5 things we know about the Suzuki S-Cross facelift (Maruti S-Cross facelift) – IAB Picks

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Following its image leak last week, here are 5 things we know about the Suzuki SX4 S-Cross facelift (Maruti S-Cross facelift):

1. Exterior design:

2016 Suzuki SX4 S-Cross (Maruti S-Cross) front three quarter facelift leaked
Image – Paultan

The front fascia of the S-Cross gets a massive redesign with new headlight enclosures and LED daytime running lights, a new grille element with vertical chrome slats and a new front bumper with redesigned foglight enclosures.

2. Interior design:

2016 Suzuki SX4 S-Cross (Maruti S-Cross) facelift interior leaked
Image – Paultan

Based on the leaked image, it appears that designers have not drastically altered the interior of the S-Cross facelift. It continues to retain the pre-facelift model’s layout, but is touted to get better finish, chrome detailing and new seat upholstery.

3. Debut at 2016 Geneva Motor Show:

Suzuki C-segment S-Cross based crossover for Geneva 2013
The SX4 S-Cross had its global premiere at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.

The Suzuki SX4 S-Cross made its global premiere at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, and the facelifted model is expected to get a fitting reveal at the 2016 edition of the show, which opens its doors for the media on March 1, 2016.

4. Engine options:

Suzuki Vitara S Grade boosterjet engine at IAA 2015
The Boosterjet engine is available in displacements of 1.0- and 1.4-liters.

In the European market, the S-Cross is available with Suzuki’s 1.6-liter petrol engine and the Fiat-borrowed 1.6-liter DDiS diesel engine. Alongside these proven powertrains, the S-Cross facelift is expected to receive the brand’s latest Boosterjet turbocharged petrol engine, available in displacements of 1.0– and 1.4-liters.

5. Arrives in European dealerships by mid-2016:

Maruti S-Cross Limited Edition front at the Auto Expo 2016
The concept of “NEXA” outlets which retail the S-Cross was solely created for the Indian market.

According to a report, the facelifted S-Cross will be available for deliveries in Europe starting June 2016. However, the updated model is not expected to launch in India this calendar year. The S-Cross was launched in India in mid-2015, and Maruti would take until 2017 to bring the facelifted model.

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