The Vitara is Suzuki’s latest crossover, a little brother to the SX4 S-Cross on our test fleet. We towed with the diesel 4×4 at the Tow Car Awards and were impressed. Choosing the two-wheel-drive petrol tested here instead would save money, even in high-spec SZ5 trim, but what tow car ability does it have?

We’re not expecting sparkling performance from the petrol engine, but we are looking for enough poke to tow a caravan confidently. And will we miss four-wheel drive? Read on for our full Suzuki Vitara review.