Maruti Suzuki launched the all-new 2022 Brezza at an event on June 30. Maruti is all set to bring back their compact SUV with a load of updates in features, performance and looks. Suzuki launched this new SUV with a starting price of Rs. 7.99 million. The company received more than 45,000 pre-bookings within 8 days. Some of the new changes include: An engine upgrade with the new-generation 1.5-litre K-Series DualJet petrol engine, Cosmetic changes, Interior features a two-tone cabin, electric sunroof, 3660-degree camera, new infotainment system and more . A car with many features and this price tag can easily give competition to its rivals. The subcompact SUV segment is highly competitive. Few cars in this category are Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, Kia Sonet and many more. Let’s see which cars are similar to Maruti Suzuki Brezza 2022.
Top 10 cars similar to Maruti Brezza
Hyundai Location 2022
Coming first on the list is Hyundai’s Venue. Hyundai also recently launched the facelift model of their compact SUV Venue. It was one of Hyundai’s best-selling cars when it was first launched in 2019. The venue comes with a price range of Rs 7.53 Lakh (ex-showroom) and goes up to Rs 12.72 lakh (ex-showroom ). These are slightly lower prices than the price of Brezza 2022. The first generation of both cars were well-selling products. The location offers a mileage of 17.52 Kmpl and Brezza offers a mileage of 19.80 Kmpl. Hyundai’s compact SUV offers a number of firsts in its segment. These features include a four-way adjustable power driver’s seat, a two-step adjustable rear seat and more legroom for rear passengers. All of these mentioned features make the all-new Venue a great deal and tough competition for Brezza 2022.
Nexon tops the list of compact SUVs. Tata‘s SUV is a powerful car with many impressive specifications. The price range of this car is from Rs 7.54 Lakhs (ex-showroom) to Rs 13.8 Lakh (ex-showroom). Safety is the best part of this car. Dual front airbags, a reinforced cabin, an electronic stability program are some of the safety features. It was certified as a 5-star safety in the Global NCAP crash test. Compared to Brezza 2022, Nexon offers an 1198cc engine while Brezza comes with a 1462cc engine. Both cars are known for their tough build quality and as reliable cars.
It is a compact 5-seat SUV from Mahindra. XUV300 comes with BS6 technology and hi-tech features. It is again a safe car in this segment. This car also received a 5-star rating in the Global NCAP crash test. Mahindra’s compact SUV comes with a price tag of Rs 8.41 lakh to Rs 14.07 lakh, an ex-showroom price. The engine of the XUV300 delivers 109 hp and 200 Nm of torque, while the Brezza produces 102 hp and 136.8 Nm of torque. The XUV300 petrol engine is not as efficient as its rivals.
Kia’s Sonet is one of the best deals in the compact SUV segment. It offers many features and reliable performance. With a price range of Rs 7.15 lakh (ex-showroom) to 13.69 lakh (ex-showroom), this car is more affordable. You pay a minimal amount for the luxury features of this Compact SUV. Some of the offerings include Premium interiors, ventilated seats, mood lighting and much more. It comes with a 7-speed DCT for the petrol turbo version and a 6-speed AT for the diesel version. It’s a total package of power with performance and luxury.
Toyota Urban Cruiser
Urban Cruiser was manufactured as a joint venture between Maruti Suzuki and Toyota. This is the second car in the collaboration. The first was Baleno-esque, Glanza. This is why Urban cruiser is similar to Brezza in appearance and almost all functions. But it is said that the next generation Toyota Urban Cruiser will not be based on Maruti’s Brezza 2022. Toyota Urban Cruiser is a compact SUV with a 4-cylinder 1.5L petrol engine and offers very low fuel consumption. The starting range of this car is slightly more expensive than most other cars in the segment. Urban Cruiser costs Rs 9.02 Lakh (ex-showroom) for a base trim and Rs 11.73 Lakh (ex-showroom) for the high-end model.
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A budget-friendly compact SUV is on the list. This sporty and smart Kiger is a compact SUV for the price of a hatchback, starting at Rs 5.99 Lakh (ex-showroom) and going up to Rs 10.57 Lakh (ex-showroom). The main difference between Brezza 2022 and Kiger is the additional Rs 2 lakh in Brezza’s starting price. But at a lower price, this car offers a less powerful engine. Apart from this there are no major differences and to conclude, Kiger is also a lot with this price tag.
The most affordable compact SUV in the Indian market is Nissan’s Magnite. Even a lower price than Kiger, the price of this car starts at Rs 5.88 lakh (ex-showroom) and ranges up to Rs 10.36 lakh (ex-showroom). Magnite also offers almost the same features and performance as Kiger. With almost the same price tag, Magnite and Kiger are undoubtedly a sea change in the compact SUV segment.
Honda’s 5-seat compact SUV is a great car. With great performance and comfort, this car is perfect. Practicality, a spacious cabin and comfort are the specifications for which this car is known. Not a big stretch for features, WR-V gives you all the basic and nominal features of the segment. A big disadvantage of Honda‘s WR-V is the missing option of automatic transmission. The price of this car is Rs 9 lakh (ex-showroom) to Rs 12.20 lakh (ex-showroom).
Although Ford is now no longer active in the Indian market, this car is one of the best sub-compact SUVs. It was one of the best-selling cars at the time of its launch. EcoSport is priced from Rs 8.19 lakh (ex-showroom) for the basic trim to Rs 11.69 lakh (ex-showroom) for the high-end model. Powered by the 1496 cc engine it was 120.69 horsepower. EcoSport produced a torque of 149 Nm. It was a Driver Centric and Performance-oriented car.
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A new addition to the list of compact SUVs is the all-new affordable Tata Punch. This boxy and sporty car is another budget-friendly SUV. With a price tag of Rs 5.83 lakh for the base model, this car has a lot to offer. It is available in both manual and automatic transmission. Another compact SUV from Tata and another 5 star rating in safety tests is just another reliable car. The engine offered is a 1.2-litre engine that produces 84 hp and 113 Nm of torque.