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2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Top 5 things you need to know

The all-new 2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara SUV recently made its global debut in India. Here are the top 5 things you need to know about India’s largest carmaker’s flagship sport utility vehicle.

2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Top 5 things you need to know

India’s largest car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki, recently unveiled the all-new Grand Vitara SUV. Based on the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder, the Grand Vitara is now the flagship sport utility vehicle in the company’s portfolio. It will compete against the likes of the Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos in the lucrative mid-size SUV segment. Here are the top 5 things you need to know about the 2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara. 

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara colours

2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Design and Colours

The Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara is one good-looking SUV. It has a masculine appeal and looks bigger than its other rivals. At the front, it gets a massive chrome embellished grille with Suzuki’s logo in between. The SUV’s grille is flanked by LED DRLs while the headlamps are positioned below. It gets 17-inch machined-cut alloy wheels and connected LED taillamps at the rear. 

maruti grand vitara engine specs

Maruti Suzuki will offer the Grand Vitara SUV in six mono-tone colours and three dual-tone shades. The mono-tone colours are Chestnut Brown, Nexa Blue, Arctic White, Splendid Silver, Grandeur Grey and Opulent Red while the dual-tone paint schemes include Arctic White with Black, Splendid Silver with Black and Opulent Red with Black.

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara dimensions

2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Dimensions and Capacity

SpecificationsGrand Vitara
Length4345 mm
Width1795 mm
Height1645 mm
Wheelbase2600 mm
Ground Clearance210 mm
Boot Space260-310 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity45 litres

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2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Engine and Gearbox

Maruti’s latest flagship SUV will be offered with two engine options in India. It will get a 1.5-litre petrol engine with strong hybrid tech, paired with an e-CVT. This is the same powertrain that will do its duty in the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder as well and makes it the most fuel-efficient SUV in India. It produces 91 bhp & 122 Nm while the electric motor develops 79 bhp & 141 Nm. 

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara engine

The combined output of this powertrain is rated at 114 bhp. The other engine will be Maruti’s 1.5-litre mild-hybrid petrol unit that will develop 101 bhp and 136.8 Nm of peak torque. This engine will come mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed AT. Moreover, its manual variants will get an optional AWD system as well.

maruti suzuki grand vitara interior features

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2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Interior and Features

In terms of features, the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara gets a 9.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wireless Android Auto & Apple CarPlay along with Suzuki’s connected car tech. Some other features include a panoramic sunroof, wireless smartphone charger, digital instrument cluster, ventilated front seats, etc. The SUV gets safety equipment like a 360-degree parking camera, six airbags, ESP, hill hold assist, hill descent control, TPMS, etc.

grand vitara safety features

2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Price and Rivals

Pre-bookings for the all-new Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara are already open. One can book this SUV by paying a token amount of Rs 11,000 and it will be retailed via the NEXA dealerships. The company is expected to reveal the prices in September and it’s likely to be priced from Rs 9.50 lakh, ex-showroom. The Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will take on the likes of the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder, Kia Seltos, Hyundai Creta, etc. 

2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara kia seltos comparison

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