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Maruti S-Cross specs, features and variant lineup revealed

Maruti S-Cross official image

Details of Maruti’s compact crossovers have emerged online as the pre-launch media drive program starts.

Maruti S-Cross is all set to go on sale sometime later this month, eyeing a huge share of compact crossover pie. The eagerly awaited SUV will have to fend off not only the incumbent Renault Duster and Nissan Terrano but will also have to neutralize the threat from upcoming Hyundai Creta.

Maruti S-Cross official image

S-Cross is devoid of petrol engines and automatic transmissions.

Maruti S-Cross Specs

Engines and Transmissions

Maruti is offering the crossover with choice of two diesel engines both of which are Fiat sourced MultiJet mills dubbed as DDiS. Base motor is the familiar 1.3-litre 200 DDiS diesel unit which puts out 90 PS and 200 Nm of torque when mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The new 1.6-litre 320 DDiS motor is capable of a healthy 120 PS and 320 Nm of torque. It comes mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. No petrol engines or automatic transmissions are on offer.

Maruti new SUV S-Cross rear

S-Cross gets silver skid plates and roof rails.


The 200 DDiS is reported to have a claimed mileage of 23.65 kmpl while the 320 DDiS is said to return an impressive fuel efficiency of 22.7 kmpl.

Maruti S-Cross suv side

To keep the costs from soaring high, Maruti gave the AllGrip AWD system a miss.


The car is 4,300 mm long, 1,765 mm wide, 1,590 mm tall and has a wheelbase and ground clearance of 2,600 mm and 180 mm respectively. Eight variants are available in total.

New Maruti SUV S-Cross interior

All-black interior is packed with features.

Variant lineup

Maruti S-Cross specs - features list

Driver airbag is standard across the lineup.

The smaller oil burner can be had in Sigma, Sigma (O), Delta, Zeta and Alpha trims while the range topping power plant is available in Delta, Zeta and Alpha variants.

Features list

Maruti S-Cross specs - Variant lineup

The crossover is available in 8 variants.

Driver airbag is standard across the range while ABS is offered in all the trims except Sigma. The lengthy features list of top-of-the-line Alpha includes LED position lamps, leather upholstery, dual airbags, ABS, projector headlamps, automatic headlamps, rain sensing wiper, auto dimming IRVM, seatbelt pretenstioner, rear parking sensor and camera with display, SmartPlay infotainment system with navigation, automatic climate control and many more.

Maruti S-Cross specs - equipment

Alpha top-end variant gets SmartPlay touchscreen infotainment system.

Maruti S-Cross 1.3L Sigma is equipped to achieve an attractive competitive price point while the rest of the variants offer upmarket features.


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