India-spec Maruti S-Cross 1.6 diesel shows its interior and features - Spied

04/06/2015 - 16:27 | ,  ,   | Anjan Ravi

Reported to get Fiat-sourced 1.3- and 1.6-liter diesel engines.

Seen in these spyshots are the interiors of the India-spec Maruti S-Cross, which will be revealed on June 7, 2015, at the IIFA Awards Ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Maruti S-Cross interior India spec leaked
The S-Cross will be pitted against the Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano and Hyundai Creta in India.

A leather-wrapped steering wheel with integrated controls for the touchscreen infotainment and navigation system (dubbed Maruti SmartPlay system), perforated leather seats, central armrest, silver accents for the center console and door pads, and a rear AC vent are the features observed on the S-Cross.

Maruti S-Cross dashboard India spec leaked
The S-Cross and the Ciaz will be sold under the premium range of Nixa dealerships.

Compared to the international S-Cross, the Indian model gets a new dual-slat chrome grille and ditches the 'SX4' badging on the bootlid. However, it receives LED daytime running lights, projector headlights and 16-inch alloy wheels.

Power for the S-Cross in the Indian market will reportedly come from diesel engines - a 1.3- and 1.6-liter unit - sourced from Fiat. The 1.3-liter MultiJet will make about 90 bhp while the more powerful 1.6-liter will produce 120 bhp on the S-Cross and will also introduce a 6-speed manual gearbox.

Maruti S-Cross rear AC vent India spec leaked
The S-Cross had its world premiere at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.

Also read: Maruti Celerio diesel launched at INR 4.65 lakhs

Maruti could also explore launching the S-Cross with the 1.4-liter K-Series petrol engine which does duty on the Ciaz and Ertiga.

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

[Source - ShiftingGears]

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