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Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara vs rivals: value comparability | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

With the costs of the Grand Vitara out, we see the way it fares towards its competitors.

, Kia Seltos, Nissan Kicks and MG Astor, in addition to the 1.0-litre TSI petrol engines of the Skoda Kushaq and Volkswagen Taigun. Equally, within the higher half of the section, the strong-hybrid powertrains are corresponding to the turbo-petrol and diesel powertrains. 

Grand Vitara mild-hybrid vs rivals: Creta 1.5 NA costliest

Grand Vitara mild-hybrid vs rivals
Fashions Worth
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara (mild-hybrid petrol) Rs 10.45 lakh-Rs 16.89 lakh
Hyundai Creta (1.5 NA petrol) Rs 10.44 lakh-Rs 17.22 lakh
Kia Seltos (1.5 NA petrol) Rs 10.49 lakh-Rs 15.45 lakh
Volkswagen Taigun (1.Zero TSI) Rs 11.40 lakh-Rs 16.90 lakh
Skoda Kushaq (1.Zero TSI) Rs 11.29 lakh-Rs 16.09 lakh
MG Astor (1.5 NA petrol) Rs 10.32 lakh-Rs 16.60 lakh
Nissan Kicks (1.5 NA petrol) Rs 9.50 lakh-Rs 10.00 lakh
Toyota Hyryder (mild-hybrid petrol) Rs 17.09 lakh

Right here, the costliest midsize SUV is the top-spec variant of the Hyundai Creta, which, priced at Rs 17.22 lakh, is Rs 33,000 costlier than the top-spec mild-hybrid variant of the Grand Vitara. 

The most cost effective of the lot, by far, is the Nissan Kicks, with the worth of its entry-level variant beginning at Rs 9.50 lakh – the one one to have a sub-Rs 10 lakh beginning value. The second most reasonably priced automobile within the vary is the MG Astor, which has a beginning value of Rs 10.32 lakh. 

Nevertheless, it can’t be definitively mentioned which automobile could have the costliest beginning value, because the Toyota Hyryder is the one one which hasn’t had a few of its variant costs introduced. Nevertheless, going by the distinction of Rs 20,000 between the highest automated variants of the 2 mild-hybrid SUVs, the Hyryder could have the next beginning value of the 2. 

Grand Vitara strong-hybrid vs rivals: Kicks, Hyryder most reasonably priced

Grand Vitara strong-hybrid vs rivals
Fashions Worth
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara (strong-hybrid petrol) Rs 17.99 lakh-Rs 19.49 lakh
Toyota Hyryder (strong-hybrid petrol) Rs 15.11 lakh-Rs 18.99 lakh
Hyundai Creta (1.four Turbo petrol) Rs 15.58 lakh-Rs 18.15 lakh
Hyundai Creta (1.5 Diesel) Rs 10.94 lakh-Rs 18.24 lakh
Kia Seltos (1.four Turbo petrol) Rs 16.05 lakh-Rs 18.29 lakh
Kia Seltos (1.5 Diesel) Rs 11.39 lakh-Rs 18.65 lakh
VW Taigun (1.5 TSI) Rs 15.80 lakh-Rs 18.60 lakh
Skoda Kushaq (1.5 TSI) Rs 17.19 lakh-Rs 17.79 lakh
MG Astor (1.three Turbo petrol) Rs 16.58 lakh-Rs 18.23 lakh
Nissan Kicks (1.three Turbo petrol) Rs 12.30 lakh-Rs 14.90 lakh

The strong-hybrid Grand Vitara’s prime variant is now the costliest midsize SUV within the section, a crown it took from its cousin. Each strong-hybrids stay the costliest within the section and likewise declare to have the very best gas effectivity. 

Whereas the higher-level powertrain of the Nissan Kicks nonetheless stays probably the most reasonably priced of the lot, the Hyryder strong-hybrid’s lowest variant is the second most reasonably priced one right here, with costs beginning at Rs 15.11 lakh. This makes the strong-hybrid Hyryder’s powertrain one of the crucial reasonably priced higher-level ones within the section, since it’s supplied with the second-from-base variant, whereas its rivals provide their higher-level powertrains on top-spec variants. 

Some extent to notice is that Kia and Hyundai additionally provide diesel powertrains on their SUVs. Since diesels and strong-hybrids aren’t instantly comparable, we’re contemplating them solely primarily based on their gas effectivity. Maruti Suzuki and Toyota declare that the strong-hybrid variants of their respective fashions have a gas effectivity determine of 27.97kpl, which is greater than the claimed gas effectivity of the Seltos and Creta. 

Regardless of the costs of the Grand Vitara simply being introduced, the hybrid SUV has already amassed over 50,000 bookings

*All costs are ex-showroom, Delhi

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