Maruti S-Cross variants and features detailed, comes with 2 diesel engines - Report

02/07/2015 - 00:01 | ,   | Aravind Jayachandran

Will be available in 8 variants, but no petrol engine offered.

Maruti has unveiled the S-Cross at the media drive program which began today, and have revealed the variants as well as the features offered in each variant. The Hyundai Creta rival will come with a choice between two diesel engines across 8 different variants.

2015 Maruti S-Cross front three quarter press image
The S-Cross is the first Maruti to feature the 320 DDiS 1.6-litre diesel engine.

The less-powerful S-Cross 200 DDiS engine packs the 1.3-litre diesel engine, which produces 89 bhp and 200 Nm of torque. This engine will power four variants: 1.3L Sigma, 1.3L Sigma (O), 1.3L Delta, 1.3L Zeta and 1.3L Alpha.

The S-Cross is the first Maruti to feature the 320 DDiS 1.6-litre diesel engine fitted with a variable geometry turbocharger and delivering 118bhp/320Nm of torque.

Maruti S-Cross unveiled in India at media drive
The base variant of the S-Cross gets driver airbag, while all other variants get dual front airbags and ABS.

The new diesel motor will be available in the 1.6L Delta, 1.6L Zeta & 1.6L Alpha variants.

The Maruti S-Cross measures 4,300 mm long, 1,765 mm wide, 1,590 mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2,600 mm. To tackle Indian road conditions, the ground clearance is rated at 180 mm (unladen). Standard noteworthy features in the two Sigma variants include dual airbags, all-wheel disc brakes with ABS. Below is the best of the features on each variant. The specification sheet, courtesy of Motoroids, has been added below the text.

2015 Maruti S-Cross side press image
The first crossover from Maruti will compete against the Ford EcoSport, Hyundai Creta and Renault Duster.

S-Cross 1.3L Sigma and Sigma(O): Dual airbags, all-wheel disc brakes with ABS in the latter, 4 speakers, body colored door handles, silver skid plates, steel rims and fabric upholstery.

S-Cross 1.3L Delta and 1.6L Delta: Anti theft security system, reverse parking sensor with display, Audio with CD player, steering-mounted controls, Bluetooth connectivity, black roof rails (silver in the 1.6L Delta), full wheel caps and door chrome handles.

S-Cross 1.3L Zeta and 1.6L Zeta: Electric folding ORVMs, Automatic Climate control, rear center armrest, parcel tray, Smartplay infotainment system and push-button start/stop (1.3L only).

S-Cross 1.3L Alpha and 1.6L Alpha: Cruise Control, Rain-sensing wipers, automatic projector headlamps, 16-inch alloy wheels and leather upholstery.

2015 Maruti S-Cross interior press image
Feature highlights include keyless go, SmartPlay touch screen audio system, smart phone connectivity, voice controlled sat-nav and rain sensing wipers

Also Read: Maruti to launch 20 new models in the next 5 years

Following its expected launch by the end of July, the Maruti S-Cross will be sold exclusively at the company's premium NEXA dealerships, alongside the Maruti Ciaz.

Maruti S-Cross - Features & Specifications

[Image from Kunal Khadse of Zee Ignition; Images from Motoroids]

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