The Vitara Brezza facelift uncovered at the Auto Expo 2020 is now powered by a BS6 petrol engine. The updates provided to the 2020 Vitara Brezza are prominent and will definitely prick its competitors in the segment. To be launched soon in India, the leading passenger carmaker has not revealed the prices for its latest subcompact SUV. However, booking are open at all the Maruti Arena showrooms across India. So let’s have a quick glimpse at the five important factors that separate the new sub 4-metre Maruti SUV from the rest.
Compared to its early version, the Vitara Brezza now looks more premium from the outside. The changes in its latest avatar include a new bumper design at front and scintillating double slat chrome grille that provides it an urbane yet mature stance. The LED light surrounded headlamps at front and LED tail lights at rear provide a fresh appeal, while the 10-spoke alloys now come with dual-tone.
Class Leading Interiors
The inside of the roomy cabin gets some welcome updates in the form of a 7.0-inch Smartplay infotainment system and auto-dimming IRVM. While other highlights consist of cruise control, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, keyless entry with push-button start, climate control and a multi-info display.
The BSVI compliant 1.5L K15B petrol engine has been acclaimed for its punchy feel and efficient performance in city and highway conditions. Currently doing its duties on the Maruti XL6 and Maruti Ertiga, the powertrain gives out a power and torque output of 105PS and 138Nm respectively. The variants with automatic gearbox are offered with mild hybrid tech i.e. SHVS as Maruti calls it. Coupled with a 5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic choice, it delivers a mileage of 17.03kmpl (manual) and 18.76kmpl (hybrid-automatic).
No Diesel In The Line-up
With its latest heart transplant – 1.5L K15B BS6 petrol – the Vitara Brezza bids adieu to its 1.3L diesel powertrain. The fastest to achieve the 5 lakh unit sales mark in its segment, Brezza will now has an all petrol portfolio. With this, Maruti keeps its promise to not offer any diesel engine in the BS6 era.