The stage is all set to welcome the newest offering in the crossover segment Maruti S-cross. Ahead of its official launch in the country, Maruti, the country's largest car maker unveiled its S-Cross in India, revealing the interior and exterior details of the model.
Maruti S-Cross, the first crossover offering of the company will be launched in India only in diesel engine options. There will be two diesel engines on offer -- 200 DDiS 1.3-litre diesel motor, which 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 in S-Cross will be taken care of by 5-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed manual gearbox respectively.
To be launched in eight variants -- 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 -- Maruti S-Cross will measure 4,300 mm in length, 1,765 mm in width, and 1,590 mm in height. The S-Cross has a ground clearance of 180 mm and comes seated on a wheelbase of 2,600 mm.
The S-Cross will be available in five body paints -- Urban Blue, Caffeine Brown, Granite Grey, Premium Sliver and Pear Arctic white. Maruti S-cross is expected to hit the showrooms by the end of July and will be sold through Maruti's premium Nexa dealerships.
To be pitted against Renault Duster and Ford EcoSport in India, the S-Cross will be priced at around ₹8 lakh.
Maruti S-Cross Variants and Features
Maruti S-Cross Sigma and S-Cross Sigma (O)
Body Coloured Door handles, Outside Rear View Mirror, Silver Skid Plate, Chrome Front Grille, Fabric Seat Upholstery, Driver Airbag, Keyless Entry, Electrically Adjustable ORVMs, Tilt-adjustable Steering, rear Disc Brake and Anti-lock Braking System (ABS).
Reverse Parking Sensor, Audio with CD Player, Steering Mounted Audio Controls, 4 Speakers, Bluetooth Connectivity, USB + Aux-in Connectivity and Black Roof Rail (DDiS 200) / Silver Roof Rail (DDiS 320)
Rear Wiper, Smartplay Infotainment System, Rear Centre Armrest with Cup Holder, Reclining Rear Seat, Engine Start/Stop Button and Cruise Control.
Automatic Headlamps, LED Positioning Lamps, Leather Seat Upholstery, Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel, HID-Projector Headlamps and Rain Sensing Wiper.
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