Until now, big names like Toyota Innova and the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga have been ruling the roost in the MPV segment. This time around, the country’s largest car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki has further upped its game with a more premium offering from its Nexa stable, called the XL6. Mahindra, a popular utility vehicle manufacturer in the country had launched the Marazzo in India last year with an interesting set of features. Read below to learn more about the key spec differences between these two cars –
The Maruti Suzuki XL6 is primarily based on the Ertiga, however, the former is longer by 50mm. The vehicle gets quad-LED headlights, a trapezoidal grille and a sculpted bonnet with faux skid plates. The MPV also features fog lamps within the rectangular plastic housing. Additionally, the XL6 distinguishes itself from the regular Ertiga by offering black alloy wheels.
The Mahindra Marazzo is based on a ladder-on-frame construction. The MPV gets the Mahindra signature vertically slatted grille and wraparound headlamps. The flared wheel arches along with the angled shoulder-line accentuate its size while the massive vertical fin-like tail lamps dominate the chrome-laced rear.
Maruti Suzuki XL6 has been introduced in six-seat configuration with a captain seat layout in the middle. The MPV is in line with the Nexa design philosophy and it features gets an all-black cabin with silver inserts. The dashboard and door pads are highlighted by premium stone accents and silver highlights.
Mahindra Marazzo is available in seven and eight-seat layout options. The black and pearl white interior looks roomy and it gets a bespoke twin-pod instrument cluster backlit with a unique purple shade. The vehicle gets a unique rear AC system is unique with a longitudinal layout and is called the ‘surround cool’ air conditioning system.
The XL6 from Maruti Suzuki 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.
Mahindra Marazzo, on the other hand, is limited to a diesel engine option and it is powered by a 1.5-litre turbocharged diesel four-cylinder engine that generates 121bhp of power and 300Nm of torque and it comes mated to a six-speed manual transmission.