auto news desk, The Maruti Suzuki Brezza is doing well in the sub 4-meter SUV segment but the single powertrain option is largely proving to be a letdown. But, now Maruti Suzuki has removed this shortcoming by launching Brezza with CNG kit. With this, Maruti Brezza has now become the most fuel efficient SUV in its segment. By doing this, Maruti Suzuki has hit many targets with one stone.
It competes with SUVs like Tata Nexon, Hyundai Venue, Kia Sonnet, which used to give more mileage than Brezza with diesel engine option, but now after coming in CNG avatar, Brezza is giving more mileage than all of them, so that it can Also attracts customers who used to opt for diesel option for higher mileage and buy SUV like Nexon, Venue or Sonet.
Tata Nexon (Diesel) returns 24.07 kmpl, Hyundai Venue (Diesel) 23.4 kmpl and Kia Sonet (Diesel) 24.1 kmpl while the CNG powered Brezza returns 25.51km/kg (ARAI certified). The factory-fitted CNG kit is only offered in the Brezza’s current 1.5-litre K15C dual-jet petrol engine. It outputs 87.8PS/121.5Nm in CNG mode and 100.6PS/136Nm in petrol mode.
Maruti Brezza CNG price starts at Rs. 9.14 Lakh (Ex-showroom) and goes up to Rs. 12.06 Lakh (Ex-showroom). Brezza CNG has been made available in 4 variants – LXI, VXI, ZXI and ZXI Dual Tone. Its LXi S-CNG variant costs Rs 9.14 lakh, VXi S-CNG variant costs Rs 10.50 lakh, ZXi S-CNG variant costs Rs 11.90 lakh and ZXi dual-tone S-CNG variant costs Rs 12.06 lakh.