Maruti S-Cross face-lift spied up close; India launch in 2017

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S-Cross face-lift front

The Maruti Suzuki S-Cross face-lift has been spied for the third time, following its first leak in July during a product presentation in France, and more recently, on the shop floors of an unknown manufacturing facility. Now, the crossover’s first face-lift has been spotted in Hungary, before its official launch in Europe in the coming months.

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S-Cross face-lift

The S-Cross’s entire front fascia has been reworked upon in the face-lifted model, and in the process, the crossover gets a much needed ‘SUV-like’ appearance. The face-lift includes new headlamps with projectors, a new, more upright grille grille with vertical chrome slats, along with a redesigned bumper with chrome trims, and a bigger air dam featuring a skid plate. The bonnet is also new, and gets twin bulges.

new 2016 Suzuki S-Cross facelift

The sides continue unchanged, apart from newly designed alloy wheels, while changes to the rear end can’t be ascertained yet. The interiors get a new infotainment system, an updated instrument cluster dials with new MID, new trim options for the dashboard, and new seat upholstery with contrast stitching. As for engines, the new S-Cross could employ the an all-new 1.4-litre, direct-injection, turbocharged Boosterjet petrol engine, goof for 140 hp and 220 Nm of torque. The 1.6-litre diesel engine should be offered alongside as well, while both engines will channel power through Suzuki’s optional AllGrip all-wheel drive system.

Also read: Maruti S-Cross likely to get the 1.0L Boosterjet petrol engine under its hood

Suzuki S-Cross facelift (1)

As for an India, the S-Cross face-lift, when it arrives in 2017, is expected to continue with the existing 1.3- and 1.6-liter diesel engines, the latter being made to order only. The diesel engines could be joined by a 1.5-litre petrol engine as well, apart from the 1.0-litre Boosterjet turbo-petrol engine from the Baleno RS concept.

Also Read: Maruti Suzuki S-Cross likely to receive a 1.5 litre petrol engine

via SuzukiCars

 

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  • Shubbu says:

    Front grille looks highly inspired by Buick cars. Regardless of the facelift, it still looks disproportionate.