Singapore, 25 November 2021- Small car specialist Suzuki, introduces their all-new S-Cross SUV in a global launch.
The new Suzuki S-Cross features bold SUV styling, with a split piano black grille, headlamps with raised three-point DRLs, and chunky-squared wheel arches. Like the headlamps, rear lights are positioned high off the ground for a visually higher centre of gravity.
In keeping with a sense of adventure, the S-Cross comes with a panoramic sunroof that allows more light into its spacious cabin. According to Suzuki, the S-Cross is easily capable of comfortably seating 5 adults, and rear-seat occupants also have the option to adjust their seatback position for added relaxation. Cargo space at 430 litres can be expanded to 1,230 litres, by folding down the 6-:40 style rear seats. There is also a multi-position luggage board in the boot for added versatility.
The SUV’s infotainment system is fronted by a 9-inch HD display and there is wireless mobile phone support through Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The system also provides information on driving range, the view from the 360 camera among other features.
Powering the S-Cross is a familiar 1.4-litre, BOOSTERJET direct-injection turbocharged engine, paired with a 48V SHVS mild hybrid system.
This is the same setup found in the Swift Sport, meaning that it also produces the same 127hp and 235Nm. The drive is also helped along by its electric motor.
While there is a manual variant, we believe that the S-Cross will be available here only with a 6-speed automatic transmission.
There are two S-Cross variants being produced, a 2wd and an ALLGRIP. The latter has an electronically controlled four-wheel drive system, featuring four selectable modes (Auto, Sport, Snow and Lock).
While there is no squeak from Suzuki here, on what will be available in Singapore, we believe that the 2wd is obvious, though the ALLGRIP would be entertaining for trips off the beaten path.
A suite of safety and drive support features, like its Dual Sensor Brake Support (DSBS), Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop & Go, Lane Departure Warning and Prevention, and Traffic Sign Recognition, are some of the enhancements that will add to the appeal of the new Suzuki S-Cross.