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Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza facelift to get sunroof & side airbags

According to a media report, rumours suggest that Maruti Suzuki is planning to add new features to its best-selling compact-SUV, the Vitara Brezza which is likely to also get a petrol engine. Currently, the Vitara Brezza comes only in the diesel guise and the petrol engine is likely to boost its sales as demand for the petrol powered cars has increased in that segment. The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza was first launched in February 2016 and is pending a mid-cycle update.

During this update, the Vitara Brezza is likely to get a sunroof and side airbags added along with a facelift. In terms of styling, the new Vitara Brezza after the facelift is expected to get a new grille, new bumpers, new projector headlamps and reworked tail lamps. The interiors of the compact-SUV are also expected to receive subtle changes like new upholstery and the likes…

As reported earlier, the facelift Vitara Brezza is likely to receive the new 1.5-litre, K15B petrol engine from the new Maruti Suzuki Ciaz which produces 103.2 HP of power @ 6000 RPM and 138 Nm of torque @ 4400 RPM matched to a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed torque converter automatic. It is also being speculated that the Vitara Brezza will use the in house developed 1.5-litre diesel engine which produces 93.8 HP of power @ 4000 RPM and 225 Nm of torque @ 1500-2500 RPM. Currently, the sub-4-metre SUV is powered by a Fiat-sourced 1.3-litre, 4-cylinder diesel engine that produces 88.5 HP of power @ 4,000 RPM and 200 Nm of torque @ 1,750 RPM mated to a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT gearbox.

The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza competes with the Mahindra XUV300, Ford EcoSport, Tata Nexon and Hyundai Venue in the sub-4-metre segment.