The Maruti Vitara Brezza is a sub-4-meter compact SUV. The compact SUV market is seeing the addition of cars by an assortment of carmakers. Maruti launched the Vitara Brezza in 2016. Later in 2020, the diesel engine was discontinued, followed by some cosmetic changes. As per Maruti, 98% of components of the Vitara Brezza are locally manufactured, and they have specifically designed this car for India.
Pros – Good Looking Design, Peppy Engine, Balanced Ride Quality
Cons – No Diesel Engine, Cabin Does Not Feel Premium, Lack Of Steering Feedback
Maruti Vitara Brezza Exteriors
The Maruti Vitara Brezza looks sporty and pleasing to the eyes. The boxy design of the car gives a proper stance. Upfront, the grille gets four slats in a squarish design with a bold chrome bar. The headlight unit gets dual LED projector setup. Besides this, there is a LED DRL which doubles up as an indicator. The bumper also gets a silver finished scuff plate. From the side, it looks clean the 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels look attractive. From the rear, the taillights get LED setup with thick chrome bar connecting the taillights. The rear bumper gets black treatment to reduce the visual bulk with a silver scuff plate.
Maruti Vitara Brezza Interiors
The cabin of the Vitara Brezza feels basic and plain. The interior gets an all-black theme. The centre console and the AC vents get piano black surrounds. If Maruti had used different colours than black, the cabin experience would definitely much better. You can also change the colours of the dials. The Vitara Brezza comes equipped with Maruti’s SmartPlay infotainment system. It supports Navigation, Voice Commands, Bluetooth, USB & AUX connectivity, steering mounted controls, 4 speakers + 2 tweeters. Other features include automatic climate control, auto headlamps, engine start-stop button, electrically adjustable, and foldable ORVMs, reverse parking camera, auto-dimming IVRM, reverse parking sensors, cruise control, and much more.
Maruti Vitara Brezza Space
Because of its high seating position, you can get the feeling of an SUV. The seats offer a great amount of support and the visibility is also good. Space at the rear is decent. There is plenty of legroom and headroom. The boot carrying capacity is also great and you can further increase the boot carrying capacity with 60:40 split option.
Maruti Vitara Brezza Engine Performance
The Maruti Vitara Brezza comes with a 1.5-litre K15B petrol engine with Smart Hybrid Technology. The engine churns out a power output of 104 HP @ 6000 RPM and a torque output of 138 Nm @ 4400 RPM. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual transmission or an old school 4-speed torque convertor. Smart Hybrid terminology comprises idle start-stop, brake energy regeneration, and torque assist. The engine feels smooth and quiet. It feels peppy at low speeds, but the kick in the midrange is not present. The clutch feels light and the gear throws are also precise. The automatic gearbox works well with a light foot on the throttle. When you need a sudden power and put your foot down on the throttle, the gearbox takes its own time to be in the correct gear.
Maruti Vitara Brezza Mileage
The BS6 Maruti Vitara Brezza has an ARAI fuel efficiency of 17.03 km/l for the manual transmission, and 18.06 km/l for the automatic transmission. In the real-world conditions, it will return around 13-14 km/l in city traffic conditions and 14-16 out on the highways for the manual transmission. The automatic will return around 11-14 km/l in city traffic conditions and 14-17 km/l out on the highways. However, fuel efficiency also depends upon the style of driving and traffic conditions.
Maruti Vitara Brezza Handling
The steering of the Vitara Brezza feels light to twirl around. The light steering helps to move in the city effortlessly. On the flip side, out on the highways it has lost some amount of confidence at high speeds.
Maruti Vitara Brezza Comfort
The suspension is set on the softer side to tackle the Indian terrain well. It absorbs the potholes and bad patches of the road easily at low speeds. However, at high speeds, there is some amount of vertical amount felt, but there is no discomfort as such.
Maruti Vitara Brezza Safety
In terms of the safety equipment, the Vitara Brezza is equipped with dual airbags, ABS with EBD, anti-theft security system, ISOFIX child seat mounts, seat belt pre-tensioner & force limiters, high-speed alert. In an automatic transmission, you also get Hill Hold feature.
Maruti Vitara Brezza Service
It is a known fact that Maruti has an excellent sales and service network over the entire country. You can find a Maruti service station in any city, town or village.
Maruti Vitara Brezza Price
Following are the prices (on-road Mumbai) of the Maruti Vitara Brezza:
- Maruti Vitara Brezza LXi (MT):- Rs. 8.52 lakhs
- Maruti Vitara Brezza VXi (MT):- Rs. 9.67 lakhs
- Maruti Vitara Brezza ZXi (MT):- Rs. 10.53 lakhs
- Maruti Vitara Brezza ZXi+ (MT):- Rs. 11.27 lakhs
- Maruti Vitara Brezza ZXi+ Dual Tone (MT):- Rs. 11.53 lakhs
- Maruti Vitara Brezza VXi (AT):- Rs. 11.27 lakhs
- Maruti Vitara Brezza ZXi (AT):- Rs. 12.31 lakhs
- Maruti Vitara Brezza ZXi+ (AT):- Rs. 13.06 lakhs
- Maruti Vitara Brezza ZXi+ Dual Tone (AT):- Rs. 13.35 lakhs
Maruti Vitara Brezza Resale Value
Maruti cars offer great reliability. The Maruti Vitara Brezza commands a good resale value in the used car market. The resale value also relies on the condition of the vehicle and the total kilometres driven.
