The made-in-India Maruti Vitara Brezza has been launched in Nepal at NPR 35.99 lakhs which translates into INR 22.49 lakhs. Yes, the neighboring nation has a hefty tax structure for import of vehicles. In fact, the import duty on automobiles is one of the primary sources of income for the Nepalese government.
The Vitara Brezza is powered by a 1.3-litre DDiS 200 diesel engine which is tuned to deliver 90 PS and 200 Nm of torque. The crossover employs a 5-speed manual transmission with drives the front wheel. The vehicle has a mileage of 24.3 kmpl.
Produced only in India, the Vitara Brezza is likely to be sold in several emerging markets eventually. Nepal is the first export market and the car is also set to go on sale in Indonesia shortly. It is being showcased at the 2016 GIIAS in Jakarta.
The fully loaded variant is equipped with dual airbags, ABS with EBD, a touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, projector headlamps, dual-tone exterior color theme, alloy wheels, foglamps, automatic climate control, chilled glove box, rain sensing wipers, keyless entry with push button start, cruise control, etc.
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The Maruti Vitara Brezza will be sold in Nepal through Suzuki’s authorized distributor CG Motocorp.