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Maruti Suzuki opens bookings for S-Cross Facelift

The mid-cycle update gives the crossover a reworked front fascia, tweaked rear profile, and additional features

Maruti Suzuki Opens Bookings For S-Cross Facelift

Maruti is all set to drive in the mid-cycle update/facelift model of the S-Cross in the coming weeks. The model that started Maruti’s successful Nexa range of dealership is ready to receive its first major update. Several Nexa dealers have started accepting pre-bookings for the updated S-Cross. For the uninitiated, the S-Cross facelift was unveiled last year in July and is on sale in almost all major markets.

Maruti Suzuki Opens Bookings For S-Cross Facelift

It is the front profile that went under the knife the most. The updated S-Cross gets a relatively upright stance with its new chrome grille. The redesigned headlamps now feature LED projector headlamps along with daytime running LEDs.

Maruti Suzuki Opens Bookings For S-Cross Facelift

At the sides, it rides on a new set of diamond-cut alloys, while the rear profile features a tweaked bumper and tail lamps that now come with LED graphics. Its interior remained unchanged.

In terms of powertrain, reports suggest that Maruti will discontinue the 1.6-litre diesel (120PS/320Nm) engine that is only available with the top spec variant since Jan 2017. The increase in cess for luxury vehicles and SUVs with engine capacity above 1.5-litres could also be the reason behind the move. The popular 1.3-litre diesel engine that churns out 90PS and 200Nm of peak torque will be the mainstay.

Maruti Suzuki Opens Bookings For S-Cross Facelift

In international markets, the S-Cross facelift received Suzuki’s range of Boosterjet turbocharged petrol engines – a 1.0-litre (111PS/170Nm) and a 1.4-litre Boosterjet (140PS/220Nm). While we hope Maruti will launch a petrol version of the S-Cross this time around, it remains to be seen which engine the manufacturer will choose for our market.

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