Maruti is continuing the introduction of the updated models of its popular products and the XL6 is the latest entry into this list.
This post compares the specs and design changes on the new 2022 Maruti XL6 compared to the older version. The XL6 is, essentially, a slightly premium version of the Ertiga. It is confirmed by the fact that Maruti sells it via its NEXA showrooms. The 6-seater MPV has garnered a ton of interest from the people and almost features in the MPV segment unopposed. With the latest changes, that interest is bound to get even more intense as Maruti plans to remain the segment leader.
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2022 Maruti XL6 vs Old – Design
Maruti has launched the 2022 XL6 with a slew of updated features and design elements. This consists of a bold front fascia with a chrome grille with a sweeping ‘X’ bar element, quad chamber LED reflector headlamps with slim LED DRLs, machined dual-tone 16-inch alloy wheels, gloss black B and C pillar, 3D LED tail lamps with a light guide and smoke grey lens, plenty of bits with chrome garnish to lend that bling to the MPV that Indian buyers tend to gravitate towards and dual-colour body tone options. While these are minute upgrades, the overall silhouette remains in line with the theme of the outgoing model.
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Interior and Features
On the inside, Maruti has introduced quite a few modern creature comforts to make the cabin appropriate for the evolving customers. This includes things like Ventilated Front Seats, an updated 7-inch SmartPlay Pro Infotainment System, In-Built Suzuki Connect with over 40 features like remote AC control, driving analysis, vehicle health monitoring, Telescopic Steering, Premium Roof Lining, Soft-Touch Materials on Door Trims and Armrests, along with concealed lighting in the footwell area. All these features are designed for a premium cabin feel.
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The updated Maruti XL6 comes with a ton of safety features as standard. This includes 4 airbags, Electronic Stability Program, and Hill Hold Assist. Additional safety features reserved for the higher variants include Tyre Pressure Monitoring System and a 360-degree Camera for ease in tight parking spots.
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2022 Maruti XL6 Specs
Maruti has announced the introduction of the next-gen K-Series 1.5-litre petrol engine with progressive smart hybrid technology. This engine produces 103.8 hp and 136.8 Nm of peak power and torque. With the new hybrid system, the fuel economy stands at 20.97 km/l (Manual) and 20.27 km/l (Automatic). The transmission duties are carried by a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic gearbox with paddle shifters for better control. The prices of the 2022 Maruti XL6 start at Rs 11.29 lakh and go all the way up to Rs 14.55 lakh, ex-showroom.