Maruti Vitara Brezza debuts at Auto Expo 2016; launch details & specifications revealed

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New Delhi | Updated: February 4, 2016 12:20:54 AM

Maruti Vitara Brezza has been unveiled by the automaker at the Auto Expo 2016 being held at Greater Noida.

Maruti Vitara Brezza SUV at Auto Expo 2016Maruti Vitara Brezza sub-4 metre SUV made its global debut at the Auto Expo 2016, and will be launched soon

Maruti Vitara Brezza sub-4 metre SUV made its global debut on the first day of the Auto Expo 2016 – the Motor Show. Set to rival Ford EcoSport, Mahindra TUV300, Tata Nexon and other sub-4 metre SUVs, the Vitara Brezza will be launched in India soon after the Auto Expo.

Upon its launch, the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza will be made available in a total of 6 variants across three trim levels. All the variants will come powered by the 1.3-litre DDiS 200 engine which also powers the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross and Ciaz. This engine belts out a maximum power output of 89bhp and a peak torque of 200Nm. Only the diesel version of the Brezza will be brought to India initially, though a petrol-variant too is under development that will be rolled out later. The petrol-engined model will also be exported to several markets from India.

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Maruti Vitara Brezza launch in India

The Maruti Vitara Brezza is the company’s first product that is conceptualised, designed and developed completely by the Indian research & development team under the guidance of CV Raman, executive director – engineering, Maruti Suzuki India. The company said that the Indian R&D team took no validation from Suzuki’s global team and developed the prouct in about three and half years. The Vitara Brezza will also be exported to several markets in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Middle East.

Coming to design, the Maruti Vitara Brezza takes its inspiration from two concepts – Maruti XA Alpha and Suzuki iV-4. The car features projector head-lamps with LED daytime running strip, radiator grille with vertical slats, outside rear-view mirrors (ORVMs) with integrated turn indicators, blackened A & B pillars, plastic cladding around the body, and a chrome horizontal strip with Brezza written on it. Features like high shoulder line, short overhangs, high ground clearance, square wheel arches and prominent lines on side give it an pseduo SUV look.

Maruti Vitara Brezza unveiled at the Auto Expo 2016.

Maruti Vitara Brezza Variant-wise Key Features

Maruti Vitara Brezza LDi

– Twin pod head-lights
– 15-inch steel wheels
– Audio player with Bluetooth
– Parcel tray
– Manual AC
– Tilt-adjustable steering
– Driver-side airbag
– speed sensitive door locks
– Front power windows

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza LDi (Optional)  – In addition to features offered on LDi

– Passenger-side airbag
– Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
– Electronic brakeforce distribution
– Front seat belt pretensioner

VDi (In addition to features offered on LDi optional)

– Full wheel covers
– Roof rails
– Body-coloured door handles
– Power windows at rear
– Headrests for rear passengers
– Keyless entry
– Security alaram
– Seat back pockets
– Gear-shift indicator
– Electro-magnetic tail-gate

Maruti Vitara Brezza VDi (Optional)  – In additon to features offered on VDi

– Anti-lock braking system
– Electronic brakeforce distribution
– Seat belt pretensioner

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza ZDi  – In addition to features offered on VDi optional

– Projector head-lights with LED daytime running lamps
– Chrome grille at the front
– Fog lights
– Grey roof rails
– Front & rear silver skid plates
– Alloy wheels with 16-inch tyres
– Audio controls on steering wheel
– Sunglass holder in over head console
– Vanity mirror lamp
– Better fabric seats
– Height adjustable driver seat
– 60:40 split rear seats,
– Piano black-finish centre console
– Automatic air-conditioner
– Rear wiper & washer
– Mood light in speedometer

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza ZDi+  – In addition to features offered on ZDi

– Electrically adjustable outside rear-view mirrors
– Rain sensing wipers
– Automatic headlamps
– Dual-tone dashboard
– Apple CarPlay
– Navigation and MapCare
– Cooled upper glovebox
– Engine start-stop button
– Front seat-belt height adjuster
– Keyless entry
– Cruise control
– Reverse parking camera

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