SUV cars are becoming quite popular worldwide. That is why all the big car makers are trying their hand in this segment. In this case, Hyundai is not far behind. The company launched its sub 4 meters (less than 4 meter SUV Hyundai Venue in India. According to a report, Hyundai is preparing to soon launch a micro SUV that will directly rival Maruti's S-Presso in India. Let's know in full detail.
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This upcoming micro SUV has been given the AX codename by the company. The company is planning to produce 70,000 units of this small SUV every year. Along with India, it will be launched in many more countries. Hyundai's new SUV will compete with Maruti's smaller SUV S-Preso, which will be launched in India on September 30.
This new car from Maruti will have features like ABS, driver-side airbags, rear parking sensors, seat belt reminder, digital speedometer and speed alert system will be standard, ie in all variants. The LXi variant will also get AC and power steering.
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For the convenience of customers, the company has made available the 1.0-liter BS6 petrol engine in S-Preso. This engine generates 68hp power and 90Nm torque. The BS4 version of this engine gives a mileage of 23.95 kilometers per liter. However, its mileage will be less in BS6 version.
The engine will be equipped with a 5-speed manual gearbox. Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) option will also be available in VXi, VXi (O) and VXi + variants. The Maruti S-Preso is based on the Maruti Future S-Concept introduced at the Auto Expo of 2018. Its price has been fixed between Rs 3.3 lakh and 4.5 lakh.
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