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


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

Part of the new Boosterjet engine family.

According to a report on Auto Ifeng, Suzuki will introduce the SX4 S-Cross with a 1.4-liter Boosterjet (turbocharged petrol) engine in China in the third quarter of this year. Plans of introducing this new engine were reportedly announced to the Chinese media at the Auto Shanghai 2015, last month.

Suzuki SX4 S-Cross China spied
The S-Cross 1.4T will reportedly be paired to a CVT gearbox.

Compared to the naturally-aspirated 1.6-liter petrol engine that powers the S-Cross in the European market, the 1.4-liter Boosterjet will produce better power and torque, while minimizing fuel consumption. Thanks to a new compact design and direct injection technology, the Boosterjet engine family (a 1.0-liter Boosterjet engine was showcased at the Geneva Motor Show this year) would slowly find their way on more Suzuki models.

Where the 1.6-liter petrol makes 120 PS and 156 Nm of torque, the 1.4-liter Boosterjet is reported to produce 136 PS and 220 Nm of torque. It will come paired to a CVT gearbox sending the drive to front, or all-wheels in case of the AWD variant.

Suzuki SX4 S-Cross dashboard at Auto Shanghai 2015
The Boosterjet engine is reported to produce 220 Nm of torque on the S-Cross.

Also read: Maruti’s premium offerings to be badged ‘Suzuki’

Maruti is gearing up to launch the S-Cross (which could be badged the Maruti A-Cross) in the country, with reports stating a launch would take place in the coming months. The company has not disclosed engine details, but spyshots have shown the crossover with a 1.6-liter engine.

Suzuki SX4 S-Cross – Image Gallery

[Source – AutoIfeng]

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

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

Maruti SX4 S Cross Maruti A Cross 1.6 spied

Maruti SX4 S-Cross (A-Cross) with 1.6L engine caught on test – Spied