Maruti Grand Vitara Booking: Maruti Suzuki has sold 4,800 Grand Vitara in the month of September 2022. The company started deliveries of the new SUV on 26 September on the occasion of Navratri. In the first month’s sales, 800 units were of the strong hybrid variant, which is 18% of the total sales of the Grand Vitara. At present, Maruti Suzuki has received more than 60,000 bookings for the new Grand Vitara SUV. Strong hybrid variants account for more than 40 percent of the total bookings.
MSIL has received over 24,000 pre-orders for the strong hybrid variant of the Grand Vitara. The SUV has been introduced in Mild Hybrid and Strong Hybrid variants. The mild hybrid version is priced between Rs 10.45 lakh to Rs 17.05 lakh while the strong hybrid is available in the price bracket of Rs 17.99 lakh to Rs 19.65 lakh (ex-showroom).
Significantly, Maruti Suzuki is betting big on the new Brezza and Grand Vitara to regain its lost market share. The company has sold 15,445 units of the new Brezza in September, which also became the best selling SUV in the country. MSIL believes that the Grand Vitara and the new Brezza will help them capture 50% market share.
Maruti Grand Vitara and Toyota Highrider have been jointly produced by Suzuki and Toyota in India. Apart from the design, both of them have a lot in common. The Maruti Grand Vitara gets two powertrains in the form of 1.5L petrol engine with mild hybrid technology and 1.5L TNGA petrol engine with strong hybrid technology. The same powertrain is also found in the Toyota Highrider.