On July 4, 2009, Maruti Suzuki released its latest version SUV Maruti Grand Vitara. The first Grand Vitara was launched by Suzuki in 1999. The 2009 rand Vitara will be available with a 2.4 liter petrol engine in both manual and automatic transmission. Till date, Suzuki sold more than 2.5 million Grand Vitara all over the world.
The new Grand Vitara comes in two different engines. For the first time, it will be available with a four cylinder engine. The second option is a powerful V6 engine larger than the one used in Grand Vitara in 2008. The 3.2 liter V6 engine is bigger and more powerful and it offers great fuel economy. Mayank Pareek, Executive Officer (Marketing & Sales) Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. said that Grand Vitara is one of the strategic models in Suzuki range and the new Grand Vitara 2.4 is the best SUV in its class that is available at a highly competitive price. The new Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara is priced at Rs. 16.67 lakh.