Maruti Suzuki XA Alpha versus Ford EcoSport

XA Alpha is an interesting upcoming launch of Maruti Suzuki; the concept car was showcased during the prestigious Auto Expo in Delhi last year. An interesting part about the launch of this car is this would be the company’s first project in the SUV segment. The car will launch with diesel and petrol engine options and will be priced below 10 lakhs. The name has an interesting meaning to it, X refers to crossover, A implies entry level car and the name Alpha means trendy and elegance.

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The car will be fitted in the compact Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) segment; the concept model was developed in ten months with the pioneering effort of five engineers in association with the parent firm, Suzuki to build the first classic SUV.

At present the car is still at production stages, and there is no information on engine capacities. The car is expected to be built with a powerful 1.3 liter DDiS engine with the advanced K series technology that will be inserted in petrol models. There is not much information revealed on torque and power values.

The acceleration pick up of the car is expected to be remarkable and can attain 180kmph with decent mileages of 8 to 10kmpl. The two and four wheel drive options enable pleasurable drive experiences on off road and rough terrains and ideal city road conditions as well.

The public will be stunned by the appearance of the car which is built on the cutting edge monocoque structure. At the auto expo the car was displayed in a jazzy lava red shade model with a length of four meters, the width and height dimensions are expected to be 1.9 and 1.6 meters respectively and the length of the wheelbase is 2.5meters. On the exterior, the aesthetic appeal of the car is enhanced by the artistically designed bonnet curves, five structured grille with Suzuki logo.

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The XA Alpha is built with the same base pattern adopted from the Swift hatch appreciated for the abundantly roomy interiors. People can then expect roomy interiors in XA Alpha as well. In terms of comfort and convenience the car is remarkably designed with power windows, climate control, fuel filler and world class music system, foldable seats at rear, audio controls on steering wheel, leather seats, cup holders and so on.

The car is constructed with standard safety features such as a couple of airbags, fog lamp, three rear seatbelts, parking sensors, anti lock braking system and EBD.

The Ford EcoSport is appreciated for its breathtaking exterior design technology, the interiors are designed to offer a posh and comfortable atmosphere and is known to be abundantly roomy some of the interesting interior insertions are rear parking sensors, potent air conditioners, best-in-class audio system, audio control on steering wheel and so on.

The EcoSport is fitted with a powerful 1 liter engine with turbocharged technology and for heightened fuel capacity the car is equipped with rail injection fuel technology attached to five speed manual and six speed automatic transmission. The car will be incorporated with high tech safety features such as anti lock braking devise, engine immobilizer with alarm, cutting edge reliable suspension device and efficient braking system for enhanced safety.

XA Alpha and EcoSport possess exemplary design languages to attract the sporty demographic, in terms of safety EcoSport is the better option. The interiors in both cars are remarkable.

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