Maruti Suzuki came into existence in 1981, following a joint venture between India’s car maker Maruti and Japan’s Suzuki. Since the merge, Maruti Suzuki has gone on to be the leading passenger car manufacturer in the country and sold a record 15 million units in 2015. Currently, the leading car manufacturer in the country, Maruti Suzuki is looking at consolidating their position with the models that they look to launch in the Indian market in the next year or two. Take a look at what’s next for Maruti Suzuki.
New Maruti Suzuki cars that you need to look forward to in 2019-2020
Listed below are possibly the best cars Maruti Suzuki will roll out in the next two years:
1. Maruti Future S
Unveiled at the Auto Expo 2018 that was held in Delhi, the Maruti Future S is definitely one that lives up to its name, as the very design of the car is innovative and futuristic. While there is no certainty of the specifications of the car, rumour has it that it will be a 1.2 litre K-series petrol engine that will has a peak torque of 113Nm and power of 82 bhp. Maruti Suzuki might stick with the 5-speed manual and automatic transmission with this model.
|Transmission||5-Speed Manual and 5-Speed Automatic|
|Engine||1.2 Litre K-series petrol engine|
|Power Output||82 bhp|
|Maximum Torque||113 Nm|
|Expected Price Range||Rs.4 lakh to Rs.7 lakh|
|Expected Launch date||October 2019|
2. New Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara
Possibly one of the most awaited SUVs in the market, the New Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara is expected to rival the Tata Hexa and Mahindra’s XUV 500. Expected to be launched anytime between 2019 and 2020, the New Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara might be priced anywhere between Rs.12 lakh to Rs.16 lakh and might have a 1.6 multijet diesel engine and a 1.6 litre petrol engine.
|Transmission||6-Speed Manual Transmission|
|Engine||1.6 Litre Multijet Diesel Engine and a 2.0 litre petrol engine|
|Expected Price Range||Rs.12 lakh to Rs.16 lakh|
|Expected Launch date||Between 2019-2020|
3. Maruti Vitara Brezza Petrol Variant
In order to improve sales of the Maruti Vitara Brezza which is now available only as a diesel variant, Maruti Suzuki is looking to roll out the petrol variant. The Maruti Vitara Brezza petrol variant might have a 1.0 litre boosterjet petrol engine and might be priced anywhere between Rs.8 to Rs.10 lakh. In addition, the boosterjet engine might be powered by 100bhp and 150 Nm of torque.
|Engine||1.0 Litre Boosterjet Engine|
|Expected Price Range||Rs.8 lakh to Rs.10 lakh|
|Expected Launch date||First quarter of 2019|
4. New Maruti Alto 800
Already one of the bestselling mini-hatchbacks in the country, Maruti Suzuki is looking to take it a step up with their latest version of the Maruti Alto 800. However, this time, the Alto might be powered by a 660cc petrol engine and will have a sporty design, by the looks of it.
|Transmission||5-Speed Manual Transmission|
|Engine||1.0 Litre petrol engine|
|Expected Price Range||Rs.3 lakh to Rs.4.5 lakh|
|Expected Launch date||Late 2019|
5.Maruti Swift RS
While the Swift has proved to be a success for Maruti Suzuki in the past, the Swift RS looks like it will raise the bar. The new Maruti Swift RS might have a 1.0 litre booster jet engine and will be powered by 100.5 bhp and 150 Nm of torque as rumour has it. The interiors of the car will be fully loaded with an infotainment system, and it might be rolled out with a 5-speed manual.
|Engine||1.0 Litre boosterjet engine|
|Power Output||100.5 bhp|
|Maximum Torque||150 Nm|
|Expected Price Range||Rs.7.5 lakh to Rs.9 lakh|
|Expected Launch date||Early 2020|
In addition to the above-mentioned car models that will be released by Maruti Suzuki, the car manufacturer will also roll out the Maruti Ertiga crossover by the end of 2019, the Maruti S-Cross petrol by the end of 2019 and the New Maruti Celerio by 2020 and of course, the much awaited Maruti Suzuki Jimny by 2021.
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