Maruti SX4

Rs. 7,15,048 to Rs. 9,08,547 (ex showroom delhi)

Maruti SX4 Review

Maruti SX4 available on huge discount of more than Rs. 1 lakh

July 1, 2014: Country leading car manufacturing company MSIL has offered discount of more than Rs. 1 lakh on its outgoing car SX4 sedan in Indian car market. The amount of discount is calculated in following format. Cash discount of Rs. 50,000 followed by exchange bonus of Rs. 35,000 along with excise benefits of Rs. 32,000, thus offering the total savings of Rs. 1.17 lakh. 




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Positioned as a muscle car with tag line ‘Men are back’, Maruti SX4 stands apart from the crowd. The engine that thumps inside the SX4 is the super turbo DDIS engine with VGT technology that assures a mileage of 21.5 kmpl (as tested by ARAI). Maruti SX4 also comes powered with VVT engine that produces maximum output of 104.7 PS at 5600 rpm and assures a mileage of 15.5 kmpl.
Maruti SX4 has been making headlines since it has been introduced as the ‘SX4 Green’ with I GPI technology that can be powered via both CNG and petrol. The mileage offered in the CNG variant is 21.4 km/kg. Be it any engine that you choose, Maruti SX4 is sure to give you a ride of your life. The engine will make its presence felt pleasingly of course as it roars on the road.
The Indo-Japanese car makers have given the SX4 a mean machine look and it looks as if though a bull is all ready to charge on you which is apparent from its flared nostrils shaped headlights and chiselled front body. The honeycomb grille adds to the overall appeal; ten spoke alloy wheels give the car a classy touch; wraparound fog lamps lend clear vision in heavy winters. Finally, the tail lamps lend an aesthetic appeal to the Maruti SX4.
Maruti SX4 PictureThe interiors of the Maruti SX4 are just as entreating as the exterior. The illuminated audio control mounted on the steering wheels offers both utility and character; the steering can be tilted to a comfortable level; the stereo system lends music to your ear while you cruise in the Maruti SX4; automatic temperature control cools the car uniformly at a desired temperature; the USB ports lets you plug in mobile or portable player so that you can groove to your playlist; internally adjustable ORVM or outside rear view mirrors save you the trouble of sticking your hands out to adjust it every time; variable instrument cluster displays both time and temperature; the swanky antenna embedded in the rear glass prevents both theft and tampering; the key spot gets illuminated in the dark so it’s easy to locate; the rear glass provides a clear vision in tough weathers. 
Maruti SX4 PictureThe Maruti SX4 is not all about swank and muscle. It’s fully loaded with safety features too that include airbags, 3 point ELR seat belt pre tensioners and force limiters, child lock rear doors prevent tampering and accidents, iCATS incorporated in most Maruti cars disable ignition if a factory fitted key is not used thus preventing thefts. Other safety features include ABS, EBD and side impact protection beam. Lastly, the ample ground clearance eats up all the bumps and leaves your jumping to the trampoline.
The alluring Maruti SX4 is available in six exciting colours- midnight black, silky silver, pearl arctic white, azure grey, oyster blue and clear beige. With everything added up, Maruti SX4 is the best premium machine you can lay hands on in a budget.


Maruti SX4 Rivals

At the time of its launch Maruti SX4 had handful of challengers in the mid size segment, which have now increased to some decent numbers. Here we compare the latest sensation Nissan Sunny with Maruti SX4. The Nissan Sunny is bit larger in length when compared to SX4, but nearly same when width is measured. The Maruti SX4 has got a tall appearance, which directly calls for imposing, compared to reserved and calm looking Nissan Sunny.  Since it carries an elevated image, the ground clearance is better against Sunny. The boot space at Maruti sedan is lesser compared to store-room-like in Japanese sedan.  In the inside, both the sedans have tried their level best to provide a premium feel in the cabin. The material used in two is more or less of same quality, but if talked about the features and comfort at rear; the Sunny is on the higher side with better legroom; remember CAAAR. Talking about the racing DNA in both the vehicles, Maruti SX4 performs well ahead of Nissan Sunny, be it diesel or petrol version Maruti is peppier. Coming to the mileage part, both claim to be near about same. However, here Maruti offers its premium sedan with fleet of options to choose from that starts with conventional diesel, petrol and goes up to eco-friendly CNG and Automatic Transmission (AT) in the petrol version. This makes it perfect buy for the price and efficiency concerned Indian buyer. Maruti is not only offering true value for money, but also its nation-wide stress free after sales service to its consumers. Moreover, at this point Nissan lacks due to its limited reach in sales and service aspect in the country.


