The much awaited compact SUV from Maruti Suzuki, the Vitara Brezza is now in the market.
NewsX Auto correspondent Shams Raza Naqvi puts the car through its paces to get you a firsthand report on what’s good and what’s not in the newest car from the Maruti stable.
The car is a perfect combination of both muscular styling and premium features. The bonnet, the bumper and the grille, they are all very bold and aggressive in terms of styling. The 16 inch wheels along with square wheel arches give you a very SUV-ish sort of a look. Talking of the premium features, the highlight is the bull horn headlamps that come with automatic LEDs. The dual colour tone scheme has already become very popular among the buyers. Width of the Brezza is almost 1.8 metres. Vitara Brezza is high on personalization as well that comes with theme based personalization matching the personality of the customer, some of them being; glamour, urban and sporty. It comes with 5 different mood lighting that makes you feel good about being in a premium car. The bucket seats give you a comfortable drive.
|Engine||1,248cc, 4-cylinder, DOHC, Diesel|
|Transmission||5-speed manual, front-wheel drive|
Other noteworthy features of the Brezza include; its contemporary futuristic dash layout, touchscren infotainment system, reverse parking camera, 328 litre boot, 1.3 litre 90 PS diesel engine and a mileage claim of 24.3 kmpl.
The Brezza currently runs only a Diesel engine but a petrol engine is on its way later in 2016.
|Prices in Rupees (ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|LDI (0)||7.12 Lakh|
|VDI (O)||7.75 Lakh|
|ZDI+ (Dual TOne)||9.68 Lakh|