Maruti Suzuki will be launching the new Maruti Suzuki S-Cross BS6 petrol model in the Indian market soon after the nation-wide lockdown has been lifted in the country. The company had earlier teased the arrival of a new crossover on their website ahead of its launch.
The company had showcased the upcoming S-Cross at the 2020 Auto Expo revealing the changes made to the new model. Under the bonnet, the upcoming crossover will be powered by Suzuki’s 1.5-litre ‘SHVS’ mild-hybrid petrol engine.
The same engine that also powers the Ertiga, Ciaz and the Vitara Brezza models in the brand’s line-up.
BS6 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross Specifications
The 1.5-litre four-cylinder mild-hybrid petrol engine produces 104bhp and 138Nm of torque. The engine comes mated to a standard five-speed manual gearbox.
The company is also expected to offer the S-Cross BS6 petrol model with an optional four-speed torque-converter automatic transmission on the higher-spec trims at the time of launch.
The brand’s (SHVS) Smart Hybrid Vehicle from Suzuki’s is a mild-hybrid technology that will feature an idle start-stop system, a brake energy regeneration system, and a torque-assist function.
As a result, the upcoming crossover hatchback will feature improved engine performance and efficiency levels as compared to its previous-gen models.
Apart from the new engine, the upcoming BS6 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross is expected to undergo slight design revisions inside and out. These include redesigned LED headlamps, tail lamps and alloy wheels; among others.
On the inside, the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross BS6 models will feature the company’s latest SmartPlay Studio touchscreen infotainment system that supports Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and the brand’s connected technology as well.
The interiors of the 2020 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross will also be revised with new upholstery giving it a more premium look and feel.
The BS4 S-Cross retailed between Rs 8.80 lakh and Rs 11.43 lakh, ex-showroom (Delhi). With a new petrol engine, prices for the upcoming crossover are expected to be similar or slightly lower than the previous diesel model.