Maruti Suzuki has finally entered into the micro SUV segment with all-new S-Presso. Priced at Rs 3.69 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), the Maruti S-Presso mini SUV is available in 4 trim levels – Std, LXi, VXi and VXi+ – and in total of 10 variants. Based on the Concept Future S that was previewed at the 2018 Auto Expo, the Maruti Suzuki S-Presso rivals the Renault Kwid, entry-level variants of Hyundai Santro and Tata Tiago and the upcoming Tata H2X.
The new mini SUV from Indo-Japanese carmaker has been designed on Suzuki’s new HEARTECT platform that also underpins the company’s new breed cars. The Maruti S-Presso carries tall stance with SUV-ish design bits such as flat overhangs, black plastic cladding, slighting sloping roofline and a thick C-pillar. Read – Nexa-Bound 2019 Maruti WagonR Stingray Coming Soon
The entry-level mini SUV is fitted with Suzuki’s SmartPlay touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone connectivity along with several comfort goodies and safety features. It is powered by a BSVI compliant 1.0-litre K10B petrol engine that is good enough for 67bhp and 90Nm of torque. Transmission choices include a 5-speed manual and an AMT unit.
Maruti S-Presso Price in India
Rs 3.69 lakh
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Rs 4.91 lakh
The S-Presso is available in 4 trim levels – Std, LXi, VXi and VXi+ – priced between Rs 3.69 lakh and Rs 4.91 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). All the prices are introductory. Read: Maruti Suzuki S-Presso – How Different Is It From Alto?
Maruti S-Presso Specifications
Maruti Suzuki’s new mini SUV is available exclusively with a petrol engine only. It is the first Maruti Suzuki to feature the BSVI compliant 1.0-litre K10B petrol engine, which will also power the Celerio, Wagon R and the Alto K10. This engine churns out a maximum power output of 68bhp at 6,000rpm and a peak torque of 90Nm at 3,500rpm. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual and an AMT (automated manual transmission).
Maruti S-Presso Mileage
The lower variants of the S-Presso claims to return an ARAI-certified mileage of 21.4kmpl, while the higher VXi and VXi+ variants deliver 21.7kmpl. Compred to the BS4 compliant 1.0L petrol engine in the Alto K10, the BS6 engine returns 2.25kmpl less mileage.
Maruti S-Presso Exterior
Maruti Suzuki first showcased the mini SUV in its concept avatar as Future S at the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo. The concept said to be represents the company’s all-new design language with aggressive and upright stance. The Maruti Suzuki S-Presso features a squared-off front end with a high bonnet line, and new LED headlamps with LED daytime running lights merging nicely with the thin chrome grille. The chrome elements in the grille share resemblance with the bigger Vitara Brezza. Read – Maruti Suzuki S-Cross & Vitara Brezza To Get Petrol Engine This Year
The vehicle has a bigger dual-tone front bumper with faux skid plate lower part. The flared wheel arches, slightly sloping-type roofline and black plastic cladding all around the lower part of the body give it a sporty look. The mini SUV is claimed to offer commanding higher seating and ground clearance, and the horizontal hood for aggressive stance. .
In terms of proportions, the Maruti Suzuki S-Presso is 3,565mm in length, 1,520mm in width and 1,564mm in height. The mini SUV comes with a wheelbase of 2,380mm and a ground clearance of 180mm. Read – Maruti Suzuki XL6 Prices & Details
In comparison with the Renault Kwid, the S-Presso is 114mm shorter, 59mm narrower and 86mm taller. Its wheelbase and ground clearance are 20mm less than the Kwid. The entry-level and top-spec trims of Maruti Suzuki’s new mini SUV weigh 726kg and 763kg, thus making it 43kg and 21kg lighter than the Alto K10. The Renault Kwid that carries a kerb weight of 699kg, is 27kg lighter than the S-Presso.
Maruti S-Presso Interior
Inside the cabin, the S-Presso gets clean and clutter free dashboard. The dashboard design retains the quirky styling of the one seen on the Future S concept. The top-spec trim gets all-black interior scheme with colour-coded orange bits. It comes with a centrally-mounted digital speedometer and tachometer. The 7.0-inch SmartPlay Studio touchscreen infotainment system is positioned below the console. The central Air-con vents are placed on either side of the instrument console. Read – Maruti Vitara Brezza Petrol To Launch At Auto Expo 2020
On the safety front, a driver-side airbag, rear parking sensors, seat-belt reminders, a digital speedometer and a speed alert system are offered as standard across S-Presso range. The Optional variant comes with additional passenger side airbag. The top-end variant comes with a manual air-conditioner, 7-inch touchscreen with voice recognition, multi-functional steering wheel, body-coloured wing mirrors and door handles, etc