Maruti SX4 Rivals Table

Model Engine Mileage (City/Highway) Acceleration (0-100 kph) Unique features Price (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)

Maruti SX4 Petrol

1586 cc

14.30 kmpl/ 16.51 kmpl

12.1 seconds


Maruti's premium sedan, imposing looks, fuel options


 Rs 7.54 Lakh


Maruti SX4 Diesel

1248 cc

19.50 kmpl/ 21.79 kmpl

12.8 seconds

 Rs 8.46 Lakh

Maruti SX4 CNG

1586 cc

19.4 kmpkg/ 22.1 kmpkg

13.2 seconds

 Rs 8.17 Lakh

Nissan Sunny Petrol

1498 cc

13 kmpl/ 16.9 kmpl

13 seconds

premium looks, perfect pricing, big space

 Rs 5.93 Lakh

Nissan Sunny Diesel

1461 cc

17.5 kmpl/ 21.6 kmpl

13 seconds

 Rs 8.11 Lakh

Hyundai Verna Petrol

1591 cc

13.2 kmpl/ 17.01 kmpl

10.5 seconds

glamorous styling, variety of engines options,

feature filled interiors

Rs 7.11 Lakh

Hyundai Verna Diesel

1582 cc

18.2 kmpl/ 22.3 kmpl

12.2 Seconds

Rs 9.10 Lakh



Maruti SX4 Mileage and Fuel Efficiency


Mileage (in City) Mileage (in Highways)
Maruti SX4 Petrol 14.30 Kmpl 16.51 Kmpl
Maruti SX4 CNG (Green) 19.4 Kmpkg 22.1 Kmpkg
Maruti SX4 Diesel 19.50 Kmpl 21.79 Kmpl


The real mannish looking sedan Maruti SX4 is solid and very resourceful performer, when it comes to deliver of fuel efficiencyin any version be it petrol, petrol AT, and diesel or even eco friendly CNG (Compressed Natural Gas).

The refined petrol engine delivers a mileage of 14.30 kmpl in the city rides, while a commendable 16.51 kmpl of mileage is measured with Maruti SX4 runs on the highways. The latest DDiS diesel technology which is actually the frugal most engines available in the segment offers a greater mileage of 19.50 kmpl on the open roads, whereas in traffic ridden city atmospheres it gives out a more than heartening efficiency of 21.79 kmpl. Coming to the most wanted and first in segment CNG version of Maruti SX4, it delivers a fuel efficiency of 19.4 km/kg when driven in crowded city areas, furthermore if taken out on longer journeys on the highways it extracts better mileage of 22.1 km/kg. On the whole, the Maruti SX4 mileage actually outclasses every other sedan in its segment.


Maruti SX4 Models and Features

Maruti SX4 Variants Features
Maruti SX4 VXI The base version feature consists of manual air conditioner and heater, day n night rear view mirror, front door pocket trims and speedometer with illumination control and color.  The others include headlamps leveling and integrated stereo system alongside fabric accented front and rear inside door trims. There are child safety locks and side impact protection beams together with adjustable front seat belts.
Maruti SX4 Green VXI (CNG) The eco-friendly variant has elements like centre room lamp, twin map light, vanity mirror for co-driver and ticket-holder for driver at front. At the instrument console there is tachometer, stereo remote, USB port and key off reminder option for convenience. The other features are same as base petrol model.
Maruti SX4 ZXI The elements in the top end variant consists of single zone automatic air conditioner with heater, trunk space room-light, silver accented door handle and door lock inside besides seat belt reminder for driver. For hassle free entertainment there is steering mounted audio controls with illumination for better visibility in dark along with 4-speakers and 2-tweeters at front for surround music.
Maruti SX4 VDI The diesel version is packed with features like pet bottle holder at front and rear and key cylinder with illumination ring, rear seat center arm rest, and adjustable head rests front and rear accompanied by front door trim pockets.
Maruti SX4 ZDI The high end diesel variant is packed with class leading safety features like front dual SRS airbags along with ABS with EBD and Brake assist that controls the car from skidding or locking on wet or oily surfaces. Moreover, there are electrically powered ORVMs along with glass antenna and high mounted stop lamp at rear.

