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    Maruti Suzuki XL6

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    Maruti Suzuki XL6 Key Specifications

    Price₹ 9.85 Lakh onwards
    Mileage17.99 to 19.01 kmpl
    Engine1462 cc
    TransmissionManual & Automatic (Torque Converter)
    Fuel TypePetrol
    Seating Capacity6 Seater

    Maruti Suzuki XL6 Summary

    Maruti Suzuki XL6 is priced from Rs 9.85 lakh to Rs 11.52 lakh (ex-showroom India). Maruti Suzuki has always been strong in the people carrier segment right from the introduction of the Omni in 1984 all the way to the launch of this car, the XL6 in 2019. It represents the next step in their people carrier models and offers up the experience of a premium model with six-seats. There four variants with one engine and two transmission options.
    The six-seat premium MPV gets captain seats in the middle row and the feature list includes cruise control, SmartPlay Studio with smartphone connectivity, automatic headlamps and more. The interior of the XL6 gets all-black theme, while the dashboard and door pads are highlighted by premium stone accents and silver highlights.
    The vehicle is based on the Heartect platform and it gets the Nexa safety shield which includes dual front airbags, ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brake Force Distribution), front seatbelts with pre-tensioners and force limiter, ISOFIX, hill hold assist, ESP (Electronic Stability Program), high speed warning alert, driver/co-driver seat belt reminder and reverse parking sensors as a standard fitment.
    The Maruti Suzuki XL6 is available in six colour options - metallic premium silver, metallic magma gray, prime auburn red, pearl brave khaki, pearl artic white and nexa blue.
    The XL6 is powered by a BS-VI compliant K15 petrol engine with Smart Hybrid technology that produces 103.5bhp and 138Nm of torque and can be had in either a five-speed manual or a four-speed automatic.
    In this price range, the XL6 takes on the top versions of compact SUVs like Mahindra XUV300, Tata Nexon and the Ford EcoSport. In this price range there also the C-segment sedans like the Honda City, Maruti Ciaz and Hyundai Verna. You can also look at entry-level models of the Hyundai Creta, Nissan Kicks and the Kia Seltos.

    Maruti Suzuki XL6 Price

    Maruti Suzuki XL6 price starts at ₹ 9.85 Lakh and goes upto ₹ 11.52 Lakh. The price of Petrol version for XL6 ranges between ₹ 9.85 Lakh - ₹ 11.52 Lakh.

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    XL6 Zeta MT Petrol

    1462 cc, Petrol, Manual, 19.01 kmpl
    ₹ 9.85 LakhShow price in my cityGet Offers

    XL6 Alpha MT Petrol

    1462 cc, Petrol, Manual, 19.01 kmpl
    ₹ 10.42 LakhShow price in my cityGet Offers

    XL6 Zeta AT Petrol

    1462 cc, Petrol, Automatic (Torque Converter), 17.99 kmpl
    ₹ 10.95 LakhShow price in my cityGet Offers

    XL6 Alpha AT Petrol

    1462 cc, Petrol, Automatic (Torque Converter), 17.99 kmpl
    ₹ 11.52 LakhShow price in my cityGet Offers

    CarWale's Take

    • Good Things
      • Rugged crossover styling.
      • Spacious interiors with captain seats.
      • Loaded with features.
    • Bad Things
      • Fit and finish could be better.
      • Not fun to drive.
      • Bumpy low speed ride.

    XL6 Verdict

    The Maruti Suzuki XL6, although based on the Ertiga, is a premium MPV with rugged styling elements and added equipment. It packs features like automatic LED headlamps, cruise control and rains sensing wipers, and the sense of space is elevated with captain seats in the middle row. The XL6 allows buyers to remain in Maruti Suzuki’s fold, without having to splurge more on cars like Mahindra Marazzo and Toyota Innova Crysta.

    XL6 Review

    As the name suggests, the XL6 is a spacious (XL) and the first Nexa product with a three-row seating (six-seater arrangement). This is a step by the carmaker to offer buyers a premium alternative to the Ertiga. Yes, it is based on the latter, but gets a crossover styling and is now available in two trims – Zeta and Alpha.

    What is it?

    Maruti Suzuki XL6 First Drive Review

    Why will I buy it?

    Crossover styling, comfortable and premium cabin

    Why will I avoid it?

    No diesel option, fuel efficiency

    Maruti Suzuki XL6 First Drive Review

    What is it?

