Maruti Will Launch These 4 SUVs To Beat Hyundai, Kia, Tata, Mahindra (Launch Date, Price)
Maruti Suzuki is adding to its portfolio with hatchbacks, SUVs and electric vehicles, which are likely to arrive before 2025.
It is also developing new CNG cars for the Indian market.
New Vitara Brezza
The next-gen update has been spotted on test drives in the country.
New updates spotted include a possibly redesigned front face, revamped interiors with new technology and features.
The present gen model runs on a 1.5-litre K15B petrol engine with a SHVS mild hybrid system.
It is capable of producing 103 bhp and 138 Nm of torque.
The engine could be upgraded with the introduction of a turbocharged unit as well as a six-speed automatic gearbox.
New Baleno Crossover
Codenamed YTB, the sub-4 meter coupe-SUV crossover could take on the Tata Punch once it arrives in 2022.
It will be based on the 5th generation Heartect platform and be positioned below the Brezza in terms of cost.
The HEARTECT platform also underpins the Ignis, WagonR, S-Presso, XL6 and the Ertiga.
It will likely be powered by a 1.2L petrol engine also found in the Baleno hatchback.
New Mid-Size SUV
Maruti Suzuki and Toyota JV are working on an all-new midsize SUV likely to launch next year.
It could be offered in 5 seater or 7 seater configurations.
The 5-seater variant could take on the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, VW Taigun, Skoda Kushaq and the MG Astor.
The 7 seater model will find competition in Hyundai Alcazar, Tata Safari and the MG Hector Plus.
It is likely to run on a 1.5-litre petrol engine with a stronger hybrid system producing 104bhp and 138Nm of torque.
A long-wheelbase 5-door derivative of the Jimny off-roader is in the works and could arrive before the end of 2022.
It will be based on the Sierra, and have a 300mm longer wheelbase.
Coming in at under 4 meters, it will likely get a 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated engine capable of producing 103bhp of power and 138Nm of torque.
Its fuel efficiency could see an improvement with a mild hybrid system.