In October 2019, the Indo-Japanese carmaker sold 10,634 units of the newly-launched Maruti Suzuki S-Presso in the country. The mini SUV beats its arch rival – Renault Kwid – by a huge margin. The French carmaker managed to sell 5384 units of the Kwid hatchback last month.
The Maruti S-Presso went on sale in September within the price range of Rs 3.69 lakh – Rs 4.91 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The mini SUV carline comes in 6 variants packed with a BS6-complaint 1.0L, 3-cylinder petrol engine. The gasoline unit delivers a top power of 67bhp and 90Nm of torque. The mini SUV can be had either with a 5-speed manual gearbox or an AGS transmission.
The company is also working on the CNG variant of the Maruti S-Presso. Compared to the petrol models, the Maruti Suzuki S-Presso CNG will be around Rs 40,000- Rs 50,000 pricier. The launch details of the CNG model are yet to be revealed, it’s reported to hit roads in coming months.
Similar to Maruti Suzuki’s new breed cars, the S-Presso has been designed on the Heartect platform. Some of its key design bits include new wide grille, dual tone bumpers, body-coloured door handles and ORVMs, rear spoiler and C-shaped taillamps.
The all-black interior of the Maruti S-Presso looks sporty. The mini SUV gets Maruti’s SmartPlay infotainment system with smartphone connectivity, dashboard with body-coloured inserts, centrally mounted instrument cluster, AC vents with orange inserts and more. Safety features such as dual airbags, ABS with EBD, rear-parking sensors, and speed sensing door locking are offered exclusively on the top-spec trim.
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso Review