Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza continues to hit new heights in the Indian market. As per the new information disclosed by the manufacturer, the sub-compact SUV reached a milestone of 5.5 lakh units sales since its inception back in 2016. Earlier this year, BS6 version of Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza was introduced during the Auto Expo 2020. A facelift with upgraded exterior design, the 2020 Brezza caters to a new 4 cylinder 1.5 litre K-series petrol engine. Prior to this introduction, the Brezza used to come in a diesel avtar however due to it BS4 iternation the homegrown automaker decided to discontinue the model altogether. As of now there is no word whether or not a new diesel powertrain would be in the offering. That apart, the new version has sold more than 32,000 units within 6 months of its launch. Vitara Brezza's competition in the domestic market are Hyundai Venue, recently-launched Kia Sonet and the upcoming Nissan Magnite. Its base variant is priced at Rs 7. 34 lakhs (ex-showroom), Delhi with the top-end coming at Rs 11.15 lakhs (ex-showroom), Delhi.
“Since its launch, Vitara Brezza has dominated the compact SUV segment. As a trendsetter, it clicked with the passion of the SUV buyer, with its bold design language, powerful performance and sporty character. It quickly went on to become the most awarded compact SUV as well as dominated the sales charts. With the introduction of the powerful 1.5L petrol engine along with numerous design updates, Vitara Brezza has further delighted the customers and cemented its pole position in the segment. This 5.5 lakh sales milestone of Vitara Brezza has been a marquee statement of our endeavour to consistently innovate and strengthen Maruti Suzuki’s portfolio in line with the current consumer preferences and market trends”, commented Shashan Srivastava, Executive Director (Marketing & Sales), Maruti Suzuki India Limited on this announcement.
Talking about the design updates, 2020 Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza features elements like new LED headlamps with Day Time Running Lamps (DRL's), refreshed front grille, dual-tone roof, elegant looking alloys, LED tail lights among others. As for the performance, the 1.5-litre petrol unit delivers a maximum power output of 103 bhp with 138 Nm torque. It comes mated to a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed torque converter gearbox. According to Maruti, the Brezza petrol provide a mileage figure of 18.76 kmpl for the automatic while the manual returns 17.03 kmpl.
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