| Overview - Maruti Grand Vitara
Grand Vitara, a premium SUV is the latest model of Maruti Suzuki, launched in the first quarter of 2007. It's spacious cabin and fantastic engine along with 7 seater capacity and smart look, make Grand Vitara a complete stunner. It has the best features like Power steering, Electrically adjustable outside mirrors, Remote controlled lock, Remote controlled fuel lid opener etc to make your drive a thrilling experience.
The 2 litre, 4 cylinder engine develops a power of 120PS and 170nm of torque which helps you to brush past other vehicles. With advanced features like variable induction system, DOHC, drive by wire technology, chain drive timing system, this engine will perform smoothly.
The Grand Vitara is available in 4 speed auto transmission option with auto downshift which saves the driver from the botheration of frequent gear changes. It is also available in a 5 speed manual transmission option with a short gear throw and smooth gear change. The Grand Vitara has independent MCpherson strut design suspension with gas dampers and anti roll bar in front and independent multi link rigid with coil springs in the rear. The assimilation of a ladder frame into the unibody Monocoque structure also gives an extra measure power. All these keeps the car balanced as you take on rough roads.
A higher ground clearance of 200mm gives Grand Vitara the efficiency to take on the unleveled roads without damaging the chassis and under body. The 16" diameter alloy wheels with wide profile helps you maintain a grip on the road and give the car a sleek and sporty look as well. The tires are all tubeless radials. The distinctively designed steel front grille, the sturdy bonnet with a clamp shell design, Clear Lens, dual beam, projector head lamps with large vertically stacked tail lamps etc gives enhances the look of the vehicle.
The cabin is spacious and extremely comfortable. It comfortably seats 7 people with plenty of room left over. You can split fold the real seats and recline them. Dark, rich upholstery, armrests with storage compartments, soothing audio with steering mounted controls and hand held remote all makes you never want to step out of the Vitara. Dual cooling AC and auto climate control will keep you in peace through out the drive, irrespective of weather, dust and pollution outside.