Maruti Suzuki SX4 is all set to make an entry again with the new setup. Speculation is getting real with reports fueling picture sneaks into Maruti Suzuki’s new looking SX4. It may well walk out in the 2014 Auto Expo. The last SX4 model to be launched was the Maruti Suzuki SX4-Cross at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2013 and the news is that the new SX4 is ready for a preview launch. Maruti Suzuki SX4 launched in 2007 at the Auto Expo met a decent commercial success but with time its popularity has withered away. A refreshed SX4 concept named as YL1 based on the “AuthenticS Theme” has been designed and may feature in the Auto Show 2014.
Maruti Suzuki SX4- YL1 will be built on the same platform as the Ertiga MPV. Maruti Suzuki SX4- YL1 will compete against Nissan Sunny and Hyundai Verna. Maruti Suzuki SX4- YL1 is likely to be more longer providing more cabin space than the current version. With a revved up engine, sporty suspension and eased out handling performances, cheery body features and a spiced up dual tone interior seems to be making its way. Maruti Suzuki SX4- YL1 will be powered by 1.4 Litre, K-Series Petrol engine with an alternate variant housing the 1.3 Litre, FIAT Multi-jet DDiS Turbo Diesel delivering anywhere between 85-90bhp.
Maruti Suzuki SX4- YL1 will have a sporty handling built to provide maximum driving comfort with multiple driving modes for assisted performance. The suspension design will carry double anti-roll bars at the front as well as rear with both Manual and automatic transmission with overdrive. Maruti Suzuki SX4- YL1 sedan will resemble the SX4 exterior with an all new peppy features. It sports the 16-spoke Kizashi-styled 16” alloy wheels. It’s likely to have a panoramic sunroof. The Interior may be Ertiga-styled dual-tone or an all back glossy plastic with hint of Wood work to give it a classy look.
The adjustable steering wheel will be 3-rimmed leather covered with mounted audio controls. Maruti Suzuki SX4- YL1 comes with a hands-free Bluetooth kit, and fully digital instrumentation cluster and LCD display. It may even feature the regular 2-DIN Kenwood with USB music system with 9 speakers. The entry will most certainly be Key Less. The rear-view mirrors will be electrically adjustable with 4-side one-touch power windows. Maruti Suzuki SX4- YL1 could feature a multifunctional instrument cluster displaying on meter cluster. It also features a Security Alarm System. Maruti Suzuki SX4- YL1 is loaded with storage options to place coins, bottles, cups and sunglasses. It has an informative light-on and key-on reminder with illuminated cabin and boot.
Maruti Suzuki SX4- YL1 will have efficient safety features such as:
- Upgraded Crash alert system (SOS-Crash)
- 4-wheel disc-brakes with Brembo ABS
- Front and Side airbags
- LATCH child safety system
- Remote key-free entry
- Vehicle Intrusion Protection Alarm (VIP)
- 4 intermittent front and rear windscreen wipers
Maruti Suzuki SX4- YL1 will certainly make an entry into the Indian market post unveiling at the Auto Expo 2014. Auto Expo 2014 will open up the Indian sedan battle wide open.