The Grand Vitara is a compact SUV manufactured by Suzuki. It has been sold across multiple global markets including Japan, Europe, and North America; my knowledge cutoff date is September 2021 as I do not have access to all the latest updates or information available at that point in time.
The Grand Vitara has gone through multiple generations and revisions throughout its production cycle, offering some key features and specifications such as:
Engine Options: Depending on its market, the Grand Vitara offers different engine choices including both gasoline and diesel engines, with engine displacement ranging from 1.6L to 2.4L displacement and power output between 100 horsepower and 170 horsepower.
Four-Wheel Drive Capability: The Grand Vitara typically offers a selectable four-wheel drive system, enabling drivers to switch between two- and four-wheel drive modes at will. Some versions may even come equipped with features like a locking center differential or limited-slip differential for added off-road capability.
Interior Space: The Grand Vitara is a compact SUV designed to seat five passengers comfortably. The cabin may include amenities such as air conditioning, power windows, infotainment systems, and various storage compartments.
Off-Road Capability: The Grand Vitara has long been recognized for its off-road capabilities, with high ground clearance, sturdy construction, and features like hill descent control and low-range gearing that support off-road adventures.
Safety Features of the Grand Vitara: Safety features found on a Grand Vitara may include multiple airbags, an anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic stability control (ESC), traction control, and a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS).
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Grand Vitara Dimensions
The dimensions of the Suzuki Grand Vitara may vary slightly depending on the specific model year and variant. Here are the approximate dimensions for a typical Suzuki Grand Vitara:
Length: Approximately 4,500 mm to 4,500 mm (177 inches to 177 inches)
Width: Approximately 1,810 mm to 1,855 mm (71 inches to 73 inches)
Height: Approximately 1,695 mm to 1,700 mm (67 inches to 67 inches)
Wheelbase: Approximately 2,640 mm to 2,640 mm (104 inches to 104 inches)
Grand Vitara vs Brezza
The Suzuki Grand Vitara and Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza are both SUVs, but they differ in several aspects. Here’s a comparison between the two:
Size and Design:
Grand Vitara: The Grand Vitara is a larger compact SUV designed to provide more spacious interior space and boasts rugged off-road capabilities.
Vitara Brezza: Designed as a subcompact SUV that is city friendly in terms of size. This contemporary-looking subcompact features modern features and has a modernized, stylish appearance.
Engine and Performance:
Grand Vitara: The Grand Vitara was available with multiple engine options, both petrol, and diesel, which featured higher power output. Designed to offer off-road capability and possibly four-wheel drive functionality.
Vitara Brezza: The Vitara Brezza comes equipped with one engine option – typically, a petrol unit – which tends to be more fuel-efficient. Designed primarily for city driving and may lack advanced off-road capabilities.
Features and Technology:
Grand Vitara: The Grand Vitara comes equipped with features such as leather upholstery, a touchscreen infotainment system, advanced safety features, and off-road-specific technologies (depending on model and trim level).
Vitara Brezza: The Vitara Brezza comes standard with features such as touchscreen infotainment, automatic climate control, steering-mounted controls, and safety features like dual airbags, ABS, and rear parking sensors; however, these may vary depending on which variant or optional packages are chosen.
Price and Availability:
Grand Vitara: Unfortunately, as previously noted, the Grand Vitara has been discontinued in India. Any remaining models are only likely available as used or imported vehicles.
Vitara Brezza: The Vitara Brezza is an iconic vehicle currently available in India with numerous variants to select from. Prices will depend upon which variant and optional features are chosen.