New Suzuki Ignis on sale here ahead of UK launch

Suzuki tells us that their Ignis model line has undergone a facelift, with renewed styling and powertrain. While retaining the design characteristics of the current model, Suzuki boasts that the new Ignis further reinforces its unique position as the only ultra-compact SUV. Interestingly, it is now on sale in Ireland while UK sales will not be commencing until the Autumn.

It has a new front grille and bumpers, refined interior colours, and a claimed efficiency-enhanced engine with expanded mild hybrid system capacity.

Since launching in 2016, the Ignis was chosen as a top three finalist in the 2017 World Urban Car awards and has continued to gain popularity. Suzuki says that the new Ignis further builds on that styling in a compact and functional package, increasing its appeal as a playful yet practical proposition in the market.

New Ignis highlights include the distinctive exterior design features. Among them is Suzuki’s characteristic 5-spoke front grille and front and rear bumpers with silver under garnishes further accentuate the car’s SUV character and uniqueness.

Suzuki adds that there are new interior accent colours, and a boldly designed instrument panel, all of which improve the stylish urban taste of the interior.

A new K12D 1.2 DuelJet engine and mild hybrid system with significantly enlarged 10Ah lithium-ion battery capacity, offers enhanced fuel efficiency, and is now available with a CVT option.

Now available as an added option, Suzuki claims that the CVT offers powerful acceleration performance at low speeds and outstanding fuel efficiency when cruising at high speeds.

The Ignis is available in eleven single-tone and seven two-tone colours, including three new shades.