Prices for the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross start from Rs. 7.79 lakh for the base variant, and go up to Rs. 11.69 lakh for the top-end variant.
Available in four trim levels and 8 variants, the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross is the company’s first premium product to be sold exclusively via Maruti’s independent NEXA retail outlets.
Post price reduction, the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross crossover has been witnessing a positive growth in terms of sales. The company had reduced the prices of the crossover by up to 2.05 lakh, making it even better value-for-money. The S-Cross was the first premium offering from the country’s largest carmaker to be sold through Nexa outlets. The crossover has now completed a year in the country; and if reports are to be believed, the Indo-Japanese brand has managed to sell over 30,000 units of the S-Cross so far.
The Maruti S Cross is currently available in diesel avatar only. The company is now aiming to launch a petrol version of the crossover in 2017. Unveiled at the 2016 Indonesian Auto Expo, the S-Cross is powered by a 1.5-litre M15A, 4-cylinder petrol engine that is capable of producing 107.24bhp of power and 138Nm of torque at 4,400rpm. Transmission options include 5-speed manual and 6-speed automatic. The same engine is also expected to power the India-spec model.
|Variant||Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|1.3 Sigma||Rs. 7.79 lakh|
|1.3 Delta||Rs. 8.49 lakh|
|1.3 Zeta||Rs. 9.59 lakh|
|1.3 Alpha||Rs. 9.94 lakh|
|1.6 Delta||Rs. 10.29 lakh|
|1.6 Zeta||Rs. 10.94 lakh|
|1.6 Alpha||Rs. 11.69 lakh|
As a reminder, the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross was launched in India at an introductory price of Rs. 8.34 lakh in July 2015. The prices of the S-Cross has been reduced by up to Rs. 2.05 lakh, and is now tagged at Rs. 7.79 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Available in 8 variants across four trim levels, the S-Cross is the company’s first premium product to sell via Maruti’s independent NEXA retail outlets. The Maruti S-Cross takes on the likes of Hyundai Creta, Renault Duster, Mahindra TUV300, Nissan Terrano, and others in the segment.
The Maruti S-Cross is being made available with two diesel engine options – a 89bhp, 1.3-litre DDiS and an all-new 118bhp, 1.6-litre DDiS – coupled with the front-wheel drive (FWD) system. While the former comes across 5 variants – 1.3L Sigma, 1.3L Sigma (O), 1.3L Delta, 1.3L Zeta and 1.3L Alpha, the latter one is available on three variants – 1.6L Delta, 1.6L Zeta and 1.6L Alpha. Transmission options on offer are a 5-speed manual (with 1.3L variants) and a 6-speed manual (with 1.6L models). The FWD (Front-Wheel Drive) system comes as standard feature.
In case you are planning to buy the Maruti S-Cross, here’s everything you want to know in detail.
The Maruti S Cross is based on the European SX4 S-Cross, and features large headlamps with integrated daytime running LEDs, a twin-slat chrome grille that accommodates Suzuki logo at the centre, silver skid plate and wide airdam. The crossover also gets a black plastic cladding across the base, and roof rails that add more to its sporty character. Towards the rear, the car sports a newly-designed sharper tail-lamps enclosure and black silver cladding running across the length of the bumper. The vehicle has a ground clearance of 180mm that makes it more capable for the rough Indian roads.
|Ground Clearance||180 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||48-litres|
|1.3L Multijet diesel||23.65 kmpl|
|1.6L Multijet diesel||22.7 kmpl|
Arctic White Pearl
Silky Silver Metallic
Galactic Grey Metallic
Boost Blue Pearl Metallic
Bison Brown Pearl Metallic
Cosmic Black Pearl Metallic
Based on the European SX4 S-Cross, the Maruti S Cross looks quite sporty and premium.
|Specifications||1.3L MJD||1.6L MJD|
|Transmission||5-speed Manual||6-speed Manual|
The Maruti S-Cross borrows most of its interior design elements and equipment with the Swift. The vehicle gets brushed aluminum inserts and faux carbon fibre finish on layered dashboard and premium leather upholstery. The crossover is quite spacious from inside, and is claimed to offer class-leading rear seat headroom. As far as features are concerned, the car comes equipped with a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with CD, USB, AUX and Bluetooth connectivity and navigation, smartphone app, an automatic climate control, reverse parking sensor with display, electrically retracting rearview mirrors and several comfort and connectivity features.
Based on the 1.3L Delta variant, the Maruti S-Cross Premia Edition, additionally, gets four major accessories – a Garmin 5-inch navigation system, reverse parking assist with a camera, fog lamps and alloy wheels. While, the regular Delta trim is equipped with standard audio system with a CD player and a remote and steel wheels with full wheel caps.
1.3L Sigma and Sigma(O): Fabric upholstery, four speakers, silver skid plates, steel rims, body colored door handles, dual airbags and all-wheel disc brakes with ABS (only with Sigma (O)).
1.3L Delta and 1.6L Delta: Audio system with CD player, steering-mounted controls, Bluetooth connectivity, black roof rails (silver with the 1.6L Delta), full wheel caps, door chrome handles, reverse parking sensor with display and anti theft security system.
1.3L Zeta and 1.6L Zeta: Electric folding ORVMs, push-button start/stop (only with 1.3L Zeta), automatic climate control, Smartplay infotainment system, rear center armrest and parcel tray.
1.3L Alpha and 1.6L Alpha: Leather upholstery, automatic projector headlamps, rain-sensing wipers, 16-inch alloy wheels and cruise control.
The premium crossover is available with two diesel engine options – a 1.3-litre MJD and a 1.6-litre MJD. The 1.3-litre DDiS diesel unit is the same powertrain that also powers the Ciaz and the Vitara Brezza. This engine is capable of producing 89bhp of power and 200Nm of torque. On the other hand, the 1.6L MJD unit is good for 118bhp of power and 320Nm of torque. While the smaller capacity motor engine is paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox, the 1.6L unit is coupled to a six-speed gearbox driving the power to front wheels.
Maruti Suzuki is also planning to launch the updated S-Cross crossover, which will also get a petrol option. The petrol version is likely to get a 1.5-litre M15A engine that will also power the 2017 Maruti Ciaz. This engine is capable of producing 107.24bhp of power and 138Nm of torque. A five-speed manual gearbox will be offered as standard while a six-speed automatic will come as an optional.
Maruti S Cross Safety Features
ABS (anti-lock braking system)
Driver and co-passenger airbags
Reverse parking sensor with display
Anti theft security system
Engine start-stop button
Maruti S Cross Competitors – Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano and Hyundai Creta
Maruti S Cross Limited Edition-
The Maruti S Cross Limited Edition was showcased at the Delhi Auto Expo 2016. The special edition gets exclusive cosmetic updates such as front bumper with chrome accents, chrome back door garnish, ORVM garnish in matt black finish, darker shade alloy rims and rear-end spoiler with black finish. Inside, the S Cross limited edition gets faux carbon fiber trim around the center console, door panels and floor console along with blue contrast stitching, foot-well lamp with blue ambient lighting, sporty pedal pad, rear entertainment system with two screens fitted behind the front seats and a Garmin transparent HUD.
Since it’s just a special edition, no mechanical changes have been made to the vehicle. The Maruti S Cross Limited Edition is available with both the engines – a 89bhp, 1.3-litre Multijet diesel and a 118bhp, 1.6-litre DDiS 320 diesel – that are paired to a 5-speed manual and a 6-speed manual transmission respectively.