Maruti Suzuki has launched the 2022 Brezza (previously known as Vitara Brezza) in India. The updated model is available in four variants: LXI, VXI, ZXI and ZXI+, with prices starting from INR 7.99 lac (PKR 20.89 lac).
The 2022 Maruti Brezza gets a redesigned exterior featuring a new grille and twin-pod headlamps with dual L-shaped LED DRLs. Towards the rear, the updated Brezza now comes with slim wraparound tail lamps with the ‘Brezza’ lettering in the centre and gets new 16-inch dual-tone alloy wheels as well.
Inside, the new Brezza comes equipped with a dual-tone dashboard with a 9-inch Smartplay Pro+ touchscreen infotainment system offering Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. It also gets an Arkamys sound system and features like wireless charging, automatic climate control with rear AC vents, a head-up display, cruise control, ambient lighting, an electric sunroof as well as voice commands and connected car features.
In terms of dimensions, the new Brezza measures 3,995mm in length, 1,790mm in width, and 1,685mm in height with a wheelbase of 2,500mm. The Brezza comes loaded with multiple safety features which include 6 airbags, ESP, ABS with EBD, a 360-degree camera, hill-hold assist and ISOFIX. Powering the 2022 Brezza is the new-generation 1.5L mild-hybrid K-Series petrol engine that debuted on the new Ertiga. This engine develops 102ho of power and 135Nm of torque and comes paired with either a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic gearbox.
The Brezza happens to be the first Suzuki-branded car which was fully developed in India. First launched in 2016 and then updated in February 2020, the Maruti Brezza has been a strong performer in the subcompact crossover segment and is heralded as the model that set the pace towards introducing sub-four meter SUVs in Indian market. It competes against the likes of Tata Nexon, Nissan Magnite, Mahindra XUV300, Hyundai Venue, Kia Sonet, Renault Kiger and the Toyota Urban Cruiser.
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