Maruti Suzuki has launched the S-Cross at a starting price of Rs 8.34 lakh(ex-showroom,Delhi). S-Cross is a premium Crossover hatchback that will be available with two engine options and in five trim levels which will be sold exclusively through Maruti’s premium dealerships- Nexa outlet.
The S-Cross will be available in two diesel engine options, the DDiS 320 has a 1.6-litre diesel engine that pumps out a power of 118 bhp and a maximum torque of 32.6 kgm , which is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox,which sprint 0-100 kph in 11.3 seconds. The 1.6 unit comes with ARAI rated mileage of 22kmpl.
Whereas the DDiS 200 gets a 1.3-litre diesel engine that develope a power of 89 bhp and a maximum torque of 20.39 kgm. It comes mated to a five-speed manual gearbox ,and also has an ARAI claimed mileage figure of 23.65 kmpl.
In this class of car, Maruti Suzuki S-Cross has the highest rated torque which makes it an excellent long distance travelling. The 1.3 engine does 0-100 kph in 13.2 seconds and possibly the one for those looking for more fuel efficiency. Meanwhile the DDiS 320 is well suited for buyers who want higher performance and driving experience.
The premium hatchback measures 4.30 meters in length, 1.765 meters wide, 1.59 meters in height and 2.6 meters in wheelbase. It has a ground clearance of 180 mm, and all variants are with 205/60 R16 tyres. This gives the car,enough space for front and rear seat passengers and its got 353 litres of boot space. With the rear bench folded, it opens up 810 litres in the cabin.
The Maruti Suzuki S-Cross will be available in 5 trims – Sigma (DDiS 200 only),Sigma (O),Delta (DDiS 320 only), Zeta and the fully-loaded Alpha. The Alpha trim gets features like automatic climate control, cruise control, rain-sensing wipers, automatic headlights with HID projector units, reverse parking sensors, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, 16-inch alloy wheels, a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, voice command and Bluetooth as well as a TFT screen in the instrument cluster. While the base trim has got a driver-side airbag as standard fitment. The S-Cross features disc brakes on all four wheels and ABS.
FULL PRICE LIST
Sigma – Rs 8.34 lakh
Delta – Rs 9.15 lakh
Zeta – Rs 9.99 lakh
Alpha – Rs 10.75 lakh
Delta – 11.99 lakh
Zeta – 12.99 lakh