Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara mid-size hybrid SUV launched in India. Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara has received over 57,000 bookings since the opening of the bookings on July 11.
New Delhi: The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki (Maruti Suzuki) finally launched its first mid-size SUV new Maruti Grand Vitara (Maruti Grand Vitara) SUV in the Indian market on Monday. The Indo-Japanese automaker has launched the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara SUV in India at an initial ex-showroom price of 10.45 lakhs. With this, Maruti Suzuki has entered the mid-size SUV segment for the first time in India.
The pre-bookings for the new 2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara SUV were already started on July 11 at a token amount of Rs 11,000. The company has said that it has already received bumper bookings before the official launch of the Grand Vitara SUV. According to the report, this figure has crossed 55000.
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara 2022 Specifications
• Panoramic Sunroof
• Head Up Display
• Digital Multi-information Display
• Wireless Charger
• Next-gen Suzuki Connect
• SmartPlay Pro+
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara price
The starting ex-showroom price of Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara SUV is 10.45 lakhs, which goes up to Rs 19.65 lakhs for the top model
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara variant
The Grand Vitara is the flagship SUV in Maruti Suzuki’s portfolio. This will be the carmaker’s first robust hybrid product in India. The SUV will be available in 6 trims in 10 variants – Sigma, Delta, Zeta, Zeta+, Alpha and Alpha+. The 1.5-litre petrol mild hybrid powertrain producing 103 bhp power will be offered on the Sigma, Delta, Zeta and Alpha trims. All these four trims will get a standard 5-speed manual gearbox. At the same time, a 6-speed automatic transmission will be available in the Delta trim and all the above trims.
The company said that about 46 percent to 47 percent bookings for the new 2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara SUV have been done for the strong hybrid, which has been received from across the country. Maximum bookings have been done from Delhi, then Hyderabad, Pune, Mumbai and Bengaluru.
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara engine and mileage:
Maruti Suzuki will offer the Grand Vitara in two engine options. There is a 1.5-litre mild hybrid engine that has been seen in other Maruti Suzuki cars. While the other is a new 1.5-litre strong hybrid engine developed in collaboration with Toyota. The mild hybrid engine generates 100 PS of power and 135 Nm of torque. It will be offered with a 5-speed manual gearbox or a 6-speed automatic transmission. It has a claimed mileage of 21.11 kmpl. The robust hybrid engine produces 115 PS of maximum power and will be mated to only one e-CVT automatic transmission. Maruti Suzuki claims that it will give the highest mileage of 27.97 kmpl in its segment.
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara interior and features:
Talking about the interiors of the SUV, it has been made in a dual-tone theme of black and brown. The seats have been designed in faux black leather with champagne gold accents in the Strong Hybrid variant, while the Smart Hybrid variant will get a silver accent. The Grand Vitara is the first vehicle from Maruti Suzuki to be offered with a panoramic sunroof. It also comes with a heads-up display, wireless charger, a digital instrument cluster, 360-degree parking camera and connected car technology. Other features include ambient lighting, front ventilated seats, keyless entry, rear AC vents, a push button to start/stop the engine and a USB port. There is also a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system that supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
In the Indian market, it will compete with cars like Hyundai Creta (Hyundai Creta), Kia Seltos (Kia Seltos), Tata Harrier (Tata Harrier), MG Hector (MG Hector). Along with these, the Grand Vitara will also compete with the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder, which are technically identical.