It seems that Maruti Suzuki is all set to pull out the big guns as the new BS6 compliant Maruti Suzuki S-cross was spied being tested on Indian roads and can be expected to go on sale sometime in 2020 and shall be unveiled at the 2020 Auto Expo. With the increased sales of petrol variants across India, we will have to see how the reintroduced version does.
Maruti Suzuki S-cross | Highlights
- Maruti Suzuki S-cross will be offered in a BS6 compliant 1.6-litre DDis 320 diesel engine which will be sourced from Fiat. The reintroduced engine is expected to generate 118bhp of power and 320Nm of torque and will come paired with a 6-speed manual gearbox.
- The current line-up of the S-cross supports a single 1.3-litre diesel engine, giving an output of 89bhp and 200Nm of torque.
- Although the engine is expected to power a whole new host of models which includes the Vitara Brezza, Ertiga and its tweaked cousin the XL6 MPV.
- Reports suggest that the S-cross will also be offered in a BS6 compliant four-cylinder K158 petrol engine with SHVS ( Smart Hybrid Vehicle by Suzuki) technology.
- However, Maruti Suzuki has earlier introduced S-cross with the same engine but was then discontinued its facelifted version introduced back in 2017.
- On the visual front, the car looks identical to its previous version but was seen supported by a 1.6 badge on the tailgate. While the front fender has a presence of DDis badge.
- It is also likely said that the S-cross will receive new upgrades with its interiors and exteriors alongside the BS6 powertrain.