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New Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara 2022 Unveiled LIVE Highlights: Fuel Efficiency, Features and more

New Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara 2022 India Unveil LIVE Updates: The hybrid midsize SUV has been unveiled in the Indian market and you can read minute-by-minute updates here. 

New Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara 2022 Unveiled LIVE Highlights: Fuel Efficiency, Features and more
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New Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara 2022 India Unveil LIVE Updates: India's largest carmaker has unveiled its first ever hybrid SUV for the Indian market today (July 20). The Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara has made its global debut today with the launch expected around the festive season 2022. The new SUV is based on the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder SUV and is borrowed under the global partnership between the brands. While Toyota has already started to retail Maruti Suzuki Baleno based Glanza and Maruti Suzuki Brezza based Urban Cruiser in India, this is for the first time Maruti Suzuki will retail a Toyota based vehicle in India. As mentioned by Maruti earlier, the Grand Vitara will sold through NEXA dealerships and the bookings for the same opened for Rs 11,000. Maruti Suzuki has also revealed certain details of the SUV in small teasers. The Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will compete in the Indian market against vehicles like the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, MG Hector, Mahindra XUV700, Volkswagen Taigun, Skoda Kushaq, Jeep Compass, and others. Leaked information ahead of the launch reveals that the 2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will be priced around Rs 9.50 lakh, and the top variant of the SUV will be priced around Rs 16 lakh, undercutting the competition by a good margin.

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Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Fuel Efficiency

The Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will get Best In-Class fuel efficiency of 27.97 kmpl thanks to the 1.5-litre hybrid powertrain. The 1.5-litre dualjet petrol engine, on the other hand, will get 21.11 kmpl mileage, as claimed by the brand. 

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Expected Price

Based on the rumours and information leaked earlier, the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will be priced around Rs 9.50 lakh, and the top variant, the SUV, will be priced around Rs 16 lakh, undercutting the competition by a good margin.

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Design

Although the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara draws a lot from the most recently unveiled Toyota Urban Cruiser hybrid SUV, but it also maintains its unique identity with a few features. The new SUV will have a newly designed front end with a vertically-split headlamp which continues to the rear end having a similar difference. Moreover, the midsize SUV leads Maruti Suzuki's exploration of a new customer base.

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Cabin

Like all the recently launched Maruti Suzuki cars, the Grand Vitara will be loaded with features complemented by plush interiors. The statement is best justified with features like a heads-up display, a big panoramic sunroof which is a first in the segment, a 360-degree parking camera, a 9-inch infotainment touchscreen, and six airbags with multiple other features.

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Engine

Among the many firsts, the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara is also the first SUV from the Indian automaker to be blessed with a hybrid powertrain. The car is expected to get an Atkinson cycle motor having a 1.5-liter displacement capacity. It is expected to be tuned to produce 115 PS of power combined with an electric motor. In addition, the lower trims are expected to have a 1.5-liter NA engine with different tuning. Furthermore, the SUV will get an all-wheel-drive system making it better than a few of its rivals.

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Rivals

The Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will likely compete in the Indian market against vehicles like the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, MG Hector, Mahindra XUV700, Volkswagen Taigun, Skoda Kushaq, Jeep Compass, and others.

26 July 2022
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Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara variant wise features explained:

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Sigma

Tilt and telescopic adjustable steering wheel

Electrically adjustable wing mirrors

Steering mounted controls

Dual airbags

ABS with EBD

Rear parking sensors

ESP with hill hold

3-point seatbelts for all seats

Halogen projector headlamps with LED DRLs

Rear spoiler 17-inch steel wheels with wheel cover

Rear centre armrest

60:40 split and reclining rear seats

Front and rear silver skid plates

Dual-tone black-brown interior

4.2-inch TFT display in the instrument cluster

ISOFIX mounts

Keyless entry and go

Auto air conditioning

Rear AC vents

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Delta (1.5 petrol mild-hybrid MT/AT)

Suzuki connected car features

Cruise control

Rear fast charging USB ports

Paddle shifters (AT only)

Android Auto, Apple CarPlay Alexa and Google assistance

4-speaker sound system

Reverse parking camera

Seven-inch SmartPlay Pro infotainment screen

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Zeta (1.5 mild-hybrid MT/AT petrol, AWD in MT only)

Auto LED headlamps with follow-me-home function

Auto folding wing mirrors

9.0-inch SmartPlay Pro+ infotainment screen

Arkamys sound system

Rear windscreen wiper and washer

Soft-touch dashboard and door inserts

Ambient door lighting

Chrome window line garnish

Side and curtain airbags

17-inch dual-tone alloy wheels

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Alpha (1.5 petrol mild-hybrid MT/AT, AWD in MT only)

Leatherette steering wheel

Panoramic sunroof

Drive mode selector (AWD variants only)

Two-tone exterior colour options

Black roof rails

360-degree camera

Hill descent control

Leatherette seats

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Zeta+ (1.5-litre petrol strong-hybrid e-CVT)

All-black interior with gold accents

Dashboard ambient lighting

7.0-inch fully digital instrument cluster

Head-up display

Two-tone exterior colour options

Silver roof rails

Wireless charger

Dark Grey front and rear skid plates

Panoramic sunroof

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Alpha+ (1.5-litre petrol strong-hybrid e-CVT)

