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New Generation Suzuki S-Cross To Get Plug-in Hybrid Engine – Report

2017 Maruti S Cross facelift

In India, the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross will soon receive a more powerful 1.5L, 4-cylinder petrol engine.

The Suzuki S-Cross (Maruti Suzuki S-Cross In India) crossover will enter into its new-generation in 2020. Talking to, Dale Wyatt, Managing Director, Suzuki UK, has confirmed that the new-generation Suzuki S-Cross will get the plug-in-hybrid powertrain in the British market. Currently, the crossover has been retailed with petrol SHVS and diesel SHVS engine options in the global markets. Read – Upcoming Maruti Suzuki Cars in India

The Japanese carmaker aims to electrify their vehicles in the coming years. While the smaller cars will get the 12 volt (mild hybrid) systems, the bigger vehicles will use 48 volt mild hybrid systems by 2020. With the fading popularity on the diesel models, the new Suzuki Cross could be offered with petrol SHVS, petrol electric and plug-in hybrid petrol electric powertrains in the UK. Read – Maruti Ertiga Based Crossover ‘YHB’ Under Development

In the Indian market, Maruti Suzuki S-Cross will soon receive a more powerful 1.5L, 4-cylinder petrol engine replacing the existing 1.4L K-Series motor. The newly-developed gasoline powertrain made its debut at the recently-launched Ciaz facelift. The same unit will also be used in the upcoming new-generation Maruti Suzuki Ertiga MPV.

The new 1.5L petrol engine will be benefited with the SHVS mild-hybrid technology. It makes a top power of 104bhp and 138Nm of torque. The Indo-Japanese carmaker might also offer the E15A 1.5L diesel engine, which is currently under its development phase. Read: New-generation Maruti Alto – What To Expect

Recently, Maruti Suzuki gave a minor update to the S-Cross crossover. The carline gets rear parking assists system, speed alert system (SAS) and passenger seat belt reminder as standard features. In addition, the mid-level Delta trim gets rear wash and wiper, machined alloy wheels, smart keyless entry with push start, auto folding ERVMs, auto AC and cruise control.

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