Shashank Srivastava said that the price will be revealed soon, with that the deliveries of Grand Vitara will start from Navratri. Navratri is going to start from 26th September and in such a situation, the company is going to start the deliveries soon after the announcement of the price. Eagerly waiting for the sale of Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara to start.
Talking about the bookings of Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, its strong hybrid variant has got 40% bookings, all wheel drive model has got about 7% bookings and the rest mild hybrid has got bookings. This is the first model from the company that is being brought with the strong hybrid engine and the way it has received the response, the company did not even expect it.
This SUV will be made available in a choice of 10 variants and this includes 8 mild hybrid and 2 strong hybrid. Talking about mild hybrid, it includes Sigma Manual, Delta Manual, Zeta Manual, Alpha Manual, Alpha 4WD Manual, Delta Automatic, Zeta Automatic and Alpha Automatic. On the other hand, the Strong Hybrid includes Zeta + CVT and Alpha + CVT.
The option of mild hybrid will be given with the 1.5-litre petrol engine of Maruti Grand Vitara, this engine provides 103 hp power and 137 Newton meter torque. This engine can provide a mileage of around 20-21 kmpl. There will be a choice of 5-speed manual and 6-speed automatic. In this, all wheel drive will be given with manual only.
Talking about its strong hybrid, it will be given a 1.5-litre TNGA petrol engine which will be taken from Toyota. It provides 92.4 hp of power and 122 newton meters of torque. Its electric motor provides power of 80.2 hp and torque of 122 newton meters. Overall, this engine will provide power of 115.56 hp and will be given ECVT gearbox.
Talking about the weight of Maruti Grand Vitara, it weighs 1645 kg for 2 wheel drive, 1720 kg for 4 wheel drive and 1755 kg for automatic variant. Its mileage is 27.97 kmpl. The Grand Vitara manual gives a mileage of 21.11 kmpl, Automatic 20.58 kmpl and AllGrip Manual 19.38 kmpl.
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara has received good response from the customers but still many customers are waiting for the price announcement. The company will also have to do better in terms of price, only then the purchase of this SUV will be good. We estimate its starting price to be Rs 11 lakhs which can go up to Rs 18 lakhs for the top variant.