Maruti Vitara Brezza bags ICOTY Indian Car Of The Year 2017 Award:
Maruti Suzuki’s Vitara Brezza won the most prestigious award in India – the Indian Car Of The Year 2017. Vitara Brezza is Maruti’s first ever compact SUV which bagged the Indian Car of The Year 2017. It left behind many of its competitors while hitting the Bull’s Eye.
A team of juries which comprises of automotive journalists from India’s famous motoring journals, selected the Indian Car Of The Year for 2017. The selection is based on various parameters such as price, fuel efficiency, styling, comfort, safety, features and performance. In addition, they also consider practicality, technical innovation, value for money and the car’s suitability for Indian driving conditions.
Indian Car Of The Year Award 2017: Competing Car Models
Among the contestants were some of the biggest brands and their popular car models. It included Hyundai Elantra, Hyundai Tucson, Isuzu D-MAX V-Cross, Ford Endeavour, BMW 7-Series, BMW X1, Tata Tiago, Skoda Superb, Toyota Fortuner, Toyota Innova Crysta, Honda BR-V. Besides, Audi A4, Datsun redi-GO, Jaguar XE, Mahindra KUV100, Volkswagen Ameo, Mahindra NuvoSport and Mercedes Benz GLC were also in the fray.
Indian Car Of The Year Award 2017: The Winner
The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza won the award as the sole winner of ICOTY 2017. Furthermore, it has also performed well on the sales front. Brezza was one of the top 10 best-selling cars in India during year 2016. This vehicle offers a highly fuel efficient and refined 1.3-litre diesel engine which is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. Unlike many other cars, the customers can customize their Brezza with customization kits offered by Maruti. Thus, it is possible to give a make-over to their Vitara Brezza at a minimal price.