Additional details of the Maruti Suzuki YL1 sedan revealed

Here are more details of the latest sedan from Maruti Suzuki YL1, slated to hit the Indian market next year. Touted to be a replacement to the SX4, the YL1 code-named Maruti Suzuki sedan will be launched in India during the second half of next year. Gauging by the scooped images of the car, the YL1 seems all set for an unveil at the upcoming 2014 Indian Auto Expo. Notably, Team-BHP sources indicate a July 2014 production start for the YL1, another factor hinting at a second half of 2014 launch for this car. 

Today, Team-BHP presents to you exclusive imagery of the YL1's interiors and many more details about the car. From the spyshots of the interiors, it is evident that the YL1 sedan shares dashboard bits with the likes of the Swift and the Ertiga. A beige and black theme dominates proceedings on the dashboard, with a wood insert running across it for a more premium look and feel. The car also gets features such as a Bluetooth equipped factory fitted stereo and an automatic climate control module. 

The automatic climate control module also gives away the fact that rear AC vents will be standard on the higher variants of the car. A sunglass holder, height adjustable steering and a dead pedal are the other noticeable features of the YL1 sedan. The car will get disc brakes up front with drum brakes at the rear. ABS+EBD and twin airbags will be the safety kit on offer with the top end variants of the YL1. The car is also said to weigh about 100 kilograms lighter than equivalent variants of the SX4. 

The lower weight could help, considering the fact that the YL1 will use the 1.4 Liter K-Series petrol engine (94 Bhp-130 Nm) and the 1.3 liter Fiat Multijet turbo diesel engine (90 Bhp-200 Nm). The 1.4 liter K-Series petrol engine is less powerful than the 1.6 liter VVT unit of the current SX4. So, every kilogram saved will add to the performance of the YL1. Top end variants of the YL1 will ride on 16 inch alloy wheels shod with 195 section rubber. Chrome door handles and window sills will be standard on the top end variants. 

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