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Upcoming Maruti Toyota Electric SUV

Upcoming Maruti-Toyota YY8 Electric SUV – All about Maruti-Toyota YY8 Electric SUV Car ✓ Specification ✓ Exterior ✓ Interior ✓ Mileage ✓ Color ✓ Features ✓ Price ✓ Comparison.

Source: Tech Radar

Hyundai Maruti Suzuki, the largest selling car company in India, has introduced more than one car in every segment, but Maruti Suzuki does not have a single product in the electric car segment. But, just a few more days, because the wait is about to end and the first electric car in the Maruti Suzuki-Toyota partnership is about to be launched, which will be in the midsize SUV segment and it will compete directly with the best selling electric car Tata Nexon EV. As well as from MG ZS EV and Hyundai Kona. With all this it is important to mention one thing that the Maruti Suzuki WagonR Electric launch may now get delayed.

Maruti Suzuki’s first electric vehicle will be a mid-size SUV, which will be bigger in size than the current Creta. The company will use made-in-India battery pack as well as local components in this car, so that its cost can be kept to a minimum. The car will be manufactured at the plant in Gujarat and there are plans to export it to other countries as well.

Maruti-Toyota YY8 Electric SUV Launch Date:

The Maruti Suzuki YY8 mid-sized SUV and its counterpart Toyota e-SUV will be global products. The new model is expected to make a global debut in Europe around October 2024. The new model will hit our market in the first half of 2025.

Car NameExpected Launch Date:
Maruti-Toyota YY8 Electric SUVFirst Half of 2025

Maruti-Toyota YY8 Electric SUV Electric Car EV Design:

As we have already mentioned that it looks similar to its petrol model, it gets the same special grille design with split headlight. At the rear, it gets the same sloping roof line and LED rear lights, the same cabin as in the petrol, only the three-spoke steering wheel gets a change. At present, the company has only displayed this quantity.

Maruti-Toyota YY8 Electric SUV Specifications:

The Maruti YY8 electric SUV can be offered with both 2WD (two-wheel drive) and AWD (all-wheel drive) configurations. The 2WD system will be available on the entry-level variant. It will get 48 kWh battery pack and 138 bhp electric motor. According to the report, its driving range will be around 400 km under standard test conditions. The 4WD variant will get a bigger battery pack of 59kWh and two electric motors, which will generate combined power of 170bhp. According to the report, in real world conditions, this variant will get a driving range of up to 500 km.

Electric Car engineMaruti-Toyota YY8 Electric SUV
Battery Capacity48.0kWh
Battery TypeLithium-ion battery
Voltage240 voltage
Motor TypePermanent magnet synchronous
Max. Power138 bhp
Max. Torque350 Nm
TransmissionSingle Speed
Drivetrain2WD
Driving Range400 km/charge
Performance (0-100 kmph)11.5 seconds
Top Speed120 kmph
Electric Car engineMaruti-Toyota YY8 Electric SUV
Battery Capacity59.0kWh
Battery TypeLithium-ion battery
Voltage330 voltage
Motor TypePermanent magnet synchronous
Max. Power170 bhp
Max. Torque320 Nm
TransmissionSingle Speed
Drivetrain4WD
Driving Range500 km/charge
Performance (0-100 kmph)8.5 seconds
Top Speed120 kmph

Upcoming Maruti-Toyota YY8 Electric SUV Dimensions:

Maruti-Toyota YY8 Electric SUV – Dimension
Length4,275 mm
Width1,880 mm
Height1,640 mm
Wheelbase2,700 mm
Ground Clearance160 mm
Kerb Weight2175 – 2580 kg
Wheel Size16-18 – inch

Maruti-Toyota YY8 Electric SUVFeatures.

  • 8.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Digital instrument cluster
  • iRA connected car tech
  • Multi-information Driver Display
  • Automatic climate control
  • An App connectivity features (Battery Status, Driver Status)
  • Seat belts, cup-holders and Air-conditioner
  • A winding window for the driver
  • LED Daytime Running Lamps
  • Maruti-Toyota Connected Car Services
  • Automatic dual zone air-conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Multi-function two-spoke steering wheel
  • Maruti-Toyota smartphone app to check battery status
  • Remote climate control
  • BOSE Premium Sound System
  • Built-in 4G connectivity

Safety Features:-

  • Multiple Airbags
  • 3-Drive modes
  • Safety and driver assistance systems
  • Safe exit assist
  • Highway drive assist
  • Blind Spot View Monitor
  • Surround view monitor
  • Remote smart parking assist sytem

Maruti-Toyota YY8 Electric SUV Colours:

  • Steel Gray Matte
  • Glacier White

Maruti-Toyota YY8 Electric SUV Rivals:

  • Tata Nexon EV
  • Hyundai Kona Electric Car
  • MG ZS EV Electric Car
  • Tata EVision Electric Car (Upcoming)
  • Volkswagen I.D. Crozz (Upcoming)

Maruti-Toyota YY8 Electric SUV: Expected Price

The price of the new Maruti Electric SUV can be between Rs 13 to 15 lakhs. It will be cheaper than India’s best-selling electric car – the Tata Nexon EV – at this price point, with prices ranging from Rs 14.29 lakh to Rs 16.90 lakh (all, ex-showroom).

Maruti-Toyota YY8 Electric SUV: Expected Price
Fuel TypeElectric Car Car
Maruti-Toyota YY8 Electric SUVINR 13.0 – 15.0 lakh.

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