Here are 8 cars and SUVs from Maruti for 2017
Launch: April 2017
The Maruti Ciaz became one popular model in India soon after its launch. The sedan also became the first car in the budget segment to receive mild-hybrid technology in the country. Many customers have complained about the sedan being very underpowered. Now Maruti is preparing the facelift of the car that is scheduled to be launched in April 2017.
The new car will get a bigger 1.6-litre diesel engine that also powers the S-Cross 320. The 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine produces a maximum of 118 BHP along with 320 Nm of maximum power in the S-Cross. With the facelift, the sale of Ciaz will be shifted to the premium dealership network of Maruti known as Nexa.
Launch: late 2017
The most expensive car from Maruti will receive a facelift late next year. The facelift model was unveiled during the Paris Motor Show earlier this year. One of the major changes in the facelift model is the all-new vertical grille at the front. The car also gets a more rugged look with redesigned bumpers that gets a larger radiator grille. The new S-Cross also gets new projector headlamps.
On the inside, the new S-cross will get an updated instrument cluster with new MID. The interiors trim also gets updated trim colours and new seat upholstery with contrasting stitching. The dashboard also comes new updated trims.
Launch: October 2017
The Swift has been long due for an update. The 2017 Swift is an all-new car and comes with many new updates. The new Swift gets a larger grille that is split into two. The headlamps look inspired from the Baleno, especially the LED DRLs that are placed on the bottom. The bumper is more muscular and has a lip spoiler.
On the inside, the all-new Swift will get an all-new dashboard with a new large touch screen infotainment system that will get connectivity through Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The new Swift has shed a lot of weight and is based on the new Baleno platform. The new car will be powered by 1.2-litre K Series, 1.3-litre DDiS unit but the power has not been revealed yet.
Launch: November 2017
The Swift DZire is a very important vehicle for the company when it comes to sales. The Swift DZire will be based on the new Swift and the car will get similar features like the new Swift. The car has been spied testing in India and also gets LED DRLs in the headlamp. The top-end variant of the car will also get projector headlamps.
The car will get a new dashboard with new touchscreen infotainment system. The car will also feature Apple CarPlay and the Android Auto like the Swift. Engine options will also remain similar to the Swift with 1.2-litre petrol engine and 1.3-litre diesel engine.