Maruti Suzuki XL6 (Photo Credit: Flickr.com)
Maruti Suzuki XL6 was launched in India on Wednesday at the starting price of Rs 9.79 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). While launching the premium MPV, India’s largest automaker Maruti Suzuki announced that it has received 2000 bookings for the car. It is to be noted that only petrol variant of XL6 has been launched and the company says that it will come with diesel variant if there's demand from customers.
Maruti Suzuki XL6 comes with a BS-VI compliant K15 petrol engine along with Smart Hybrid technology. It will be offered across two variant levels with a choice of manual and automatic transmissions. The premium MPV will be powered by a BSVI compliant 1.5-litre K15B Smart Hybrid petrol engine that will deliver 105 hp and 138 Nm of torque. It will be offered with manual as well as automatic transmission options.
Maruti Suzuki XL6 comes with a fully re-designed front end. The grille is a new hexagonal unit, getting a chrome slat and the Suzuki logo at the centre. It has further received new aggressive-looking headlamps which have integrated LED daytime running lamps and indicators. Also, the front bumper of the XL6 is based on the muscular lines.
On the inside, the all black cabin adds to the premium quotient and features like the SmartPlay connectivity. The premium MPV also has Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Navigation and many more. It also comes with ventilated cup holders, overhead console, accessory sockets in each row along with rear AC vents.
As far as the safety features are concerned, Maruti Suzuki XL6 ABS with EBD, dual front airbags, hill hold assist, ESP (Electronic Stability Program), high-speed warning alert, driver/co-driver seat belt reminder, front seatbelts with pre-tensioner and force limiter, ISOFIX and reverse parking sensors will be standard.