The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, which debuted as a diesel-only model back in 2016, made the switch to a petrol-only powertrain earlier this year, with the transition to BS6 emission norms. While Maruti’s compact SUV had just the Ford EcoSport, and later the Tata Nexon, to compete with in its initial days, the segment has added four more players since just last year, and more are set to follow in the coming months.
- Diesel demand in compact SUV segment reduced to just 25 percent this year
- Off-roading capability not a crucial consideration for compact SUV buyers
- Petrol-only Vitara Brezza retailed through Maruti’s expansive Arena network
With newer models bringing in the latest technology, the stakes are higher than ever for the Vitara Brezza, which has been topping the compact SUV sales chart since its debut. However, despite the onslaught of competition, Maruti…