2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Hybrid India Launch LIVE Updates: Price, Mileage, Features and more
2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Hybrid launch: The highly anticipated mid-size SUV is available in Mild and Strong Hybrid variants and will be launched in India today (September 26).
- Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara launch on September 26
- Launch price is expected to start at Rs 9.50 lakh (ex-showroom)
- Will get a 1.5L strong-hybrid powertrain with AWD layout
2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Hybrid Launch LIVE Blog India: Price, Mileage, Features, Variants and more. The new Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will be launched in India today (September 26) and will compete in the mid-size hybrid SUV, becoming India's largest carmaker's flagship SUV, to be sold through the NEXA range of premium dealerships. The SUV is one of the most hotly anticipated launch of 2022 and has been co-developed with the Toyota under the Suzuki-Toyota global partnership. While Toyota has partially launched the Urban Cruiser Hyryder, Maruti Suzuki will fully reveal the pricing of the 2022 Grand Vitara in India today. Here's our New Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara LIVE launch blog:
The Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will draw inspiration from the recently unveiled Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder. The overall stance of the Grand Vitara remains very SUV-ish and is the best looking SUV from Maruti Suzuki till date. It's a mid-size SUV with dimensions similar to the rivals and gets body cladding for beefy look, 17-inch alloys among other prominent features.
The equipment list on the upcoming Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will be a long one. It is likely to come with a panoramic sunroof, HUD, 360-degree parking camera, 9-inch touchscreen infotainment unit and more. In fact, the safety kit on the Grand Vitara will include 6 airbags, traction control, hill hold assist and more. Creature comforts like climate control, power windows, cruise control, and ambient lighting will be part of the package.
The upcoming Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara is going to be the company’s first-ever strong hybrid product in the Indian market. It will use the Atkinson cycle motor displacing 1.5L and the engine will be paired to an electric motor to develop a combined output of 115 PS. Also, a 105 PS 1.5L NA petrol motor will be available on the lower trims. The hybrid variants will also be available with the option of an AWD layout. While the mild-hybrid unit gets MT and AT options, the strong hybrid gets eCVT gearbox.
Going by Maruti Suzuki’s tradition of smartly pricing their offerings, the forthcoming C-segment from the country’s largest automaker can be expected to start from Rs 9.50 lakh, ex-showroom. The top-spec strong hybrid variant could top out around Rs 17 lakh. The strong hybrid variants will mimic the pricing of the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder, which was launched earlier in India.
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara - Rivals
Well, it is safe to assume that the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will rival the likes of the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, MG Hector, Mahindra XUV700, Volkswagen Taigun, Skoda Kushaq, Jeep Compass and like in the Indian market. However, the closest competitor would be the 2022 Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder on which the SUV is based.
Here's a look at the rear design of the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara:
The Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara competes against the likes of Kia Seltos, Hyundai Creta, Toyota Urban Cruiser, Volkswagen Taigun and likes in the mid-SUV segment.
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Full Price List
The Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara is launched at a price range between Rs 10.45 lakh - Rs 19.65 lakh (ex-showroom). Here's the full price list of the Hybrid SUV:
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Price
The 2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara has been launched in India at a starting price of Rs 10.45 lakh (Ex-showroom).
You can check the detailed image gallery of the New Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Hybrid SUV here: https://zeenews.india.com/photos/business/new-maruti-suzuki-grand-vitara...
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Design
The Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara is based on the 2022 Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder and will borrow the same design language inside out. However, the cabin of the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara many unique elements and here's a look at the cabin design:
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Features
The 2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will be the most feature packed SUV made by the Indian automaker ever and includes features like a Panoramic Sunroof, Wireless Charging, Ventilated Seats among others
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Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Design
You can check the in-depth gallery covering the exterior and interior design of the 2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Hybrid SUV here:
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Colour Options
The 2022 Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will be available in nine colour options incluidng: NEXA Blue, Arctic White, Splendid Silver, Grandeur Grey, Chestnut Brown, Opulent Red, Arctic White with Black, Splendid Silver with Black and Opulent Red with Black.
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Test Drive Review
We recently got a chance to drive the new Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Strong Hybrid as well as Mild Hybrid variants in Udaipur and here's our in-detail test drive review of the SUV:
The Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, once launched, will become the most expensive vehicle from the Indo-Japanese automaker. Here's an expected price list of the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, based on the reports:
The Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara will be sold through NEXA range of dealerships pitching the SUV as a premium offering as against ARENA cars. Other NEXA cars sold in India include:
Maruti Suzuki Ignis
Maruti Suzuki Baleno
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz
Maruti Suzuki XL6
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara India Launch
The New Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara is the company's first-ever mid-size SUV and also the first-ever strong hybrid SUV and will become the flagship product once launched in India today. The Grand Vitara moniker was earlier seen in the Maruti's first ever premium SUV launched years ago.