India’s largest car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki, has given quite a significant facelift to its some of its exciting models this year. And now, they have upgraded to its S-Presso, which was launched back in 2019. Despite the slowdown in the small car market recently, Maruti-Suzuki aspires to dominate this segment with more efficiency and features. And, their aspiration to facilitate the demand for small-car has been shouldered by the likes of S-Presso and Alto. What’s new and updated with S-Presso? Here is everything you need to know.
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso : Engine
The 2022 Maruti Suzuki S-Presso gets a next-gen K-series 1.0-litre, dual-jet, dual-VVT engine producing 66hp and 89Nm of torque. Well, these power and torque figures are merely the same, just lessened around 1hp and 1Nm as considered with the outgoing model. Maruti Suzuki claims 17% higher fuel efficiency in automatic transmission and nearly 14% higher fuel efficiency in manual transmission. The enhanced claimed fuel economy stated by the manufacturer includes 25.30 km/l with automatic transmission and 24.76 km/l with manual transmission. However, real-world figures may vary according to driving conditions and style.
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso : Features
The 2022 S-Presso is now even safer and feature-rich compared to the outgoing model. It now features ESP (electronic stability program) with a hill-hold assist as standard with automatic transmission. Also, there are electrically adjustable ORVMs (Outside Rear View Mirror) in the top-end VXi+/VXi+ (O) variants. Considering the S-Presso will be primarily driven around city confines, Maruti Suzuki has added a cabin air filter in the 2022 S-Presso.Clever, huh, Maruti Suzuki.
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso : Prices and Rivals
The prices of 2022 S-Presso start at Rs 4.25 lakhs and go up to Rs 5.99 lakhs for the top-end VXi+(O) AGS variant.The detailed variant-wise price breakup is added below. The only rival currently to S-Presso is the Renault Kwid.
|Manual Transmission (5MT)||Automatic Transmission (AGS)|
|Std. MT||4 25 000/-||–|
|Lxi MT||4 95 000/-||–|
|Vxi MT||5 15 000/-||Vxi (O) AGS||5 65 000/-|
|Vxi+ MT||5 49 000/-||Vxi+ (O) AGS||5 99 000/-|