Maruti Suzuki XA Alpha

Expected: Early 2014
Below Rs. 10 lakhs
(Estimated Ex-Showroom Price)
Maruti Suzuki XA Alpha

The XA Alpha concept Sports Utility Vehicle was introduced by India’s leading car maker Maruti Suzuki during the 2012 New Delhi Auto Expo held in January. With this vehicle, the company will step into the realm of SUVs for the first time and aim to capture this booming market with the final development version of the model. When launched, it will come with petrol as well as diesel engine options at a cost of less than Rs.10 lacs in the local market. The ‘X’ in the name of the car represents the crossover, ‘A’ means that it is an entry level model and ‘Alpha’ marks trendiness.

This concept car represents the manufacturer’s endeavour to enter new verticals and has been appreciated by enthusiasts. It will be positioned as a compact SUV in India at the time of its launch, which is expected to be around middle or end of the year 2014. The concept version showcased at the Auto Expo took 10 months to develop, with 5 Maruti engineers working in collaboration with Suzuki engineers to create the company’s first SUV from the scratch. At present, no concrete details are available about Maruti Suzuki XA Alpha

Engines & Specifications of Maruti Suzuki XA Alpha

Since the Maruti Suzuki XA Alpha is currently at the development stage, there are no clarifications regarding its configurations. In terms of engine, it is speculated that the model will have a K-series engine that will power the petrol variants, whereas a 1.3 L DDiS unit will be used to run the diesel variants. The power and torque generation capacities of the motors assimilated in the car are unknown at present.

Performance of Maruti Suzuki XA Alpha

Considering that XA Alpha will be Maruti Suzuki’s first entry in the SUV segment, it will try to prove its capabilities as a Utility Vehicle maker. It is anticipated that the car will deliver figures like mileage of 8-10 kmpl and top speed of 180 kmph on highways, though there are no confirmations. The 2WD and 4WD driving options will assist those who want to use this upcoming SUV on the roughest of terrains as well as busy city roads.

Exterior, Interior & Safety Features of Maruti Suzuki XA Alpha

The striking feature about the XA Alpha concept model is its appearance, which is centred on a monocoque frame. The model showcased at the unveiling event at the Auto Expo was Lava Red in colour and stood just 4 m in length. It is expected that the car will be 1.9 m wide and 1.6 m high, with a wheelbase of 2.5 m. The exteriors of the car are quite impressive, with well defined bonnet lines and an aggressive five apex grille, where the Suzuki badge is placed. The side and rear profiles of the car also exude brawn, which will assist the car in dominating the roads when launched.

The car is expected to be designed on the platform of the hugely popular Swift, which is known for its spacious and comfortable interiors. Thus, buyers can expect many passenger comfort and convenience features in the XA Alpha, such as AC with climate control, power windows, remote fuel filler and music system. Electric door mirror on both sides, rear armrest with cup holders, leather seats, remote boot, rear defogger, foldable rear seats, steering mounting controls and sun roof can also be expected in the car. The safety features of the car will include 2 airbags, parking sensors, fog lamp and 3 rear seatbelts. Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) will also be present in the model at the time of its launch.

Fact Sheet:

MakeMaruti Suzuki
ModelXA Alpha
Fuel Types Petrol,Diesel
Price Below Rs. 10 lakhs
Key Specifications

K-series petrol engine, DDiS diesel engine, ABS, EDB, 2 airbags

Body Type Suv
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  • launch and booking dts pl

    October 03, 2012by  Sandeep
  • What a back.....Good looking...

    October 02, 2012by  Manish Gautam
  • plz call 09304738226 for booking

    October 01, 2012by  Sanyam Sagar
  • most beautiful car in the world i like it very much.

    October 01, 2012by  Mohammad Tausif
  • IS'T AVAILABLE IN EARLEAR WHAT A LOOKING YAAR.......

