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New Maruti Vitara Brezza (smart hybrid)

The smart hybrid tech already exists in other cars like the Ciaz, but for the first time it is available in the Brezza SUV. This makes it the most affordable mild hybrid SUV and also amongst the most efficient petrol compact SUVs.

Review: Most affordable mild hybrid petrol SUV

Maruti has moved away from diesel cars for the time being and that may not seem the right move at first glance, since Maruti has sold a lot of Brezza diesels. However, instead of diesel, Maruti is betting big on the mild hybrid system. Maruti claims the smart hybrid in petrol is the answer to the future. We conducted a road test to test out this claim.