Maruti Suzuki India launched the new S-Cross, in 2017, with some radical changes. The S-Cross is the most premium vehicle from the brand and with the new updates, it has gathered a lot of attention in the market. Maruti Suzuki India has launched a new TVC for the S-Cross and you can watch it here.
The new S-Cross gets substantial design changes that gives it a better road presence. It gets a new vertical slat chrome grille and redesigned headlamps. The crossover also gets projector headlamps with LED DRLs giving it a premium look-and-feel. Also, the front bumper has become beefier with wider air dams and redesigned fog lamps.
In addition, the new S-Cross features a sportier set of alloy wheels. There are other small changes like redesigned ORVMs with integrated turn signals, LED tail lamps and a slightly revised rear bumper too, but overall the new S-Cross looks very fresh in the market.
Soon after the launch of the facelifted model, the S-Cross gained popularity in the market and started performing quite well. The car gets many changes on the inside too. It gets a new fascia with new upholstery and a new touch-sensitive infotainment system. The new system can be connected to Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and supports MirrorLink too. Maruti added additional features, such as keyless entry with push start/stop button, rear parking sensors and rear camera.
The new S-Cross has dropped the 1.6-litre diesel engine and currently only offers the 1.3-litre diesel unit. However, the 1.3-litre diesel engine is now paired to the Smart Hybrid from Suzuki (SHVS) hybrid system. The system increases the fuel efficiency by the use of idle-stop start and torque assist.
The engine has the same output of 89 Bhp and 200 Nm and gets the same 5-speed manual transmission. Even though it is a premium offering, there is no choice of automatic transmission. The new S-Cross is priced from Rs. 8.82 lakhs and the top-end variant is priced at Rs. 11.45 lakhs, ex-showroom, Delhi.