The brand new Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara media check drives have begun forward of its launch this month and we’ll quickly convey you our check detailed check drive assessment of the 2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara. The SUV is the corporate’s first mid-size sturdy hybrid automobile and relies on the 2022 Toyota City Cruiser Hyryder. Each the SUVs promise India’s finest mileage for any petrol automobile and can problem the established order within the mid-size class dominated by Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos. Not too long ago, the Toyota City Cruiser Hyryder was launched within the nation, though costs have been revealed partially, just for the sturdy hybrid variants. This worth launch, mixed with earlier studies of Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara costs being leaked provides us an perception on Maruti’s plans for the Grand Vitara.
The Toyota City Cruiser Hyryder’s entry-level hybrid trim is priced at Rs 15.11 lakh, ex-showroom. The subsequent up on the ladder – mid-spec ‘G’ trim, will retail for Rs 17.49 lakh, ex-showroom. The range-topping hybrid variant is priced at 18.99 lakh. Additionally, the corporate has confirmed that the top-spec trim with the AWD format and Maruti Suzuki-sourced 1.5L mild-hybrid variant will price Rs 17.09 lakh, ex-showroom. The model is but to announce the costs for the remaining trims, that are anticipated to be launched anytime quickly.
Seeing the Hyryder costs and given the historical past of Maruti Suzuki-Toyota partnership, we now know that the India’s largest carmaker will hold the pricing of the New Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara sturdy hybrid variants extra aggressive than the 2022 Toyota City Cruiser Hyryder. This provides a validity to the sooner leaked costs of the mid-size SUV. As per the leaked costs, the SUV will include a beginning worth of simply Rs 9.5 lakh, ex-showroom.
Quite the opposite, the Hyundai Creta begins from Rs 10.44 lakh, ex-showroom. The Grand Vitara might be retailed in a complete of seven trims choices, specifically Sigma, Delta, Zeta, Alpha, Alpha AWD, Zeta Plus, and Alpha Plus.
New Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Powertrain
The strong-hybrid powertrain contains a 1.5L Atkinson-cycle energy plant paired to an electrical motor and a battery pack to churn out a mixed energy and torque outputs of 114 bhp and 122 Nm, respectively. The transmission unit right here is an e-CVT. Shifting to the mild-hybrid variants, they use a 1.5L NA petrol motor with a 48V mild-hybrid tech that produces a rated energy output of 101 bhp and 136 Nm of max torque.
Transmission choices will embrace a 5-speed MT and a 6-speed AT. Additionally, this motor might be obtainable with the choice of an AWD format with a guide gearbox solely. Additionally, the AWD trims will include a number of drive modes – Sport, Snow, Auto, and Lock.
New Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Options
By way of options, the Grand Vitara is loaded to the gills. It encompasses a panoramic sunroof, head-up show, ventilated entrance seats, 360-degree parking digital camera and extra.