An automatic transmission will be offered.
Here are more spyshots of the Maruti YRA (codename) premium hatchback that will launch in India in the second half of 2015.
There are two variants seen here. The first is a mid-level V variant with an automatic transmission, and the second is a top-end model fitted with a manual gearbox. These images suggest that the YRA will get an all-black dashboard with silver inserts for the center console, AC vents and center tunnel.
According to the report, the mid-level AT model will get features like automatic climate control, power windows for all doors and steering integrated controls, but will lose out on a music system. In comparison, the top-end variant will get an integrated 2-DIN music system, cruise control, keyless entry with an engine starter button, electrically adjustable and folding wing mirrors and at least two airbags in addition to ABS and EBD.
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The Elite i20 rivaling YRA will be priced and positioned above the Swift. It's engine details remain a mystery for now, but reports say that an all-new turbocharged 1.0-liter engine could debut in the car.
Competitors: VW Polo, Honda Jazz, Hyundai Elite i20
Expected Price: INR 5.5-8.5 lakhs, ex-Showroom
Launch date: H2 2015
[Images from MotorOctane]