Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara launched in India, Prices start at Rs 10.45 lakh

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara has been launched today (September 26) in the Indian market at starting price of Rs 10.45 lakh.

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara has been launched today (September 26) in the Indian market. The SUV is the 1st Maruti Suzuki SUV to receive a strong hybrid engine and is  offered in India. The Grand Vitara also offers AWD feature in the segment, which is quite uncommon. The AWD feature was earlier provided by Renault Duster (currently discontinued). The Grand Vitara has a starting price of Rs 10.45 lakh and goes up to Rs 19.65 lakh.

For those who are unknown, the Grand Vitara is brought into the Indian market under the partnership of Toyota and Maruti Suzuki. Toyota’s version of the same SUV is sold as the Urban Cruiser Hyryder.

The booking amount of the Grand Vitara is just Rs 11,000 while the waiting period is up to 5 months. The SUV is available in 11 variants and will be sold through Nexa outlets of Maruti Suzuki. The top spec mild-hybrid variant of Grand Vitara offers the AWD feature.

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Price

Trims Mild-hybrid MT Mild-hybrid AT Mild-hybrid MT AWD Strong-hybrid eCVT
Sigma Rs 10.45 lakh
Delta Rs 11.90 lakh Rs 13.40 lakh
Zeta Rs 13.89 lakh Rs 15.39 lakh
Alpha Rs 15.39 lakh Rs 16.89 lakh Rs 16.89 lakh
Zeta+ Rs 17.99 lakh
Alpha+ Rs 19.49 lakh

 

 

The specifications of the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara are mentioned below in detail.

Powertrain

The Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara is offered in two powertrains- Smart hybrid and intelligent electric hybrid (IED).

Smart Hybrid- The Smart hybrid is based on a mild hybrid technology that increases fuel efficiency and enhances driving performance. The engine offered on the SUV stops when idle and silently starts when the conditions are optimal. The Brake Energy that is regenerated is used as torque assist to the engine.

Intelligent Electric Hybrid (IEH) – The second version of the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara is a strong hybrid that is offered with an advanced Intelligent Electric Hybrid System. The IEH makes a spontaneous switch between the pure electric and petrol mode or harnesses the power of both engines.

Technical Specifications

The Intelligent Electric Hybrid (IEH) or the strong hybrid is offered in Zeta Plus or Alpha Plus variants. A 1490cc petrol engine generates a maximum power of 92.45 PS @ 5500 rpm. The maximum torque offered on the SUV is 122 [email protected] 4400-4800. The transmission is e-CVT while the drive type is 2WD. The maximum power offered by the battery is [email protected] rpm while the maximum torque is 141 Nm. The maximum power generated by the total system is 115.56 PS (85kW).

The Smart Hybrid gets a 1462cc petrol engine that generates 103.06 [email protected] maximum power while the maximum torque generated is 136.8 @4400. The smart hybrid or mild hybrid is offered in four types Sigma, Delta, Zeta and Alpha. The transmission is 5MT/ 6AT while the drive type is 2WD/ ALLGRIP (MT Only) 2WD. The ALLGRIP SELECT offers the driver to choose from four driving modes (Auto, Sport, Snow and Lock). In simple terms, the ALLGRIP SELECT is Maruti Suzuki’s AWD system, which is offered for driver’s better riding.

Dimensions

The dimensions of the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara are 4345mm x 1795mm x 1645mm (L x W x H). The wheelbase of the SUV is 2600mm while the turning radius 5.4m.

Fuel Efficiency

The Grand Vitara gets a 45L fuel tank and offers a fuel efficiency that is between 19.38 kmpl and 27.97 kmpl. It should be kept in mind that fuel efficiency varies from person to person according to their riding styles.

NB: All the prices mentioned in the article are ex-showroom, Delhi.

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