Maruti SX4 Colors

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Silky Silver Midnight Black Pearl Arctic White Azure Grey Oyster Blue Clear Beige


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Maruti SX4 Engine, Power and Performance

The new sensational machine which over night became the style symbol all over the country, Maruti SX4 launched on Feb 12, 2011 with the tag line “MEN ARE BACK” has captured every eye in the India. The car is equipped with a 16V DOHC VVT type engine, common in all its variants. With the conforming of the BS-IV emission norms by power train of Maruti SX4, the sedan guarantees increased acceleration due to maximum fuel consumption, engine performance and lesser emissions.


VVT Petrol Engine

The 16V DOHC Variable Valve Timing (VVT) engine enables this sedan, which is presumed to be designed for mileage lovers, to maximize the use of its engine power by altering the timing of intake which ensures continuous power generation. This makes Maruti SX4 capable of delivering a high power output of 104.68 Ps and torque of 145 Nm along with a displacement of around 1586 cc. Available in a wide variety with 5 speed manual transmissions and 4 speed automatic transmissions in its variants, the car possesses four cylinders along with a total no. of 16 valves along with a piston displacement of around 1586 cc, due to its 16V DOHC VVT type engine. This powerful machine quipped with the powerful Super Turbo engine is also capable of delivering a maximum torque of 145 Nm at the rate of 4100 rpm.


DDiS Diesel Engine

The 16 V DOHC DDiS enables the Maruti SX4 to be of sound masculinity. The highly energized diesel engine of the SX4 delivers around 90 PS at 4000 rpm as power and 200 Nm torque at 1750 rpm.

Maruti SX4 Pickup and Acceleration

Engine Variant Max. Power (PS/rpm) Max. Torque (NM/rpm) Pickup (0- 100) Top Speed
VVT Petrol Engine  104.7/5600  145/4100  14.7 seconds  180 Km/ h
DDiS Diesel Engine  90/4000   200/750  17.1 seconds  174 Km/ h

Maruti SX4 Techometer PictureFully equipped with the 16V DOHC VVT type engine, the sedan is capable of fulfilling all your expectations with its improved power and torque. This new manufactured car by Maruti is capable of generating a maximum power of 104.68 PS at the rate of 5600 rpm due to its 1586 cc, DOHC, 16 valves, VVT type mill which helps it to provide a maximum torque of 145 Nm at the rate of 4100 rpm. The gearbox comprises of 5- speed manual transmission and 4- speed automatic transmission, which, along with its magnanimous engine power, enables the car to reach 0- 100 Km/ h mark in a fraction of just 14.7 seconds at a top speed of 180 Km/ h.

Equally capable is the 16 V DOHC DDiS type Diesel engine of Maruti SX4 that delivers a power of about 90 Ps at 4000 rpm and a torque of about 200 Nm at 1750 rpm reaching 0- 100 within 17.1 seconds and attaining a top speed of about 174 Km/ h. Quite terrific in performance, The SX4 speaks loud of its masculinity.


Maruti SX4 Interiors and Features

Maruti SX4 Front Seats PictureThe splendid and mesmerizing interior design of Maruti SX4 are surely to cast a spell on onlookers and would surely turn them to be materialistic at its first sight. The dual tone beige dash board having an integrated Audio system, climate control, AC vents and instrument panel. It consists of a glove box and dual information display for time and temperature. To ensure clear readability for the driver and passenger, the instrument panel gives variable illumination with an added feature of an Illuminated key ring that has been provided so as to allow the driver to locate the key hole in the dark.

The Maruti SX4 is fully equipped with illumination in its interiors which include the rear passenger cabin lights, center room lamp along with illumination for driver and the front passenger. The central locking is modified by switching on the interior lights as soon as it is turned on. The integrated audio system embodies a CD/ MP3/ MAV/ WMA along with AM/ FM tuner which enables you the soothing luxury of listening to music as and when you desire, i.e. while driving or in the standby mode. The steering wheel is also equipped with controls for the audio system to provide ease for the driver so that he can drive and change the control the audio system at the same time with absolute ease. The largest car manufacturers in India also have embraced this car by assembling a USB 2.0 interface port within it so that you can play songs of our choice by inserting in your pen/ flash drives.

