Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara
Maruti Suzuki can launch three new cars in the year 2024. These upcoming cars include the new generation Swift hatchback and the new Dezire. These can be launched in the first 6 months of next year. The new generation Swift was recently introduced at the Japan Mobility Show 2024.
According to reports, the company is also preparing to launch a 7-seater model of its popular SUV Grand Vitara. However, an official announcement regarding this is yet to be made by Maruti Suzuki. After its launch in India, the 7-seater Maruti Grand Vitara will compete with cars like Hyundai Alcazar, MG Hector Plus, Mahindra XUV700 and Tata Safari.
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The new Grand Vitara is being called Project Y17, it will be built on the Global C platform. The current model of Grand Vitara, Toyota Highrider and Brezza are also built on this platform.
New Grand Vitara Engine
The three-row Grand Vitara can be provided with a 1.5 liter K15C naturally aspirated petrol engine with mild hybrid technology, which can generate power of 103 bhp and torque of 137Nm. The engine can be purchased with a 5-speed manual or 6-speed automatic gearbox. The same setup is also available in the current models of Grand Vitara. The new SUV is expected to be launched with all wheel drive (AWD) system.
Apart from this, the car can also be offered with 1.5 liter Atkinson petrol engine, which will come with e-CVT transmission.
When will the new Maruti Grand Vitara arrive?
The new Maruti Grand Vitara will be introduced with a long wheelbase and will come in a three row layout. This SUV will be offered in both 6-seater and 7-seater options. Captain seats can also be provided in the second row of the car. Apart from the seating arrangement, the company can also launch the new Grand Vitara with some design updates. This means that the new model will be different from the existing model of Grand Vitara.
According to reports, the 7-seater Maruti Grand Vitara will be manufactured at the company’s Kharkhoda plant, Haryana. It is expected that this SUV will be launched in the year 2025. Along with this, it is believed that Maruti Suzuki can also introduce its upcoming electric SUV EVX by July 2024.
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