Maruti set to launch micro-SUV, compete against Tata Punch and Hyundai Exter
New Delhi : Micro and mini-SUVs are hot cakes these days for automobile makers as buyers do not require to burn their pocket to get a SUV like experience. To capitalise on that and capture the market segment, Maruti is planning to launch a micro-SUV, codenamed Y43, that will compete directly with its rivals like Tata Punch and Hyundai Exter.
According to media reports, Maruti's Y43 is likely to be launched in the market in 2026. While no specific details about the car have been revealed on the internet, the pictures suggest tall design and modern look which is likely to attract most people.
The upcoming car is expected to boast Maruti Suzuki's cutting-edge Z-Series engine. This all-new, 3-cylinder petrol powerhouse, making its debut in the new-generation Swift, adheres to stringent BS6 and CAFÉ Phase 2 emission standards. Look forward to an ideal balance of fuel efficiency and performance, making every journey smooth and economical. And to cater to diverse driving preferences, both manual and automatic transmission options are expected to be offered.
Mark your calendars, SUV fans! The Y43 is gearing up to join Maruti Suzuki's compact SUV lineup, slotting in below the Jimny, Brezza, and Fronx with an attractive price tag. This makes it a perfect entry point for anyone seeking an affordable, reliable, and well-supported SUV.