Maruti Suzuki has launched the petrol-powered S-Cross in India, with prices starting at Rs 8.39 lakh (ex-showroom). The model is available in five colours and seven variants.
The Maruti Suzuki S-Cross petrol is powered by a 1.5-litre K15B engine that is capable of producing 103bhp and 138Nm of torque. This engine is offered with a five-speed manual transmission and a four-speed automatic unit. Also on offer is the brand’s SHVS mild-hybrid system.
The new Maruti Suzuki S-Cross petrol version comes equipped with an array of features such as the SmartPlay infotainment system, cruise control, climate control, engine start-stop button, leather upholstery, dual front airbags and a height-adjustable driver seat.
The Maruti Suzuki S-Cross petrol is available in four trims that include Sigma, Delta, Zeta and Alpha and four colour options including Nexa Blue, Caffeine Brown, Granite Grey, Pearl Arctic White and Premium Silver.
Following are the variant-wise ex-showroom prices of the Maruti S-Cross petrol:
Maruti S-Cross Sigma MT: Rs 8.39 lakh
Maruti S-Cross Delta MT: Rs 9.60 lakh
Maruti S-Cross Delta AT: Rs 10.83 lakh
Maruti S-Cross Zeta MT: Rs 9.95 lakh
Maruti S-Cross Zeta AT: Rs 11.18 lakh
Maruti S-Cross Alpha MT: Rs 11.15 lakh
Maruti S-Cross Alpha AT: Rs 12.39 lakh
The MT and AT variants of the Maruti S-Cross petrol return a claimed fuel economy of 18.55kmpl and 18.43kmpl respectively. The model is available in four variants across seven trims. These variants include Sigma, Delta, Zeta and Alpha. The following are the variant-wise features:
Sigma (MT only)
Body coloured ORVMs and door handles
Fabric seat upholstery
Silver interior finish
ABS with EBD and brake assist
Reverse parking sensors
Front and rear disc brakes
High-speed warning alert
Front seats seat-belt pre-tensioners and load limiters
Halogen projector headlamps
Electrically adjustable ORVMs
Height adjustable front seat belts
Delta (MT and AT)
Turn indicators on ORVMs
Roof rails (black)
Machine-cut alloy wheels
Illuminated glove-box and foot-well
Rear washer, wiper and defogger
Steering mounted controls
Bluetooth, Aux-In and USB connectivity
Tilt and telescopic adjustable steering
Automatic climate control
Engine start-stop button
Electrically foldable ORVMs
Sliding front arm-rest with storage
Hill hold assist (AT only)
Zeta (MT and AT)
Satin Chrome interior finish
Piano black inserts
Reverse parking camera
Seven-inch SmartPlay touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Height adjustable driver seat
Reclining rear seats
Rear centre arm-rest with cup holder
Alpha(MT and AT)
`Roof rails (Silver)
LED tail lights
Leather upholstery and steering wheel
Door arm-rest with leather finish
LED projector headlamps
What’s good about it?
Maruti Suzuki S-Cross is now available in both manual and automatic transmission options. This dual-battery mild-hybrid system comes with an integrated starter generator, which further enhances the fuel efficiency. Depending on the variant, the S-Cross is equipped with features such as cruise control, rain sensing wipers, LED DRLs, auto headlamps, auto dimming and antiglare IRVM, auto retracting ORVM and reverse parking sensor with camera. The vehicle gets a seven-inch capacitive touchscreen with navigation system. Moreover, the hill-hold function is standard on all automatic variants.
What’s not so good?
The Delta MT/AT does not get the seven-inch touchscreen infotainment system and front fog lamps and only gets audio with CD player and a remote control. Amid a list of features from the higher variants, the base Sigma variant also misses out on anti-theft security system, alloy wheels and a music system.
Best variant to buy?
The second-to-top Zeta variant is a good option to buy and it is available in both manual and automatic options. Among the lower variants, the Zeta variant offers driver seat height adjuster, rear centre armrest with cup holder, touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, reclining rear seat, reverse parking camera and front fog lamps. As for customers seeking a fully loaded version, the Alpha variant is available in both manual and automatic options. The Alpha variant additionally offers automatic LED projector headlamps, silver roof rails, LED rear combination lamps, DRLs with LED, auto rain sensing wipers, auto dimming IRVM and leather detailing on door armrest, steering wheel and seats.
Petrol engine: 1.5-litre (1500cc) SHVS
Peak Power: 103bhp at 6,000rpm
Top Torque: 138Nm at 4,400rpm
Transmission: Five-speed manual and four-speed automatic