    As the name suggests, the XL6 is a spacious (XL) and also the first Nexa product with a three-row seating (six-seater arrangement). This is a move by the carmaker to offer buyers a premium alternative to the Ertiga. Yes, it is based on the latter, but gets a crossover styling and is now available in two trims – Zeta and Alpha.

    Maruti Suzuki XL6 First Drive Review

    Visually, the XL6’s new colour options like the Nexa blue, brave khaki, magma grey, auburn red, artic white and premium silver distinguish it from the Ertiga. However, it's the revamped fascia sporting a larger grille with chrome detailing, new quad LED headlamps, DRLs, a chunkier bumper and a faux skid-plate that set the XL6 apart. Otherwise, a plastic body cladding, new roof rails, blacked-out 15-inch alloy wheels and mirror caps also try to mask the silhouette of the Ertiga. Still, what add to the appeal of the rear section are the tail lamps with LED light guides and a reworked bumper with cladding and a faux skid-plate.

    Maruti Suzuki XL6 First Drive Review

    How is it on the inside?

    Maruti Suzuki XL6 First Drive Review

    The interior gets an all-black theme, which is different from the beige seen in the standard Ertiga. Also, wooden trims are replaced by black-grey finish, seats are draped in artificial leather and the second row bench is replaced by two captain seats. Otherwise, the rest of the layout, equipment, fit and finish are the same as the Ertiga. So just like the Ertiga, the front seats are comfortable. The XL6's cabin is ergonomically laid out, provides good visibility with an ideal driving position and is also practical with plenty of storage and stowage options. Moreover, the two second-row captain seats provide good bolstering, adequate thigh and back support, with the option of reclining and arm rests. The latter though, move in tandem with the back support, which feels a bit weird. Third row space is same as the Ertiga – just about okay for average heighted individuals. In fact, now there’s a passage between second row seats for easier ingress. Nonetheless, the captain seats recline and move ahead at the press of a lever.

    Maruti Suzuki XL6 First Drive Review

    In terms of equipment, both Zeta and Alpha variants get Maruti’s new SmartPlay Studio infotainment unit. This comprises of a seven-inch touchscreen display which is easy to use and comes with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility. The other notable features include automatic climate control, rear air-con vents, keyless entry with push-button start/stop, cruise control and height adjust for the driver’s seat. The top-of-the-line Alpha trim additionally packs automatic headlamps and a rear parking camera. Meanwhile, dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, a speed warning system and driver and co-driver seat-belt reminders are standard safety equipment. Notably, only the automatic version gets ESP and hill-hold control.

    Maruti Suzuki XL6 First Drive Review

    How does it drive?

    Maruti Suzuki XL6 First Drive Review

    The new XL6 comes powered by the 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated petrol mill that was employed in the Ertiga and recently even in the Ciaz sedan. It comes paired either to a five-speed manual gearbox or a four-speed torque converter automatic. This engine is now BSVI-compliant and churns out 103bhp of power and 138Nm of torque. It also features Maruti’s SHVS mild-hybrid technology with an additional lithium-ion battery to aid fuel efficiency. This smooth and refined engine is quiet at the start and even while idling. With sharp throttle responses, it even feels quite capable to drive within the city speeds. However, it does take a little time to gain momentum below 2,000rpm. One will have to shift to lower gears and build revs to get going due to the lack of torque. Post 3,500rpm, the engine gets pretty audible and sounds strained even if though can rev up to the red-line. Thankfully, the gears slot nicely with a short throw, shifts are precise and the clutch is very light, which owners will certainly appreciate.

    Maruti Suzuki XL6 First Drive Review

    Still, owners of the petrol AT version will be even more grateful as the two-pedal set-up takes away the woes of using the clutch. Though this four-speed torque converter is an old technology, it serves its purpose well. It's smooth in its operation and is designed to keep itself in the highest gear to reduce the fuel consumption. It feels best while cruising as the first three are driving gears while the fourth is an overdrive gear. When in a hurry, the driver can use the overdrive off button to keep the car in the first three gears only and eventually the engine on boil. And, even if it doesn't have a manual shifting option, there's an 'L' low mode which will let the gearbox be in the lowest possible gear, helpful while climbing up slopes. That said, be it the automatic or manual, a car loaded with five or more occupants will take its own sweet time initially. Otherwise, it's pretty capable of cruising at 100kmph at around 2,500rpm.

