Maruti Suzuki, the leading car giant of India has resulted in the evolution of the Indian car industry for the past two decades. With the enormous number of cars sold by the company, the number of models and variants introduced, the brand has become one of the most loved and recognized brands across the country.
So what’s in store for buyers this year? Here’s a list of what Maruti Suzuki will treat its fans in India:
1) Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara
Maruti Suzuki has emerged as a strong player in the subcompact SUV segment. The company is working on a 7-seater model to compete its rival Mahindra XUV500 and Tata Hexa. Most likely to be based on the Vitara Brezza platform, the all new SUV from the admired brand is planned to be retailed through its class network, Nexa. The model is expected get the 1.5-litre unit combined with a 2.0-litre MJD and1.6-litre MJD. The 6-speed manual and automatic gearbox is worthy of appreciation. The car is expected to be priced at Rs 12 lakh to Rs 16 lakh. The car is expected to be released in 2018-19.
2) New Maruti Suzuki Swift Rear
The car will get an improvised interior with sporty dials combined with a real big touchscreen mounted centrally. It will offer Apple Car Play and Android Auto combined with many other advanced features such as climate control. The company will introduce two different variants of the model (petrol and diesel engines) both offering automatic and manual options. As per the expert recommendation, the all new Swift will be integrated with advanced safety features such as Airbags and ABS as standard fitment combined with the B-platform. The sale will be continued through standard dealership channels instead of Nexa dealerships.
3) Maruti Wagon R MPV
This introduction by Maruti is based on its much admired and popular hatchback Wagon R. According to the latest news about Maruti cars, the compact MPVis expected to sport a 7-seat layout similar to its superior sibling Ertiga. When it comes to styling, the car is expected to borrow abundantly from its benefactor hatchback. The R MPV will have 1.2-litre K-Series petrol or the 1.0-litre K10 engine. It will also be equipped with an AMT unit in conjunction with the 5-speed transmission. The car is expected to launch either in 2018 or 2019 and priced between Rs 4.5 lakh to Rs 7 lakh.
4) Maruti Suzuki S-Cross Facelift
S-Cross was the first car ever to be sold officially through the Nexa chain of premium dealerships. Unfortunately, the hatchback like style and crossover design failed to appeal to the audience. Presently, Maruti Suzuki is trying to revamp the S-Cross and provide it an aggressive and muscular look. The car comes with a new front end combined with a larger, SUV-like grille. It also sports a crossover style bumper in the front and back. Buyers can also expect a finer classy set of wheels.
The interiors go through some amount of upgrade combined with the updated touchscreen infotainment system, including Android Auto and Apple Car Play. Some of the best things about the car include the 1.3-litre with 89 bhp of peak power combined with 200 Nm of peak torque or the 1.6-litre engine with 118 bhp of peak power as well as 320 Nm of peak torque. Maruti might also add an AMT option.
5) Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Facelift
The brand has moved the Ciaz to the Nexa chain of premium dealerships. This time the company has added a new blue colour to the widely appreciated sedan. A beautiful and performance oriented alternative to the ever popular Honda City, Ciaz will soon be making some amendments to emulate its competitor. Maruti Suzuki will add advanced features such as daytime running lights and LED headlamps combined with a new grille and updated front and rear bumpers. A set of new wheels and a new LED tail lamp will also be added to provide the car an improvised look. The interiors of the car will be equipped with an advanced touchscreen that comes with the higher spec cars including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Minor design changes are also expected such as wood inserts similar to that of the latest Maruti Suzuki Dzire.
- Posted On: August 18, 2017
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