March 4, 2021

Maruti Suzuki drives in S-Cross petrol with value beginning at Rs 8.39 lakh

NEW DELHI: The nation’s largest carmaker
Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Wednesday stated it has launched
Cross mannequin
petrol engine, priced between
lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

The mannequin, which was earlier obtainable
in diesel engine solely, now comes
with 1.5 litre
petrol powertrain mated
with each handbook and computerized transmissions.

The handbook variants of the mannequin are priced between
lakh whereas the 4-speed computerized trims are tagged between
Rs 10.83-12.39

“It offers me immense pleasure to current the brand new
with 1.5 litre
petrol engine
with progressive good hybrid expertise,” MSI MD and CEO Kenichi Ayukawa informed reporters
in a digital press convention.

The corporate’s analysis signifies elevated buyer desire for computerized variant so the brand new
Cross is being additionally provided
with an computerized transmission, he added.

MSI Government Director (Gross sales and Advertising and marketing) Shashank Srivastava stated the
Cross would assist the corporate
in rising its market share
in the utility automobile phase.

The mannequin could be retailed via MSI’s Nexa community which accomplished 5 years
in July, MSI stated.

The brand new
Cross comes
with varied options like rain sensing wipers, auto headlamps and reverse parking sensors and digicam, it added.

The handbook trims of the mannequin come
with a gasoline effectivity of 18.55 km per litre whereas the automated trims return 18.43 km per litre, the automaker stated.

Different options of the automobile embody an infotainment system
with smartphone connectivity and ultra-modern navigation system, it added.

Cross made its debut
with Fiat sourced 1.6 litre diesel engine
in August 2015.

MSI later provided it
with a 1.three litre diesel powertrain.

The mannequin, nonetheless, received discontinued
in February this 12 months as the corporate opted out of diesel phase
with the approaching of BSVI emission norms.

MSI has up to now bought round 1.25
lakh items of the automobile.