    Maruti Suzuki XL6 First Drive Review

    What is even more impressive are how light the controls are despite this being a big six-seater vehicle. The steering isn't particularly the one that will keep the driver engaged. Still, it's quite predictable and inspires enough confidence while going around corners and even weighs up adequately at higher speeds. The XL6 is tall and so there is some body roll. Yet, the suspension is well-damped to settle over undulated surfaces. Even if one can feel and hear the suspension work, it takes on bad roads with aplomb and with very little vertical movements of passengers. Overall it provides a composed ride and makes for a good handler, especially given that it’s an MPV.

    Maruti Suzuki XL6 First Drive Review

    Should I buy one?

    Maruti Suzuki XL6 First Drive Review

    All thanks to the SUVish looks and premium treatment on offer, the XL6 is positioned above the Ertiga and priced significantly higher too. It would have looked distinctive with a bigger set or new pattern of alloy wheels. It also could have done with better quality plastic elements and control knobs than the Ertiga. Yet, none of these negatives are a deal-breaker. In fact, now consumers who want the looks of an SUV and practicality of an MPV have an option to choose from Maruti’s stable. The brand's hassle-free and wide service network, and the cars’ low maintenance and good resale value are added bonuses. Yet, the absence of a diesel model will still pinch some buyers who would have loved for the package but with an oil-burner.

    Maruti Suzuki XL6 First Drive Review

    Where does it fit in?

    This new people's mover, priced between Rs 9.79 lakhs and Rs 11.46 lakhs, will go up primarily against the Honda BR-V in the Indian market.

    Maruti Suzuki XL6 First Drive Review

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    XL6 Colours

    Maruti Suzuki XL6 is available/sold in the following colours in India.

    Maruti Suzuki XL6 Mileage

    Fuel TypeTransmissionARAI Mileage

    Petrol

    (1462 cc)

    Manual19.01 kmpl

    Petrol

    (1462 cc)

    Automatic (Torque Converter)17.99 kmpl

    FAQs About Maruti Suzuki XL6

    Q: What is the on road price of XL6?
    The on-road price of XL6 in Delhi starts at ‎₹ 10.99 Lakh and goes upto ‎₹ 13.25 Lakh.The on road price is made up of ex-showroom price, RTO registration, road tax and insurance amount.

    Q: Which car is better between XL6 and Ertiga?
    XL6 price start at ₹ 9.85 Lakh ex-showroom and It comes with 1462 cc engine. Whereas Ertiga price start at ₹ 10.13 Lakh ex-showroom and It comes with 1462 cc engine. Compare the two models to identify the best car for you.

    Q: What is price of XL6 top model?
    Top model of XL6 is Alpha AT Petrol and the ex-showroom for XL6 Alpha AT Petrol is ₹ 11.52 Lakh.

    Q: What is the mileage of Maruti Suzuki XL6?
    The Maruti Suzuki XL6 mileage is 17.99 - 19.01 kmpl.

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    • Anush
      The engine power is quite Good But 2 litre engine is excellent for this car . I think next year the updated version of XL6 . Will release means XL7 . It is good value for money car .
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    • Comfortable cars of suzuki XL6
      1.Low sound of engine noise 2.Gear shift is very smooth 3.Steering control nice 4.seats comfort compare better than another vehicle 5.headrest all seat available love it 6.center A/C vents feel like the costly vehicle 7.maruti Suzuki service is...
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    • Neither premium nor plush. It's an auto with body of a car
      If you want to buy this car it is only for its cheaper pricing. Don't get carried away by the nexa badge Major issues engine is very sluggish.. Driving in city traffic is hell. At speeds greater than 100-110 vehicle is very unstable.. Vehicle...
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    • worst break system
      worst brake system anyone not given good response in Maruthi workshop managers world best worst service in Hyderabad work service please don't go for XL 6 am alredy facing
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    • A fully loaded stylish family car
      Well, I had earlier booked ertiga but due to long waiting period couldn't get till 2 months, also family Wasn't that excited abt ertiga it was like ok ok.. Kinda response from them, when XL6, came home for test drive everyone was like stunned...
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    Maruti Suzuki XL6 Price in India

    CityOn-Road Prices
    Mumbai₹ 11.34 Lakh onwards
    Bangalore₹ 12.10 Lakh onwards
    Delhi₹ 10.99 Lakh onwards
    Pune₹ 11.40 Lakh onwards
    Navi Mumbai₹ 11.34 Lakh onwards
    Hyderabad₹ 11.42 Lakh onwards
    Ahmedabad₹ 10.83 Lakh onwards
    Chennai₹ 11.56 Lakh onwards
    Kolkata₹ 10.75 Lakh onwards

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