Maruti Suzuki begins retail sales of its Hybrid SUV ‘Grand Vitara’, Prices at Rs. 10.45 lakh onwards
New Delhi : Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) on Monday started the retail sales of its hybrid SUV Grand Vitara. The premium SUV “Grand Vitara” offers exciting powertrain choices, dynamic and aggressive exterior design, sophisticated interiors, and a range of technologically advanced segment-leading comfort, convenience and safety features.
Available with the choice of 5-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmission options, vehicle featuring new-age technology-driven comfort, convenience and safety features is available with prices ranging between Rs. 10.45 lakh to 17.05 lakh.
“Designed for the modern age consumer, the Grand Vitara is a multi-product offering that will revolutionize the SUV space in India. The Grand Vitara’s cutting-edge Intelligent Electric Hybrid powertrain with best in-class fuel-efficiency, Progressive Smart Hybrid technology and Suzuki ALLGRIP SELECT technology is designed to appeal to a varied customer base” the company said.
Announcing the prices of the Grand Vitara, Mr. Hisashi Takeuchi, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “Designed to rule every road, the Grand Vitara has received an overwhelming response from customers with over 57,000 bookings and it has been widely appreciated by critics as well. The Grand Vitara has appealed to a wide range of customers with multiple offerings. The Grand Vitara Intelligent Electric Hybrid boasts segment-leading fuel-efficiency** and a pure EV driving mode. The All Wheel Drive (AWD) Grand Vitara featuring Suzuki’s legendary ALLGRIP SELECT technology will appeal to hardcore SUV aficionados. The Grand Vitara Progressive Smart Hybrid is available with 5-speed Manual and 6-Speed Automatic transmission options. The Grand Vitara paves the way toward a cleaner, greener, sustainable and carbon-neutral world. To ensure that we can do this, the Grand Vitara has been launched at a very competitive starting price of Rs. 10.45 lakh. We are confident that it will set a new benchmark for SUV enthusiasts in the country and reinforce the ‘Joy of Mobility’ for our customers.”
The Grand Vitara with Progressive Smart Hybrid technology features Suzuki’s acclaimed K-series 1.5-litre Dual Jet, Dual VVT engine. This powertrain delivers an excellent fuel-efficiency of up to 21.11km/l. The Grand Vitara Progressive Smart Hybrid with a dual battery setup offers Brake Energy Regeneration, Torque assist and Idle Stop-Start function.
The advanced Grand Vitara Intelligent Electric Hybrid has a sophisticated dual powertrain system using an electric motor and a 1.5-litre engine to deliversuperior acceleration, performance and fuel-efficiency. The self-charging Strong Hybrid SUV features multiple drive modes (EV, Eco, Power and Normal), that allow the Grand Vitara to seamlessly switch between the engine and electric drive modes. The setup can also harness the power of both powertrains, depending on the driving situation. The environmentally friendly SUV can even drive as a pure EV with Zero Emissions as well. The Grand Vitara Intelligent Electric Hybrid comes with a standard warranty of 8 years/160,000 km on the Li-ion battery pack.