Maruti Suzuki has launched the much-anticipated new Fronx compact SUV in India. Debuted at the 2023 Auto Expo held earlier this year, where the bookings of this SUV were initiated from Rs 11,000, the price of the all-new Suzuki Fronx starts from INR 7.46 lac for the base variant to up to INR 13.13 lac for the flagship version.
The Fronx is built on the Baleno hatchback’s Heartect platform and is positioned between the Suzuki Grand Vitara and Brezza SUVs in the Indian market. The SUV measures 3,995 mm in length, 1,765 mm in width, and 1,550 mm in height while having a wheelbase of 2,520 mm.
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The 2023 Suzuki Fronx boasts a bold design theme that is inspired by the Grand Vitara up front with a slim two-tier light setup and a large mesh grille. The side profile features squarish wheel arches, a tapered roof with a floating effect, and some thick black claddings adding to the ruggedness of the vehicle. At the back, there are distinct LED taillamps that are connected by an LED light bar while a massive silver skid plate is there at the bottom of the bumper.
Inside, the dual-tone design theme consists of flat-bottomed steering, an infotainment system, and an instrument cluster that is reminiscent of the Baleno. Fronx also gets a 9.0-inch free-standing SmartPlay infotainment system supporting Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a wrieless charging pad, and comes equipped with a 360-degree camera as well. In terms of safety, the 2023 Suzuki Fronx comes equipped with 6 airbags, ESP, ABS with EBD, Hill Hold Assist & Roll Over Mitigation, and ISOFIX anchorage.
Fronx SUV comes with two engine options. A 1.0L Boosterjet turbo engine with 100hp and 147Nm is available, as well as a 1.2L K-Series naturally aspirated petrol engine with 89hp and 113Nm. Likewise, there are two gearbox options: a 5-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic with paddle shifters. The fuel efficiency is rated at 22.89 liters per km for the 1.2L naturally aspirated engine and 21.5 km for the 1.0L turbo unit.
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The all-new Maruti Suzuki Fronx competes with the Hyundai Venue, Kia Sonet, Renault Kiger, and Tata Nexon in the highly competitive Indian market.
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