Maruti Vitara Brezza has registered over 40,000 bookings within just one month of its launch in India. The general waiting period for the micro-SUV has gone upto 4 months, and the company has decided to increase the production to 1 Lakh units per year. The Vitara Brezza was launched with an introductory price of Rs. 6.99 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, Delhi) in the country, while challenging the likes of Ford EcoSport and Mahindra TUV300.
It is being learnt that the base variants - LDi and LDi (O) - have a waiting period of four months, while the mid variants - VDi and VDi (O) - come with a waiting period of 3 months, followed by the range-topping ZDi+'s (dual tone color option) 5 months waiting period. The Vitara Brezza sub 4-meter SUV boasts of several enigmatic features such as projector headlamps with LED daytime running lights and automatic function, cruise control, SmartPlay infotainment system with satellite navigation and Apple CarPlay smartphone integration, reversing camera, dual airbags and Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD).
Maruti Vitara Brezza is offered with the company's tried and tested 1.3L, 4-cylinder DDiS engine, which develops 89bhp of top power and 200Nm of highest torque. The engine is coupled with a 5-speed manual transmission as standard, while the power is being transmitted to the front wheels. The mini SUV has a best-in-class fuel efficiency of 24.30kmpl (ARAI Specified). It is being reported that Maruti is contemplating introduction of petrol variants with the 1.0L, 3-cylinder turbocharged Boosterjet engine, albeit at a later stage. The country's largest automaker delivered around 5500 units of the Vitara Brezza in the month of March and it would also promote the SUV at the 2016 Indian Premier League (IPL9).