Maruti Suzuki XL6 (Photo Credit: Flickr.com)
India’s largest auto manufacturer Maruti Suzuki on August 21 launched its much-awaited MPV XL6 in the Indian market at the starting price of Rs 9.79 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Maruti Suzuki XL6 is being retailed through premium retail chain Nexa. During the launch, India’s largest automaker Maruti Suzuki announced that it has received 2000 bookings for the car. Although, India’s auto sector is facing slowdown, the demand for Maruti Suzuki XL6 is increasing day-by-day. Due, to high demand, the waiting period for Maruti Suzuki XL6 has gone up to 2 months depending on the variants and cities.
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.