Maruti Suzuki India has begun retailing its new sporty compact SUV, Fronx from Nexa at a starting price of Rs 7,46,500/-. The vehicle was globally unveiled at the Auto Expo’23.
The Fronx prices were announced by Hisashi Takeuchi, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited. “…The Fronx will pave the way towards strengthening our SUV portfolio along with our existing Grand Vitara, Brezza, and the upcoming Jimny. We are confident that the Fronx will appeal to a wide range of customers and be a game-changer with its unique design language and modern features,” he said.
FRONX Price (Ex-showroom in INR)
Advanced 1.2L K-Series
Dual Jet, Dual VVT engine
All-new 1.0L K-Series Turbo Boosterjet
Direct Injection engine with ProgressiveSmart Hybrid
Rs 7 46 500
Rs 9 72 500
Rs 8 32 500
Rs 10 55 500
Rs 8 87 500
Rs 12 05 500
Rs 8 72 500
Rs 11 47 500
Rs 9 27 500
Rs 12 97 500
Alpha Dual Tone MT
Rs 11 63 500
Alpha Dual Tone AT
Rs 13 13 500
Shashank Srivastava, Senior Executive Officer, Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “…We are confident that the Fronx will enamour customers with its new-age appeal and help us achieve leadership in the SUV segment in the country…”
C V Raman, Chief Technical Officer, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, commented on the conceptualization of the new sporty compact SUV, by saying, “The Fronx is an amalgamation of two words– Frontier Next– which outlines a vehicle that is trendy, modern, has the latest features and a catchy name…Fronx also offers a 1.0L Turbo Boosterjet engine which provides an exhilarating acceleration of 0-60 km/h in 5.3 seconds.”
Establishing the ‘Shape of New’
The aerodynamic silhouette and proud stance with upright front and rear facia, roof rails and a wide bonnet give a commanding road presence to the Fronx. Chiselled wheel arches, muscular fenders and side body cladding accentuate the sporty design elements of the compact SUV.
The signature Nexwave grille, chrome garnish, and signature Nextre’ crystal block DRLs exude a dynamic and sporty stance for the compact SUV. The unique rear-end design comes with a sculpted upright profile featuring wide sweeping connected LED Rear Combination Lamps running across the width of the vehicle, creating a unique NEXpression. The Fronx also gets a step type geometric design for the precision cut alloy wheels that enrich its overall charismatic design.
The black and bordeaux contrasting colour scheme in the cabin fits into NEXA’s brand philosophy seamlessly. It 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.
The Fronx comes with Advanced Next-gen Powertrain & Transmission options to meet varied customer requirements. For the first time ever, the all-new 1.0L K-Series Boosterjet petrol engine featuring Progressive Smart Hybrid technology will be available for performance enthusiasts who seek more power and excitement. The Fronx with the Turbo Boosterjet engine will be available with the choice of a 5-speed manual transmission and a 6-speed automatic gearbox with steering mounted paddle shifters for exhilarating driving pleasure.
Customers can also choose from an Advanced 1.2L K-Series Dual Jet, Dual VVT engine offering Idle Start Stop technology. This engine is available with the choice of a 5-speed manual gearbox, as well as a 5-speed AGS transmission.
FRONX Technical Specifications
K-Series Dual Jet, Dual VVT
K-SeriesTurbo Boosterjet Direct Injection with ProgressiveSmart Hybrid
66kW (89.7PS) @ 6000rpm
73.6kW (100PS) @5500rpm
Height (unladen) (mm)
113Nm @ 4400rpm
147.6Nm @ 2000 – 4500rpm
5MT / 5AGS
5MT / 6AT
1.2L K series Dual Jet, Dual VVT: 5-speed MT (21.79km/l); 5-speed AGS(22.89km/l)
1.0L K series Turbo Boosterjet:5-speed MT(21.50 km/l); 6-speed AT(20.01 km/l)
A wide range of features such as Head Up Display with turn-by-turn navigation, 360 View Camera, wireless smartphone charger, 22.86cm (9”) HD Smart Play Pro+ infotainment system with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, will indulge the modern-day needs of customers.
It offers premium sound acoustic tuning through “Surround Sense” powered by “Arkamys”, offering signature ambiences created to suit various moods. The in-built next-gen telematics system Suzuki Connect offers customers 40+ intelligent connected car features ranging from Safety and Security, location and trips, Vehicle Information and Alerts, and other functionalities. The Fronx can also be remotely accessed via the Suzuki Connect App on smartphones, compatible smart watches and voice connectivity through Alexa Skill. Customers can access and operate door lock, remote AC control (AT only), headlamps OFF, hazard lights, alarm, and many more features remotely, via the app.
Built on the acclaimed Suzuki Heartect platform, The Fronx uses high tensile and ultra-high tensile steel ensuring a strong body structure. A host of safety features including6 airbags(driver, co-driver, side & curtain), 3-point ELR seatbelts, ESP® with Hill Hold Assist & roll over mitigation, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX child seat anchorages, among others to ensure a safety shield for customers, offering ultimate peace of mind.
Complementing the lively nature of the sporty compact Fronx are a wide range of 10 colours that consist of monotone and dual-tone paint shade options. The 7monotone shades include – Arctic White, Splendid Silver, Grandeur Grey, Bluish Black, Celestial Blue, Opulent Red, and Earthen Brown. The dual-tone colour combinations offer - Splendid Silver with Bluish Black Roof, Opulent Red with Bluish Black Roof and Earthen Brown with Bluish Black Roof.
The Sporty Compact SUV FRONX can also be owned via Maruti Suzuki Subscribe at an all-inclusive monthly subscription fee starting from INR 17 378/-.
Maruti Suzuki Subscribe is a convenient way to bring home a new car. It allows a customer to use a new car without owning it, by paying an all-inclusive monthly subscription fee that comprehensively covers the cost of vehicle, registration, maintenance, insurance and road-side assistance.
Customers can personalise their Fronx by selecting from Genuine Nexa Accessories. With the Vilox Collection, a premium and sporty range of accessories that will trigger the emotion of thrill with sporty red colour nuances for an adrenaline packed drive that resonates with the character of the Fronx.
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