Maruti Suzuki India Limited, which has been the top carmaker of the country for many decades now, has recently shared its future plans for the upcoming four years. The company has revealed its new Vision 3.0 strategy, under which it will be launching a total of eight new car models over the next four years. This comprehensive expansion plan includes the launches of cars in a diverse range of segments. These new models will range from electric and hybrid to conventional petrol-powered options. Following is the list of all the cars that the company is planning to launch in India.
New Swift and Dzire (YED)
First off, Maruti Suzuki’s 2024 lineup will see the addition of the highly anticipated new Swift and Dzire models. Internally codenamed as YED, the Swift, which has been the best-selling hatchback in the country, will be getting a major overhaul along with its sedan sibling Dzire. So far, we have seen the new Swift being launched in the Japanese market, and it has been noted that it will be getting an evolutionary design, new features, and a new Z-series 1.2-litre petrol engine. The Dzire, on the other hand, will also be updated heavily and will feature upmarket looks with added chrome accents and lighter interior shades. The launch of these cars, according to reports, will be around late this month or early March.
eVX all-electric SUV
Later this September-October 2024, Maruti Suzuki could be taking the covers off of its pure-electric SUV, the eVX. This mid-size electric SUV is expected to compete with the upcoming Hyundai Creta EV and MG Astor in India. It will be a stylish-looking SUV, boasting a born-electric architecture and a five-seat layout. The eVX, as per reports, could be offered with two battery pack options with a maximum range of around 550 km, and it will be built on an all-new electric platform.
Y17 – Three-row SUV
As per the reports, the company during the Q1 of 2025 will be unveiling a new 3-row SUV based on the Grand Vitara (codenamed Y17). This model will most likely be offered with petrol, CNG, and hybrid powertrain options. Manufactured at the state-of-the-art Kharkhoda plant, it will take on rivals such as the XUV700, Alcazar, and Safari.
K-EV – Most Affordable Electric Offering
The year 2026 will witness the launch of the most affordable electric offering from the brand in the country. Reportedly, the company will be launching this affordable electric vehicle around April-May 2026. As per the reports, it will be based on the EWX platform. Codenamed K-EV, this hatchback is being designed to rival the Tiago EV, which is currently one of the most popular electric vehicles in the country.
YMC – First Electric MPV
Come September 2026, Maruti Suzuki will be launching its first electric MPV (codenamed YMC). According to the reports from Autocar India, it will be sharing its EV architecture with the brand’s Japanese automotive giant partner Toyota Motor Corporation. This new all-electric MPV is expected to offer upmarket styling and practicality and it could be sharing its components with the eVX, including the electric powertrain and battery options.
YDB – Spacia-based Compact MPV
As for the other launch slated for 2026, the company will be launching an all-new compact MPV based on the Suzuki Spacia. Internally codenamed as the YDB, this vehicle is expected to debut in 2026. With this new model, the company aims to compete with the Triber as a compact people mover. Once launched, it could also be competing with Nissan’s affordable 7-seater MPV which will be based on the Renault Triber.
Y43 – Sub-Compact SUV
Lastly, the company is also working on the development of another sub-compact SUV which will be making its debut around Q3 2026. Codenamed as the Y43, Maruti Suzuki is planning to enter the sub-four-metre SUV market. This new SUV will be positioned below the Brezza and will be taking on the likes of the Tata Punch and Citroen C3 in the country.