Maruti Vitara Brezza preview – Specifications, estimated price & mileage

The first sub-compact SUV from the Indo-Japanese carmaker, the Maruti Vitara Brezza will make its global debut on February 3 at the Auto Expo 2016.

By: | Updated: April 13, 2016 3:27 PM

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza takes its design inspiration from two concepts - Suzuki iV-4 and Maruti XA Alpha There is no denying that Maruti Vitara Brezza is the most awaited vehicle at the Auto Expo 2016 as it will enter a segment - compact SUV - that has shown a tremendous growth in the last 2-3 years. The first sub-compact SUV from the Indo-Japanese carmaker, the Maruti Vitara Brezza will make its global debut on February 3 at the Auto Expo 2016. In case you are planning to buy the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, here's everything you need to know about this - Maruti Vitara Brezza Styling Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza takes its design inspiration from two concepts - Suzuki iV-4 and Maruti XA Alpha. According to the teaser images and spy shots doing rounds on the internet, the Vitara Brezza will feature projector head-lights with LED strip, radiator grille with vertical slats, turn-indicators on outside rear-view mirrors, black plastic body cladding, blackened A & B pillars, chrome strip at the rear with product name written on it. The Maruti Brezza sub-compact SUV will also offer options like contrasting white coloured roof, side mirrors and C-pillar. Elements like high shoulder line, short overhangs, square wheel arches and character lines on sides give the Maruti Vitara Brezza quite a sporty look. Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza Specifications As reported earlier, the Maruti Vitara Brezza will be made available only with a diesel powertrain initially. The engine will be the same fiat-sourced 1.3-litre multijet diesel unit that also does duty on several Maruti Suzuki cars in India including Swift, Dzire, Ciaz and Ertiga. This engine will produce a power of 89bhp against a peak torque of 200Nm. The company is also working on a new 1.5-litre petrol engine for the Vitara Brezza, and that will be launched at a later stage. Also Read: New Chevrolet Cruze 2016 launched in India at a starting price of Rs 14.68 lakh Maruti Brezza Estimated Mileage Maruti Suzuki cars are known for offering impressive mileage, and the Vitara Brezza will not be an exception. Powered by a 1.3-litre multijet diesel unit, the car is expected to produce a mileage of around 24-25kmpl, thus making it one of the most fuel-efficient SUVs in India. Maruti Vitara Brezza Safety Features Similar to all the new-age Maruti Suzuki cars, the Maruti Vitara Brezza will also be made available with several safety features like dual airbags, anti-lock braking system (ABS) and electronic brakeforce distribution. While ABS, EBD could be offered with higher variants, driver-side airbag will be standard across all variants. Maruti Vitara Brezza Expected launch While the Maruti Vitara Brezza will make its debut at the Auto Expo 2016, the launch will take place sometime in March or April. Though, there is no official word on its launch date yet. Maruti Vitara Brezza Expected Price To be sold through regular MSI dealerships, the Maruti Vitara Brezza sub-compact SUV is expected to priced in the range of Rs 7 lakh - Rs 10 lakh. At this price point, the Brezza will be as competitive as its rivals including Ford EcoSport and Mahindra TUV300.