Maruti Suzuki launches mini SUV S-Presso, ahead of the festive season
30 September 2019
Maruti Suzuki today launched its mini SUV, S-Presso, which will be sold under the brand's Arena range of showrooms. Priced at Rs3.69 lakh for the base variant, the S-Presso offers SUV-styling and modern interiors. The LXi version is priced Rs4.05 lakh, while the VXi and VXi+ models are priced at Rs4.24 lakh and Rs4.48 lakh, respectively.
The car is powered by a 1 litre petrol engine which is BS VI compliant. The S-Presso is conceptualised and designed in India for India and the world. It stands out with its bold and powerful SUV stance. Built afresh on acclaimed 5th generation HEARTECT platform, it uses 40 per cent high tensile steel that ensures stronger, safer and sturdier structure.
S-Presso will be sold countrywide through the extensive ARENA retail network and is packed with more than 10 safety features and is compliant with all safety regulations. The S-Presso comes with several best -in-its class features.
Presenting the all new S-Presso, Kenichi Ayukawa, managing director and CEO, Maruti Suzuki India, said, “At Maruti Suzuki, we believe in the philosophy of ‘customer first.’ We continue our endeavor to provide Indian customers with high quality cars backed by affordable pricing. Today’s global launch of S-PRESSO stands testament to our commitment to offer best in design, technology and safety to our customers. I am happy to share that S-PRESSO joins our BS6 range, as the 8th vehicle compliant with new emission norms. We are confident that S-PRESSO will bring excitement in its segment, attracting the ever evolving young customer.”
The upright A-pillar and back door design give it a solid SUV presence. The proportions are carefully crafted with modern glass to body ratio and sculpted volumes to give a bold look.
The lifted door-sill underlined by a higher ground clearance, exhibits confidence and bold stance. The sturdy character is reinforced by the squared wheel arches with R14 tyres.
The single aperture head lamp and grille graphic gives it a distinct and commanding bold look. The wide C-signature tail lamps are packaged higher-up to give a dominant presence and an instantly recognisable design character.
The S-Presso comes with a unique and exciting interior giving it a distinct style with a sports watch-inspired dynamic centre console together with trendy infotainment system and digital speedometer.
S-Presso has high seating layout that offers a commanding driving position. This also enables easy ingress and egress with ample leg room. The large cabin space with intense sporty black colour scheme accentuated by bright pop out accents brings excitement for young customer.
S-Presso is loaded with conveniently located utility spaces in front and rear. It offers plenty of storage options like open tray, glove box, door trim and door console pocket to keep smartphones.
On the technology side, S-Presso offers first in its class steering mounted audio and voice controls, with advanced Smartplay Studio music system, entertainment and navigation with a touch. It has a user friendly and vibrant graphic user interface, compatible with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and other Smartplay Studio Apps.
Under the hood of the S-PRESSO is a proven 1.0 L K10 engine with BS6 compliance. Equipped with both Manual and AGS (Auto Gear Shift) options, it delivers a peppy performance and great fuel efficiency.
Built on Suzuki’s 5th Generation HEARTECT platform, S-Presso is compliant with all the latest Indian safety regulations, including frontal offset crash, side impact and with pedestrian safety. The HEARTECT platform gives better impact absorption and energy dispersion power to the body structure to ensure passenger safety.
S-Presso boasts of safety features such as dual airbags, ABS (Anti-Lock-Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brake force Distribution), seat belts with pre-tensioners and force Limiters, driver/co-driver seat belt reminder, rear parking assist system, high speed warning alert and reverse parking sensors.