Maruti Suzuki is the largest vehicle manufacturer in the country and they are taking the next step with their new car line up in the market. Recently, Maruti Suzuki showcased Future-S concept at Auto Expo 2018. On the basis of this new concept, they are ready to launch their new entry-level crossover named Maruti Suzuki S-Presso. It will be a rival of very successful car Renault Kwid in the same category. This new model is developed and engineered at Rohtak R&D facility in Haryana. It will be the production version of Future-S concept with all the necessary changes for commercial purpose.
Interior and exterior designs:
The commercially available Maruti Suzuki S-Presso will be different from its concept that was showcased in auto expo 2018.it will have its position between the available models of Alto K10 and WagonR in the lineup of Maruti Suzuki. It will come with the design of a compact crossover to meet the requirements of customers who want a bigger car with cost-effectiveness. From the exterior design, it will have a tall and upright design to compete with its rivals in the market.
From the inside, it may have a semicircular instrument cluster that will have a position in the center top of the dashboard. It is expected that Maruti Suzuki will also offer a touch screen infotainment system in it. This new compact crossover will have more space than the available options in the hatchback category. It will be interesting to see what Maruti Suzuki can offer to impress the Indian consumers with this new crossover.
Engine and transmission:
It seems that Maruti Suzuki S-Presso will be available with 1.0-liter petrol engine. Maruti Suzuki is known to focus on fuel economy in all the available vehicles so the consumers will definitely expect good mileage in the same category with this new entry-level crossover. It will come with a manual transmission but there will be an AMT version as well for the interested consumers in the market. the engine will be likely to base on BS VI norms.
Performance and safety:
With a better design and fuel economy, Maruti Suzuki is definitely focusing to provide better performance with upgraded safety features in Maruti Suzuki S-Presso. It will be equipped with the safety features like dual front airbags, rear parking sensors and ABS with EBD as standard features. Therefore, you do not have to compromise on the safety features when you are driving on the challenging road conditions of the country.
With a brand-new design and entry level pricing, it is definitely one of the awaited vehicles in the country this year. It is expected bat Maruti Suzuki will launch S-Presso in last quarter of the year 2019. It is expected to have priced between Maruti Alto K10 and WagonR. It will directly compete with one of the most popular cars in the same category Renault kwid so it may have a starting price under RS 4 lakh in the country.