New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki is going to announce the prices of its new car Grand Vitara by the end of this month, while the delivery of this car will start in October. More than 50,000 people have already booked this car before its launch. Due to the great potential, people are booking more for the full hybrid variant of this car. The full hybrid variant accounts for almost half of the total bookings, due to the fact that it is believed to be fuel efficient despite being expensive. The 1.5 mild hybrid automatic variant of this car is also in high demand. While its AWD variant is also expected to have a lot of sales.
Available in 6 trims
The company will sell this Grand Vitara through Nexa dealerships, with its variants divided as Sigma, Delta, Zeta, Alpha, Zeta+ and Alpha+. The AWD system will be seen only in the manual variant of the Alpha trim. This will be Maruti’s first car in India with this system. In this segment, this system is available only in Toyota Highrider.
So will the price
The top-end variant of this hybrid SUV will be available in Zeta+ and Alpha+ trims. A different gearbox will be given in its full hybrid Grand variant while its engine is also different compared to the mild hybrid Grand Vitara. The full hybrid Grand Vitara will be available with an e-CVT automatic with EV mode. Unlike its other rivals, the company does not offer its Grand Vitara with a turbo petrol or diesel engine, only the hybrid and mild hybrid technology present in it makes up for this shortcoming. This car will be offered at different price points based on different variants. In which its initial variants will be a 6-speed automatic with standard mild-hybrid and a fully loaded strong hybrid variant with 6-speed manual. According to an estimate, the price of Grand Vitara will start from Rs 10-11 lakh and go up to Rs 18-19 lakh for the full hybrid variant.