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Maruti Grand Vitara Completes One Year; Sold Over 1 Lakh Units

Maruti Suzuki replaced the S-Cross with an all-new Grand Vitara mid-size SUV last year, positioning it as a more formidable competitor to the Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos. After one year of launch, the Grand Vitara has achieved a momentous milestone, surpassing over 1 lakh units in sales.

MonthGrand Vitara Sales
Sept 20224769
Oct 20228052
Nov 20224433
Dec 20226171
Jan 20238662
Feb 20239183
Mar 202310,045
April 20237742
May 20238877
June 202310,486
July 20239079
Aug 202311,818
Maruti Grand Vitara sales in past one year

As per the reports, the carmaker secured sales of 99,317 units of the Grand Vitara by August-end, and the remaining units needed to complete the 1 lakh mark have already been achieved in the current month.

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Maruti Grand Vitara AWD

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara – A Quick Recap

The Grand Vitara is Maruti Suzuki’s flagship SUV, developed in collaboration with Toyota. It currently ranges between Rs Rs 10.70 lakh and Rs 19.83 lakh (ex-showroom). That’s up to Rs 34,000 higher than its launch price.

Maruti has recently updated the strong-hybrid variants of the Grand Vitara with Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System (AVAS), making it the first SUV to get this feature. It is essentially a warning system for pedestrians and nearby motorists within a radius of up to 5 ft.

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara interior

The other notable features of this SUV include an LED lighting system, diamond-cut alloy wheels, leather upholstery, a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system, wireless smartphone charging, auto AC with rear AC vents, ventilated front seats, panoramic sunroof, a heads-up display, multiple driving modes, cruise control, digital instrument cluster, up to six airbags, ESC, hill hold assist, ISOFIX child seat anchors and a 360-degree camera.

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara off-road review

Powering the Grand Vitara is either a Suzuki’s 1.5-litre mild-hybrid petrol or a Toyota’s 1.5-litre strong-hybrid petrol engine. The former can also be had with a factory-fitted CNG kit. It also comes with the segment’s first AWD system.

Here’s a look at its specifications: –

Hybrid TypeMild-HybridStrong-Hybrid
Engine1.5-litre K15C petrol1.5-litre TNGA petrol
Max Power OutputPetrol: 103PS
116PS (combined)
Max Torque OutputPetrol: 137Nm
CNG: 121.5Nm
Engine: 122Nm, Motor: 144Nm
TransmissionPetrol: 5-speed MT / 6-speed AT
CNG: 5-speed MT
DrivetrainPetrol: FWD / AWD (with MT only)
Claimed MileagePetrol: 21.11 kmpl (MT),  20.58 kmpl (AT), 19.38 kmpl (AWD)
CNG: 26.6 km/kg
27.97 kmpl
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Specs and Mileage
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Hybrid Drive Impressions | Gagan Choudhary