Maruti Suzuki is preparing to make a big splash in the Indian SUV market. According to a report in Indian Car News, the company is developing a new SUV Coupe. The codename of this upcoming SUV is YTB and it is believed that it will be launched in the year 2023. The company is going to offer a powerful hybrid engine in this SUV, which will make it quite fuel efficient. Another highlight is that it will meet the upcoming CAFE emission norms.
Sonnet and Hyundai’s tension will increase
This new SUV from Maruti may come in the upper segment of Breza. It will be in direct competition with the top end variants of Kia Sonnet and Hyundai Venue. According to reports, this could be the production version of Futuro-e Concept shown at the upcoming SUV Auto Expo 2022.
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Based on Baleno’s HEARTECT platform
The Maruti YTB SUV can be based on Suzuki’s HEARTECT platform. This is the same platform that the company offers in Baleno. The company is developing the new hybrid SUV exclusively for the younger generation of customers. The sale will be from Nexa Premium Dealership. The SUV is expected to have premium high-end features.
Can get 1.5 liter K15B petrol engine
The Maruti YTB compact coupe SUV will come in single petrol engine. It can be offered with a 1.5 liter K15B petrol engine, which will be equipped with powerful hybrid electrification. With its help, the company is looking to offer better mileage in SUVs. The company is currently developing 6 new SUVs for the Indian market. Suzuki and Toyota are working on 2 SUV models.
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