    October 01, 2012by  L.N.DADHICH
  • WHAT A STYLISH SUV ? COULD U PLEASE TELL WHEN IT WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR CUSTOMERS. Ranjit advocate, Hoshiarpur,Punjab

    October 01, 2012by  Ranjit Kumar
  • when going to launch on roads iam ready to by one please relase the launch date pa

    September 28, 2012by  Ramkumar
  • My dream car looks like it . Want to by it

    September 28, 2012by  Mithun Khandagale
  • very good car

    September 26, 2012by  Radhay
  • launch soon why co. are waiting for & coat the chipper price below 10 lak for topend model otherwaise people choose next opption

    September 25, 2012by  Amit Satpute
  • i really wanted to buy this car as soon as possible...i wanted to have a test drive

    September 23, 2012by  Amit
  • i wanted to have a test drive please let me know

    September 23, 2012by  Amit
  • good looking car waiting for launch date

    September 22, 2012by  Asad
  • good looking car waiting for launch date

    September 22, 2012by  Asad
  • what is the current price of car XA alpha

    September 21, 2012by  Kartik
  • anxiously waiting for the launch date.

    September 20, 2012by  Sam Keishing
  • Waiting for booking.....

    September 19, 2012by  Dilip
  • It looks like bmw

    September 19, 2012by  Ayush Sindhwal
  • it has hues looking comparatively low price

    September 12, 2012by  Kapa Sankar Palakol
  • expecting XA Alpha to be launched by this diwali

    September 11, 2012by  Kishor Kale
  • definitely this is the REVOLUTION in car industry

    September 10, 2012by  Mohd Asif Ansari
  • fab............

    September 04, 2012by  Nishant
  • iaunched it before dec.2012

    September 03, 2012by  Vipul Shah
  • car bahut achi hai pr es ki ground clayerence kitni hoge ye nahi btaya hai

    September 01, 2012by  Aman Thakur
  • jaldi launch karo koi aur na aajaye market me

    August 31, 2012by  Ashok Pandit
  • jaldi launch karo koi aur na aajaye market me

    August 31, 2012by  Ashok Pandit
  • SORRY! FOR THE WRONG DATE. ACTUALLY MARUTI WILL LAUNCH THIS CAR BY THE END OF THIS YEAR AND DELIEVERY WILL START BY THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2013.

    August 29, 2012by  KARN THAWRAN
  • SORRY! FOR THE WRONG DATE. ACTUALLY MARUTI WILL LAUNCH THIS CAR BY THE END OF THIS YEAR AND DELIEVERY WILL START BY THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2013.

    August 29, 2012by  KARN THAWRAN
  • SORRY FOR THE WRONG DATE. ACTUALLY MARUTI WILL LAUNCH THIS CAR BY THE END OF THIS YEAR AND DELIEVERY WILL START BY THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2013.

    August 29, 2012by  KARN THAWRAN
  • Hello!
    Maruti Suzuki was suppose to launch this crossover in late 2013 but looking at the current scene of indian autobile market they have decided to launch this car by the end of this year. Bookins will start by the end of this year and the suv will be delevered by the first quarter of 2014. XA Alpha is a complete package with Fiat's 1.3 multijet diesel engine it will wipe out all other mini suv's from the market as this engine is the gem of the engine ( Fiat invented crdi engine technology ). It will be priced very aggressively. As it will be shorter than 4 meter and will get an excise benefits.

    August 29, 2012by  Karn Thawran
  • very nice vechile please let me know....

    August 28, 2012by  Vinod Wadhwani
  • a car kab lunch hogi

    August 28, 2012by  Manu Pawar
  • very nice....please let me know when it will be launched in delhi.

    August 27, 2012by  Manoj Kumar Sharma
  • Exterior look is very good, but missing to see the interior look.

    August 26, 2012by  Pramod Pandey
  • at last something different looks from maruti and good they haven't mentioned all the details like Maruti Suzuki alpha it looks so bad, just the logo wud do better

    August 13, 2012by  Tarun
  • wow..nice look

    August 04, 2012by  Ahamedhassan
  • yaar gajab ki car h kab tak aa rahi h market me

    July 05, 2012by  Good
  • Very good modil I am intresting I will wait

    June 26, 2012by  Shameed Shan
  • very good

    May 07, 2012by  Abdulla Kumbla
  • whats the price will be this beautiful car....

    April 22, 2012by  Pankaj

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