Maruti has claimed mileage figures as 17.03 kmpl for the manual variant.

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Maruti Suzuki’s front runner compact SUV, the Vitara Brezza is now offered with a K15B 1.5-litre petrol engine. While prices for the same are yet to be revealed, the roll-out is in line with the carmaker’s decision to opt-out of diesels from its fleet when the BS6 norms kick in.

Powering the Maruti Brezza is a 105 PS, 1.5-litre K15B petrol engine previously seen in the Ciaz, Ertiga and XL6. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox while a 4-speed torque converter-equipped auto is available as an option. The company’s SHVS Smart Hybrid tech is reserved for automatic versions of the compact SUV only.

The carmaker has also revealed ARAI fuel-efficiency figures for the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza petrol. Variants with the 5-speed manual are rated at 17.03 kmpl while the automatic, with the mild-hybrid tech, has an ARAI rated 18.76 kmpl.

In terms of design, the chin is wider, the fog lamp housings are larger, and the turn indicators are near the headlight unit. It also gets a new alloy wheel design along with 3 new dual-tone colour options: Sizzling Red with Midnight Black roof, Torque Blue with midnight Black roof and Granite Grey with Autumn Orange roof.