Driven: Suzuki SX4 S-Cross Hybrid AllGrip Is Your No-Frills Family-Friendly SUV

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Suzuki might not be present in the US, but in Europe and Asia it maintains a wide range of products focused on city cars and SUVs. The SX4 S-Cross is an important part of the SUV lineup, so we wanted to test the recently revealed third-generation model to see how much it has improved over its predecessor, and how well it stacks up against the fierce competition.

Improved But Sedate Styling
Starting with the exterior, it is clear that the SX4 S-Cross is completely redesigned over the previous generation despite using the same underpinnings and retaining an identical footprint. Measuring 4,300 mm (169.3 inches) long, it is well into the B-SUV segment, since it is smaller than all C-SUVs. Overall, the S-Cross resembles an old-school family-friendly SUV, not interested in the sportier and sexier approach of rivals like the Peugeot 2008, the Renault Captur, and the Ford Puma.  » Read More