Camouflaged images of the upcoming Vitara Brezza have been spotted on multiple occasions. However, it is for the very first time that the model has been seen in its full glory. The Maruti Vitara Brezza facelift has been spotted on what seems a display centre. This model will be launched at the Auto Expo 2020. Maruti Suzuki will want to cash in on the sentiment of this model, given that the current Brezza is usually on the top sellers list. Expected price, features as well as changes have been discussed below.
Looks more like a modified version of the current car
You will be forgiven for thinking on those lines. Aftermarket modifications done by owners on the current model have more often than not look like this version. The Maruti Vitara Brezza facelift spotted has new bumpers, a reworked grille as well as revised headlights. The turn indicators are now part of the main headlamp cluster. Speaking of which, there are also LED DRLs in the headlight cluster. It is highly likely that Zxi+ trims will have LED projector lights. Maruti Suzuki. The alloy wheel pattern is subdued but is new. Moreover, there will be LED elements in the tail lights. A sunroof too will be offered.
If you notice, we mentioned ZXi trim. That’s not a mistake. The Maruti Vitara Brezza facelift will be offered only with a BS-VI petrol engine. This will be the same 1.5-litre motor from the Ertiga and Ciaz. This engine will have a peak output of 105PS and 138Nm. It will be paired with a 5-speed manual as well as a torque convertor. Maruti Suzuki will also have its SHVS technology on offer with this motor. Expect around 20kmpl fuel efficiency from this engine. The fly in the ointment will be that this engine isn’t known for outright performance but driveability. However, in this process, the Brezza will lose its sub-4m advantage. Engines with cubic capacity over 1.2-litre (petrol), don’t get excise benefits.
Cabin enhancements will mean new upholstery as well as the Smart Studio infotainment system. This could also be the first Maruti on production to have four airbags. The Maruti Vitara Brezza facelift expected price in India will start from Rs 8 lakh and go up to Rs 10 lakh, ex-showroom.