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.
The Highest Booking for This 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-liter 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, 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 of 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.
Engine and Mileage
Maruti Suzuki will offer the Grand Vitara in two engine options. There is a 1.5-liter mild hybrid engine that has been seen in other Maruti Suzuki cars. While the other is a new 1.5-liter 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 has enhanced its safety features further with the recently launched Brezza. The carmaker has implemented this in the new Grand Vitara. Maruti has introduced features like 6 airbags with ABS with EBD, ESC, cruise control, hill climb, and descent control, 360-degree camera, reverse parking camera, ISOFIX child seat anchors, vehicle stability control, and seat belt reminder in the new Grand Vitara SUV. been given.
How Much is the 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. Ex-showroom price of Grand Vitara by variant:
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