After a three-month-long wait, Maruti Suzuki has finally announced the prices of the all-new Fronx sub-compact SUV. The Fronx has been launched in India with a starting price of Rs 7,46,500 lakh, going up to Rs 13.14 lakh for the top-spec variant. The SUV is available with two engine options, a 1.2-litre petrol and a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine. Here are the variant-wise prices for the new Fronx:
Engine option: 1.2 petrol
- Sigma MT – Rs 7,46,500
- Delta MT – Rs 8,32,500
- Delta+ MT – Rs 8,72,500
- Delta AMT – Rs 8,87,500
- Delta+ AMT – Rs 9,27.500
1.0-litre turbocharged petrol
- Delta+ MT – Rs 9,72,500
- Zeta MT – Rs 10,55,500
- Alpha MT – Rs 11,47,500
- Alpha dual-tone MT – Rs 11,63,500
- Zeta AT – Rs 12,05,500
- Alpha AT – Rs 12,97,500
- Alpha dual-tone AT – Rs 13,13,500
The new Fronx is a crossover version of the Baleno premium hatchback, inspired by the design of the Grand Vitara. It features a completely reworked exterior, with split all-LED headlamps, a new bolder grille, revised slimmer LED tail lamps with an LED connecting bar, body cladding all around, front and rear skid plates, and new 16-inch machined alloy wheels.
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Inside, the cabin layout is similar to the Baleno, but with different black and brown upholstery. It comes with features like a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a head-up display, auto AC, a flat-bottom leather-wrapped steering wheel, and a wireless charging pad. Safety features include a 360-degree parking camera and six airbags.
Mr. Shashank Srivastava, Senior Executive Officer, Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said,
“The sporty compact SUV FRONX is born from the idea of addressing changing customer demands and is aimed at young trailblazers who want to stand out with their unique choices. We are confident that the FRONX will enamour customers with its new-age appeal and help us achieve leadership in the SUV segment in the country. The appreciation it has received from customers & critics is a testament to this faith.”
Mr. C V Raman, Chief Technical Officer, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, commented on the conceptualization of the new sporty compact SUV, by saying,
“The FRONX is an amalgamation of two words – Frontier Next – which outlines a vehicle that is trendy, modern, has the latest features and a catchy name. Based on NEXA’s design philosophy, ‘Crafted Futurism’, the FRONX has been conceptualized and designed with a unique aerodynamic silhouette for new-age buyers who are looking for a stylish and unconventional vehicle with dynamic road presence. FRONX also offers a 1.0L Turbo Boosterjet engine which provides an exhilarating acceleration of 0-60 km/h in 5.3 seconds.”
Petrol-only engine options
The lower and mid-spec variants of the Fronx come with a 1.2-litre four-cylinder naturally-aspirated petrol engine shared with the Baleno, producing 90 PS of maximum power and 113 Nm of maximum torque. It is offered with the options of a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT transmission. The top-spec variants come with a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine, which is the same Boosterjet powertrain that powered the now-defunct Baleno RS. This engine has been upgraded to comply with BS6 stage-II emission norms and produces 100 PS of power and 147 Nm of torque. It is offered with 5-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmission options.
The new Fronx is available in seven colours – Arctic White, Opulent Red, Earthen Brown, Splendid Silver, Celestial Blue, Bluish Black, and Grandeur Grey. The top-spec Alpha variant is also offered with three dual-tone colour options based on Earthen Brown, Opulent Red, and Splendid Silver.
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