The Vitara Brezza is the latest sub 4 meter compact SUV from the country's largest automaker Maruti Suzuki India Limited. In point of fact, the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is the first product of the company that has been totally developed in the country. The SUV comes in six versions with one engine, one transmission and one fuel options.

The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza comes in a price bracket of Rs. 6.99 lakhs to Rs. 9.95 lakhs. All prices are ex-showroom, New Delhi. The main rivals of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza are the Ford EcoSport, Mahindra KUV100, Renault Duster, Mahindra TUV300 and Premier Rio.



ENGINE AND SPECIFICATIONS

 Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza comes with  five-speed manual transmission

The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is available only with a 1.3 litre, four cylinder, 1248 cc, DDiS 200 diesel engine. The diesel engine makes 89 bhp of power output at 4000 rpm and 200 Nm of maximum torque at 1750 rpm. It comes mated to a five-speed manual transmission.

The car has low turning radius of 5.2-m together with an electrically powered steering wheel. The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza achieves the 0 - 100 kmph barrier in just 8 to 9 seconds with a top speed of over 170 kmph.

As far as mileage is concerned, the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza returns a segment best fuel efficiency of 24.3 kmpl , which is ARAI-certified. Besides, the SUV has a 48 litre of fuel tank capacity.     

EXTERIOR

Brezza has 198mm of ground clearance

The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is a well designed car. The main attraction of the SUV is its segment first dual colour theme, which makes it stylish. It has a slated front grille with chrome finish. The projector headlamps along with daytime running lamps of the car look appealing. Besides, the A, B and C pillars of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza are blacked out. The front profile of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza looks aggressive while the side profile is quite sporty. 

The body coloured front bumper of the SUV houses a big air dam and 2 fog lamps while the rear bumper has a black finish and houses a split tail lamp cluster. In addition, the other features of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza include 16-inch alloy wheels with wide tyres and power adjustable ORVMs.

Dimensionally, the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza measures 3995 mm in length, 1790 mm in width and 1640 mm in height, at the same time the car has a wheelbase of 2500 mm and a higher ground clearance of 198 mm.

The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is available with a choice of nine glittering colours- Blazing Red, Cerulean Blue, Blazing Red with Midnight Black Roof, Granite Grey, Cerulean Blue with Pearl Arctic White Roof, Pearl Arctic White, Fiery Yellow with Pearl Arctic White Roof, Premium Silver and Fiery Yellow.

INTERIOR

The 5 seater Brezza has a 328 litre boot capacity

The interior of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza comes with a pleasing design with piano finished accents. The SUV has a seating capacity of five passengers and seats are much comfortable. The front seats of the car have adjustable headrests and the rear seats have also central armrests. The car has ample legroom and headroom for both front and rear passengers. The company has used high quality plastics for this SUV. 

The dashboard of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is decent and comes with a seven inch infotainment screen with a unique cockpit style instrument cluster which houses an ambient temperature metre, a digital fuel gauge and a trip metre.

Furthermore, the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza gets push start button, front power windows, keyless entry, cruise control, reverse parking camera with parking sensors, automatic rain sensing windscreen wipers, dual glove box, bottle holder on the front door, cup holders, climate control air-conditioning, Apple CarPlay, navigation and Bluetooth connectivity. The boot storage capacity of the SUV is 328-litres.

Apart from these, the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza comes with mood lights feature, which allows users to change the colour of the lights to match their mood.

PERFORMANCE

Vitara Brezza delivers 24.3 kmpl as per ARAI and its fuel tank capacity is 48 litres

The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is a good performer. The car has good drivability and, at the same time, the handling of the SUV is nice. The ride quality of the SUV is also decent. On the braking front, the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is fitted with disc brakes at the front and drum brakes at the rear that provide great stopping power. Besides, the car gets coil spring suspension at the front, whereas at the rear it has torsion beam with coil spring suspension.

In terms of safety, the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is integrated with essential protective aspects such as driver airbag, passenger airbag, ABS (anti-lock braking system) with EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), dual horn, engine immobilizer, front seat belt reminder, driver side seat belt reminder, force limiter, speed sensitive door locks and anti-theft security system. 

ADVANTAGES

The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is a feature loaded car. It comes with dual tone theme. The SUV provides a bump-free and smooth ride, at the same time the brakes of the car work well. The NVH levels of the car are satisfactory. Besides, the car can easily accommodate five passengers.

DRAWBACKS

The main drawback of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is it has neither petrol engine nor automatic transmission option. The rear profile of the SUV is not exciting. The car does not have traction control. Apart from these, some advanced features are offered only on the top end variants. 

VERDICT

Undeniably, the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza has exciting looks. It has also plenty of space. The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is perfect for those who are looking for a diesel-powered SUV which is economical to run.