The Brezza and the Venue are latest of the lot. We evaluate all compact SUVs to see how they stack up on paper.
The compact SUV section lately noticed the launch of the all-new Maruti Suzuki Brezza and the Hyundai Venue facelift. This physique fashion and dimension proceed to be a favorite amongst automobile consumers, and with quite a few choices nonetheless in competition, the brand new Brezza, in addition to the up to date Venue, have their work lower out. We evaluate the brand new Maruti Suzuki Brezza towards all its rivals on paper to see how they stack up when it comes to dimension, engine choices, specs and worth.
Maruti Suzuki Brezza vs rivals: dimensions
|Maruti Suzuki Brezza vs rivals: dimensions|
|Boot House||328 litres||350 litres||392 litres||350 litres||257 litres||328 litres||336 litres||405 litres|
|Gas Tank||48 litres||45 litres||45 litres||44 litres||42 litres||328 litres||40 litres||40 litres|
The brand new Maruti Suzuki Brezza measures 3,995mm in size, 1,790mm in width, 1,685mm in peak, and has a wheelbase of two,500mm. Whereas the size, width and wheelbase stay the identical because the earlier mannequin, the peak has elevated by 45mm, primarily as a result of addition of a shark fin antenna on the roof.
The size of the Brezza is at par with most of its rivals and among the many longest on this sub-4m section. The Nexon, Magnite and Kiger are marginally shorter. When it comes to width, nevertheless, the brand new Brezza is someplace within the center. It is wider than the Venue, Magnite and Kiger, and at par with the Sonet and City Cruiser, however narrower than the Nexon and XUV300.
At 1,685mm, the brand new Brezza is the tallest SUV of the lot and measures 38mm greater than the second-place Sonet. As for the wheelbase, at 2,500mm, it’s at par with most different SUVs, however 100mm shorter than the XUV300, which has the longest wheelbase within the class.
The Brezza’s 328-litre boot is among the smallest within the section and solely bigger than the XUV300’s by 71 litres. The Maruti, nevertheless, has one of many largest gasoline tanks, at 48 litres. All SUVs experience on 16-inch wheels.
Maruti Suzuki Brezza vs rivals: engine choices
|Maruti Suzuki Brezza vs rivals: engine and specs|
|Kind||Four cyls NA||Four cyls NA/Three cyls turbo||Four cyls NA/Three cyls turbo||Three cyls turbo||Three cyls turbo||Four cyls NA||Three cyls NA/Three cyls turbo||Three cyls NA/Three cyls turbo|
|Torque||137Nm||115Nm/172Nm||115Nm/172Nm||170Nm||200Nm||138Nm||96Nm/160Nm (MT), 152Nm (AT)||96Nm/160Nm (MT), 152Nm (AT)|
|AT Gearbox||6-speed torque converter||-/6 iMT, 7 DCT||-/6 iMT, 7 DCT||6-speed AMT||6-speed AMT||4-speed torque converter||5-speed AMT/CVT||-/CVT|
|ARAI mileage MT||20.15kpl||17.3kpl||18.4kpl||17kpl||17kpl||17.03kpl||-/20kpl||18.75kpl/20kpl|
|ARAI mileage AT||19.80kpl||18.1kpl/18kpl||18.2kpl/18.3kpl||–||–||18.76kpl||–||-/17.7kpl|
There are basically three sorts of engines on this compact-SUV section – the smaller displacement (1.zero litres and 1.2 litres) naturally aspirated engines, the turbocharged 1.zero litres and 1.2 litres and the bigger displacement 1.5-litre engines on the Brezza and the City Cruiser. Do word that the City Cruiser is basically a last-gen Brezza.
In essence, the 1.5-litre engine doesn’t make for a direct comparability with both the smaller displacement naturally aspirated engines or the turbocharged ones. Nonetheless, the Brezza and the City Cruiser are extra highly effective than all different naturally aspirated choices within the section. Conversely, its additionally much less highly effective than its turbocharged rivals aside from the Magnite turbo and Kiger turbo.
Maruti has paired the Brezza’s 1.5-litre NA engine with a 5-speed handbook gearbox, which is an analogous engine-gearbox mixture to its rivals’ naturally aspirated choices. For the automated gearbox, the Brezza and the City Cruiser are the one ones with a torque converter unit, with the previous utilizing a brand new 6-speed gearbox versus the latter’s dated 4-speed unit. All different compact SUVs supply a mixture of iMT, AMT, CVT or DCT gearboxes.
The Brezza could also be low when it comes to powertrain choices or total output figures, however it greater than makes up for it on the fuel-efficiency entrance. Aided by mild-hybrid know-how, the brand new Brezza is probably the most fuel-efficient SUV on this section, in each handbook and automated guises. The City Cruiser is the one different mannequin to get mild-hybrid tech (solely in AT guise), however the brand new Brezza marks an enchancment even over that.
It is value highlighting that the Venue, Sonet, Nexon and XUV300 are additionally obtainable with a diesel engine possibility, however have been neglected of this comparability because the Brezza is a petrol-only mannequin.
Maruti Suzuki Brezza vs rivals: worth
|Maruti Suzuki Brezza vs rivals: worth (ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|Petrol-MT||Rs 7.99 – 12.46 lakh||Rs 10.96 – 13.96 lakh||Rs 7.15 – 9.05 lakh||Rs 7.55 – 11.95 lakh||Rs 8.41 – 12.38 lakh||Rs 9.02 – 9.99 lakh||Rs 5.87 – 9.53 lakh||Rs 5.99 – 9.72 lakh|
|Petrol-AT||Rs 10.96 – 13.96 lakh||Rs 9.99 – 12.57 lakh||Rs 9.98 – 13.19 lakh||Rs 9.20 – 12.60 lakh||Rs 10.50 – 13.06 lakh||Rs 10.14 – 11.73 lakh||Rs 9.67 – 10.40 lakh||Rs 8.04 – 10.62 lakh|
The brand new Brezza has significantly moved up the value ladder when in comparison with its predecessor. Whereas the beginning worth of the Brezza has gone up by simply Rs 15,000, the top-spec ZXi+ AT variant prices over Rs 2.5 lakh greater than the outgoing mannequin.
The beginning worth of the Brezza petrol-manual is among the highest, solely lesser than the XUV300 and the City Cruiser. It’s additionally the costliest on the top-end amongst all of the compact SUVs. Automated variations of the Brezza are pricier nonetheless, with the best beginning and top-end worth. Actually, the top-spec Brezza automated is even costlier than top-end diesel-automatic variants of the Sonet, XUV300 and the Nexon.
That is primarily as a consequence of the truth that the Brezza makes use of the most important engine of all (1.5 litre), which implies it doesn’t qualify for excise responsibility advantages that petrol automobiles with engine displacement of 1.2 litres or decrease get pleasure from. Apart from the City Cruiser, each different compact SUV enjoys a decrease excise responsibility, as a consequence of their smaller capability engines. The Brezza’s mild-hybrid tech and the accompanying battery additionally add to the associated fee.
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