Fortifying its SUV offerings, Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) unveiled two new SUVs - Fronx and Jimny, appealing to both new-age SUV lovers as well as passionate off-roaders. Featuring high-end powertrain technologies and the best of Suzuki’s SUV lineage, both Fronx and Jimny will further strengthen Maruti Suzuki's robust SUV line-up.
The Jimny which was originally launched in global markets in 1970, has been breaking stereotypes the world over thanks to its unique design and all terrain capability, powered by Suzuki’s Allgrip Pro (4WD) technology.
Introducing the Sporty Compact SUV Fronx and the much-awaited Jimny to customers, Hisashi Takeuchi, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “We have been witnessing a rapid shift in customer preference towards SUVs. I am pleased to share that both our recently launched SUVs, the Grand Vitara and New Brezza, have received a resounding response from the market and are enjoying strong customer demand. Maruti Suzuki has always pioneered game-changer products, cutting-edge technology and fulfilled consumer aspirations. We are delighted to present two new SUVs today, the new sporty compact SUV Fronx that will set the trend for a shape of new SUVs in the country and the much-awaited Jimny with its legendry off-road prowess offering an authentic motoring experience both on and off-road. I am confident that both Fronx and Jimny will be greeted with the same enthusiasm as our much-loved SUVs, Grand Vitara and Brezza.”
Maruti Suzuki Fronx
The Fronx is defined by its aerodynamic silhouette and proud stance with upright front and rear facia, roof rails and a wide bonnet to give it a commanding road presence. SUV design elements bring out the FRONXs’ sporty nature with chiselled wheel arches, muscular fenders and side body cladding.
At the front, the signature NEXWave grille, chrome garnish, and signature NEXTre crystal block DRLs exemplify NEXA’s unmistakable ‘Crafted Futurism’ design language for the FRONX. The unique rear comes with a sculpted upright profile accentuated by wide sweeping LED Rear Combination Lamps running across the width of the vehicle, creating a unique NEXpression. The FRONX also gets a dual-finish bold step type geometric design for the precision cut alloy wheels that complement its overall dynamic design.
Elegant Interiors - Youthful and modern-age interiors resonate the stylish and premium design language of the exterior with NEXperience at its core. Inspired by a sense of spaciousness, the FRONX offers bold design elements with dynamic elegance for an engaging driving experience.
The Black and Bordeaux contrasting colour scheme fits into NEXA’s brand philosophy seamlessly. Similarly, to create a strong SUV image, the FRONX gets a special forged metal-like matte finish on the dashboard to highlight its rugged character, that is further accentuated by high gloss silver inserts.
Advanced Next-Gen Powertrain & Transmission options - Powering the Fronx are multiple powertrain options meeting the different customer requirements. Performance enthusiasts who seek more power and excitement can choose the all-new 1.0L K-series Turbo Boosterjet Direct Injection engine for the first time featuring Progressive Smart Hybrid technology. The Fronx with Turbo Boosterjet engine will be available with the choice of 5-speed manual transmission and a 6-speed automatic with paddle shifters.
Customers can also choose an Advanced 1.2L K-series Dual Jet, Dual VVT engine which offers Idle Start Stop technology and transmission options of 5-speed manual and AGS.
Reinforced Tech and safety - To ensure the driving experience is even more futuristic, safe, and convenient, the sporty compact SUV Fronx comes with a wide range of connectivity features such as Head Up Display with turn-by-turn navigation, 360 view camera, wireless charger, 22.86cm (9”) HD Smart Play Pro+ infotainment system with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. The Infotainment system also boasts premium sound acoustic tuning through “Surround Sense” powered by “ARKAMYS”, offering signature ambiences created to suit various moods. With the in-built next-gen telematics system Suzuki Connect, customers can experience 40+ intelligent connected car features ranging from Safety and Security, location and trips, Vehicle Information and Alerts, and other functionalities.
Customers can remotely access functionalities like AC operation^, door lock, headlamp off, and many more features through all new Suzuki connect App on Smart phone, smart watch and Alexa Skill®*
The Fronx is built on Suzuki’s signature HEARTECT platform, it uses high tensile and ultra-high tensile steel to ensure a stronger body structure. The Fronx compact SUV is equipped with 6 airbags** (driver, co-driver, side & curtain), 3-point ELR seatbelts, ESP with Hill Hold Assist & roll over mitigation, ABS with EBD & brake assist (BA), ISOFIX child seat anchorages, among other high-end safety features.
Array of Exciting Colours: The sporty compact SUV Fronx will be offered in 6 single tone colour options. To further complement the exterior design, Fronx will also be available in 3 trendy dual-tone colours.
FRONX Technical Specifications*
K10C DiTC: 147.6Nm @ 2,000 - 4,500 rpm
K12N: 113Nm@4,400 rpm
Height (unladen) (mm)
K10C DiTC: 73.6kW (100.06 Ps) @ 5,500 rpm
K12N: 66 kW (89.73 Ps) @ 6,000 rpm
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