Maruti Suzuki unveils Ignis cross over, launch in festive season

Maruti Suzuki Ignis concept

Maruti Suzuki’s compact Crossover unveiled, to compete with KUV 100.

Maruti Suzuki unveiled the Ignis cross over on the second day of the 2016 Auto Expo.

The all-new subcompact crossover Ignis will be launched in the Indian market during the festive season and will be sold exclusively from NEXA showrooms.

The Ignis has just been launched in the Japanese markets which sports bold exterior styling and unconventional with a dynamic and appealing dual tone interior.

The exterior will get a chrome lined grille, blackened A and B pillars, Square shape headlamps with U – Shape LED daytime running strip, lower mounted fog lamps with chrome lining, while the rear gets a squarish tail lamps with the number plate garnish mounted on the boot lid itself, rear bumpers with lower black inserts, rear mounted spoiler, rear windscreen wiper and flared wheel arch. On the side 15 inch multi spoke alloy wheels will be on offer which neatly house in the flared arch.

The Ignis may get contrasting colours for the roof, mirrors and dashboard trims as an option. The compact crossover will get an integrated touchscreen for the infotainment system with Smart Play function and Apple car play.

Tech specs

The car measures 3,700 mm long, 1,660 mm wide and 1595 mm of height and has a wheelbase of 2,438 mm.

Powering the Ignis is the familiar range of engines, the 1.2 litre Petrol and 1.3 litre DDIS diesel with SHVS technology. The Ignis is expected to deliver 22 kmpl for the petrol variant and 29 kmpl for the diesel motor.

The Crossover is expected be produced with 95% localisation and will be priced in the region of Rs. 4.8 to 6.8 lakhs. In terms of competition the Maruti – Suzuki Ignis will take on the Mahindra KUV 1OO and the Renault Kwid 1.0.

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