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3 upcoming Maruti Suzuki cars with 35 kmpl+ fuel efficiency

As the automotive industry gradually shifts towards electrification, numerous car brands, including Maruti Suzuki and Toyota, are considering hybrid vehicles as immediate alternative solutions alongside their EV lineup. Here, we detail the potential upcoming hybridized vehicles from them, comprising four SUVs and one pickup truck:


1. 7-Seater Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara & Toyota Hyryder: The anticipated seven-seater versions of the popular Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara and Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder are set to debut in India in the first half of 2025. These models will feature cosmetic updates compared to their five-seater counterparts and will offer a choice between 1.5L mild-hybrid petrol and 1.5L strong hybrid petrol engines. They will compete with models like the Tata Safari, Hyundai Alcazar, MG Hector Plus, 7-seater Citroen C3 Aircross, and Mahindra XUV700.

Toyota's Stalwart Hilux Receives Facelift with Mild-Hybrid Diesel

2. Toyota Fortuner MHEV & Hilux MHEV: Recently introduced globally, the mild-hybrid variant of the Toyota Fortuner, along with its Hilux MHEV counterpart, features a 2.8L diesel engine coupled with 48-volt mild hybrid technology. This duo promises enhanced performance, improved fuel efficiency, and reduced emissions. The arrival of the Fortuner MHEV is expected later this year or in 2025, and the Hilux MHEV could join the lineup as well.

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3. Maruti Suzuki Fronx Facelift:The refreshed Maruti Suzuki Fronx is reportedly set to debut sometime next year. Since its introduction, this compact SUV coupe has garnered significant interest among customers due to its competitive price point and expansive range. As a mid-life update, it is likely to incorporate minor exterior and interior enhancements.