40% of current bookings are for strong hybrid variants.
Maruti Suzuki sold 4,800 Grand Vitaras in the first month after their release.
The company claims that 800 units of the strong hybrid variant were sold in the first month. This represents 18% of all Grand Vitaras sold in September. Bookings for the mid-size SUV have surpassed 60,000, with strong hybrid variants accounting for 40% of total bookings.
The Grand Vitara starts at Rs. 10.45 lakh (ex-showroom). There are two engine options for the SUV. The first is the well-known 1.5-litre mild-hybrid engine. It has a power output of 102 BHP at 6,000 rpm and a torque output of 136.8 Nm at 4,400 rpm. This engine is available with a 5-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission. The all-wheel-drive model has a 5-speed manual transmission.
Second option, the 1.5-litre 3-cylinder petrol strong-hybrid engine produces 91 BHP at 5,500 rpm and 122 Nm at 4,400-4,800 rpm. This petrol engine is paired with an AC synchronous motor that produces 79 BHP and 141 Nm. At the wheel, the total combined output is 114 BHP. This engine is available with a CVT transmission.