In the Maruti Suzuki’s portfolio, the Brezza is positioned below the Grand Vitara plus, as the title suggests, they both belong to different segments. That said, their similar price figures and the same powertrain make these Maruti Suzuki cars comparable to each other.
Some variants of the Maruti Suzuki Brezza can make you afford the lower variants of the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara. In addition to that, both cars are powered by the same petrol engine with mild hybrid technology. Speaking of powertrains, both vehicles can be had in the CNG version as well. The engine output of the CNG versions is the same in both.
So, as you can see, there are lots of similarities between these two vehicles, which is why they are comparable. Let’s begin to weigh them.
The main and most notable difference between these two offerings is the dimension. For starters, you should know that the Maruti Suzuki Brezza is a sub-compact crossover SUV, which means that it belongs to the sub-four-metre segment, while the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara is above four-metre. One of the reasons why the Brezza’s price is lower than the Vitara’s price.
As for the Brezza, it has a length of 3995mm, a width of 1790mm, a height of 1685mm, and sits on a wheelbase of 2500mm.
On the other hand, the Maruti Suzuki Brezza has a length of 4345mm, a width of 1795mm, a height of 1645mm, and it sits on a wheelbase of 2600mm.
Moreover, the Brezza’s ground clearance is rated at 200mm, while the Grand Vitara’s ground clearance is rated at 210mm.
Weighing the dimensions of these two vehicles, the Grand Vitara has more legroom, as it has a wheelbase of 210mm, making it 10mm more than the Maruti Brezza’s 200mm of ground clearance. However, these two vehicles have a suitable ride height for Indian roads.
You can check out the Grand Vitara’s price here.
As mentioned earlier, both vehicles are offered in petrol and CNG versions plus they have the same engines under their hoods.
The petrol version of the Maruti Suzuki Brezza is powered by a K15C 1.5-litre (1462-cc), four-cylinder, petrol engine, which is tuned to churn out 102 bhp at 6000 rpm and 136.8 Nm of peak torque at 4400 rpm. It can either be had with a five-speed manual gearbox or a six-speed automatic gearbox.
At the same time, the CNG version is powered by the same K15C petrol engine that works in tandem with the CNG kit. That said, the CNG version has a reduced engine output, which is 87 bhp at 5500 rpm and 11.5 Nm of peak torque at 4200 rpm. It sends power to its front wheels via a standard five-speed manual transmission.
The above figures are the same for the Grand Vitara and both are equipped with mild hybrid technology.
However, the Grand Vitara boasts the availability of a strong hybrid engine. The strong hybrid version uses a Toyota-sourced hybrid engine, including the electric motor, which is an M15D, 1.5-litre, three-cylinder, petrol mill that can churn out 91 bhp at 5500 rpm and 122 Nm of peak torque at 4400 rpm. The combined output (ICE plus electric motor) is 115 bhp and 141 Nm of torque. It is exclusive to an e-CVT automatic gearbox. It is worth noting that the all-wheel-drive system is exclusive to the mild-hybrid version of the Grand Vitara. Check out the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara’s price list here.
As far as fuel efficiency is concerned, the Brezza’s mileage ranges between 19.8 km/l and 25.51 km/kg. On the flip side, the Grand Vitara’s mileage ranges between 19.38 km/l and 27.97 km/l. The CNG version of the Grand Vitara has a mileage of 26.6 km/kg. These are ARAI-claimed figures. Please note that the real-world mileage figures can vary with the engine and transmission combination, the local traffic conditions as well as individuals’ driving styles.
Keeping their engine outputs aside, let’s now jump to their suspension setups. But before that, it is worth mentioning that these indigenous vehicles are engineering by keeping the conditions of Indian roads in mind. The Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara stands on a MacPherson Strut suspension at the front and a torsion beam suspension with coil spring at the rear. The same setup is found in the Maruti Suzuki Brezza as well. Check out the Grand Vitara’s review as well as the Brezza’s review on the autoX website. That said, you will also be to read our long-term reports on these two vehicles.
These homegrown vehicles have their suspension setups tuned to the soft side, as soft suspensions tend to absorb the bumps better than stiff suspensions. For your reference, a stiff suspension is more performance-oriented.
As for their brake setups, the Maruti Suzuki Brezza has a disc-drum brakes setup as standard, while the Grand Vitara has dual disc brakes as standard, including in its CNG variants. The Grand Vitara will offer better braking performance than the Brezza will, as dual disc brakes have superior braking power.
In terms of features, the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara is more loaded than the Maruti Suzuki Brezza. Please note that the features mentioned here belong to the top-most variant of these two vehicles.
The exclusive features of the Grand Vitara include leatherette upholstery, cooled front ventilated seats, an electric tailgate release, a panoramic sunroof, puddle lamps, an auto-dimming IRVM, and a fully digital instrument cluster. Further, it offers an emergency brake light flashing, a middle read headrest and a tyre pressure monitoring system.
On the other hand, the Maruti Suzuki Brezza’s exclusive features are brake assist, anti-glare mirror (all), over-the-air updates (OTA), cooled glove box, remote boot lid opener, single-pane sunroof, and an analogue instrument cluster. Last but not least, it has a GPS navigation system and LED foglights.
The common offerings comprise six airbags, child-seat anchorages, ABS with EBD, ESP, hill-hold control, and speed-sensing door locks. Further, both have auto HVAC, a 360-degree camera, rear parking sensors, cruise control, connected car technology, Alexa compatibility, sunglass holder, electric ORVMs, etc. Moreover, both offer auto headlamps, LED headlights, a heads-up display (HUD), a wireless charger, voice command, steering-mounted controls, and a nine-inch touchscreen infotainment screen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
Prices and Variants
The indigenous car manufacturer offers the Maruti Suzuki Brezza in four trims: LXi, VXi, ZXi and ZXi+. The optional CNG kit is offer on all variants except for the top-spec ZXi+. Also, the ZXi and ZXi+ trims are available in Black editions. It has a total of fifteen variants. The Maruti Suzuki Brezza’s price starts at Rs 8.29 lakh and goes up to Rs 14.14 lakh.
On the other hand, the Grand Vitara is offer in six trims: Sigma, Delta, Zeta, Zeta+, Alpha and Alpha+. The plus (+) trims are available with the strong-hybrid powertrain option. It has a total of seventeen variants. As for the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara’s price, it starts at Rs 10.70 lakh and goes up to Rs 19.79 lakh.
All are ex-showroom prices in Delhi, as of July 2023. Please note that these prices are subject to change without any prior notice to the customer. You can, however, visit the autoX website to access the latest location-based price list for your dream vehicle. For more, visit our website or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube. So, stay tuned!