Upcoming Hyundai Elite i20 Crossover may compete against Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

Thursday 30 October 2014, 16:19 PM by

Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai have been cut-throat competitors in the Indian market. In terms of sales, both the brands stand close in terms of numbers. Maruti Suzuki S-Cross has recently been spotted undergoing road test in domestic market thereby hinting on a possible launch soon. Hyundai on the other hand reportedly has been working on its very own Elite i20 crossover.

Upcoming Hyundai Elite i20 Crossover may compete against Maruti Suzuki S-Cross | CarTrade.com
Hyundai Elite i20

Much like Hyundai's current line in the country, the anticipated Elite i20 crossover shall also be launched in petrol as well as diesel trims. Based on reports the Elite i20 crossover shall be powered by 1.2 liter engine that is capable of delivering about 83 Ps of power with 117 Nm of torque output, whereas the diesel trim is likely to be powered by 1.4litre, CRDi engine that is capable of delivering power output of about 90 PS with 224 Nm of maximum torque. The upcoming S-Cross shall also be available in petrol as well as diesel trims. The diesel version of S-Cross crossover is likely to be powered by 1.6 Liter Multijet engine that generates about 120 Ps of power with 320 Nm of torque. The petrol version of the crossover shall be powered by 1.6 Liter engine that is capable of generating about 120 Ps of power with about 156 Nm of torque output. Maruti Suzuki has not spoken about official technical specifications yet and it may be known only at a later date.

As for the designing aspect of Elite i20 Crossover may feature aluminum roof rails and side body claddings that render it a sportier appeal. As seen on spy shots the alloy wheels have been smartly designed to complement the vehicle. The Hyundai's Elite i20 crossover has also received a good amount of ground clearance for Indian terrain that is full of surprises. Maruti Suzuki's S-Cross does not lag far behind on the styling aspect. The S-Cross sports two-piece horizontal slat and smart looking roof rails.

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