Maruti has garnered over 20,000 bookings for the upcoming 2022 Grand Vitara. The interesting bit is that the mid-size SUV hasn't even launched yet and still garnered a lot of interest from potential buyers. The bookings started weeks ago at Rs 11,000 and the launch is expected in late August.
Powered by two engine options - 1.5L mild hybrid petrol and 1.5L strong hybrid. The former is the same unit as found in the Brezza and generates 102 bhp of power with a peak torque of 136.8 Nm. This engine gets mated to a 5-speed manual transmission as standard and an optional 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox.
The 1.5L strong hybrid motor has garnered 45% of the bookings and belts out a peak power and torque of 114 bhp and 122 Nm, respectively. This engine is mated to an e-CVT unit only. The ARAI-certified mileage of this motor is 27.97 kmpl which is the first in the segment.
Feature-wise, the Grand Vitara now gets a panoramic sunroof, 9.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, wireless charging, head-up display, 360-degree camera, ventilated cooled front seats and more to name.
Colour Options on the 2022 Grand Vitara
Arctic White with black roof
Splendid Silver with black roof
Opulent Red with black roof
Variants of the Grand Vitara
The strong hybrid motor is available in two variants - Zeta Plus and Alpha Plus while the 1.5L mild hybrid gets segregated into Sigma, Delta, Zeta and Alpha.
The Grand Vitara is equipped with top-notch safety features as it gets six airbags, electronic stability control, rear disc brakes, 3-point ELR seatbelts, tyre pressure monitoring system, hill descent control, hill-hold assist, reverse parking sensors, ABS with EBD, front seat-belt reminder and more.