Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Delta and Zeta variants compared; With a price difference of Rs. 1.99 lakh in both manual and automatic gearbox options, let’s see how these mid-spec variants fare against each other.
Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) launched the all-new Grand Vitara on 27th September 2022. Price range starting from Rs. 10.45 lakh (ex-showroom) and going all the way up to Rs. 19.49 lakh (ex-showroom), the SUV marked the arrival of Japanese owned carmaker in the mid-size SUV segment. The flagship product of Maruti is co-developed with Toyota and is manufactured at Toyota’s Bidadi plant.
The deliveries of the mid-size SUV have already commenced and it is sold through the brand’s premium NEXA dealership chain. The Grand Vitara is available in 6 variants, namely Sigma, Delta, Zeta, Alpha, Zeta+ and Alpha+. The latter two top-spec trims are only available with a strong hybrid powertrain, while the initial four trims come with a mild hybrid powertrain. The wide variety of trims often makes choosing the right one a cumbersome task. So today we bring you a comparison of two mid-spec, Delta and Zeta variants in a YouTube video by ‘Power Racer’.
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Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara Delta and Zeta Variant Compared
Before comparing the equipment on offer, let’s have a look at the pricing of both variants. The Delta and Zeta, both come with the option of manual and automatic transmission. The Delta manual is priced at Rs. 11.90 lakh (ex-showroom) and the Zeta manual will set you back by Rs. 13.89 lakh (ex-showroom). The Delta automatic costs Rs. 13.40 lakh (ex-showroom) while the Zeta automatic is priced at Rs. 15.39 lakh (ex-showroom). This accounts for a price difference of Rs. 1.99 lakh in both the gearbox options. So let’s find out what the Zeta variant has to offer for the extra bucks.
In terms of exterior design, both the variants look more or less the same, except for some noticeable differences. These include the addition of 17-inch dual-tone precision cut alloy wheels in the Zeta model as compared to steel wheels with full wheel caps in Delta trim. Apart from this, the Zeta gets a rear wiper washer with a defogger and chrome garnish on the window line, which the lower trim misses out on. Inside the cabin, the Delta variant misses out on soft-touch IP with premium stitch on the dashboard and door armrests.
The major difference lies in the features list on both trims. The Zeta trims comes loaded with modern tech features such as auto headlamps, front variable intermittent wipers, auto folding ORVMs, vanity mirror lamp (Driver + Co-driver), SmartPlay Pro+ infotainment system, ARKAMYS sound tuning and 2 tweeters amongst others.
In terms of safety tech, the Zeta trims get 6 airbags, while the Delta only gets the mandatory front 2 units. Rest everything else remains the same in terms of tech features and safety.
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