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Maruti Suzuki growing three row SUV to rival Alcazar | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

Printed On Dec 04, 2021 07:30:00 AM

Maruti’s Alcazar rival can be a part of a mega SUV offensive that the carmaker plans to launch over the following three years.

Maruti Suzuki lately introduced at its vendor convention that it’s engaged on a bevy of latest merchandise for our market, set launch over the following three years. One in every of these upcoming fashions is a three-row SUV (internally referred to as the Y17), which can tackle the Hyundai Alcazar

  • New three-row SUV anticipated to make use of Ertiga’s platform
  • Will possible include 6 and seven seat layouts
  • Will use Maruti’s 1.5-litre, petrol engine

Maruti three-row SUV: what do we all know to date?

Whereas particulars of the upcoming three-row SUV are scarce proper now, our business supply has speculated that the mannequin will utilise the Ertiga’s platform. Launch of this new SUV remains to be a while away. Moreover, it’s possible that Maruti would possibly simply change the XL6 – the Ertiga’s extra premium by-product – with this new three-row SUV.

When it comes to the interiors, we anticipate the brand new SUV to come back with each a 6- and 7-seat structure. Tools-wise, too, the brand new SUV is probably going to enhance upon what the present top-spec XL6 will get. It’ll include options like a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Andriod Auto and Apple CarPlay, automated local weather management, automated headlights and cruise management.

Powering Maruti’s new three-row SUV will the identical 1.5-litre, four-cylinder petrol engine seen in different fashions just like the Ciaz and Vitara Brezza (the place it places out 105hp). Whereas the output figures for the brand new SUV are but to be introduced, Maruti may add some further pep to the engine and improved mild-hybrid tech for higher effectivity, to assist it compete with the likes of the petrol-powered Hyundai Alcazar and MG Hector Plus. 

Different Maruti Suzuki fashions in improvement

In the meanwhile, Maruti is readying a closely up to date Baleno hatchback, in addition to a main replace for the Brezza. It’s also price mentioning that an up to date model of the XL6 has been spied testing on Indian roads with excessive ranges of camouflage.

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