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Up to date Maruti XL6 takes form | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

Printed On Nov 20, 2021 01:46:00 PM

Count on the up to date XL6 to get styling tweaks on the entrance and rear whereas retaining the crossover design theme.

Launched in 2019, the XL6 is actually a extra premium spinoff of the Ertiga MPV with a six-seat cabin configuration, distinctive entrance design and a crossover theme giving it a extra rugged look. Now, Maruti is readying an replace for its MPV with a closely camouflaged check mule not too long ago spied on the street.

  • Up to date XL6 anticipated to retain present petrol engine
  • Prone to get extra gear than outgoing mannequin
  • Launch anticipated subsequent yr

Maruti XL6 facelift design modifications

The check mule reveals little by means of design modifications on the rear, however, the grille seems to have been tweaked and the entrance bumper appears to be like new. The headlamps have the same design as the present XL6 and the internals could possibly be tweaked. The check automobile sat on new design wheels – just like these seen on the Suzuki XL7 on sale in some South East Asian markets – which may be used on the manufacturing mannequin.

Adjustments to the cabin usually are not noticeable within the pictures, however sources recommend that the up to date MPV might get each six- and seven-seater configurations in a bid to widen its enchantment. One might additionally anticipate new upholstery colors in addition to additions to the gear checklist over the present mannequin.

Maruti XL6 facelift engine particulars

There aren’t any main engine modifications anticipated from Maruti Suzuki and the XL6 is predicted to hold ahead the tried and examined mild-hybrid 1.5-litre petrol engine from the present mannequin. The engine will proceed to be provided with a 5-speed handbook and a 4-speed torque converter computerized gearbox.

Maruti XL6 facelift rivals

As a petrol-only MPV the XL6 doesn’t have any direct rivals. The XL6’s closest rivals are the diesel-only Mahindra Marazzo and its sibling the Ertiga – which can also be due for a facelift. Maruti can also be readying a closely up to date Baleno hatchback, one other facelift for the Vitara Brezza compact SUV and the new Alto.

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