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Old 4th January 2019, 20:05   #1
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Default Rumour: Maruti Suzuki's Creta-rivalling SUV coming in 2020

The next generation Vitara with premium features and seven-seat configuration could debut at 2020 Auto Expo.

Expect a Hybrid variant and to be competitively priced .

Will rival upcoming Hyundai's 7 seat Creta.

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Maruti Suzuki Vitara, rivaling Hyundai Creta confirmed for 2020. New engines from Suzuki's line-up will power the SUV.


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likely to be retailed through Nexa, the SUV to measure 4.3m in length and get a boxy and muscular stance.

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Powering this new Maruti Suzuki SUV will be two BS-VI-compliant engine options – a new 1.2-litre, turbocharged petrol engine, and the company’s new, in-house-developed, 1.5-litre diesel engine, which will be introduced in other models next year onwards.
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What remains to be seen is whether the company will also ready a seven-seat version of this new SUV, seeing as Hyundai is set to offer a seven-seat option with the new Creta.
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Maruti Suzuki Vitara, rivaling Hyundai Creta confirmed for 2020.


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To be retailed through Nexa the SUV is likely to measure 4.3m in length, will get a boxy and muscular stance.
Maruti did lose traction in so called SUV/soft-roader land by not launching Vitara and launching a S-Cross then. This should have come earlier. It might have garnered sales somewhat near Brezza. This should be offered with hybrid tech as we are moving forward to EVs and Hybrid technology.
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If I am not wrong, they have placed orders for Fiat's 2.0 Diesel from compass! But this is rumoured to get the new 1.5L diesel Are they planning even more premium car for the 2.0 or did I miss something ? This car with 2.0L diesel would be an absolute blast IMO.
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A creta rival is getting ready for 2020 launch, but it may not be the Suzuki Vitara afterall! The new India specific product is likely to be loosely based on the next generation Vitara -

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In an interview with Autocar India, Kenichi Ayukawa, MD and CEO, Maruti Suzuki, confirmed the company is currently evaluating a bigger SUV that will slot in above the Vitara Brezza and take on the Hyundai Creta. “We are studying that type of vehicle, a big-size SUV. We are discussing here and in Japan to see whether we can develop it,” Ayukawa said.

Expected to be loosely based on the next-gen Vitara, this new Maruti Suzuki SUV will be larger (expected to be around 4.3 metres long). Something Maruti Suzuki learned (with the crossover-like S-Cross) and executed to perfection (with the Vitara Brezza) is the fact that Indians like their SUVs upright and imposing, and this new Creta rival will have a boxy and muscular shape, with an upright stance that’ll give it the presence it needs.
Likely to be powered a 1.2 Turbo petrol engine along with the newly developed 1.5 diesel -

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Powering this new Maruti Suzuki SUV will be two BS-VI-compliant engine options – a new 1.2-litre, turbocharged petrol engine, and the company’s new, in-house-developed, 1.5-litre diesel engine, which will be introduced in other models next year onwards. Maruti Suzuki studied the prospect of offering the Ciaz’s new 1.5-litre petrol engine with this SUV, but dropped the idea in favour of the 1.2 turbo-petrol. “SUVs of this size need to have strong mid-range performance, which only a turbo-petrol engine can provide”, said a company source.
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https://www.autocarindia.com/car-new...in-2020-411048

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Maruti Suzuki Vitara, rivaling Hyundai Creta confirmed for 2020. New engines from Suzuki's line-up will power the SUV.
1.2 litre petrol engine, though it's a turbo petrol, on a cross over will make the cross over under powered. Certainly the 1.0 turbo petrol on Baleno RS is by no means express and I don't have much hope on this vehicle combination. A true differentiator would be to have at least a 1.5 turbo charged petrol engine on a cross over.

I hope they at least make the vehicle safe and don't produce a tin can cross over.
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Hope the new one is similar to the butch-looking Third gen Grand Vitara (2005 - 2012). Maruti launched that one in India with a thirsty petrol and withdrew. I still get tempted when I see one of those available for sale on olx/ quikr.
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