Maruti Suzuki's crossover S-Cross is inching closer to its launch in the country. The car, which is slated to make its debut in the Indian market in early August, is now open for bookings in the country.
The dealers of Maruti have started accepting the bookings for the soon-to-be-launched SX4-based crossover S-Cross with down payment ranging from ₹20,000-₹50,000. The S-Cross, Maruti's first offering in this segment, will be poised to rival against Renault Duster and Ford EcoSport in India. From the word around the web, S-cross will be priced in the range of ₹8 lakh to ₹11 lakh.
Seated on a wheelbase of 2,600 mm, Maruti S-Cross measures 4,300 mm in length, 1,765 mm in width, and 1,590 mm in height and has a ground clearance of 180 mm. The engine line-up of S-Cross will include two diesel engines, 200 DDiS 1.3-litre diesel motor that can churn out 89bhp of power and 200Nm of torque and 320 DDiS 1.6-litre diesel that is tuned to pump out 118bhp and 320Nm of torque. The transmission will be taken care of by 5-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed manual gearbox.
The S-Cross will bring a host of features like driver airbag, keyless entry, electrically adjustable ORVMs, tilt-adjustable steering, reverse parking sensor, smartplay infotainment system, rear centre armrest, LED positioning lamps and leather seat upholstery.
Maruti will be selling the S-Cross through its new Nexa premium dealerships and the model will be available in eight trims: 1.3L Sigma, 1.3L Sigma (O), 1.3L Delta, 1.3L Zeta, 1.3L Alpha, 1.6L Delta, 1.6L Zeta and 1.6L Alpha, and five colour choices: Urban Blue, Caffeine Brown, Granite Grey, Premium Sliver and Pear Arctic white.