The Indian-bound Maruti Suzuki S-Cross facelift or 2017 Suzuki S-Cross facelift has been showcased at the currently running 2016 Paris Motor Show. The next generation S-Cross facelift will be available in the European markets from 30th September 2016 and priced in the range of EUR 18,990 to 28,090 (approximately Rs. 14.05 lakhs to 20.78 lakhs).
On the exterior design front, the facelifted version of S-Cross gets the upgraded front fascia, chrome grille with the vertical slats, new front and rear bumpers, redesigned headlight clusters, new LED taillights and the latest alloy wheel design pattern.
The interior of the S-Cross facelift gets the soft equipment and materials along with the touchscreen display, piano black trim and chrome HVAC vents. Additionally, the touchscreen SmartPlay system is offered with the Mirrorlink connectivity apart from the Apple CarPlay.
Let’s discuss about the mechanical features, the S-Cross facelift is to be featured the turbocharged (Boosterjet) petrol engines. The 1.4-litre four-cylinder engine will generate the maximum outputs of 140hp power and 220Nm torque, while the 1.0-litre three-cylinder rated at 112bhp and 170Nm. All variants are offered with the choice of 6-speed manual and automatic, but the 1.4L Boosterjet variant is exclusively offered with the ALLGRIP AWD drive system.
The 2017 S-Cross diesel variant will continue the existed 1.6L DDiS turbocharged diesel engine, which was rated at 120hp of power and 320Nm torque.
The 2017 S-Cross will be offered with the four-mode AllGrip system in the European markets, but the domestic market won’t get this version. Some of the reports suggested that the S-Cross facelift will hit the Indian showrooms in the middle of the next year.