Maruti Suzuki S-Presso Variants Comparison – Pick The Most Suitable Trim

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If you are planning to buy Maruti Suzuki S-Presso and can’t decide which variant to buy, this post might help you in forming a decision. 

Maruti Suzuki has been pioneering the hatchback segment in the Indian car market for a very long time and they have been dishing out quality products that attract people. S-Presso is one such latest entrant which promises people a value for money experience and it has had a mixed response in the market so far. It has a quirky and unorthodox design language that appeals to some people and some people do not like it. With plenty of variants on offer, it is difficult to form a decision if you are planning to buy this car. Continue reading this post to make a better decision on buying the variant which is perfect for you.

Engine Specifications

Maruti S-Presso
Maruti Suzuki S-Presso
Variants Engine Transmission Power (bhp) Torque (Nm)
STD 1.0-litre 5-Speed MT 67 90
STD (O) 1.0-litre 5-Speed MT 67 90
LXI 1.0-litre 5-Speed MT 67 90
LXI (O) 1.0-litre 5-Speed MT 67 90
VXI 1.0-litre 5-Speed MT 67 90
VXI (O) 1.0-litre 5-Speed MT 67 90
VXI Plus 1.0-litre 5-Speed MT 67 90
VXI AT 1.0-litre 5-Speed AT 67 90
VXI (O) AT 1.0-litre 5-Speed AT 67 90
VXI Plus AT 1.0-litre 5-Speed AT 67 90
LXI CNG 1.0-litre 5-Speed MT 58 78
LXI (O) CNG 1.0-litre 5-Speed MT 58 78
VXI CNG 1.0-litre 5-Speed MT 58 78
VXI (O) CNG 1.0-litre 5-Speed MT 58 78

 

Maruti Suzuki S-Presso comes with two petrol engines and also with a CNG option. The performance from the petrol-powered engine is peppy and punchy for city driving and can be used for highway duties but it is better if it is confined to city driving. The CNG equipped variant has adequate power as well and gives more than adequate fuel economy. People looking for a low maintenance cost car can most definitely check out S-Presso. S-Presso is offered with Automatic and Manual gearbox options for added convenience and you can buy either of the two based on your preference.

Price List

Variants Price (ex-showroom)
STD Rs 3.78 Lakhs
STD (O) Rs 3.84 Lakhs
LXI Rs 4.21 Lakhs
LXI (O) Rs 4.27 Lakhs
VXI Rs 4.47 Lakhs
VXI (O) Rs 4.53 Lakhs
VXI Plus Rs 4.63 Lakhs
VXI AT Rs 4.97 Lakhs
VXI (O) AT Rs 5.03 Lakhs
VXI Plus AT Rs 4.63 Lakhs
LXI CNG Rs 5.11 Lakhs
LXI (O) CNG Rs 5.17 Lakhs
VXI CNG Rs 5.37 Lakhs
VXI (O) CNG Rs 5.43 Lakhs

 

Maruti Suzuki S-Presso has been priced adequately and offers value for money to the customers. It sits right above Maruti Alto and has more space and is a better car overall. Maruti has a massive lead in the market share department and it is because of hatchbacks that the Indian people love so much. All of the variants have been priced attractively and buying the automatic or manual transmission is a matter of personal preference, along with CNG or petrol being another distinction.

Safety Features

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Features STD STD (O) LXI LXI (O) VXI VXI (O) VXI Plus VXI AT VXI (O) AT
ABS with EBD Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Central Locking No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Adjustable Seats Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Camera No No No No No No No No No
Anti-Theft Device Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Airbags 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 1 2

 

Features VXI Plus AT LXI CNG LXI (O) CNG VXI CNG VXI (O) CNG
ABS with EBD Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Central Locking Yes No No Yes Yes
Adjustable Seats Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Camera No No No No No
Anti-Theft Device Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Airbags 2 1 2 1 2

 

Maruti Suzuki S-Presso is offered with adequate safety features at the price point which will attract prospective customers. As you can derive from the table, the best variants to buy in terms of safety is VXI and VXI AT based on your preference. And if you are planning to buy the CNG kit, VXI is the variant to go for.

Comfort and Convenience Features

Features STD STD (O) LXI LXI (O) VXI VXI (O) VXI Plus VXI AT VXI (O) AT
Power Steering No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Power Windows No No No No Front Front Front Front Front
AC/Heater No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Accessory Power Outlet No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Parking Sensors Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear
Keyless Entry No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

Features VXI Plus AT LXI CNG LXI (O) CNG VXI CNG VXI (O) CNG
Power Steering Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Power Windows Front No No Front Front
AC/Heater Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Accessory Power Outlet Yes No No Yes Yes
Parking Sensors Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear
Keyless Entry Yes No No Yes Yes

 

Maruti Suzuki S-Presso is equipped with adequate comfort and convenience features but there are some omissions that should not have been there. The lower models don’t get power steering, AC/heater and power windows which are the most basic things and should be present in every car. In terms of comfort, VXI and VXI AT are the variants to go for, as they offer all the necessary features and are value for money. In the CNG variants, VXI CNG is the pick of the bunch.

Entertainment and Interior

Maruti S-Presso Interior

Features STD STD (O) LXI LXI (O) VXI VXI (O) VXI Plus VXI AT VXI (O) AT
Fabric Upholstery Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Digital Odometer Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Touchscreen No No No No No No 7-inch No No
Android Auto No No No No No No Yes No No
Apple CarPlay No No No No No No Yes No No
Speakers No No No No 2 2 2 2 2

 

Features VXI Plus AT LXI CNG LXI (O) CNG VXI CNG VXI (O) CNG
Fabric Upholstery Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Digital Odometer Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Touchscreen 7-inch No No No No
Android Auto Yes No No No No
Apple CarPlay Yes No No No No
Speakers 2 No No 2 2

 

S-Presso gets ample of features to keep the customers entertained on the inside. And all these features are enough at this price bracket and make the car value for money. In terms of entertainment, VXI Plus and VXI Plus AT are the variants to choose from as they offer the most features which a customer would want inside the car. When it comes to CNG, VXI CNG is the option to go for.

Conclusion

Maruti Suzuki S-Presso is an urban hatchback with an unorthodox design language and might not be the cup of tea for everyone. A person looking to buy a hatchback can upgrade from the Maruti Alto to the S-Presso for added comfort and practicality with a minimal increase in price. The variants to buy are VXI in the manual, automatic gearbox and in the CNG variant as well.

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