New Maruti S-Cross Facelift receives revised exterior styling with a modified front end boasting of new bonnet, prominent chrome grille, headlights with integrated DRLs and an updated bumper. At the rear, no significant changes are evident while revised bumper and tail lamps were seen.
Maruti S-Cross facelift was unveiled in Hungary last year. Already launched in the UK, for a starting price of £14,999 (INR 12.93 lakh), the crossover now gets ready for India launch, which is going to take place this month.
Speaking about interior updates, it comes with new instrument cluster with multi information display, a new dashboard design and modified seating with fresh color schemes. It also gets Maruti’s new touchscreen infotainment system which is powered by SmartPlay. It takes care of rear parking display, navigation, and infotainment. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto is also compatible.
Engine specifications to be seen on new Maruti S-Cross Facelift will be same as on offer with current S-Cross. This will be in the form of 1.3 liter diesel engine generation 90 PS and 200 Nm. Top of the line variants will get 1.6 liter diesel engine generating 120 PS and 320 Nm. Transmission option on offer will be a 5 speed MT and 6 speed MT.
Features on offer with top end will include 17 inch alloys, projector headlamps with LED strips, front and rear parking sensors, wheel arch extensions, heated door mirrors, cruise control with speed limit, dual zone climate control, front fog lamps, roof rails, skid plates, rear privacy glass, radar brake support, leather upholstery, heated front seats, panoramic sunroof, etc.
2017 Maruti S-Cross Facelift will be produced from the company’s plant in Manesar. Expect the price to range from INR 8-11 lakhs, ex-showroom. Once launched, it will rival the likes of Renault Duster and Hyundai Creta. More details will be revealed once the car is launched later this month.