New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) the most important carmaker of India on Wednesday launched the BS-VI petrol variant of the S-Cross, beginning at Rs 8.39 lakh (ex-showroom) because it shuns diesel portfolio and has moved its whole SUV portfolio to petrol.
Powered by a BS-VI compliant 1.5-litre 4-cylinder petrol engine that may generate most energy output of 105 PS and offer a peak torque of 138 Nm, the brand new engine is mated to a 5-speed guide transmission and a 4-speed AGS transmission.
“With the launch, we want to increase our market share in the B-segment,” said Shashank Srivastava, Executive Director, Maruti Suzuki. “The SUV segment is growing and we believe that customers would like to take this newest Nexa offering.”
Offered in 4 trims of Sigma, Delta, Zeta and Alpha, the SUV price ranges from Rs 8.39 lakh for Sigma MT to Rs 12.39 lakh for Alpha AT.
Ex-showroom price (in Rs) for S-Cross petrol
While the latter three variants include computerized transmission, Sigma the entry variant is barely obtainable in guide transmission.
The carmaker said, “The engine offers superior NVH characteristics powered by a pendulum mount engine, offering unmatched best in-class fuel efficiency (18.55km/l) and an improved cooling performance.”
Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited said, “Built on NEXA’s values of ‘Create. Inspire.’, the new S-Cross Petrol offers a powerful drive experience with refined performance. This is complemented by a dominating and authoritative design language along with feature-rich interiors. Appealing to the customers who strive for adventure and performance, the launch of the powerful all new S-Cross with 1.5 litre petrol engine and automatic variant will offer customers a delightful experience.”
Other features embrace cruise management, LED DRLs, rain sensing wipers, auto headlamps and reverse parking sensors and camera.
The superior infotainment system with Smart Play studio is additional revamped with superior features comparable to seamless smartphone connectivity, 7” capacitive contact display screen and ultra-modern navigation system for an unmatched journey, the company knowledgeable.
The new crossover SUV was showcased on the Auto Expo 2020. First launched in India in 2015, S-Cross was an completely obtainable diesel-powered crossover SUV. Maruti Suzuki claims that it has bought round 1.25 lakh items until date, which is much lower than its arch-rival the Hyundai Creta.
S-Cross was additionally Maruti Suzuki’s Nexa premium model’s launch mannequin and can proceed to be supplied under the identical community.
The BS-IV diesel mannequin ranged between Rs 8.8 lakh-Rs 11.43 lakh (ex-showroom).
It should be famous that that is the market chief’s first main digital launch because the nation went under lockdown in March, as a result of international coronavirus pandemic. Maruti Suzuki had launched the Vitara Brezza earlier this year which will even be provided to its international ally Toyota Motor and shall be re-christened as Urban Cruiser on the road of Glanza that has originated from the Baleno hatchback and is promoting on Toyota Kirloskar shops for the previous one and a half year.
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