India’s largest car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki is all set to launch an all-new compact SUV in the country. According to the report, the new SUV from Maruti Suzuki will be positioned above the existing Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza. It has been reported that the brand new compact SUV from Maruti Suzuki is likely to be named – Maruti Suzuki Vitara. Currently, the Vitara is already being sold in several international markets.
It has been reported that the new compact SUV Vitara will be launched in India by the end of 2018. The new compact SUV from Maruti Suzuki stable is likely to be measured above 4.175 meters and will directly rival the likes of the Renault Duster and one of the segment leaders – the Hyundai Creta. It is being speculated that Maruti Suzuki may showcase its compact SUV, the brand new Vitara at the 2018 Auto Expo.
Maruti Suzuki’s Brand New Vitara to be Launched in 2018
Automaker Maruti Suzuki is slated to unveil an all-new compact SUV in India soon. According to reports, the new compact SUV will be positioned above the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, which is currently the only SUV from the automaker in the subcompact SUV segment in India. Maruti Suzuki Vitara Breeza had been one of the most sold vehicles from Maruti since launch and it has recently created a record of being the most sold SUV in India.
The brand new compact SUV– Maruti Suzuki Vitara, which is already being sold in many countries, is likely to be launched with the same name in India. It is being speculated that Maruti might unveil the new compact SUV – Maruti Suzuki Vitara at the 2018 Auto Expo which is scheduled in February 2018 in the national capital – Delhi.
Under the hood of the new compact SUV – Maruti Suzuki Vitara
The brand new SUV from Maruti Suzuki which is likely to be positioned above the subcompact SUV Maruti Suzuki Vitara Breeza will be launched in the compact SUV segment and will rival the likes of market leaders such as the Hyundai Creta, Renault Duster and the Ford Ecosport facelift.
The brand new compact SUV – Maruti Suzuki Vitara will be measured above 4 meters and will be offered in both diesel and petrol variants. The Indian-spec variants of the new Maruti Suzuki Vitara may carry 1.4-liter BoosterJet turbocharged petrol engine and 1.6-liter Fiat Multijet turbocharged diesel engine. It has been reported that the petrol engine will churn out 140 PS and 230 Nm which will higher than other compact SUVs in the segment. The diesel engine, on the other hand, is likely to produce 120 Bhp-320 Nm which has been reported to be the highest torque in its segment.
Price and launch date
The price of the brand new compact SUV – Maruti Suzuki Vitara has not been officially announced yet it is expected that the automaker may launch the vehicle in the Indian market at an initial price between Rs 9-10 lakh. While Maruti Suzuki has also not revealed the launch date of the Vitara in India, but the brand new compact SUV might be unveiled at the 2018 Auto Expo in Delhi.