Maruti Vitara Brezza (4-Star NCAP) Has a Pretty Big Front-end Collision, All Passengers Safe

by Yatharth Singh Chauhan | 24/03/2020
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The Maruti Vitara Brezza comes with a range of standard safety features, including dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX, Front SBR and High Speed Warning

Recently, a pre-facelift example of a top-spec Maruti Vitara Brezza went off the road and suffered a pretty big front-end collision with what seems to be a metallic structure. As can be seen in the image we have here, the front-end of the vehicle has suffered quite some damage to soft parts as well as the sheet metal. A closer inspection of the image reveals that both the airbags have deployed. Thankfully, there has been no loss of life and the occupants are known to have escaped with very minor injuries. 

Maruti Vitara Brezza (4-Star NCAP) Has a Pretty Big Front-end Collision, All Passengers Safe

More details of the mishap are not available at the moment but from the looks of it, the driver of the compact SUV seems to have run off the road and collided with some sort of a metallic structure. While the magnitude of the collission can't be ascertained simply by looking at the photograph that we have above, it's heartening to see that the impact hasn't reached the cabin and that the occupants have not sustained any major injury. It's worth mentioning here that the Global New Car Assessment Programme (Global NCAP) has given a 4-star score to this model. The compact SUV has scored will in the adult protection category and the standard safety suite on offers include dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX mounts, among others.

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Recently, the Maruti Vitara Brezza received a mid-cycle update that debuted at the Auto Expo 2020 and subsequently, went on sale at a starting price of Rs 7.34 lakh (ex-showroom). The refreshed model comes with a range of new soft parts, including LED headlamps with LED DRLs, new bumper, updated grille, new taillamps and machine-cut alloy wheels. More importantly, the refreshed version of the hot-selling SUV comes with a 1.5-litre K-series petrol engine that belts out 104.69 PS of maximum power and 138 Nm of peak torque.

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Transmission options include a 5-speed manual gearbox and a 4-speed automatic transmission. The automatic transmission variant of the SUV also gets Suzuki’s Progressive Smart Hybrid system for better fuel-efficiency. In line with this, the ARAI certified mileage of MT variant is rated at 17.03 kmpl, while the fuel economy for the AT model is rated at 18.76 kmpl.   

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