Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, the top-selling subcompact SUV from the Indo-Japanese carmaker, is ready to receive its first mid-life update early next year. We have seen multiple spy pictures of the vehicle’s updated model revealing its design changes. Here, we have listed the 5 facts about the 2020 Maruti Vitara Brezza facelift that you should know.
For the very first time, the Maruti Vitara Brezza will receive the new 1.5L, 4-cylinder K15B petrol engine benefited with the SHVS mild hybrid technology. The same gasoline unit does duty to models like Maruti Ciaz sedan, Ertiga and XL6. It pushes out a peak power of 103.5bhp with 138Nm of torque.
The 2020 Maruti Vitara Brezza will be made available with a 5-speed manual and an AMT gearbox options. The existing 1.3L DDiS diesel powertrain that’s good enough for 89bhp and 200Nm will be discontinued post April 2020. Read – Toyota, Maruti to Jointly Launch Kia Seltos Rival SUV in India
2. Improved Styling
The spy pictures reveal that the 2020 Maruti Vitara Brezza will witness minor styling changes, thus making it look more refreshing. Both front and rear bumpers will be revised. It will get new housings for the round fog lamps. The SUV will also come with slightly revised front grille, projector headlamps with LED DRLs, high-mounted stop lamps, wrap-around LED taillamps and chrome boot applique. Dimensions are likely to remain unchanged.
3. More Features
As of now, interior details of the 2020 Maruti Vitara Brezza are scanty. Though, it’s likely to get the new Suzuki Studio SmaartPlay Infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. The SUV might also get new comfort goodies and safety fitments. Read – Maruti Suzuki to Launch 2 Utility Vehicles in India
4. Auto Expo Launch
While the carmaker hasn’t yet confirmed its plan, the 2020 Maruti Vitara Brezza is likely to debut at the next year’s Auto Expo. The official pricing of the facelifted model could also be announced at the event. The biennial event is scheduled to start from 7th February, 2020.
5. Minor Price Hike
With minor upgrades inside and out and a new petrol powertrain, the 2020 Maruti Vitara Brezza is likely to see marginal price hike. The facelifted model could be priced from Rs 7.70 lakh to Rs 11 lakh. Prices of the existing model start from Rs 7.62 lakh for the entry-level LDi variant, and go up to Rs 10.37 lakh for the top-end ZDi+ variant. All prices are ex-showroom.