Maruti launched new MPV at Rs 9.80 lakh
1 year ago
Maruti Suzuki has launched their another MPV XL6 at RS 9.80 lakh in India on 21st August. The MPV is base on Eertiga but is a six-seater rather than seven. XL6 is available in two variants – Zeta and Alpha and features two individual captain chairs in the middle row.
In terms of design, the MPV is not very similar to the existing Ertiga. The major difference is in the front where it features a larger grill with chrome detailing, new full LED headlamps with LED fog lamps a faux skid-plate and a chunkier bumper. At the rear, the change is in bumper getting a faux-skid plate with cladding. Maruti offers six colour options – Nexa Blue, Brave Khaki, Auburn Red, Magma Grey, Premium Silver and Arctic White.
The interior gets an all-black theme, which is different from the beige seen in the Ertiga.
In terms of equipment, the both XL6 variants get Maruti’s new SmartPlay Studio infotainment unit, which comprises a 7.0-inch touchscreen display with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, LED DRLs, keyless entry with push-button start/stop, automatic climate control, rear air-con vents, cruise control and height adjustment for the driver’s seat. The top-spec Alpha variant additionally gets automatic headlamps and a rear parking camera. Safety equipment consists of dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, seatbelt for driver and co-driver and a speed warning system.
The XL6 is powered with Maruti’s homemade naturally-aspirated petrol engine that also powers Ciaz sedan and the standard Ertiga. The engine produces 105 bhp and 138Nm of torque; it is BS6-compliant and equipped with Mariti’s SHVS mild-hybrid technology, which aids fuel efficiency. The engine is paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox and a 4-speed torque converter automatic gearbox. The XL6 will be sold via NEXA dealerships. The MPV compete with other MPVs like the Mahindra Marazzo and Honda BR-V also with SUVs like Hyundai Creta And Renault Duster