Maruti Suzuki's crossover SUV Maruti S-Cross has seen a sharp decline in sales. The car sold 1,359 units in June 2019. The car sold 4,128 units last year. This means that the car year on year (YOY) sales fell sharply by 67 per cent. The car was launched in 2015. After the launch, the car did not get the expected response. Let us know the full details
The company launched the facelift version of the crossover SUV in 2017 to boost sales. The car's cell then increased significantly. The average sales of the car was 2,500 units per month. Maruti Suzuki is all set to bring its crossover SUV Maruti S-Cross with a petrol engine. The S-Cross will offer a 1.5-litre petrol engine with Myld Hybrid Technology (Maruti's Smart Hybrid Technology). It is likely that the S-Cross will also have the K15B petrol engine delivered in Siyaz and Artiga. Maruti Suzuki produces 1.5-litre, 4-cylinder engine producing 103bhp and 138Nm of peak torque. The engine features Maruti's smart hybrid technology with dual battery setup. Having a hybrid engine will improve the mileage of the petrol Maruti S-Cross. The S-Cross engine is mated to a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed automatic gearbox.
For your information, the Maruti S-Cross is currently available only in diesel engines in the Indian market. The 1.3-litre, 4-cylinder diesel engine produces 89bhp and Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. However, the S-Cross is available in the international market with 1.0-litre turbo petrol, 1.4-litre turbo petrol and a 1.6-litre diesel engine option. The petrol-engined S-Cross is expected to be launched in India by the end of this year. The crossover will rival the petrol variant Hyundai Creta, Nissan Kicks and Renault Captur.