Maruti Vitara Brezza Colours
The Maruti Vitara Brezza is offered in the following colours:
- Torque Blue
- Sizzling Red
- Granite Grey
- Pearl Artic White
- Premium Silver
- Autumn Orange
- Torque Blue With Midnight Black Roof (Dual Tone)
- Granite Grey With Midnight Black Roof (Dual Tone)
- Sizzling With Midnight Black Roof (Dual Tone)
Maruti Vitara Brezza Specs
Following are the specifications of the BS6 Maruti Vitara Brezza:
- Engine: – 1462cc, 4 Cylinder K15B Petrol Smart Hybrid
- Power: – 103 HP @ 6000 RPM
- Torque: – 138 Nm @ 4400 RPM
- Transmission: – 5-Speed Manual, 4-Speed Automatic
- Fuel Efficiency (ARAI): – 17.03 km/l (MT), 18.06 km/l (AT)
- Fuel Efficiency (Real World): – 13-14 km/l (City Traffic) 14-16 (Highway) (MT) | 11-14 km/l (City Traffic) 14-17 km/l (Highway) (AT)
- Dimensions (L X W X H): – 3995 mm x 1790 mm x 1640 mm
- Wheelbase: – 2500 mm
- Ground Clearance: – 200 mm
- Kerb Weight: – 1110 – 1130 kgs (MT) | 1135 – 1150 (AT)
- Fuel Tank Capacity: – 48 litres
- Boot Capacity: – 328 litres
- Turning Radius: – 5.2 metres
- Tyre Size: – 205/60/16 (Steel Wheel – Lxi & Vxi), 215/60/16 (Alloy Wheel – Zxi & Zxi+)
- Suspension: – MacPherson Strut (Front), Torsion Beam (Rear)
- Brakes: – Disc (Front), Drum (Rear)
Maruti Vitara Brezza Variants
The Maruti Vitara Brezza is offered in the following variants:
- Lxi (MT)
- Vxi (MT/AT)
- Zxi (MT/AT)
- Zxi+ (MT/AT)
Maruti Vitara Brezza Rating
We give the Maruti Vitara Brezza a rating of 4.5/5.
Maruti Vitara Brezza Upcoming Models
Because of poor sales of the petrol engine option, Maruti is planning to launch the diesel version again in the next year. However, there are no official reports from the company.
Maruti Vitara Brezza vs Hyundai Venue
The Hyundai Venue is a solid contender for the Maruti Vitara Brezza. The Hyundai Venue takes a lead in terms of features and as a diesel engine and Turbo petrol option are available, while the Maruti Vitara Brezza comes only with a 1.5-litre NA petrol engine choice. In terms of size, the Maruti Vitara Brezza is 20 mm longer and 35 mm taller than the Hyundai Venue.
Maruti Vitara Brezza vs Mahindra XUV 300
The Mahindra XUV 300 comes with 1.2-litre petrol engine and 1.5-litre diesel engines. The XUV 300 has a torque output of 200 Nm, which is comparatively larger than the output of the Maruti Vitara Brezza. In terms of dimensions, the Mahindra XUV 300 is wider by 31 mm. On the other side, the Maruti Vitara Brezza is taller by 13 mm when compared to the XUV 300.
Maruti Vitara Brezza vs Kia Sonet
The Kia Sonet is launched recently, and it comes feature loaded with various engine and transmission options to choose from. The Turbo version of the Sonet has more torque and power compared to the Maruti Vitara Brezza. In terms of dimensions, both cars are identical in terms of length, width, and height.
Maruti Vitara Brezza vs Ford EcoSport
The Ford EcoSport comes with petrol and diesel engine options. The EcoSport has more power and torque compared to the Vitara Brezza. The EcoSport also drives and handles well. In terms of dimensions, the Maruti Vitara Brezza is wider by 25 mm when compared to the Ford EcoSport.
Maruti Vitara Brezza vs Tata Nexon
The Tata Nexon is known for its amazing build quality. The Tata Nexon comes with petrol and diesel engine options. A fully electric version of the Nexon is also available known as the Nexon EV. In terms of the dimensions, the Nexon is wider by 21 mm. On the other side, the Maruti Vitara Brezza is taller by 34 mm when compared to the Tata Nexon.
Maruti Vitara Brezza vs Nissan Magnite
Nissan recently launched the Magnite to make its position in the compact SUV market. The Nissan Magnite is priced much lower than the other compact SUVs in the market, which gives it a bonus point to build its reputation in the market. The Magnite comes with an NA petrol engine and a Turbo petrol engine option. Power output figures are more in the Maruti Vitara Brezza, while the Magnite takes a lead on the torque output figures. In terms of dimensions, the Maruti Vitara Brezza is wider by 32 mm, and taller by 68 mm when compared to the Nissan Magnite.
Maruti Vitara Brezza vs Renault Kiger
The Renault Kiger comes with two engine options – a 1.0-litre NA petrol engine and a 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine. The power and torque output figures of the NA petrol engine in the Kiger are much lower than that of the Vitara Brezza. Comparing the turbo petrol engine of the Kiger torque output of the Kiger is more than that of the Vitara Brezza. In terms of the dimensions, both the cars are nearly the same in terms of length. However, the Maruti Vitara Brezza is wider by 40 mm, and taller by 35 mm when compared to the Renault Kiger.