Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Variants Explained - Which One To Choose?

Maruti Suzuki has presented the Grand Vitara SUV for the global market. The Grand Vitara has undergone significant design and feature upgrades for its fifth generation. The Grand Vitara, the company's flagship SUV, will start selling in India in the coming months. This SUV is developed by Maruti in association with Toyota. Similar to the Urban Cruiser HyRyder, the Grand Vitara will include a full hybrid drivetrain in addition to a conventional petrol powertrain.

All of Grand Vitara's features and specs, as well as what each variant will include, have been released publicly by the manufacturer. We'll analyze the specifications and features of each available variant in this article.

Grand Vitara

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Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Engine Options

The recently introduced Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara employs the same engine as the Urban Cruiser HyRyder . It has a 1.5-liter K15C petrol engine and a 1.5-liter powerful hybrid engine. The Grand Vitara's 1.5-liter mild hybrid petrol engine has a 101 bhp of power output and a 136.8 Nm maximum torque capacity. This engine is combined with a 6-speed AT and a 5-speed manual gearbox. There is also an AWD configuration for this engine. According to the manufacturer, this engine can get 2WD mileage of 21.11 km/l with a manual transmission, 20.58 km/l with an automatic transmission, and 19.38 km/l with AllGrip AWD configuration.

Grand Vitara Engine

On the other hand, the 1.5-liter TNGA Atkinson cycle powerful hybrid engine produces 92 bhp of power and 122 Nm of maximum torque. This engine is coupled with an electric motor that has a maximum torque of 141Nm and 79 bhp of power. The combined output of the engines produces 114 bhp and a maximum torque capacity of 141 Nm. This engine is equipped for 2WD and is connected to an e-drive (eCVT) transmission. According to the manufacturer, the powerful hybrid engine can produce an average of 27.97 km per litre.

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Variants

The Grand Vitara SUV comes in two primary versions: Smart Hybrid and Intelligent Electric Hybrid. The Intelligent Electric Hybrid is offered in Zeta+ and Alpha+ trims, whilst the Smart Hybrid is available in Sigma, Delta, Zeta, and Alpha trims. Below is a list of the features for each trim.

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara - Sigma

The base trim for the Grand Vitara is called Sigma, and it only comes in a 1.5-liter smart hybrid petrol engine configuration with a 5-speed manual transmission.

Bi-Halogen Projector Headlamps Dual Tone Interior (Black + Bordeaux) with Silver AccentsSteering Mounted Controls (Audio Only)Power Windows (Driver-side Auto Up/Down)Hill Hold Assist
LED DRL4.2 inch Information Display (TFT Color)Keyless EntryElectric Outside Mirrors (electric fold)All five 3-point ELR Seat Belts
LED tail lampsChrome Inside Door HandlePush Start/Stop ButtonDual Front Airbags (Driver + Co-Driver)Manual Day-Night IRVM
ORVM with Turn Indicator Front sliding armrest with storage Auto ACRear Parking SensorsSteel Wheels with Full Wheel Cap
Roof end spoiler Tilt & Telescopic SteeringRear AC VentElectronic Stability Program (ESP)Silver Skid Plate Front & Rear
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Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Delta

Only the Smart Hybrid variant with a petrol engine comes in the Delta trim. It comes with a 5-speed manual transmission as standard and a 6-speed automatic transmission as an option.

Features of Delta trim over Sigma
Glove Box LightCruise Control
Front Footwell Light (Driver + Co-driver)Steering Mounted Controls (Audio, BT, Cruise Control)
Paddle Shifters (AT Only)SmartPlay Pro Infotainment
Suzuki ConnectReverse Parking Camera
Rear Fast USB Charging Type-C & Type-A portLuggage Room Lamp

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Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Zeta

Both petrol and an intelligent electric hybrid powertrain are offered in the Zeta trim level. A 6-speed AT gearbox and 5-speed manual transmission are included with the petrol engine. On the other hand, a powerful eCVT gearbox is combined with the hybrid engine. The Zeta trim is additionally offered in 2WD and All Grip AWD configurations.

Features of Zeta trim over Delta
AllGrip AWD (MT Only)Front Variable Intermittent WiperAuto Folding ORVMFront and Side Airbags
17-inch Dual-Tone Precision Cut Alloy WheelsRear Window Wiper & WasherVanity Mirror LampLED Projector Headlamp
Chrome Belt Line GarishAmbient Lighting (Door Spot)9-inch SmartPlay Pro+ Infotainment SystemSix Airbags (Dual-Front, Front Side and Curtain)
Auto HeadlampSoft Touch IP with Premium StitchArkamys Sound Tuning
Follow Me Home HeadlampDoor Armrest (Bordeaux PVS + Stitch)2 Tweeters
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Alpha Trim

In the Grand Vitara's petrol version, the Alpha trim is the top-of-the-line trim. Although it has some extra functions, it has the same mechanical setup as the Zeta.

Grand Vitara
Features of Alpha trim over Zeta
Black Roof RailsDrive Mode Selector (AllGrip Only)
Leatherette Seats360-Degree Camera
Leatherette Steering WheelHill Descent Control (AllGrip Only)
Chrome Inside Door HandlesDual Tone Colour Options
Panoramic Sunroof

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Zeta+ Intelligent Electric Drive

The Grand Vitara is the first strong hybrid vehicle from the brand. The Intelligent Electric Drive Variant comes in Zeta+ and Alpha+ trims.

Features of the Zeta+ trim over the regular Alpha variant.
Silver Roof Rails7-inch TFT Digital Instrument Cluster
Dark Grey Skid Plates (Front & Rear)Black PVC + Stitching on Door Armrest
LED Projector Headlamp (With Chrome Plating)Head Up Display
All Black Interior With Champagne Gold AccentWireless Charger
Ambient Lighting Door Spot + IP Line Auto Day Night IRVM
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Alpha+ Intelligent Electric Drive

The Alpha+ variant is the most feature rich of all Grand Vitara trims. This model is only offered with a powerful hybrid drivetrain and 2WD.

Feature of Alpha+ trim over the Zeta+

Black Leatherette SeatsTyre Pressure Monitoring System
Leatherette Steering WheelAuto Day Night IRVM
Puddle LampPremium Sound System
Ventilated Seats (Driver & Co-Driver
360-Degree Camera

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