Vitara Brezza bags Indian Car of the Year 2016 award
Maruti Suzuki’s Vitara Brezza was a huge success and now the SUV has bagged the prestigious title of Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY) 2016. Since its launch in March 2016, Maruti Suzuki has sold 83,000 units of the Vitara Brezza.
“Vitara Brezza has sold nearly 83,000 units since its launch in March 2016, making it one of India’s top 10 selling models and propelling Maruti Suzuki to the leadership position in the utility vehicle space as well,” the company said in a statement.
A consortium of 15 auto journalists declared Vitara Brezza the “Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY) 2017” among all the cars launched in 2016. It defeat the likes of Hyundai Tucson and Toyota Innova Crysta, which also have been huge successes.
In fact, it was loved so much that it was also voted CNB Viewers’ Choice Car Of The Year Award a few days earlier.
“Designed and developed by a team of Maruti Suzuki engineers, using Suzuki core technology, engine and platform, Vitara Brezza is heralded as an example of ‘Create in India’,” Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Maruti Suzuki, was quoted as saying in the statement.
“It has brought us the leadership position in the SUV segment,” Ayukawa added.