Yesterday, I wrote about Maruti Suzuki launching its upgraded high-end SUV, Grand Vitara. In this post, I will be writing about the car in details. I tried to find out the new Grand Vitara’s specifications but I could not find any information.
One of the global strategic models of Suzuki Motor Corp., the Grand Vitara was first launched in 1999. Since its inception, Suzuki Motor Corp. sold more than 2.5 million Grand Vitaras around the world. The high-end SUV bagged 32 awards in 16 countries. It won 6 awards in
Unfortunately, the Grand Vitara did not so well in
Now, Maruti Suzuki is launching the revived Grand Vitara. The new Grand Vitara will compete with Honda CRV, Chevrolet Captiva, Hyundai Tucson, Ford Endeavour, Mitsubishi Pajero and Outlander, and the yet-to-be launched Skoda Yeti and
The new Grand Vitara aka GV 2.4 is not just simple facelift but a major upgrade in many ways. The old Grand Vitara was powered by 119.5 bhp 2.0 liter
Engine type: 2.4 liter Variable Valve Timing (VVT) engine.
Maximum power: 163.5 bhp@6000rpm.
Maximum torque: 225 Nm@ 4000 rpm
The new engine of the new Grand Vitara also produces lower noise, vibration and harshness(NVH). It comes in two variants: 5-speed manual transmission (5front and 1 reverse) and 4-speed automatic transmission (4 front and 1 reverse).
The new Grand Vitara with manual transmission will be priced at Rs.16.67 lakh and automatic transmission will cost Rs.17.97 lakh.