2nd generation Maruti Vitara Brezza will feature new platform, revamped interiors along with contemporary equipment list.
Maruti Vitara Brezza has been in the market for just over 5 years as of now. Launched back in March 2016 where the segment was not overly crowded, it gained instant popularity.
Last year only, the facelifted version of the compact SUV was launched in exterior tweaks, certain new features as well as Diesel engine got swapped with 1.5-litre petrol engine.
But with more and more car manufacturers entering this segment with their own USPs, the sales of Vitara Brezza have surely been impacted and the SUV needs a generation update to get its crown back.
So here are top 7 things you need to know about the upcoming Maruti Vitara Brezza 2021:
1. Exterior Design
Maruti Vitara Brezza is the only compact SUV which boasts of a muscular stance and looks like a proper SUV. And with the new generation as well, Maruti Suzuki will continue the boxy and brawnier stance of the SUV. Wheels design will be all new along with more sets and creases and tweaks to front and rear bumper.
2. Updated Interiors
Where one aspect the SUV lagged behind all its rivals is the interior fit and finish. With the update, the cabin of Maruti Vitara Brezza will undergo big change. The quality and feel and feedback of material will see a drastic improvement. New interior theme as well as upholstery will enhance the airiness inside the cabin.
3. Engine Options
As of now, Maruti Vitara Brezza plonks in 1.5-litre petrol engine with 103 BHP and 138 NM. Transmission duties are handled by 5 speed manual and automatic. Mileage claimed is 17.03 kmpl and 18.76 kmpl respectively. The higher mileage figures in automatic variant can be attributed to SHVS technology.
Maruti Vitara Brezza 2021 will continue with same 1.5-litre petrol engine-
- But this time smart hybrid technology will also make way to manual variants and is expected to be stronger hybrid than before wit a bigger battery and powerful electric motor. Fuel efficiency of Upcoming Maruti Vitara Brezza will be around 20 kmpl.
- 1.5-litre Diesel engine (94 BHP / 225 NM) will be introduced in the SUV around 3 to 4 months after the launch of the new SUV. This unit is the same which was offered with BS 4 Ertiga and Ciaz.
4. New Platform
Current spec Maruti Vitara Brezza is underpinned by TECT body structure and scored 4 stars in the Global NCAP test conducted in 2018. In coherence with the latest crop of Maruti crop, Vitara Brezza is likely to be based on the HEARTECT platform which ensures better power to weight ratio and improved body stiffness. Also this platform makes use of Ultra and Advanced High Strength Steel o achieve higher rigidity.
5. New Features
Most of the competitive offering as well as other compact SUVs by Ford, Kia, Hyundai and others are loaded up to the brim possessing certain segment leading features and now with the update, Vitara Brezza will get hold of many new much required equipments.
Top new expected features are wireless charging, digital instrument cluster, connected car technology, 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, TPMS, electric sunroof, ambient lighting as well as rear sunshade.
6. Bigger in Dimensions
With the generation update, the dimensions of the compact SUV are expected to grow as well. Vitara Brezza in 2021 is likely to be slightly wider than before along with a longer wheelbase as well.
7. Expected Pricing
Maruti Vitara Brezza currently offered with 1.5-litre petrol engine retails between Rs 7.39 lakhs and Rs 11.4 lakhs. New upcoming Brezza is expected to carry an ex showroom price sticker of Rs 7.5 lakhs and 11.8 lakhs for the top end fully feature rich trim.
Here is the current pricing of all the sub compact SUVs in India:
|Car Model||Price Range (Ex Showroom)|
|Renault Kiger||Rs. 5.45 L – Rs. 9.72 L|
|Nissan Magnite||Rs. 5.49 L – Rs. 9.59 L|
|Hyundai Venue||Rs. 6.87 L – Rs. 11.61 L|
|Kia Sonet||Rs. 6.79 L – Rs. 13.19 L|
|Tata Nexon||Rs. 7.1 L – Rs. 12.79 L|
|Mahindra XUV300||Rs. 7.95 L – Rs. 12.55 L|
|Ford EcoSport||Rs. 7.99 L – Rs. 11.49 L|
|Maruti Vitara Brezza||Rs. 7.39 L – Rs. 11.4 L|