The precious ‘Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY)’ title for 2016 was awarded to the Maruti Vitara Brezza. This adds to the great response this SUV has got in a very short span of time. The Maruti Vitara Brezza was announced the ICOTY 2016 based on aspects like fuel-efficiency, price, comfort, safety, styling, performance, technical innovation, value for money, practicality and suitability for Indian driving conditions. Maruti claims to have got 1.72 Lakhs bookings of the Vitara Brezza since its launch in India.
Maruti Vitara Brezza
The Maruti Vitara Brezza has a 1.3-litre DDis four cylinder Diesel engine that is enough to give a max power of 90 PS and a peak torque of 200 Nm. The engine comes with a silky smooth 5-speed Manual transmission. The Vitara Brezza also boasts of mileage of 24.3 KMPL. In addition to this, this SUV gives a great ride quality and has a long list of amazing feature. The cabin is also very spacious. With Maruti’s competitive pricing between Rs 7.19 lakh and Rs 9.66 lakh, the Vitara Brezza is a complete value-for-money car.
To claim the prestigious award of ICOTY 2016, the Vitara Brezza had to compete with as many as 13 cars. To reach the top the Vitara Brezza had to fight with competitore which included- the Skoda Superb, Hyunda Tucson, the Maruti Vitara Brezza, Toyota Innova Crysta, new Ford Endeavour and the new Hyundai Elantra. Due to its edge over other cars on aspects like fuel-efficiency, price, comfort, safety, styling, performance, technical innovation, value for money, practicality and suitability for Indian driving conditions, the Vitara Brezza won the prestigious award. Below is what the car won-
Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY) awards was started in 2005, when senior journalists from all the known Indian automobile magazines decided to get together and create and award the ICOTY award. Almost 12 years since then, an expert panel of big names in the automobile journalist, select a single winner through a very fair voting process which is hard to get through for many cars.
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