It took Indians a while to warm up to the premium hatchback segment and they have finally accepted the segment with Hyundai Elite i20 being the leader of the segment at present. Bowing in this segment not long from now will be the hatchback from Maruti Suzuki with the YRA (codename). With a plausibility to be known as the “Fronx” upon launch, the premium hatchback was as of late discovered testing with a minimal disguise in right hand drive version.
To be situated over the Maruti Swift in the automaker’s lineup, the Maruti YRA will be the longest and widest hatchback in the segment. The front gets a U-molded chrome lining on the grille while the sweptback headlights will include projector lights and LED DRLs. The YRA gets a long roofline inclining at the back and big entry doors that will help in simple entrance and departure. The cabin space is relied upon to be the best-in-class too.
The rear gets an incorporated rooftop spoiler with an inside stop light, LED tail light and guard coordinated reflectors. Likewise obvious on the Maruti YRA is the sensible utilization of chrome noticeable on the doors, window line and tailgate. The premium hatchback additionally gets 16-inch alloy wheels. Within, the YRA will come stacked with elements including a touchscreen infotainment system with rear parking camera, keyless entry, start-stop button and steering mounted controls.
Regarding powertrain, the 2015 Maruti YRA will be accessible with the all-new 1.0-liter double turbo charged and a 1.2-liter K-Series petrol engine. The previous is relied upon to return around 23 km/l however won’t be offered initially. Diesel control then again will originate from the 1.3-liter DDiS plant with 90 PS of force and will return near to 27.8 km/l of fuel efficiency. The YRA will make its worldwide presentation in India in September this year.
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