Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza AT India launch expected early next year
Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza has become one of the most popular compact SUV in India since it has been launched. The rugged looking car comes with an appealing design. Power source for the car is a 1.3 litre DDiS 200 diesel engine. The India spec model gets only a 5 speed manual gearbox on the transmission front. Meanwhile the automaker has showcased the automatic transmission variant of the car at the ongoing 2016 Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIAAS).
In Indonesian market the car gets the same engine as power source. While it gets both manual and automatic gearbox as transmission options. Interestingly, the car is manufactured in India only. In fact, the Indonesian market is the first overseas market to receive the India made Vitara Brezza AT. The car will receive a 1.0 litre Boosterjet petrol engine as well. Both the Indian and Indonesian market will receive the same engine in near future.
The Indian market is awaiting an AMT variant later this year. It will be sold with the same 1.3 litre DDiS 200 engine. The engine churns out 90 PS of peak power and 200 Nm of peak torque with a fuel economy of 24.3 kmpl. This fuel economy figure makes the car most fuel efficient compact SUV in Indian market. The demand of the car has been so high in Indian market that the car is coming with a waiting period around 8 months.
The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza gets a rugged yet stylish design. The front grille sports a thick H shaped chrome grille. The headlamps come featuring bull horn integrated LED daytime running lights. The front bumper looks beefy with large air intake, accented fog lamps, skid plate. The side profile gets five spoke alloy wheels, dual tone exterior, side body cladding. At rear the car features roof spoiler, wrap around taillights, skid plate. A thick chrome handle bar above the registration enclosure enhances the appeal.
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The interior of the car has been designed to offer upmarket feel to the occupants. The multifunction steering wheel, cockpit styled instrument cluster with ambient lighting, piano black finished centre console with touchscreen infotainment system enhance appeal. Also in terms of space, the car delivers a comfortable spacious experience to the occupants.