(Along with features in Zeta+)

Puddle lamps

Ventilated front seats

Upgraded sound system

Leatherette steering wheel

Tyre pressure monitor

360-degree camera

Black leatherette seats

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Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Fuel-Efficieny

The newly launched Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara as the title as the most fuel-efficient SUV in the country with a claimed mileage of 27.97 kmpl. Here are the top 5 fuel efficient SUVs in India:

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara - 27.97 kmpl

Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder - 27.97 kmpl

Kia Sonet - 24.1 kmpl

Hyundai Venue - 23.4 kmpl

Tata Nexon - 21.5 kmp

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New Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara vs Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder

Although the New Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara is based on the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder, there are some changes between the two cars, like we have seen previously with other cars under Maruti Suzuki-Toyota partnership. Here's an interesting read to find what are these changes - https://zeenews.india.com/auto/new-maruti-suzuki-grand-vitara-vs-toyota-...

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Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara vs Hyundai Creta

Here are the top 5 differences between the India's best selling mid-SUV vs most promising SUV - https://zeenews.india.com/auto/new-maruti-suzuki-grand-vitara-gets-these...

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Here's a look at the rear-profile of the new Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara:

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Click here to check the complete image gallery of the newly unveiled Maruti Suzuk Vitara Brezza - https://zeenews.india.com/photos/business/in-pics-new-maruti-suzuki-gran...

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And here's the first look at the cabin of the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara:

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Read the full unveil story of the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara here - https://zeenews.india.com/auto/new-maruti-suzuki-grand-vitara-unveiled-i...

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Here's more images of the newly unveiled Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara:

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UNVEILED! The new Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara takes the centre stage:

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Here's an understanding on how the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara's electric-hybrid powertrain works-

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The new Grand Vitara will get the ALLGRIP SELECT controllable AWD with user selectable drive modes including Auto, Sport, Snow and Lock drive modes.

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Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Transmission

In terms of gearbox options, the new Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara gets:

e-CVT transmission in Intelligent Electric Hybrid variants

6-speed Automatic Transmission with Paddle Shifters

5-speed Manual in Smart Hybrid variants

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Apart from the Hybrid engine, the new Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will also get a 1.5-litre K-series petrol engine with a claimed fuel-efficiency up to 21.11 kmpl. 

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The new Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara gets many first for Maruti features including: 

Panoramic Sunroof

Digital Instrument Control

Wireless Charger

Coloured HUD (Head Up Display)

TMPS and more

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Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Hybrid Engine

The highlight of the new Grand Vitara is the 1.5-litre Intelligent Electric Hybrid with Dual Power System: Electric motor and internal combustion engine. It gets a Self-charging strong hybrid electric vehicle with Energy regeneration and Multiple drive modes (EV, Eco, Power and Normal).

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And here's the Maruti Grand Vitara under the wraps:

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Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Mileage

Thanks to the 1.5-litre hybrid engine with eCVT, the Grand Vitara gets best in India fuel efficiency of 27.97 kmpl. 

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As per Maruti Suzuki, SUVs are now ruling the Indian market, trumping the hatchbacks with over 40 percent market share. Among this, the mid-size SUVs have almost 50 percent market share and Maruti was missing this segment.

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We are at the unveiling event of the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara in Gurugram and will bring you minute-by-minute updates from the global premiere of the SUV:

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Apart from NEXA range of cars, the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will join an elaborate range of affordable cars from the house of Maruti. Here's the full list of vehicles sold through ARENA dealerships:

Maruti Suzuki Alto

Maruti Suzuki S-Presso

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

Maruti Suzuki Celerio

Maruti Suzuki Swift

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

Maruti Suzuki Baleno

Maruti Suzuki Brezza

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga

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The global premiere of the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara is about to start in a while:

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Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Design

Since the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara is based on the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder, it will have mostly the same design, with certain elements specific to Maruti Suzuki. Here's a look at the Hyryder to get an idea on how the Grand Vitara will look like - 

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Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza Competition:

The new Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will compete in the mid-size SUV segment with cars like:

Hyundai Creta

Kia Seltos

Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder

Skoda Kushaq

Volkswagen Taigun

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Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Design

The Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will get connected tail light design element at the rear, matching the new-age SUVs launched in India in recent years. 

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NEXA Range of vehicles

The Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will join other NEXA vehicles including:

Maruti Suzuki Ignis

Maruti Suzuki Baleno

Maruti Suzuki XL6

Maruti Suzuuki Ciaz

 

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Suzuki AllGrip echnology AWD

The new Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will become the only vehicle of the brand in India to offer and all-wheel drive system, called the Suzuki AllGrip Technology

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NEXA Grand Vitara

The new Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will be sold in India through the NEXA range of premium dealerships and will replace the S-Cross as the mid-size SUV offering from the automaker. The new Vitara is expected to be priced over and above Ciaz making it the brand's flagship vehicle. 

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Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Watch it LIVE here!

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Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara India Unveil

India's largest carmaker by Volume - Maruti Suzuki - is all set to unveil its flagship car in India - the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara - today on July 20. The new Grand Vitara will be the company's first mid-size SUV and also the first strong hybrid SUV. 

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