In 2022, Maruti Suzuki will update almost its entire portfolio with eight new models
Maruti Suzuki Brezza is adding good numbers in terms of sales. It was one of the top 3 compact SUVs sold in India in October 2021 after Hyundai Venue and Tata Nexon. Brezza sales last month stood at 8,032 units, a decline of 34 per cent as compared to 12,087 units sold in October 2020.
It may be recalled that the Maruti Vitara Brezza was launched in 2016, while it got a light facelift and a petrol engine in 2020. Now, with the increasing competition in this segment, the company is gearing up for the launch of the next generation Maruti Brezza, which is slated to launch. Happening next year.
Earlier, the first undisputed pictures of the sub 4 meter SUV have leaked on the internet. The interiors as well as the exteriors have been revealed. The new generation 2022 Brezza also gets a sunroof, as can be seen in the leaked images. Image credits goes to Extreme Media.
Improved exterior make-up, new tech-based features in its cabin and upgrades to its engine lineup can be expected from the new Brezza. Secretly spied on, the images indicate a notable evolution from its current styling that will allow it to compete efficiently with its better-looking rivals.
2022 Maruti Brezza – Exterior Styling
Even the 2022 Maruti Brezza is expected to retain its exterior profile but will receive new body panels and design elements to differentiate itself. The front grille, head and tail lamp cluster could also be updated. It will be placed on the Heartect platform which will be related to better security. This could probably mean a 5 star crash test rating, unlike its current model, which has a 4 star rating in the Global NCAP.
The interiors will see major upgrades with a new design theme, revised dashboard design with new console and instrument cluster. It will also get a large touchscreen infotainment system with navigation and voice recognition, supporting Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Factory fitted sunroof, powered ORVMs, wireless charging system and automatic AC can also be part of its interior upgrade. Security devices will also see some updates.
2022 Maruti Brezza – Engine Lineup
The 2022 Maruti Brezza compact SUV may continue to be powered by the same engine lineup seen on its current counterpart. This 1.5-litre K15B petrol engine makes 103hp and 138Nm of torque mated to a 5-speed manual or automatic unit that sends power to its front wheels. It can also get a SHVS mild hybrid system which has been upgraded to 48V system which enhances its efficiency and smoothness. This 1.5-litre K15B petrol engine could also get a factory fitted CNG kit, mated to a 5-speed manual transmission making 91 hp and 122 Nm of power and torque figures respectively.
The launch date is slated for sometime in the second quarter of 2022, with a price of between Rs 7.99 lakh and Rs 14 lakh. Maruti Suzuki has a total of 8 new cars scheduled for 2022 with the new Brezza. The testing of the new Baleno has been spied. The new Alto 800 is expected to arrive in 2022, while Maruti is said to be working on a new model to take on rivals like the Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos. New variants of the WagonR, Ertiga, Ciaz and S-Cross are also on the cards, though the exact launch dates are yet to be revealed.