The country’s largest automaker Maruti Suzuki is preparing to launch the new generation Maruti Vitara Brezza in the Indian market on June 30. The new model of the SUV will come with a much better design and interior as well as a more fuel efficient engine. Along with the generation change, the Brezza will be offered with a new exterior color scheme including a green shade.
Name will change.
Interestingly, the name ‘Vitara’ will be dropped from the model lineup of the next generation and it will be named Maruti Brezza. This will be the brand’s third major launch this year after the launch of the Ertiga and XL6 facelifts.
Engine and gearbox.
The 2022 Maruti Brezza will use the new 1.5-litre, 4-cylinder K15C DualJet petrol engine borrowed from the new Ertiga. The obsolete 4-speed torque converter automatic gearbox will be replaced with a new 6-speed automatic unit as seen on the updated Ertiga. A 5-speed manual gearbox will continue to be available as standard.
There will be many changes in the new model.
Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is one of the best selling models of the company. This compact SUV has been one of the best selling cars of the company since its launch in the Indian market. The upcoming updated model is expected to come with several updates on the exterior look and design as well as the interiors of the cabin.
Will get new look.
It is expected that the front grille of the SUV will be changed and it will look sharper than before. There will be sharp and crisp LED projector headlamps with integrated LED daytime running lights. There will be updated bumpers at the front and rear. While alloy wheels are also expected to come with a new design. It may also come with a sunroof for the first time. That is, with these changes, the new Brezza will be premium compared to the current model.
You can get these new features.
Inside the cabin too, the new Brezza is expected to get a host of new design updates. The dashboard and overall layout inside the cabin may change, along with new features. It could come with a 9.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system borrowed from the new XL6 and Ertiga. Talking about the features of the new model. Then it can include features like 360 degree camera, ventilated seats, HUD display, automatic climate control, wireless charging, ambient lighting, 6 airbags. The touchscreen infotainment system is expected to come with Suzuki’s Connected Car technology.
With major changes to the exterior and interior and a new engine. The Maruti Brezza 2022 model year will come with a decent price hike. Currently, the base variant of the current model costs Rs 7.84 lakh and the range-topping model costs Rs 11.49 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The new generation model is expected to fall within the price range of Rs 8 lakh to Rs 12 lakh.
When launched in the Indian market, the 2022 Maruti Suzuki Brezza will compete with cars such as the Tata Nexon, Nissan Magnite, and the Mahindra XUV300.