Maruti Suzuki has officially launched the new Brezza in a CNG avatar. The 2023 Brezza CNG SUV will be available in a total of 4 variants which are priced at INR 9,14,000 for the LXi S-CNG, 10,49,500 for the VXi S-CNG, 11,89,500 for the ZXi S-CNG & 12,05,500 for the ZXi S-CNG Dual Tone. Point to note here, the Brezza CNG is available only with a manual gearbox option, and no automatic option at the moment. As of now, Maruti Suzuki is offering 14 models with their factory fit S-CNG kit.
Brezza S-CNG Engine & Mileage:
First lets talk about the mileage, which is officially rated at 25.51 km/kg for this CNG variant. Powering the Brezza S-CNG is a 1.5L, K-Series, dual jet, dual VVT, 4-cylinder, naturally aspirated petrol motor producing 64.6 kw of power @ 5500 RPM and 121.5 Nm of torque @ 4200 RPM matched to a 5-speed manual gearbox only. In petrol mode, the same motor produces 74 kw of power and 136 Nm of torque.
The Brezza now gets CNG specific features which include integrated petrol & CNG fuel filler cap, specific CNG driving mode, digital & analogue gauge for CNG fuel, an illuminated switch to change between CNG & petrol and this SUV also gets a cover for the CNG tank. The factory fit kit will offer added safety with this bi-fuel setup and also, thanks to an additional fuel + the petrol tank capacity, owners can enjoy extended driving range.
Maruti Suzuki Brezza S-CNG Features:
Maruti Suzuki’s Brezza rivals the likes of Hyundai Venue, Kia Sonet, Tata Nexon and other such SUV-like vehicles in the sub-4 metre category. The Brezza S-CNG is loaded with features such as sunroof, cruise control, wireless apple carplay & android auto, touchscreen smartplay pro infotainment system, engine start stop button, automatic climate control, alloy wheels and much more.
Maruti Suzuki claims that their S-CNG models account for 24% sales. For the likes of Ertiga & WagonR, S-CNG variants account for a total of 57% & 41% sales respectively.