Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza
The Vitara Brezza currently commands waiting period up to nine months. Pictured: Maruti Suzuki Vitara BrezzaFacebook/ VitaraBrezza

The waiting period of the Vitara Brezza, the compact SUV of the country's largest car-maker Maruti Suzuki, would come down from July as the company is ramping up the production of the model from next month.

The Economic Times reported that the production of the Vitara Brezza will be increased to 10,000 units per month from July. Maruti has reportedly directed its vendor to get ready for the increased production from July. The company was prompted to increase the production earlier from 80,000 units per year to 1 lakh per annum after seeing the response for the Vitara Brezza at Auto Expo 2016.

The Vitara Brezaa, which made its debut in March, has been earning tremendous response from the auto lovers. Maruti sold 7,193 units of the compact SUV in May, making to the top 10 best selling passenger vehicles in the same month. The Vitara Brezza has garnered over 75,000 bookings since launch.

It was reported that over 50 percent of the total bookings for the Vitara Brezza is for the top-end variants. Maruti Suzuki has reportedly also lowered the production of its bread and butter models -- the Swift and the Dzire -- at its Gurgaon plant to accommodate its current hot-selling models, the Baleno and the Vitara Brezza.

The Vitara Brezza is the first model of Maruti Suzuki to be conceptualised, designed, developed and validated in India. It is offered in LDi, LDi (O), VDi, VDi (O), ZDi, ZDi+ and ZDi+ variants. The compact SUV is powered by a 200 DDis 1248cc diesel engine that develops 88.5bhp at 4,000rpm and 200Nm of torque at 1,750rpm mated to a five-speed manual gearbox. It boasts of best-in-class fuel efficiency of 24.3 kmpl.

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