Grand Vitara will be the next Maruti Suzuki SUV, pre-booking starts in India

Maruti Suzuki has announced the launch of its upcoming SUV-Grand Vitara in India. The Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will be unveiled globally on 20 July, 2022. The pre-bookings of the new Maruti SUV have already started from today across Nexa outlets. Interested users can pre-book the SUV at a token price of Rs 11,000. The Grand Vitara will be placed above the Brezza in the hierarchy of Maruti Suzuki.

The Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will be based on the recently unveiled Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder. This means that both the SUVs (Hyryder and Grand Vitara) will be almost same except for some design changes.  The Grand Vitara is developed under the alliance of Toyota-Suzuki and the SUV will be manufactured in Bidadi of Karnataka.

When it comes to engine and features, the Grand Vitara shares the same engine while the features will be almost the same.

The Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will be offered in multiple engine options- 1.5-litre mild-hybrid K15C engine or Toyota’s 1.5-litre TNGA Atkinson cycle engine (strong hybrid engine). The 1.5-litre TNGA Atkinson cycle engine present on the Hyryder is also present on other cars of Toyota like the Yaris hatchback and Yaris Cross SUV.

The Toyota 1.5-litre TNGA Atkinson cycle engine along with the electric motor generates a total power of 115PS. The TNGA Atkinson cycle engine offers 92 PS Power and 122 Nm of Torque. On the other hand, the electric meter offers a power of 79 PS and 141 Nm torque. On the other hand, the 1.5-litre Maruti engine (K15C) offers 103 PS power and a torque of 135Nm.

The Grand Vitara is expected to get a panoramic sunroof, wireless charger, digital instrument cluster, heads-up display, connected car tech and voice assist, 360-degree camera, cooled seats, 17-inch alloy wheels just like the Toyota Hyryder. Safety features on the SUV should include up to 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, ESP, hill-hold assist along with multiple driving modes.

We expect that the ex-showroom prices of Grand Vitara to start from Rs 10 lakh and go up to Rs 18 lakh in India.

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