An introduction to SUV Hybrids

Well-equipped and beautifully finished, Suzuki offers some of the best value SUVs & crossovers on the market. And with 4x4 available on a number of models, our SUVs are up for any challenge you can throw at them. Suzuki’s range of crossovers & SUVs is diverse and features a number of exciting models that cater to every need. 

Below you can find out more about SUV and Crossovers as well as what the difference between a Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid is. We have also included the Suzuki SUV Hybrid range for your comparison.

What is an SUV?

An SUV is a Sports Utility Vehicle. They’re better at managing off-road driving compared to other types of car, with lots of interior space which means they’re great for carrying equipment.

Originally, the term SUV described cars with rugged styling and off-road capabilities. More recently, it’s been used as more of a catch-all for bigger cars with a more rugged appearance, often with 4x4 capabilities such as the Suzuki Vitara, which comes with ALLGRIP 4WD technology.

What is a Crossover?

Generally, a crossover car pairs the mobility of a hatchback with SUV styling. This means that crossovers are taller than a usual hatchback, and with increased ride height and better visibility. Whilst they look bulkier than your average hatchback, generally they don’t take up much more room on the road.

What is a Hybrid car?

In a Hybrid car, an electric motor assists the petrol engine, which is powered by an extra lithium-ion battery. The petrol engine and the energy stored with-in the lithium-ion battery work together to make the drive smoother and more responsive with improved fuel efficiency. The real benefits of a Hybrid car come from whilst driving in urban areas, in traffic or driving slower, as the battery will generally become the primary source of power, meaning no fuel will be used or CO2 emissions will be emitted. There is no need to plug in a Hybrid car as the battery is charged whilst driving.

Suzuki offer 4 self charging Hybrid cars including Swift, Ignis, Vitara and S CROSS.

What is a Plug-in Hybrid car?

A Plug-in Hybrid car (PHEV) is a Hybrid car with a lithium-ion battery that can also be plugged in to charge. Similar to Hybrid cars, PHEVs have a conventional petrol combustion engine and an electric motor. The battery that powers a PHEV is larger than a standard Hybrid, meaning that it can run on electric only mode for longer, saving even more fuel and emitting even less CO2.

Suzuki offer one Plug-in Hybrid, the Suzuki ACROSS, being able to cover up to 46 miles on zero emission electric only power.

Find out more about Hybrid

Suzuki Ignis Hybrid from £12,499*

Distinctive small car, with strong SUV styling; it’s compact, light and efficient, but has big personality and an adventurous spirit. With advanced safety ALLGRIP** technology and hybrid as standard, it is the ideal city car for visiting your favourite hangouts.

Winner of Best Small SUV for Value by What Car? Of The Year 2021, It offers a unique option when considering an SUV.

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*£12,499 price includes £2,000 customer saving offer ends June 31st 2021.
**ALLGRIP available on SZ5 grades

Suzuki S-CROSS SX4 from £18,249*

Looking for the rugged power and capability of a high quality SUV? The S-Cross can handle both the city streets and off-road terrain. With advanced safety features and ALLGRIP** technology, this car is the perfect synergy of comfort and SUV capability.


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*Includes £3,000 Customer Saving plus £1,000 Deposit Contribution. Ends June 31st 2021 .

**Available on SZT & SZ5 models

Suzuki Vitara Hybrid from £19,249*


If you’re looking for a strong and authentically styled SUV, that’s also compact and easy to drive. The award-winning Suzuki Vitara is built to excite and ALLGRIP** 4WD technology means this is also the perfect car for off-road adventures. Overall, it’s a well-rounded and reliable SUV.

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*​Includes £3,000 Customer Saving plus £1,750 Deposit Contribution. Ends June 31st 2021.
**Available on SZT & SZ5 models

Suzuki ACROSS Plug-in Hybrid from £45,599

​The ACROSS comes equipped with a sophisticated Plug-in Hybrid system and an abundance of safety features and advanced technology. It’s sleek. It’s striking. And it’s ready to level up your SUV driving experience.

The Suzuki ACROSS is a confident and capable SUV, with state of the art E-Four 4-wheel drive as standard, which means genuine 4x4 performance and it’s always prepared for whatever adventure you throw at it. 4x4 is at the heart of Suzuki, and the ACROSS makes no exception. Confident handling and increased control on the road come second nature to the electronic E-Four system, even when tackling tough terrain.

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Shop used SUV Hybrids

​If you are looking for a SUV Hybrid with even more affordability, then you might want to check out our Used Stock range.  

Crown Suzuki in Hendon hosts a wide range of Suzuki Approved Used SUV & Crossover Hybrids. Featuring low mileage and a variety of benefits to give you maximum confidence with your purchase, as well as affordable finance options.

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Still have questions?

We have tried to make this introduction to SUV Hybrids as straight forward as possible, as we understand all the terms and abbreviations can make it a little bit daunting for some new customers.
If you still have any questions or would like to discuss more about our new or used Suzuki SUV Hybrid line up then please don't hesitate to contact us, we are here to help. Simply fill in the form below and we will get back to you alternatively call 02082004040.

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