Effective Control Technology (TECT) help keep the car pointing in the right direction.  ABS brakes with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist System (BAS) deliver reassuring stopping power.

Thanks to the excellent gearing, the S-Cross Turbo has seamless acceleration via a six-speed automatic with paddle shifters, and there is plenty of power to nip passed slower traffic.  Fuel efficiency even with the turbo performance is still strong in the S-Cross Turbo.  You can expect the petrol to disappear at the rate of around 6 litres/100 km, on average.

Suzuki S-Cross models spanked the Euro NCAP crash testing with a five star result (35.30 out of 37).  Front airbags, side head airbags and side chest airbags, belt pre-tensioners, seat belt load limiters, ESC and cruise control are standard features.  The car definitely feels well built.

For those who are after a vehicle with off-road ability, then the Vitara will be the Suzuki you’ll need to buy.  Only available with FWD, the S-Cross Turbo is, none the less, a useful and practical vehicle.  The S-Cross Turbo has a nice ride height, wagon lines and a roomy cabin.  The S-Cross Turbo is built to provide 430 litres of luggage space, which is actually one of the largest boot dimensions in the category – even with five people on board.  So it’s a handy vehicle to have around, especially as the rear seats fold flat in a 60:40 split ratio for more cargo capacity.  If you’ve got yourself a dog who loves outings, then the S-Cross has a good boot space for taking the dog to the beach or park.

Suzuki S-Cross Turbo


Suzuki S-Cross Turbo Interior

Inside the new S-Cross Turbo, there is a highly advanced multimedia satellite navigation system – with Apple CarPlay and a reversing camera.  These features are accessed via the sizeable touchscreen in the centre of the dash.  Voice recognition is available for planning your route, calling your friends and work colleagues, or for selecting your favourite music tracks.  Steering wheel-mounted audio and Bluetooth controls are also present for the driver to use.

Two Suzuki S-Cross models are available with the 1.4-litre Boosterjet Direct-Injection turbo engine.  Some of the standard features you’ll find in the S-Cross Turbo model are the six-speed automatic transmission, multimedia satellite navigation system with reversing camera, Apple CarPlay, seven airbags, ESC, ABS, EBD, BA, 17-inch alloy wheels, keyless entry, keyless start and dual-zone digital climate.  As you can see, this is a well-equipped car.

The Suzuki S-Cross Turbo Prestige adds things like 17-inch polished alloy wheels, leather accented seats, LED headlights and rear parking sensors to the list.

If the car’s appearance is attractive to you, the Suzuki S-Cross Turbo is a very nice car and has so much going for it in terms of practicality, performance, pricing, economy, handling and modern infotainment systems.

The current Suzuki S-Cross Turbo models include the:

  • S-Cross Turbo
  • S-Cross Turbo Prestige

Suzuki S-Cross Turbo

For any more information on the Suzuki S-Cross Turbo or, for that matter, any other new car, contact one of our friendly consultants on 1300 303 181.  If you’d like some fleet discount pricing (yes even for private buyers!), we can submit vehicle quote requests out to our national network of Suzuki dealers and come back with pricing within 24 hours.  Private Fleet – car buying made easy!