Spied – Maruti S-Cross spotted on test in NCR, to get petrol and diesel engines


Anjan Ravi, I'm a true-blooded petrolhead. Hope you enjoy our news stories, launch coverages, motorshow coverages and test drive reports.

Maruti’s Renault Duster rival launching early next year.

The Maruti SX4 S-Cross was spotted on tests yet again in the NCR region by Gaadi Waadi. Showcased at the Auto Expo this year, the S-Cross is reported to launch in India in the early part of next year.

Maruti SX4 S-Cross spied NCR front quarter
The S-Cross will get power from a 1.6-liter diesel engine, apart from a petrol.

The compact crossover is set to compete with the likes of the Renault Duster and Nissan Terrano. Measuring 4,300 mm in length, 1,765 mm in width, 1,575 mm in height and 2,600 mm in wheelbase, the S-Cross will not be contending in the sub-4 meter segment.

Power for the crossover will come from petrol and diesel engines, with a CNG option also in contention. The diesel engine could either be from Fiat or Peugeot.

Maruti SX4 S-Cross spied NCR rear quarter
It remains to be seen if Maruti offers 4WD as well on the S-Cross.

Also read: Maruti Ciaz possibly launching on October 10

The S-Cross will be joined in 2016 by another compact SUV from Maruti. The second SUV however, is reported to be a sub-4 meter product that will compete with the Ford EcoSport. The mini SUV could take styling inspiration from the XA-Alpha Concept.

Competitors: Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano, Mahindra Scorpio, Ford EcoSport, Hyundai ix25

Expected Price: INR 8-11 lakhs, ex-Showroom

Launch Date: Early 2015

Maruti SX4 S-Cross – Spy Image Gallery

Suzuki SX4 S-Cross (New SX4) – Image Gallery

Maruti XA Alpha – Image Gallery

[Spy images from Gaadi Waadi]

Contribute to IAB
Submit Spyshots & get Bragging rights! Click Here
Custom Mods on your ride? Get it featured on IAB Submit

Maruti SX4 S-Cross News & Updates

Maruti S-Cross grille spied

SX4 S-Cross likely to be called ‘Maruti S-Cross’ in India, will come in 6 colors – Report

India-spec Maruti S-Cross to be shown on June 7 – IAB Report

Suzuki SX4 S-Cross China spied

India-bound Suzuki SX4 S-Cross to get 1.4L turbo-petrol in China this year – Report

Maruti NEXA premium showroom Delhi

Maruti opens its first premium dealership in Delhi, caters to only Ciaz – IAB Report [New Images Added]

Suzuki Ciaz Aero rear spoiler at the 2015 Bangkok Motor Show

Maruti’s premium offerings (A-Cross, Ciaz) to be badged ‘Suzuki’ – Report

Maruti A-Cross 1.6-liter diesel engine imports

Maruti imports 1,500 units of the 1.6L diesel engine for S-Cross (A-Cross) – Report