Maruti Suzuki launched XL6 for their premium Nexa dealerships. The Indo-Japanese brand launched XL6 as the premium alternative version of their only MPV offering – Ertiga. Based on a 7-seater Ertiga XL6 offered with a 6-seating configuration. Since the launch, the car is well accepted by the customers and the vehicle now created its own position in the Indian market. The XL6 is priced between Rs 9.84 lakh to Rs 11.61 lakh ex-showroom, and rivals with Mahindra Marazzo and Sibling Ertiga as well. While XL6 seems a perfect vehicle for a family of 5 to 6 persons, so we put together the Top 5 things to know about the vehicle before buying: –
- Premium Styling and looks
The Maruti Suzuki XL6 is based on an Ertiga, but the vehicle has a lot of changes towards its exterior features and design elements. XL6 comprises roof rails, long black wheel arches, and skid plates, which make it look more premium and rugged as compared to the Ertiga. Also, XL6 features, LED headlamps, redesigned front fascia, LED DRLs with fog lamps, LED taillights, and so on. Apart from the design, the vehicle is offered with more unique colors like Nexa blue, Brave khaki, auburn red, magma grey, premium silver, and arctic white. Although, the interior cabin remains the same as the Ertiga.
- Captain Seats
The XL6 is the most affordable MPV which features the captain seats in the middle row in the Indian market. XL6 features captain chairs in the middle row, which gives a premium luxury feeling.
The XL6 comes powered with a tested 1.5-liter four-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol engine that develops 105 PS of maximum power and 138 Nm of peak torque and also used in many Maruti Suzuki cars across the line-up. The engine can be paired with 5-speed manual transmission or an optional 4-speed torque converter as well.
- Amazing Mileage
The car has ARAI claimed range of 19 Kmpl for manual transmission and 17.99 Kmpl for automatic transmission. Considering its size and dimensions the claimed mileage is creditable.
- Nexa Ownership experience
While its sibling Ertiga is retailed through Maruti Suzuki Arena dealerships, the XL6 is retailed through premium Nexa dealerships. That being said, not only car buying is an amazing experience but the overall ownership experience is really good.