Bookings of the Grand Vitara SUV, which opened in July 2022, have already crossed the 57,000 mark prior to prices being announced
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara SUV has been launched in India. Bookings had been opened back in July at Rs 11,000 and the company claims to have already received over 50,000 bookings even before prices were announced. Deliveries are set to commence in the coming days during the Navratri festivities
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara shares platform and engine options with the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder. It is being produced at Toyota’s Bidadi plant in Karnataka.
Maruti Grand Vitara Prices
Prices of the new Maruti Grand Vitara start from Rs 10.45 lakh and go all the way to Rs 19.65 lakh. These are introductory, ex-sh prices. Maruti is also offering Grand Vitara via leasing option, with monthly subscription fee starting from Rs 27,000.
The Grand Vitara Intelligent Electric Hybrid variants come with an inclusive special introductory package consisting of extended warranty till 5 years / 1 lakh km and a PRISTINE Genuine NEXA Accessory pack worth over Rs. 67,000. With the Grand Vitara, flagship SUV to enter a segment wherein it will compete with the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, MG Astor, VW Taigun and Skoda Kushaq.
Positioned on Suzuki’s Global C platform, the Grand Vitara sports a more aggressive stance over the Hyryder. It gets a sharp nose, wider grille with chrome strips, a host of chrome accents across its body and differently designed 17 inch dual tone alloy wheels. In terms of dimensions, the Grand Vitara measures the same as the Hyryder standing 4,345 mm in length, 1,795 mm in width and 1,645 mm in height with a wheelbase of 2,600 mm.
Grand Vitara is being offered with nine exterior colour options which include six monotone and three dual-tones. These include Nexa Blue, Arctic White, Splendid Silver, Grandeur Grey, Chestnut Brown, Opulent Red, Arctic White with Black, Splendid Silver with Black and Opulent Red with Black
The interior arrangement is similar to that seen on the Hyryder but with new colour schemes. It sports a 9 inch touchscreen infotainment system with SmartPlay Pro+ connectivity, wireless charging, 360 degree camera, ambient lighting and power windows. It also sports automatic climate control, panoramic sunroof, digital instrument cluster, head-up display and ventilated front seats. Safety is via six airbags, Hill Hold Assist, ESP, ISOFIX child seat mounts and disc brakes on all four wheels.
Maruti Grand Vitara SUV gets its power via a 1.5 liter, 4 cylinder K15C smart hybrid petrol engine offering 103 hp power and 136 Nm torque mated to a 5 speed manual or 6 speed torque converter automatic transmission which will also get the option of Suzuki’s AllGrip AWD system.
The 1.5 liter, 3 cylinder Atkinson Cycle TNGA petrol engine is sourced from Toyota. This engine offers 92 hp power at 5,500 rpm and 122 Nm torque at 4,400 rpm this when coupled with an AC synchronous motor offers 79 hp and 141 Nm with a combined power output of 115 hp. It is mated exclusively to a 6 speed CVT and claims fuel efficiency of 28 km/l. Retailed via the company’s exclusive NEXA showrooms in India, considering the bookings received, waiting periods for some variants of the Grand Vitara are set to extend to over 5 months.