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Maruti sells 4,800 units of the Grand Vitara in 1st month

Strong hybrid variants account for 40% of the current bookings.

Maruti Suzuki has sold 4,800 units of the Grand Vitara in the first month following its launch.

According to the company, 800 units of the strong hybrid variant were sold in the first month. That’s 18% of all Grand Vitaras sold during the month of September. Bookings for the mid-size SUV have crossed the 60,000 mark and strong hybrid variants account for 40% of the current bookings.

Prices for the Grand Vitara start at Rs. 10.45 lakh (ex-showroom). The SUV is available with two engine options. The first is the familiar 1.5-litre mild-hybrid powertrain. It produces 102 BHP @ 6,000 rpm and 136.8 Nm @ 4,400 rpm. This engine is paired with either a 5-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission. The all-wheel-drive variant comes with a 5-speed manual transmission.

The second engine option is the 1.5-litre 3-cylinder petrol strong-hybrid that puts out 91 BHP @ 5,500 rpm and 122 Nm @ 4,400-4,800 rpm. This petrol engine is coupled with an AC synchronous motor that puts out 79 BHP and 141 Nm. The total combined output at the wheel is 114 BHP. This engine is available with a CVT.

Source: ET Auto

 
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