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Revised Suzuki Ignis gets upgraded mild hybrid power as standard

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Suzuki has updated the Ignis compact SUV with a facelift and upgraded mild hybrid engine as standard.

The Ignis now comes with a hybridised 1.2-litre petrol engine as standard

The Ignis now comes with a mild hybrid 1.2-litre petrol engine as standard

The compact Ignis model was first launched in January 2017, and now receives its mid-life facelift introducing more a more rugged design. The revised car is priced from £13,999 for the base-level SZ3 model, with 2WD and manual transmission.

An updated 1.2-litre four-cylinder K12D Dualjet mild hybrid engine is standard for all trim grades and offers CO2 emissions of 114g/km and a combined fuel consumption of 55.7mpg for the 2WD manual model. In addition, a new CVT is offered as an option on the middle and top-spec trim grades with two-wheel drive.

There are three trim grades to choose from: SZ3; SZ-T; and SZ5. Standard equipment includes, air conditioning, six airbags, LED headlights with DRL, rear privacy glass, DAB radio and Bluetooth. New colour options have also been added.

SZ-T adds individually sliding rear seats, rear view camera, wheel arch extensions, side mouldings and roof rails, 16-inch alloy wheels and Smartphone Link Display Audio with support for both Apple Carplay and Android Auto.

Top-spec SZ5 adds automatic air conditioning, sat nav, cruise control, keyless entry and engine start, door mirror mounted indicators, Dual Camera Brake Support, Lane Departure Warning and Weaving Alert. The trim combined with a manual transmission can also optionally be equipped with Suzuki’s ALLGRIP ‘AUTO’ 4WD system.

The new revised car goes on sale in the UK this month, with the company suggesting around 6,000 units should be shifted in its first full sales year.

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Jonathan Musk

Jonathan turned to motoring journalism in 2013 having founded, edited and produced Autovolt - one of the UK's leading electric car publications. He has also written and produced books on both Ferrari and Hispano-Suiza, while working as an international graphic designer for the past 15 years. As the automotive industry moves towards electrification, Jonathan brings a near-unrivalled knowledge of EVs and hybrids to Fleet World Group.