The updated Maruti Suzuki S Cross 2017 will arrive in the Indian market next year within an estimated price range of Rs 7 lakh – Rs 12 lakh.
Maruti Suzuki S Cross 2017 facelift will receive both cosmetic and mechanical updates.
November 13, 2016 – Suzuki, the Japanese automaker has showcased the new Suzuki S-Cross 2017 (Known as Maruti S Cross 2017 in India) at the 2016 Sao Paulo Auto Show. The vehicle is already on sale in the UK market. If media reports are to be believed, the crossover will hit the Indian shores in the second half of 2017. For the record, the Japanese carmaker claims that the updated S-Cross is stronger, bolder and more efficient than the current one. Read More – Maruti Ciaz Facelift Coming Next Year
In UK, the crossover has been made available in three variants – SZ4, SZ-T and SZ5. The SZ-T model is specifically designed for the fleet buyers, although it will be available for retail customers as well. Talking about India-spec model, the Maruti S Cross 2017 facelift will see comprehensive cosmetic updates along with a new petrol powertrain and automatic gearbox. The diesel version will continue to come with the 1.3-litre and 1.6-litre DDiS engines.
Maruti Suzuki India might introduced the first facelift of the S-Cross crossover in the second half of the next year. One must note that the carmaker hasn’t yet confirmed its arrival timeline.
|Petrol model||Rs 7 lakh – Rs 10 lakh|
|Diesel model||Rs 8.5 lakh – Rs 12 lakh|
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|Engine||Maximum Power||Maximum Torque|
|M15 1.5-litre Petrol||100bhp @ 5,900rpm||133Nm @ 4100rpm|
|1.3-litre DDiS 200 Diesel||89bhp @ 4,000rpm||200Nm @ 1,750rpm|
|1.6-litre Multijet Diesel||118bhp @ 3,750rpm||320Nm @ 1,750rpm|
Suzuki offers two ‘Boosterjet’ petrol engines with the crossover’s European-spec model – a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder turbo and a 1.4-litre, 4-cylinder turbo. While the smaller capacity mill pushes out power worth 112bhp against 170Nm, the 1.4-litre Boosterjet delivers 140bhp and 220Nm. Transmission options on offer are – a 6-speed manual & an automatic. The European model also gets all-wheel drive system – ALLGRIP. The diesel model, however, continues to feature the 1.6-litre DDiS motor that’s good for 120bhp and 320Nm of torque.
On the flip side, the India-bound model is likely to have an all-new M15 1.5-litre petrol mill that generates a maximum power of 100bhp at 5900rpm and 133Nm of torque at 4100rpm. The diesel powertrains – 1.3-litre and 1.6-litre multijet units – could be retained in the facelift model as well. While the former develops 89bhp and 200Nm of torque, the later offers 118bhp of power and 320Nm of torque. Or the company has an option to also fit the 1.0-litre BoosterJet mill that will make its debut with the Baleno RS later this year.
SZ4 – Daytime running lights (DRL), black protective skid plates, black wheel arch extensions, 16-inch alloy wheels, DAB digital radio, Bluetooth, air conditioning, heated door mirrors, seven airbags, electronic stability program (ESP) and cruise control with speed limiter.
SZ-T (+ SZ4 Features) – LED Projector Headlamps, silver roof rails, polished 17-inch alloy wheels, silver rear skid plates, front fog lamps, Dual Zone automatic air conditioning, rear privacy glass, satellite navigation, front and rear parking proximity sensors and rear parking camera.
SZ5 (+ SZ-T Features) – model includes Radar Brake Support (RBS), leather seat upholstery, heated front seats, double sliding panoramic sunroof and aluminium roof rails.
*Note – The aforementioned features will be offered on the UK-spec model of the crossover.
The Maruti Suzuki S Cross 2017 carries a more aggressive fasica featuring an all-new grille with chrome finished vertical slats, newly designed headlamps, slightly different hood, bigger airdam, all new bumper and few other changes. All these aforementioned changes surely give the 2017 Maruti S Cross a refreshing front fascia. While the side profile of the vehicle appears more or less similar to the current model.
The rear design has been revised with a new bumper and re-designed LED rear combination lamps. All the aforementioned changes make the S Cross 2017 look more premium than before. The 2017 Maruti S Cross facelift stands slightly higher than the existing model as its ground clearance has been streachted by 15mm.
While the overall design of the 2017 S Cross cabin remains unchanged, it receives major updates inside the cabin. The car gets a revised instrument cluster with MID (multi information display), newly designed soft-touch dashboard pad, new seat upholstery and framing highlights for the centre panel. There is a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that supports Apple CarPlay and Mirrorlink, and a double sliding panoramic glass sunroof. The S-Cross SZ5 model offers a segment leading luggage space of 560-liters.