Detailed Car Comparison : Vitara Brezza vs Nexon vs Venue
Recently Maruti Suzuki unveiled the new iteration of the Vitara Brezza at the 2020 Auto Expo as it also has been launched in the Indian market as well. The predecessor was powered with only a diesel unit, but now it has been discontinued. Maruti Suzuki now powers this compact SUV with only a BS 6 compliant petrol mill.
So let's have a look at how the 2020 Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza competes with All New Tata Nexon and Hyundai Venue.
As all the cars in the competition fall into the dub 4 meter category most of the dimensions are very much similar. Both the Vitara Brezza and the Hyundai Venue get the longest and similar length of 3995mm, whereas the Tata Nexon beats the all in the width at 1811mm. The tallest of all is the Vitara Brezza whereas again both the Venue and Vitara Brezza get a similar 2500mm wheelbase which is also the largest. Setting all of them apart is the ground clearance and the clear winner here is the Nexon with a ground clearance measuring 209mm.
To compete against each other, each and every car manufacturer tends to load the best features to give their product an upper hand. Tata has loaded the 2020 Nexon with keyless entry, automatic wipers, automatic climate control, a floating 7.0 touchscreen infotainment unit which powers the JBL sound system and it also comes loaded with Tata Motors new iRA connected car technology which also gets voice commands. On the other hand, Maruti Suzuki has upgraded the all new Vitara Brezza and it has brought in automatic rain sensing wipers, dual LED projector headlamps, cruise control and it also comes loaded with Maruti’s Smartplay Studio system to the 7.0 inch touchscreen unit. Hyundai offers the Venue with a 8.0 inch touchscreen infotainment unit which is the largest of them all, wireless charging, Alternator Management System, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System and Hyundai’s BlueLink connected car technology
Under the hood of the all new Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is a 1.5-litre K-Series petrol engine along with its mild hybrid SHVS system. All in all this powerhouse generates 102 bhp of power and 134 Nm of twist. This petrol engine comes matted with a five speed manual gearbox and an option of a 4 speed torque converter.
On the other hand, the 2020 Tata Nexon comes with an option of a petrol engine and a diesel engine as well. The petrol model is powered with a 1.2 litre turbocharged unit that gives out 110 bhp of power and 170 Nm of torque, whereas the diesel model comes powered with a 1.5 litre unit churning out 110 bhp of power and 260 Nm of twist. Both the petrol and diesel engines for the facelift of the Nexon come matted with a 6 speed manual and an option for a 6 speed AMT unit.
Just like the Tata Nexon even the Hyundai Venue comes with a petrol and diesel model, but it is the only compact SUV in the lot to come with two petrol engine options. Under the hood is a 1.2 litre naturally aspirated petrol engine producing 82 bhp of power and 115 Nm of torque. And this engine comes matted to a 5 speed manual transmission. In addition to this, the other engine option is a 1.0 litre turbocharged petrol unit that gives out 118 bhp of power and 172 Nm of torque and it comes coupled with an option of a 6 speed manual and a 7 speed DCT transmission.
FUEL EFFICIENCY (ARAI):
As the 2020 Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is the only car in the competition to come equipped with a mild hybrid system, it helps it to be the more fuel efficient vehicle around.
Price: All Ex-Showroom India
Clearly the Tata Nexon is the most affordable compact SUV in the competition. On the other hand the Hyundai venue has the cheapest entry level variant but as we move towards the top trim levels it is indeed on the expensive side.