Maruti Suzuki has uncovered the new Fronx subcompact SUV for the Indian market place. Centered on the Heartect platform, the new Fronx goes up from the likes of the Hyundai Venue and Tata Nexon and will go on sale by using Maruti’s Nexa dealership. Bookings for the Fronx are now open in India for Rs. 11,000 with fascinated purchasers capable to guide the auto at their nearest Nexa dealerships.

Starting off with the appears to be like, the new Fronx will get a family style observed on Maruti’s new Grand Vitara. The front is characterised by a break up headlamp style and design with the new three-dot LED daytime running lamps sitting at the foundation of the bonnet with the main headlamps positioned lower on the bumper. The distinguished grille far too is a structure factor borrowed from the bigger Grand Vitara with the upper edge showcasing chrome trimming and housing the Suzuki logo.

From the sides, the a lot more rounded proportions of the SUV turn out to be obvious. Compared with the boxy Brezza, the new Fronx gets more flowing lines and a receding roofline nevertheless it retains SUV-like aspects this kind of as the squared-out wheel arches and noteworthy use of cladding. Round the back, the raked rear glasshouse is capped by a roof-mounted spoiler with trim LED tail lamps linked by a lightbar and a chunky bumper accentuating the SUV’s contemporary and rugged appear.

The Fronx measures 3,995 mm extensive, 1,765 mm broad, 1,550 mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2,520mm. Boot room stands at 308 litres.

The Fronx will be readily available in 5 monotone colours – White, Brown, Red, Gray and Silver – with all but the white and grey made available with the alternative of a contrast concluded roof.

Inside, the vehicle gets a dashboard reminiscent of the new Baleno with a cost-free-standing 9.-inch touchscreen sitting atop the centre console. Other capabilities on give involve wireless phone charging, a heads-up display screen, linked car or truck tech, a 360 diploma digital camera, up to 6 airbags, ESC, hill begin guide and a lot more.

Below the hood, the new Fronx is powered by Maruti’s 1.-litre Boosterjet engine and the attempted and tested 1.2-litre K Series petrol engine. The Boosterjet unit is paired with Suzuki’s SHVS delicate hybrid tech and develops 99 bhp and 148 Nm and will be paired with a 5-velocity handbook or 6-pace automatic gearbox. The 1.2-litre petrol in the meantime puts out 89 bhp and 113 Nm. The 1.2-litre petrol will be supplied with a 5-speed handbook and AMT gearbox alternatives.

The Fronx will be available in 5 variants – Sigma, Delta, Delta+, Zeta and Alpha. The 1.2 petrol is out there in the Sigma Delta and Delta+ trims even though the 1.-litre BoosterJet will be offered in the Delta+, Zeta and Alpha.

The Fronx will go up towards the likes of the Tata Nexon, Hyundai Venue and Kia Sonet.