Maruti Suzuki launched its compact SUV Brezza in 2016 with a single engine option, a 1.3 diesel engine mated to a 5 -speed manual transmission. Since then the car has received tremendous acceptance from the customers and also has a waiting period of about 2 months. Now, the company is planning to the launch the petrol version of the Brezza and will also offer the automatic transmission as an option. The Brezza is expected to be powered by a 1.4-litre petrol engine or a 1.0-litre Boosterjet engine. The 1.4-litre engine will produce 91 hp of power and 134 Nm of torque, while the 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine will churn out 99 hp of power and 150Nm of torque.Both the engines will be mated to the 5-speed manual and automatic transmission. The petrol version of Brezza will get the same features as in the current version of Brezza such as projector headlamps with LED DRL's, body coloured bumper, electric folding ORVMs with turn indicators and rain sensing auto wipers.
Inside the cabin, the petrol version of Brezza will get a host of features such as smart play infotainment system compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. In addition, it will get push button start, reverse parking camera, keyless entry and steering mounted controls. In terms of safety, the petrol variant of Brezza will get ABS with EBD, dual airbags and ISOFIX as standard equipment.
Maruti Suzuki will launch the Brezza with petrol engine by later this year and it will be priced lower than the diesel engine. The diesel version is sold at a price tag of Rs. 7.26 lakh – Rs 9.66 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi, while the petrol version is expected to be launched at the price of Rs 7 lakh,ex-showroom, Delhi. When launched, the petrol variants of the Brezza will compete with the likes of Ford EcoSport and the Honda WR-V, which comes with petrol and diesel engines.