Maruti YBA- A Compact SUV with pro features below 9Lakhs expected
Maruti Suzuki’s upcoming Ford Ecosports rival “YBA” is expected to make its Indian Debut in the Indian Auto Expo 2016. Maruti YBA is expected to change the complete scenario of sub 9 lakh segments, as it is expected to offer an SUV like pleasure at the price of B+ segment model. YBA is expected to have a macho design with better ground clearance and more space than the Ecosport. Maruti YBA would also fea
ture some advanced make-up like the DRL’s, projector headlamps and Smart play music system. to be offered in four trims, V,V+,Z and Z+ in both fuel options. Maruti YBA will get same powertrain as of Maruti Ciaz i.e 1.3 Super turbo DDis & 1.4 K-series petrol. and in addition to that, it might get Suzuki’s 1.0 dual jet engine that is based on K-Series 998cc with dual injectors per cylinder.
Maruti YBA will get decent ground clearance of 200mm, good headroom then Ecosports, wider and long wheelbase to offer nice cabin space. YBA front view inspired from Suzuki Grand Vitara 2015 with bumper mounted turn indicators, rear gives you glimpse of Suzuki’s Iv-4 concept and side view looks identical to Suzuki’s another Concept ‘XA-Alpha’. It shows how Maruti Suzuki is preparing to enter CUV segment from a totally new car based on Suzuki Grand Vitara and from two of it’s most beautiful concepts. Next year, Hyundai also entering the same segment with IX-25, Mahindra entering the segment with S101, Toyota might introduce Rush, Chevrolet with Trax based CUV and Volkswagen with Taigun(showcased in Indian auto Expo 2014). After seeing many interesting cars launched in India in compact sedan segment, Ecosport’s born CUV segment will offer more interesting car’s for Indian buyers in coming months.
It is said that the Marui YBA will launch in India just before the Indian Auto Expo 2016.