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December 11, 2015: Maruti Suzuki’s upcoming compact SUV has been spied again, the vehicle is probably in last stages of its testing as the launch is expected in February at the Expo. The automaker might reveal it next month. This vehicle will foray Maruti into the highly competent and growing sub-4m SUVs/crossovers segment. On the lines of recently launched products by the automaker, YBA will come loaded with features. YBA is the internal codename and its official name could be revealed next month or at the Expo, however, reports suggest that it will be called Vitara Brezza. The vehicle was reportedly spied in Rajasthan. Mechanically, the YBA is expected to borrow the engine options from Maruti Suzuki Ciaz - 1.3-liter DDiS200 diesel with SHVS (mild hybrid) along with 1.2-liter VVT petrol. Transmission options would include - standard 5-speed MT while CVT from Baleno may also make its way into YBA.