New Suzuki Ignis 2018-2019 – mini crossover


In the review we present the mini crossover, the European version of Suzuki Ignis 2018-2019 – photos and videos, the price and specifications, the technical characteristics of Suzuki Ignis, a Japanese miniature hatchback with an impressive 180 mm clearance and an optional all-wheel drive. The new car for the European market is officially presented in Paris at the Paris Motor Show 2016 . Sales of new items in Europe will start in January 2017 at an estimated price of 12,000 euros. Perhaps the same spring the new Suzuki Ignis will reach.

The Japanese company positions Suzuki Ignis in Europe as a crossover … but it will be more correct to classify the novelty as a compact, elevated hatchback, even though there is an all-wheel drive (the rear wheels are connected by viscous coupling). So in the competitors of the Japanese hatchback, the French-Indian Renault Kwid , to some extent, Renault Sandero Stepway and his Russian brother Lada Xray . Yes, and hatchi Fiat – Panda Trekking (front-wheel drive) and Panda Cross (all-wheel drive) should also not be discarded, although they are more expensive.

  • The exterior dimensions of the body of Suzuki Ignis 2018-2019 are 3700 mm in length, 1690 mm in width, 1595 mm in height, with 2435 mm of wheelbase and 180 mm of ground clearance.
  • The car is completed with 16-inch disks with tires 175/50 R16.
  • Weight hatchback in running order varies from 810 to 920 kg.

The design of the exterior of the body of Suzuki Ignis is difficult to call stylish and able to attract attention in the flow to this person. In appearance, everything is simple and laconic, such a box on wheels arranged along the perimeter of a compact body with large first and second doors, a powerful rear roof pillar, a miniature hood and stern.



The brightest details on the body of the hatchback, striving for a crossover league, can be safely considered the original headlights of the head light with graceful arcs of LED daytime running lights, a rigid falshradiator grille, massive bumpers and solid-size plafonds of parking lights, partially filled with LEDs.

Interestingly, the compact body dimensions with miniature front and rear overhangs and an impressive, as for such a crumb, ground clearance give the body an auto excellent characteristics of geometric patency.

  • The angle of entry is 22 degrees, the angle of the ramp is 18 degrees, the angle of the exit is an impressive 38.8 degrees.

By the way, from the Japanese variant Suzuki Ignis the European version of the hatchback differs by other bumpers, adding 100 mm to the overall overall length of the body, larger by 30 mm body width due to lining over wheel arches, plastic threshold protection and increased ground clearance.

The cabin of the Suzuki Ignis, which is elevated above the road, despite the modest exterior dimensions of the body is able to comfortably accommodate five people with regard to the driver. In this case, three passengers of the second row are allocated enough legroom, and as an option even the rear separate 50:50 seats are available, which can be moved along the cabin. The volume of the luggage compartment depends directly on the availability of the all-wheel drive and optional sliding rear seats, so that behind the backs of the second row can accommodate from 204 to 267 liters of luggage, and folding the back row backs to expect 463-514 liters of cargo volume.

As a standard and optional equipment, the car will be pleased with the stylish and comfortable multifunctional steering wheel, an informative instrument panel, an advanced multimedia system Smartphone Linkage Audio Display with a color 7-inch screen (in the richest configurations with MirrorLink, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Siri and Google services, rear view camera, navigation, SD, Bluetooth and USB interfaces), climate control, a stereo camera giving information to the automatic braking system and monitoring an unauthorized crossing ii markup.

Technical characteristics of Suzuki Ignis 2018-2019. Under the hood of the new Japanese hatchback, only one gasoline four-cylinder engine 1.2 Dualjet (90 hp 120 Nm) is paired with 5 MKPP or robotic gearbox AGS. The drive is by default on the front wheels, but for a surcharge it is possible to order a plug-in all-wheel drive.
In Europe, the new Suzuki Ignis will be offered with two types of powerplants: conventional ICE and a 1.2 Dualjet gasoline engine, supplemented by a hybrid power unit SHVS (motor-generator, lithium traction battery), familiar to us by Suzuki Baleno .
Ignis with ICE and front-wheel drive gets the first hundred in 12.2 seconds, a hybrid version with a four-wheel drive accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 11.5 seconds. The fuel consumption in the combined cycle varies from 4.3 liters (hybrid version with front-wheel drive) to 5.0 liters in the version with all-wheel drive and a conventional gasoline engine.