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Maruti Suzuki XL6 facelift vs rivals: worth, specs comparability | Autocar India

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Maruti has launched the XL6 in three trim ranges and has priced it from Rs 11.29 lakh to Rs 14.55 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). In comparison with its rivals, the XL6 is considerably extra reasonably priced than the Alcazar and Innova Crysta as each their beginning costs are increased than even the XL6’s top-spec model. Nevertheless, the Ertiga and Carens each have a decrease beginning worth than the XL6. The Ertiga is comfortably probably the most reasonably priced choice right here and, curiously, the XL6’s vary begins the place the Ertiga’s ends. Although the Carens is cheaper on the decrease finish, it’s far more costly than the XL6 on the top-end. That is all the way down to the Carens having a turbo-petrol engine choice and a complicated dual-clutch auto gearbox choice, each of which aren’t supplied on any of the others. Total, the XL6’s  costs come throughout as being fairly aggressive. 

XL6 facelift vs rivals: dimensions
Maruti Suzuki XL6 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Kia Carens Hyundai Alcazar Toyota Innova Crysta
Size 4445mm 4395mm 4540mm 4500mm 4735mm
Width 1775mm 1735mm 1800mm 1790mm 1830mm
Top 1700mm 1690mm 1700mm 1675mm 1795mm
Wheelbase 2740mm 2740mm 2780mm 2760mm 2750mm
Floor clearance 180mm 180mm 195mm 200mm 167mm
Tyre measurement 185/65 R15 185/65 R15 205/65 R16 215/55 R18 215/55 R17

When it comes to dimensions, the XL6 facelift stays an identical to its predecessor. It measures 4,445mm in size, 1,775mm in width, 1,700mm in top, with a 2,740mm lengthy wheelbase and 180mm of floor clearance. When in comparison with the Ertiga, the XL6 is longer, wider and taller, however the two fashions have the identical wheelbase, floor clearance and tyre measurement (15 inches). 

As for the rivals, the Kia Carens has the longest wheelbase on this comparability, and the Hyundai Alcazar has the best floor clearance and the most important tyres right here. In the meantime, the Innova Crysta is comfortably the most important total right here. The Toyota is the longest, tallest and widest of the lot, but it surely has the least quantity of floor clearance. 

Maruti Suzuki XL6 facelift vs rivals: petrol powertrains

XL6 vs rivals: engine and gearbox
Maruti Suzuki XL6 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Kia Carens Hyundai Alcazar Toyota Innova Crysta
Sort Four cyls, Naturally aspirated Four cyls, Naturally aspirated Four cyls, Naturally aspirated/Four cyls, Turbo Four cyls, Naturally aspirated Four cyls, Naturally aspirated
Displacement 1462cc 1462cc 1497cc/1353cc 1999cc 2694cc
Energy 103hp 103hp 115hp/140hp 159hp 166hp
Torque 136.8Nm 136.8Nm 144Nm/242Nm 191Nm 245Nm
Gearbox 5-speed MT/6-speed AT 5-speed MT/6-speed AT 6-speed MT/7-speed DCT (Turbo solely) 6-speed MT/6-speed AT 5-speed MT/6-speed AT

Maybe the most important change on the XL6 is the inclusion of a brand new 1.5-litre DualJet petrol engine with start-stop know-how, which made its debut on the refreshed Ertiga earlier this month. This engine makes use of two injectors per cylinder, giving it larger management over gasoline injection, and, because of this, larger effectivity. It places out 103hp at 6,000rpm and 136.8Nm at 4,400rpm, which is 2hp and 1.2Nm down on the outgoing 1.5 engine. 

Gearbox choices for the up to date XL6 embody a 5-speed handbook and a brand new 6-speed torque-converter computerized with paddle shifters, which replaces the ageing 4-speed unit of the outgoing mannequin. The XL6 facelift is claimed to do XXkpl with the handbook gearbox and XXkpl with the auto. 

The Carens comes with two petrol choices, each of which have been borrowed from the Seltos SUV. First is the 115hp, 144Nm, 1.5-litre naturally aspirated unit that’s paired to a 6-speed handbook gearbox solely. The Carens has the excellence of being the one one to supply a turbo-petrol choice right here – the 140hp, 1.4-litre direct-injection unit. The Carens’ turbo-petrol might be had with both a 6-speed handbook or a 7-speed dual-clutch computerized gearbox. 

As for the rivals, the Innova Crysta has the most important displacement engine, which can also be probably the most highly effective and torquey (166hp, 245Nm). The Toyota’s petrol engine might be had with both a 5-speed handbook or a 6-speed torque converter computerized. The Alcazar isn’t far behind the Innova Crysta, with its 159hp, 191Nm, 2.0-litre petrol unit. Gearbox choices for the Alcazar petrol embody a 6-speed MT and a 6-speed torque converter AT.

It’s additionally value noting that the Carens, Alcazar and Innova Crysta include diesel engine choices, whereas the Ertiga will get a CNG choice. 

In order that’s how the up to date Maruti XL6 stacks up in opposition to its rivals on the spec sheet. However ought to or not it’s the MPV you go for? We will solely reply that after we’ve in contrast them in the true world, so keep tuned. 

All costs are ex-showroom, Delhi

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