Maruti Suzuki has not launched its new SUV in India for a long time. However, now the company is preparing to increase its dominance in the SUV segment of the Indian car market. If reports are to be believed, Maruti Suzuki may introduce at least four new SUVs in India in the coming few months. These SUVs also include the next generation Vitara Brezza and the 5-door Jimny. Let’s know the details.
Next Generation Vitara Brezza
The company is going to launch the second generation of its hit compact SUV Vitara Brezza next year. This SUV will be based on the advanced version of the Heartect platform. It is being told that the company is also going to modify this platform for better safety and security. The design of the new Vitara Brezza may remain the same as the current variant, but you will definitely get to see new design elements in it. In the next generation Vitara Brezza, the company is going to offer a 1.5 liter naturally aspirated engine with a better hybrid system. Apart from this, factory fitted sunroof, big and advanced touchscreen infotainment system and 6-speed automatic gearbox can also be seen in it.
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5-Door Suzuki Jimny
The company can launch this op-roader in India next year. The 5-door Maruti Suzuki Jimny will be based on the Jimny Sierra. The wheelbase of this off-roader SUV will be 300mm bigger. Along with this, its length will also be 300mm more. The larger wheelbase and length are expected to provide more space inside the cabin. This SUV can come with the 1.5-litre K15B petrol engine. This engine produces 100bhp power and 130Nm torque. Talking about the transmission, you can get the option of 5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic torque converter in this.
Maruti Suzuki YTB Sub-4 Meter SUV
According to reports, the company is currently working on a new sub-compact SUV. Maruti is going to launch this SUV between S-Presso and Vitara Brezza. The name of this upcoming sub-compact SUV of the company is YTB. The SUV will be built on the Heartect platform that will be offered in Baleno and Swift. The direct competition of Maruti Suzuki YTB can be from the recently launched Tata Punch in the market. In this SUV, the company can offer a 1.2 liter 4-cylinder naturally aspirated engine. This SUV is expected to be launched next year.
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Maruti-Toyota mid-size SUV
Both the companies are preparing to launch a mid-size SUV together in the Indian market. The upcoming SUV will compete with Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Skoda Kushak, Volkswagen Tigon and MG Aster. This SUV can enter the market by the end of next year or in the year 2023.