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

02/06/2015 - 14:49 | ,   | Anjan Ravi

Maruti's Renault Duster-rival is expected to launch next month.

The Suzuki SX4 S-Cross for the Indian market will likely be called the Maruti S-Cross. Neither will Maruti use the 'A-Cross' name, nor will it add the 'SX4' prefix, if this promotional image is to be believed.

Maruti S-Cross IIFA
Maruti will use the IIFA Awards Ceremony, a show watched by millions of Indians, to showcase the S-Cross.

As reported earlier, the Maruti S-Cross will be shown at the IIFA Awards Ceremony which takes place on June 7, 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A market launch is expected sometime next month, sources tell Indian Autos Blog.

According to a report on GaadiWaadi, the S-Cross will launch in the following six colors: Silky Silver Metallic, Bison Brown Pearl Metallic, Cosmic Black Pearl Metallic, Arctic White Pearl, Galactic Grey Metallic and Boost Blue Pearl Metallic.

The Indian market is likely to get the S-Cross with a 1.4-liter K-Series petrol engine and a Fiat-sourced 1.3-liter DDiS diesel engine. Additionally, reports say that Maruti could also offer a 1.6-liter diesel engine.

Maruti S-Cross rear quarter spied
The S-Cross will later be joined by the YBA sub-4 meter SUV, which is expected to launch in early-2016.

Also read: Maruti 'YBA' sub-4m SUV to come with Fiat's 1.3-liter diesel engine

Similar to the Ciaz, the S-Cross too will be available with Maruti's SmartPlay entertainment and navigation system. Other features such as dual airbags with ABS and EBD, 16-inch alloy wheels and projector headlights with LED daytime running lights are also on the product plan.

Rivals: Hyundai Creta, Mahindra Scorpio, Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano
Expected Price: INR 8-11 lakhs, ex-Showroom
Launch date: Mid-2015 in India

[Source - GaadiWaadi]

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