04 Aug 2020: Ahead of launch, Maruti Suzuki S-Cross spotted at dealership yard
Ahead of its launch in India on August 5, the 2020 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross (petrol) has been spotted at a dealership stockyard.
The crossover will remain identical to the now-discontinued diesel model. However, it will offer some new features and a BS6-compliant 1.5-liter mild-hybrid petrol mill.
Exteriors: 2020 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross (petrol): At a glance
As per the leaked images, the 2020 S-Cross will have a sporty design, featuring a chrome-covered vertical slat grille, silver-finished faux skid plates, as well as blacked-out skirting and wheel arches.
On the sides, the crossover will be flanked by roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, indicator-mounted ORVMs, and dual-tone alloy wheels.
For lighting, it will offer projector headlights with integrated LED DRLs.
Fact: Power and performance
The 2020 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross will be powered by a BS6-compliant 1.5-liter mild-hybrid petrol powertrain that generates 112hp of maximum power and 134Nm of peak torque. The transmission duties will be handled by a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic torque converter gearbox.
Interiors: A peek inside the cabin
According to the spy shots, the upcoming S-Cross will have an all-black five-seater cabin with automatic climate control and a multifunctional steering wheel.
It will sport a large instrument cluster with a MID unit and a new 7-inch Smartplay Studio 2.0 system enabled with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
On the safety front, it will offer twin airbags and rear parking sensors as standard.
Fact: What about the pricing?
The 2020 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross (petrol) is likely to start at Rs. 8.5 lakh. At this price-point, the crossover will take on the likes of Renault Duster, Ford EcoSport, Hyundai Venue, and the Honda WR-V.