Suzuki S-CROSS VS Vitara - Which should you buy?

View our latest video where we put the Suzuki Vitara and S-Cross in the ring, to answer the question:  ‘which is the best model in Suzukis self-charging hybrid SUV division!

Suzuki has long been synonymous with reliability, performance, and value, and two of its standout models, the Vitara and the S-Cross, continue to exemplify these qualities. In this article we'll delve into the key features and attributes of the 2024 Suzuki Vitara and S-Cross, providing insights to help you choose the perfect SUV for your needs.

Watch our new video comparing the two models in a boxing match style comparison, as presented by Reiss from Crown Suzuki Hendon. Find out more about both models below.

Exterior Design:

​Both the Vitara and the S-Cross boast modern and dynamic designs that command attention on the road. The Vitara features a compact yet rugged appearance, with bold lines and a distinctive front grille that exude a sporty appeal. On the other hand, the S-Cross showcases a sleek and sophisticated exterior, with a more aerodynamic silhouette and refined styling cues. While the Vitara leans towards an adventurous vibe, the S-Cross offers a more polished and upscale aesthetic.

If it is colour that you like, the Suzuki Vitara offers a greater choice of exterior paint finishes, including two tone options you have 11 variations to choose from, whilst the S-CROSS has 6 single colour choices.

Interior Comfort and Space:

Inside the cabin, both the Vitara and the S-Cross prioritise comfort, convenience, and versatility. The Vitara's interior is thoughtfully designed with high-quality materials and ergonomic controls, creating a welcoming environment for driver and passengers alike. With ample headroom and legroom, as well as versatile seating configurations, the Vitara offers exceptional comfort and flexibility for long journeys or daily commutes. Similarly, the S-Cross provides a spacious and well-appointed interior, with generous cargo capacity and premium amenities that enhance the overall driving experience. Whether you're tackling city streets or embarking on weekend getaways, both models offer ample room for passengers and cargo, making them ideal companions for any adventure.

That being said, the S-Cross provides a slightly larger boot and passenger space since it is 12.5cm longer and 1cm wider. You can compare the exterior dimensions of each model below.

Length4,175mm 4,300mm
Width1,775mm 1,785mm
Height1,610mm 1,585mm

Performance and Handling:

​When it comes to performance, the Vitara and the S-Cross deliver responsive handling, efficient engines, and agile manoeuvrability. Both the Vitara and S-CROSS are available with petrol-hybrid powertrains as standard, including Suzuki's efficient Boosterjet engines in either 1.4 mild hybrid and 1.5 full hybird options. These provide a perfect balance of power and fuel efficiency. Both offer a lightweight construction and dynamic suspension system, and a a nimble and engaging driving experience, whether navigating urban streets or exploring off-road trails.

Suzuki's advanced advanced AllGrip four-wheel-drive technology is available on select grades for both models, offering  enhanced traction and stability in challenging conditions. 

With their smooth ride and precise steering, the S-Cross & Vitara excel in both urban and highway driving, making either model a versatile choice for drivers seeking a blend of comfort and performance

Safety and Technology:

Both the Vitara and the S-Cross come equipped with a host of advanced safety features and cutting-edge technology to ensure peace of mind and convenience on every journey. From adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping assist to blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert, both models offer a comprehensive suite of driver assistance systems to help prevent accidents and mitigate risks on the road. Additionally, the Vitara and the S-Cross feature intuitive infotainment systems with touchscreen displays, smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, keeping you connected and entertained throughout your travels.

Price and offers:

Currently the Suzuki Vitara comes in at a more affordable price, starting from just under £22,000 and the S-CROSS from £26,099. Both models include excellence competitive offers. The latest offers can be viewed via the links below.

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Which will you choose?

​The Suzuki Vitara and S-Cross represent two exceptional SUV options that cater to different preferences and lifestyles. While the Vitara appeals to those seeking adventure and versatility with its rugged design and agile performance, the S-Cross offers a more refined and sophisticated driving experience, with upscale amenities and advanced technology.

Ultimately, whether you choose the Vitara or the S-Cross, you can rest assured knowing that you're driving a reliable, comfortable, and capable SUV that's ready for whatever the road may bring. 

Both the Suzuki Vitara and S-CROSS are available to test drive at Crown Suzuki Hendon. Choose your model , or both, and book your experience to see the differences for yourself.

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