After a lot of anticipation, Maruti Suzuki has finally launched the S-Presso at an associate introductory value of Rs three.69 lakh. The ‘micro SUV’ is accessible in 2 engine-gearbox mixtures and 4 trim levels. The S-Presso relies on Suzuki’s Heartect platform, that conjointly underpins models just like the Swift, Dzire and Wagon R. The platform not solely brings structural rigidity advantages which will facilitate it meet the new crash check norms, however, it conjointly helps build the automotive lightweight – it weighs simply 726-767kg, counting on the variant. As for the scale, it measures three,565mm long, 1,520mm broad and one,564mm tall (the Std and 61 variants ar 15mm shorter thanks to the 13-inch wheels) with a two,380mm long distance. the bottom clearance is ready at 180mm, that is on par with the Kwid, however, it gets larger 165/70 R14 tyres compared on the higher-spec variants. In terms of styling, the Maruti S-Presso retains the upright form that was previewed by the longer term S construct on show at automobile aggregation 2018. it’s a squared-off side with a high bonnet line, and also the grouping headlights merge into the slim grille. The angular chrome components within the grille mimic those seen on the larger Vitara Brezza, the semiconductor diode DRLs ar positioned below the headlights and, keep with the S-Presso’s micro-SUV theme, it’s a black front and rear bumper to travel with the body protection on the edges.
Inside, the S-Presso’s dashboard style doesn’t stray too removed from the one seen on the longer term S construct. It gets an associate all-black theme with colour-coded orange bits on the top-spec trim. The dashboard is upright and options a centrally-mounted digital meter and measuring system, that is admired the Mini’s. The touchscreen movie system is positioned right below it. The central AC vents ar positioned on either facet of the instrument cluster. With the parcel receptacle in, the S-Presso’s boot house is rated at 240 litres, although its removal adds another thirty litres of baggage carrying capability. In terms of kit, ABS, a driver-side airbag, rear parking sensors, seat-belt reminders, a digital meter and a speed alert system ar normal across the vary. the choice Pack, that is accessible on all variants except the top-spec, adds a rider facet airbag. in addition, top-spec S-Pressos get a manual cooling, Maruti’s 7.0-inch SmartPlay Studio touchscreen movie system with voice recognition, steering-mounted controls, rear parcel receptacle, body-coloured ORVMs and door handles, and a 12V accent socket. There aren’t any alloy wheels on any variant, although Maruti will have an intensive list of accessories which will be more to the model, for a touch extra cash. Powering the S-presso is Maruti’s BS6-compliant one.0-litre K10B gas engine that puts out 68hp and 90Nm of force. This upgraded engine is additionally expected to search out its manner within the Wagon R, Alto K10 and Celerio within the returning months. shell choices for the S-Presso embrace a 5-speed manual or AMT. apparently, the lower variants have associate ARAI-certified mileage figure of twenty-one.4kpl whereas the upper VXi and VXi+ variants (in manual and AMT form) ar rated at twenty-one .7kpl. compared to the BS4-compliant version of an equivalent K10B motor, specifically within the Alto K10 and Celerio, the BS6-spec version (in the upper variants) delivers two.25kpl and one.4kpl less, severally. Maruti Suzuki can retail the S-Presso from its Arena chain of dealerships. The complete has endowed Rs 640 large integer within the development of the new hatchback and has claimed that it’s achieved ninety-eight p.c localisation of elements and parts. In terms of rivals, the S-Presso is aimed squarely at the Renault Kwid that is presently priced from Rs two.76 hundred thousand to Rs four.75 lakh. The Kwid too can receive a facelift this month that ought to build the battle of the newly-formed small SUV section extremely fascinating. Another different during this bracket includes the Datsun Redigo one.0 (Rs 3.90-4.37 lakh).