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2022 Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza could get 6-airbags, 6-speed AT and more

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Maruti Suzuki could be planning to bring the new-generation model of the popular compact-SUV, Vitara Brezza. Rumours are that the next-generation Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza will come with upgrades to the exteriors, interiors, powertrain and safety department as well. The next-generation model is likely to arrive in 2022.

What will be under the hood?

According to rumours, the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza will come with a 1.5-litre petrol engine with the same architecture as the current model, but instead of a 4-speed automatic, the brand will be supplying a 6-speed automatic transmission. The manual transmission is likely to remain the same. The mild-hybrid system which is available on the automatic transmission model will also continue to do duty. Along with the mild-hybrid option, the car is also likely to come with a new CNG variant from the factory.

New Features

The brand is likely to offer a sunroof on the next-generation model as well as a new touchscreen infotainment system with a larger display, internet-connected features, wireless charging and six airbags for safety. Other features such as the LED headlamps, the split LED taillamps, 16-inch dual-tone diamond-cut alloy wheels, are likely to continue. As of now, there are no reports that confirm any other changes to the body design shape or size.

Current Size and Features

Currently, the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza measures 3995 mm in length, 1790 mm in width, 1640 mm in height with a wheelbase of 2500 mm. The SUV features a 17.78-cm SmartPlay Studio audio infotainment system that comes with Apple Carplay and Android Auto connectivity, navigation, live traffic, vehicle alerts, dual front airbags, cruise control, rain-sensing wipers, auto-dimming IRVM, ABS with EBD, reverse parking sensors, etc.

Current Powertrain

Powering the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is a BS6 emission-compliant naturally-aspirated 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine that produces 105 PS of power and 138 Nm of torque. The engine comes with a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed torque converter type Automatic Transmission. The automatic variant also comes with a mild-hybrid system with a dual lithium-ion battery pack that provides torque-assist to the petrol motor and improves the fuel efficiency of the SUV.

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