2022 Maruti Grand Vitara vs Hyundai Creta vs Kia Seltos vs VW Taigun vs Skoda Kushaq - Mileage Comparo

Maruti has finally unveiled the 2022 Grand Vitara and oh boy, it looks good. It gets all the bells and whistles that one needs from a mid-size SUV and gets the first in the segment, AWD configuration as an option. Once launched, it will be offered with two petrol engines and surprisingly, Grand Vitara is the most fuel-efficient SUV in its segment. In this article, we pitch the 2022 Maruti Grand Vitara vs Hyundai Creta vs Kia Seltos vs VW Taigun vs Skoda Kushaq and compare the mileage of these SUVs.

Maruti Grand Vitara
2022 Maruti Grand Vitara vs Rivals - Petrol Mileage Comparo
Transmission Option2022 Maruti Grand VitaraHyundai CretaKia SeltosVW TaigunSkoda Kushaq
Manual Mileage21.11 kmpl - MT ; 19.38 AllGrip MT16.76 kmpl - 1.5L 16.5 kmpl - 1.5L ; 16.1 kmpl - 1.4L19.2 kmpl - 1.0L TSI ; 18.4 kmpl - 1.5L TSI19.2 kmpl - 1.0L TSI ; 17.95 kmpl - 1.5L TSI
Automatic Mileage27.97 kmpl - 1.5L Electric Hybrid ; 20.58 kmpl - 1.5L Petrol Mild-Hybrid 16.76 kmpl - 1.5L IVT ; 16.76 kmpl - 7-speed DCT16.5 kmpl - 1.5L iMT ; 16.8 kmpl - 1.5L IVT ; 16.5 kmpl - 1.4L DCT17.2 kmpl - 1.0L AT ; 17.8 kmpl - 1.5L DSG17.2 kmpl - 1.0L AT ; 17.7 kmpl - 1.5L DSG

As can be seen, the upcoming Maruti Grand Vitara delivers a mileage of 27.97 kmpl with the 1.5L Electric hybrid motor. It is the highest mileage of any mass market SUV present in the Indian market. This engine is mated to an e-CVT gearbox only.

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The 1.5L Petrol motor delivers 20.58 kmpl with the 6-speed AT and 21.11 kmpl with the 5-speed MT. There's also an AWD motor that is available with 5-speed MT and it delivers 19.38 kmpl. This is the same engine as found in the Maruti Brezza, XL6 and Ertiga.

2022 Maruti Grand Vitara vs Rivals - Petrol Spec Comparison
Specs2022 Maruti Grand VitaraHyundai CretaKia SeltosVW TaigunSkoda Kushaq
Engine1.5L Electric Hybrid ; 1.5L DualJet Petrol1.5L ; 1.4L Turbo petrol 1.5L ; 1.4L Turbo petrol 1.0L TSI ; 1.5L TSI1.0L TSI ; 1.5L TSI
Power114 bhp ; 102 bhp113 bhp ; 138 bhp113 bhp ; 138 bhp 114 bhp ; 148 bhp114 bhp ; 148 bhp
Torque122 Nm ; 136.8 Nm 144 Nm ; 242 Nm144 Nm ; 242 Nm 178 Nm ; 250 Nm178 Nm ; 250 Nm
Manual Transmission5-speed MT - Petrol6-speed MT6-speed MT - Both6-speed MT - Both6-speed MT - Both
Automatic Transmissione-CVT ; 6-speed ATiMT ; IVT ; 7-speed DCT iMT ; IVT ; 7-speed DCT 6-speed AT7-speed DSG
BS6Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

As can be seen, the 1.5L electric hybrid of the Grand Vitara produces 114 bhp of power on tap with a peak torque of 122 Nm while the 1.5L petrol belts out a peak power and torque of 102 bhp and 136.8 Nm. The strong hybrid motor gets mated to an e-CVT unit while the petrol gets 5-speed MT as standard and 6-speed AT as an option.

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The new Grand Vitara might not be the most powerful in the segment but surely attracts the mass market with tons of new features and yes, the ARAI certified mileage. It is also rich in safety equipment.

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