As Indian consumers warm to the burgeoning compact cross/utility vehicle and SUV segments, Maruti Udyog Ltd. positions itself to take advantage of the growing demand. Maruti launched its new Grand Vitara cross/utility vehicle in July, which it imports completely built-up from Suzuki Motor Corp. in Japan. Motivation comes from a gasoline 2.0L DOHC I-4 with a variable intake system and an output of 118 hp and 125 lb.-ft. (170 Nm) of torque. A “4-mode” fulltime all-wheel-drive system ...

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