Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, country’s largest carmaker, today launched the XL6, its first-ever premium MPV. The Maruti XL6 will be sold exclusively through the company’s 360 premium NEXA outlets. The new model has a starting price of INR 9.79 lakh*.
Maruti XL6 comes with a bolder styling package than the Ertiga, which gives it a more muscular and rugged look. Highlights of the exterior include a new set of bumpers that feature faux skid plates, an upright upper grille, a new set of headlamps with quad-LED fixtures, black plastic cladding, black-painted alloy wheels and LED tail lights.
Besides, the Maruti XL6 offers an all-black interior setup with silver accents strewn across the cabin to give the interior a premium feel. The XL6 is available only in 2+2+2 seating, with captain seats in 2nd row and a reclining 3rd-row. Last row passengers have ease of ingress and egress, thanks to one-touch recline and slide mechanism on the 2nd-row seats. Taking centrestage on the dashboard is the company's SmartPlay Studio touchscreen infotainment unit that offers Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The Maruti XL6 is powered by a BS-VI-compliant petrol engine that makes the new model the 7th product from the company to conform to the updated emission standards. The 1.5-litre motor produces a maximum power of 104.69 PS and a peak torque of 138Nm. The engine works in tandem with the company's Progressive Smart Hybrid technology. Gearbox options include a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed automatic unit.
Speaking on the launch of the Maruti XL6, Mr. Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director and CEO, Maruti Suzuki India, said, “There is a considerable increase in demand for premium MPVs owing to the ever- evolving customer needs. At Maruti Suzuki, we always bring out products that match and compliment customer’s demand. Backed by NEXA’s focus on creation and innovation, the XL6 is a testament of our commitment to bring the newest technologies to our customers. The XL6 strikes a perfect balance of style, space, comfort, performance and safety. We are confident that our exclusive 6-seater, the XL6 will strike a chord with today’s customer who seeks Comfort and Style.".
The Maruti XL6 is available in 4 variants and in 6 colour options (Nexa Blue, Auburn Red, Premium Silver, Brave Khaki, Magma Grey and Arctic White).
Maruti XL6 Price List*
- Zeta MT - INR 9,79,689
- Alpha MT - INR 10,36,189
- Zeta AT - INR 10,89,689
- Alpha AT - INR 11,46,189
* ex-showroom, Delhi