Maruti Suzuki S-Cross BS6: What’s new in Maruti Suzuki S-Cross BS6 – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Maruti Suzuki introduced the BS6-ready S-Cross on Wednesday, making the entire product portfolio BS6 compliant. S-Cross, which has been accepted by 1.25 lakh customers in less than five years.
1. S-Cross was the first product from Maruti Suzuki’s premium chain Nexa.
2. S-Cross, much like the Vitara Brezza, were intially offered with diesel-only.
3. The S-Cross BS6 starts at a lower price point over the outgoing BS4 version.
Here are four new things you would witness in new S-Cross:
Engine and transmission
Maruti Suzuki S-Cross ushers into the BS6 era with a 1.5-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine that churns out 105 PS of power and offers a peak torque of 138 Nm.
The new engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission or a 4-speed AGS transmission. Only three out of the four variants on offers will have an automatic gearbox.
Maruti Suzuki S-Cross will be offered as a petrol model only and the Fiat-sourced 1.3-litre DDiS diesel engine has been discontinued as the engine couldn’t meet the BS6 transition. Much like the Ciaz, t he new BS6 S-Cross is equipped with the next generation Smart Hybrid system with a lithium-ion dual battery system.
More affordable than before?
Maruti Suzuki S-Cross BS6 starts at Rs 8.39 lakh (ex-showroom) and the range-topping variant costs Rs 12.39 lakh (ex-showroom). The new S-Cross will be offered in four trims-Sigma, Delta, Zeta and Alpha.
The base model, Sigma starts at 8.39 lakh (ex-showroom), followed by Delta which costs Rs 9.60 lakh (ex-showroom) in manual gearbox option, the automatic option costs Rs 10.83 lakh (ex-showroom).
Zeta version costs Rs 9.95 lakh (ex-showroom) for manual and Rs 11.18 lakh (ex-showroom) for AT. The top model, Alpha, costs Rs 11.15 lakh (ex-showroom) and the automatic variant costs Rs 12.39 lakh (ex-showroom).

Maruti S-Cross

Old Price

New Price






Rs 8.81 lakh

Rs 8.39 lakh


Rs 9.93 lakh

Rs 9.60 lakh

Rs 10.83 lakh


Rs 10.44 lakh

Rs 9.95 lakh

Rs 11.18 lakh


Rs 11.44 lakh

Rs 11.15 lakh

Rs 12.39 lakh

Updated interior:
The BS6 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross petrol gets the company’s latest touchscreen infotainment system.

The Smartplay Studio offers a 7-inch touchscreen display and an enhanced user interface which offers customizability. Since, it is a part of the Nexa family also comes with Nexa Music among many more features that can be used through your smartphone through the Suzuki Connect app.
Convenience and safety:
The all new S-Cross Petrol offers a host of convenience features including auto-retracting outside rearview mirror (ORVM), auto-dimming and anti-glare inside rearview mirror (IRVM), rear parking camera and gear shift indicator.
The all-new S-Cross Petrol comes loaded with the latest safety features. These include dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, driver and co-driver seat belt reminder, rear parking assist, high-speed warning alert, reverse parking sensors and ISOFIX child seat restraint system.
These safety features are standard across all variants to ensure complete safety of passengers.
Further, the all-new S-Cross Petrol is compliant with advance safety norms including frontal offset crash, side-impact and pedestrian safety.
Automatic variants are equipped with hill hold assist feature, as standard.

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