The upcoming Maruti XL6 Facelift is anticipated to characteristic minor design modifications, and it’ll get a couple of further options, making it extra premium
Maruti Suzuki lately launched the new-gen Celerio, Baleno facelift and up to date Wagon-R within the Indian market, and it nonetheless has loads of different new fashions within the pipeline. The producer lately despatched us a media invite, for an occasion that stretches from April 21st to April 24th, The language of the invite hints at this being the disclosing of the facelifted XL6.
The upcoming Maruti XL6 facelift has been noticed a couple of occasions throughout street checks in India, however with a full-body disguise, so we’re unsure concerning the modifications to its design. We anticipate the up to date mannequin to get restyled headlamps, a brand new entrance grille, and maybe totally different bumpers (entrance and rear) too. The silhouette of the car will possible stay unchanged although.
As for the inside, we’re unsure what the modifications could be. Nonetheless, considering the brand new Baleno facelift, we anticipate the XL6 to change into rather more premium following the replace. The infotainment system might be upgraded with a 9-inch touchscreen (with SmartPlay Professional Plus), and options like 360-degree digital camera and HUD might be added right here. We’ll have to attend for the official debut to know for certain.
The present Maruti XL6 is powered by a 1.5-litre, naturally aspirated, inline-4 petrol engine, which generates a peak energy of 105 PS and a most torque of 138 Nm. This powerplant will possible be carried ahead unchanged. The transmission selections encompass a 5-speed handbook and a 4-speed torque-converter computerized gearbox, and a mild-hybrid system is obtainable as normal right here.
As per experiences, Maruti Suzuki is planning to switch its 4-speed AT with a 6-speed AT, and this new computerized transmission may first be seen on the facelifted XL6. It could make its approach to the next-generation Brezza later, and more likely to different Maruti Suzuki automobiles as nicely sooner or later. With the 6-speed AT, Maruti XL6 ought to provide higher efficiency and effectivity.
Maruti XL6 is at the moment priced from Rs. 10.14 lakh to Rs. 12.02 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi), and the facelifted mannequin shall be barely dearer than that. Upon launch, it is going to proceed to lock horns with Kia Carens, whereas nonetheless being a premium various to its sibling, the Maruti Ertiga (which can also be slated to obtain a facelift quickly).