auto news desk, Veteran auto maker Maruti Suzuki launched the Maruti Grand Vitara in September last year, there is a huge demand for this car in India. Last month, in February and March 2023, the company sold a total of 9,183 units and 10,045 units of this mid-size SUV respectively. With the ever-increasing demand, the waiting period on the Grand Vitara will be up to 10 months.
The waiting period for Maruti Grand Vitara is 7.5 – 8.5 months in New Delhi, 3 to 4 months in Gurugram, 2 months in Chennai and 3 – 4.5 months in Pune. On the other hand, if we talk about Bangalore, then customers are informed about getting instant delivery. The company initially introduced the Maruti Grand Vitara in the price range of Rs 10.45 lakh to Rs 19.49 lakh. At the same time, its prices have been increased, after which it is now available from Rs 10.70 lakh to Rs 19.95 lakh, all these prices are ex-showroom.
how’s the powertrain
The Grand Vitara SUV is available in 11 variants and 6 trims – Sigma, Delta, Zeta, Alpha, Zeta+ and Alpha+. It gets a new 1.5-litre petrol engine with a strong hybrid technology. Which is paired with E-CVT transmission. A 1.5-litre mild-hybrid petrol engine option is also available, mated to a 5-speed MT and a 6-speed AT. The manual variants of the car also get optional AWD. The company claims that the Strong Hybrid variant of this car gets ARAI certified mileage of 27.97 kmpl.
Who is the competition?
Talking about the competition of Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara in the segment, this car competes with Tata Harrier, Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Volkswagen Tigun and Skoda Kushaq in the market.