Before you take your 4x4 off-roading, heed these driving tips to ensure a safe and exciting adventure!
Today's 4X4s are amazing machines. Not only are they built to comfortably take you wherever you want to go in style, but they are just as adept at fording streams, clambering up and over mountains, carving a path through the thickest of jungles, and tackling sand dunes without even raising a sweat.
And, really, what's the point of owning a 4x4 if you're not going to push it to its limits, at least occasionally?
But simply driving off the beaten path isn't as simple as it sounds. It's an adventure that can be challenging and confusing, especially if you're not prepared. But you don’t have to worry - we’ve amassed a number of tips and techniques to help you trailblaze into the wilderness with no fear.
First of all, the type of off-road adventure you can have depends on your four-wheel (4WD) drive vehicle. You'll want a 4x4 with a chassis frame that's built to withstand the punishment of off-road obstacles.
The new, third-generation Grand Vitara is a pure Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) born and bred to free the spirit and open paths where none existed before. Under the product concept of “off-road athlete”, the Grand Vitara was rigorously engineered to excel in a wide range of demanding situations.
Prior to getting behind the wheel, you need to check for the following things to ensure your adventure will be safe one:
Now that you’re ready and fully-kitted for your off-roading adventure, here are a few guidelines to follow during your drive:
There’s a very high chance that your 4x4 might get stuck or experience a mechanical breakdown. Given that you’ve already packed basic tools and supplies, you should be able to continue with your drive after following these tips.
With its bold new front mask and impressive fenders, the Suzuki Grand Vitara is both dynamic and stylish in its appearance. Tough enough for off-road driving yet elegant enough to grace the concrete jungle, this vehicle is practically an adventure waiting
to be driven – in style.
For more tips and tricks, you can read our blog on 7 driving tips for your 4x4.