The Fronx will be sold through NEXA dealerships across India, reservations are ongoing
The Fronx was unveiled at the 2023 Auto Expo.
It is offered in nine exterior color options: six monotone and three two-tone.
Drab options include Nexa Blue, Opulent Red, Arctic White, Splendid Silver, Grandeur Grey, and Earthen Brown.
The two-tone option with the blue-black roof is offered in brown, red and silver tones.
Fronx gets a black and maroon dual-tone cabin theme as standard.
It is expected to be priced at Rs 8 lakh (ex-showroom) onwards.
Maruti has unveiled the Fronx, a Baleno-based crossover, at Auto Expo 2023 and all the details except pricing. Advance bookings are up for a deposit of Rs 11,000, and customers can choose from five trim levels with four powertrains to choose from. Also in terms of colors, there is a lot to choose from (depending on the variant) and your options are as follows:
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Earth Brown with Blue Black Roof
Opulent red with bluish black roof
Splendid Silver with Blue Black Roof
Maruti’s new crossover SUV has a choice of two petrol engines: a 1.0-litre Boosterjet engine (generating 100PS and 148Nm) with mild hybrid technology, and the 1.2-litre Dual Jet petrol unit (generating 90 PS & 113 Nm) from the Baleno. The former is available with a five-speed manual or six-speed automatic, while the latter can be had with a five-speed manual or five-speed AMT.
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The feature list is nearly identical to the Baleno’s, including a nine-inch touchscreen system, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a head-up display, and cruise control. As for safety, it also has six airbags, ABS with EBD, ESP (Electronic Stability Program) and a 360-degree camera.
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Prices for the Maruti Fronx are expected to be announced in the coming months, probably starting at Rs 8 lakh (ex-showroom). It won’t have any direct rivals, but it will be an alternative to both premium hatchbacks like the Tata Altroz and subcompact SUVs like the Maruti Brezza, Tata Nexon, Renault Kiger and Hyundai Venue.