Maruti Suzuki India will be launching the highly-awaited S-Cross petrol in the country soon. The carmaker has confirmed that the S-Cross petrol will be launched in India shortly. This information was shared by Shashank Srivastava, Executive Director, Marketing & Sales- Maruti Suzuki India while speaking with Siddharth Vinayak Patankar, Editor-In-Chief, carandbike on the Freewheeling with SVP. We have now learnt that select dealerships in Mumbai are accepting bookings for the 2020 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross petrol BS6 for a token amount of ₹ 11,000 which is completely refundable.
However, there are no official details from the company regarding the bookings as of now. Assuming that the launch is around the corner, we will soon be hearing from the carmaker regarding the launch date and booking details. Notably, this is the first time we will be seeing the S-Cross in a petrol avatar. Like the diesel iteration, it will continue to be retailed in the country through Nexa dealerships.
Mechanically, the new BS6 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross petrol will come powered by a 1.5-litre mild-hybrid petrol engine, which is also seen on the Ciaz sedan. The petrol mill along with SHVS mild-hybrid technology motor will produce a maximum power of 103 bhp against a peak torque of 138 Nm. The unit will come clubbed with a five-speed manual or four-speed torque convertor unit.
Apart from the powertrain, the 2020 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross will carry similar exterior design and cabin layout as that to the BS4 model. The Crossover will be loaded with an extensive list of features such as new 7-inch Smartplay Studio 2.0 system, smart key with push-button start, auto-folding ORVMs with integrated turn indicators, automatic climate control, coloured multi-information display, automatic climate control and cruise control and other features.