Maruti Suzuki India is the country’s largest car maker. Part from cars like Maruti Alto, Maruti 800, Maruti Alto 800, Maruti Swift, Maruti Swift Dzire etc, it also has a sedan, that oozes out class from every angle. This one is Maruti SX4. The sedan is offered in both diesel and petrol engine options. The Maruti SX4 VXI is the base petrol variant that is offered with an affordable price and is loaded with numerous features. Even being the base variant, the car maker has endowed the model with many features that enhance the overall car. First the engine, which is a 15866cc DOHC petrol mill that has the capacity to churn out a maximum power output of 103.3bhp along with 145Nm of maximum torque. The combination of this petrol engine with a 5-speed standard gearbox augments the mileage in a major way. The car manages to give out 11.5 to 15.5 kmpl of mileage. Plus, the on road performance of the car is dynamic and robust. The exteriors of Maruti SX4 VXI are another highlight that make the car stand out in the crowd. The shinny and sporty appearance of the sedan make it appear very bold and masculine. On the inside, the comfort features make the sedan variant appear very luxurious and premium. The cabins are designed ergonomically ensuring high class comfort for the driver as well as the passengers. the sedan has been well-equipped by air conditioning system with heater, power windows for front and rear, for smooth handling power steering is present, while CD player is installed to make the ride fun and joyous. Furthermore, cup holders for the front and rear, remote fuel lid and boot opener are other miscellaneous features. overall, Maruti Suzuki SX4 VXI is a great deal and a value for money car.
When you look at Maruti SX4 VXI, the first thing that strike your mind is sportiness mixed well with premiumness. The front profile of the car comes with a compact hood along with very attractive headlights accompanied by radiator grille in honeycomb style structure. The chrome finished Suzuki logo fixed centrally on the car; make the front profile much cleaner and tidier. The side profile has ORVMs dipped in body color along with bold wheel arches and smooth lines that continues towards the rear end. The rear end of Maruti Suzuki Sx4 VXI has chic and trendy tail lights along with wide wind screen. The sporty body colored rear bumper with high mounted stop lamp complete the exteriors of the car with style. Being the base variant, Maruti SX4 VXI doesn’t feature alloy wheels and fog lamps.
Maruti SX4 VXI comes with very stunning and inspiring interior design that makes your heart skip a beat whenever you see it. The dual tone interiors combined with beige dashboard fitted with an audio system enhances the front cabin big time. The power steering wheel has been positioned according to driver’s complete comfort, while the instrumental panel, AC vents and climate control have their apt locations . The dual information display for temperature and time along with glove box makes the interiors better. The instrumental panel has illumination, which gives the passenger and the driver a very clear and readable view of figures on the display. Furthermore, the illuminated key ring is another highlight that offers the driver to locate the key hole very easily in pitch dark.
Under the bonnet, Maruti SX4 VXI comes with dynamic 1.6-litre 16 valve DOHC petrol engine . This one has a displacement of 1586cc and has the capacity to produce peak power output of 103.3bhp at the rate of 5600 rpm along with 145Nm of maximum torque at the rate of 4100 rpm. The engine here has been mated with the standard 5-speed manual gearbox, which helps the cat to deliver some amazing mileage figures. On the heavy traffic city roads, the sedan manages to give out 11.5 kmpl of mileage, while on the smooth highways, 15.5 kmpl of fuel economy is delivered. As far as its pickup and acceleration is concerned, it is average. The car has a top speed of 180 kmph and is capable of touching the 100 kmph speed mark from zero in 14.7 seconds.
Braking and Handling
The braking and handling of Maruti Suzuki SX4 VXI is decent and not disappointing. The brake system of the SX4 VXI comprises of ventilated disc brakes for the front and drum brakes for the rear . Being the base variant, the car model skips out on ABS, EBD and BA. On the other hand, the handling of the car variant is good due to its superior suspension system. This consists of independent suspension with gas filled McPherson strut & anti-roll bar for the front and semi independent torsion beam with gas filled shock absorbers for the rear. The power steering wheel further enhances the overall handling of the sedan.
The comfort level of Maruti SX4 VXI is as impressive as you would expect from a premium sedan. Being the base variant, Maruti Suzuki India has made sure that it should compromise on the base comfort of the occupants here. The car model has been blessed with a host of comfort features, which ensure a very joyful and comfortable ride in SX4 VXI sedan. The car comes with very proficient air conditioning system with heater with AC vents are positioned aptly. The power steering wheel ensures smooth handling of the car, while power windows for front and rear are present for occupants’ convenience . The front seats are adjustable, while for the rear, there are headrests and centre arm rest. The rear seats are foldable, which help in creating more luggage space for long trips. Furthermore, the car is also blessed with remote fuel lid and boot opener, large luggage storage compartment, rear reading lamp, front door pockets, tachometer, low fuel warning light, accessory power outlet, outside temperature display and more.
Maruti SX4 VXI is the base variant. Therefore, it features basic safety features, which include strong brakes, central locking system, seat belts for all occupants, power door locks, child safety door locks, anti-theft alarm system, seat belt warning, engine immobiliser, keyless entry and front and side impact beams.
Good looks with premium interiors
Lack of ABS, EBD and BA and airbags
The mechanism by which power is transmitted from the engine to the wheels.Transmission type could be Manual,Automatic, Continuously Variable Transmission, or Semi-Automatic.
The maximum amount of fuel that the engine can burn in one complete cycle of all the cylinders together.
The amount of work the engine can do over a period of time. It is measured in Horsepower. One Horsepower is equal to the energy needed to lift 550 pounds at a height of one foot for one second. 1 PS=1.01387 bhp.
The maximum power output the engine can
produce over a particular range of speed.
Sudden braking at high speeds can cause the brakes to lock up and the car to skid. The electronic sensors in the Anti Lock braking System rapidly pressurize and depressurize the brakes, thus stopping them from locking up.
Look and Style are very gud , gud from the front side and very gud from the back side. seats are comfotable and plenty of head space. Comfort: very gud. Pickup: some time lacks, but generally very gud ...
Look and Style: V Good Comfort: Average ( Stiff Supensions giving hard blow to body at Rough Roads & Humps) Pickup: Good at right gear (above 2000 rpm) Mileage: Realisti ...
Read on the new cars in 2013 in India. Get detailed information on upcoming cars 2013 including reviews and price.
Search popular new cars of 2013 in India. Get details such as expected price, specifications etc on CarDekho.com.
Know more about upcoming cars in India, get their expected price and expected launch date on CarDekho.com.