Demand for compact SUV vehicles is increasing rapidly in the Indian market. Most vehicle manufacturers are strengthening this segment. Now Maruti Suzuki is preparing to launch its second compact SUV on the country road. According to media reports, this new SUV will be based on the company’s famous premium hatchback car Maruti Baleno.
According to the report published in LiveMint, the codename of this new model is YTB and its design will be either coupe or crossover. As the company first launched the XL6 on the platform of its MPV Ertiga. This formula is proving to be quite effective for the company.
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Maruti’s dominance in the segment: As we said, this will be the second compact SUV from the company. Earlier, the company launched its Vitara Brezza in 2016. Although the company first introduced it with the diesel engine, earlier this year, the company launched it with a new updated 1.5-liter petrol engine while disconnecting the diesel variant. This SUV is one of the best selling cars in its segment.
Currently, no other information about this upcoming new compact SUV from Maruti could not be found. But experts believe that this new Baleno based SUV will be economical and the company will include all the better features according to the segment. The segment already has vehicles like Hyundai Venue, Kia Sonet and Tata Nexon.