Model launch date:Maruti’s Innova Hycross-based MPV is expected to be called the Engage and will launch in India in July 2023.
Exterior:The Maruti Engage will be a rebadged version of the Toyota Innova Hycross and share similar design traits. However, it will likely get a reworked front fascia, a new grille design and differently styled headlights and tail lamps.
Interior:On the inside, the dashboard will be carried over from the Innova Hycross with an identical layout. In terms of features, it will get a panoramic sunroof, ADAS, dual-zone climate control, a 360-degree camera, a head-up display, ventilated front seats, and more. As for entertainment, the dashboard will hold a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity.
Engine, performance, and specifications:The Engage will borrow its powertrain from the Innova Hycross. Thus, it will get the 2.0-litre petrol hybrid setup. The petrol engine produces 172bhp/188Nm while an electric motor produces 11bhp/206Nm. The whole set up has been paired to an e-CVT unit.
Variants:As of now, the carmaker has not revealed any details regarding the variants of the MPV.
Safety:The fully loaded Innova Hycross gets six airbags, ABS with EBD, TPMS, ISOFIX, traction control programme and three-point seat belts for all occupants. The Premium MPV has not been tested for any safety ratings yet.
Competition:Upon arrival, the Maruti Premium SUV will compete against the Toyota Innova Hycross and the current generation Kia Carnival.