Maruti SX4 Dashboard PictureThe new Maruti SX4 has several other unique comfort features to woo the car lovers such as the single zone air conditioning and automatic climate control which controls the temperature inside the car and maintains it as required. The largest car manufacturing company has also taken care of the driver positions by providing with a three spoke adjustable/ tilt power steering wheel which the driver can adjust as required. Also, the rear demister which enables clear vision when driving in extreme weather conditions and the variable illumination in meters which provides better clarity is also an additional advantage in the sedan. Several other advantages such as dual information time and temperature display, pockets on both sides of front door and at the back of front seats, ORVMs which are internally adjustable, the fuel tank lid and trunk lid which are remote operated, trunk room light, rear defogger, center armrest for rear seat, etc. makes any person go materialistic at the first sight of Maruti SX4.

The silvery painted inside door handles and door locks along with a wooden finish on the arm rests at the door trims, vanity mirrors for passengers, power windows on both front and rear sides, ticket holder for driver, rear defogger, day/ night rear view mirror, auto climate control with a single zone AC, cigarette and ashtray lighter, antenna made of glass to ensure clear reception further enhances the interior appearance.

Maruti SX4 Boot PictureThe new Maruti SX4 provides a sitting capacity for 5 passengers, with headrests on the front seats while the rear seats have only 2 headrests in spite of the seating capacity for 3 passengers. Along with the advanced seat belts which are provided in all the seats, the commodious cabin provided in the front gives the car a splendid outlook.

Filled with splendid features, Maruti SX4 also consists of some difficulties for taller passengers because of the rear seat row consisting of a congested legroom. The two head restraints fixed at the rear seat row with quite appropriate leg, hip, shoulder, and head room. The adjustable rear and front seat head rests and the height of the driver seat is an added ease in the midsize sedan of Maruti.


Maruti SX4 Exteriors and Features

Maruti SX4 Head Light PictureThe appealing and unique look of this midsize car by Maruti has been designed with utmost care and presented to the audience in 7 distinctive body colors. The 10 spokes alloy wheels are constructed with large arches so as to allow large and wide size tires of the sedan. The bonnet consists of a compact hood unlike the other Maruti cars, consisting of long bonnets, and consists of lavish eye- catching headlights, horizontal fog lamp cluster, radiator grille with a honeycomb structure, and above all a centrally located Suzuki logo with chrome finishing at the black matt shade grille.

The rear side of the Maruti SX4 designed complementary to the front view dresses itself with covenant wind screen and clear tail lights. The electronically powered ORVMs, large wind screen mirrors ensuring clear vision while driving the car, body matching handles and bumpers, the perfect funky waist line upon the side skirts, high mount stop lamp, etc. makes the car a dream for every materialistic mind.

Maruti SX4 Wheel and Tyre PictureThe VXi model of this medium sized car from Maruti has 180 mm ground clearance while the same measures around 190 mm for Maruti SX4 ZXi models. The new car, in its VXi models, provides a total length of around 4490 mm, width 1735 mm, height 1560 mm while 1570 mm for ZXi, the front and rear tracks measure 1500 and 1496 mm, respectively with a 2500 mm wheelbase.

Now you need not worry or hassle about flat tyres anymore because Maruti brings you in its midsize sedan SX4, tubeless type tyres which give you a smooth and tension free journey. Its good looking and rigid wheels at each end would take care of your car while enjoy your drive. The VXi variant is blessed with 15 inch steel wheels with full cover, which is read as 195/ 65 R 15 (VXi). However, the ZXi variant is implied with 10- spokes 16 inch alloy wheels, read as 205/ 60 R 16 (ZXi), that add to the magnificence look of the car.


Safety Features in Maruti SX4

Maruti SX4 Tail Light PictureCar Safety would no longer be your concern now because the largest car manufacturers in India bring you Maruti SX4 fully gifted and equipped with the latest safety measures and security features. Airbags for driver and front passenger to prevent injuries at the time of accidents, protection beam with side impact, rear door equipped with child lock, ABS/ EBD, 2 point lap belt and 3 point rear seat belts, with height adjustable front seat belts and iCATS, and moreover, 3 point ELR front seat belt pretensioners along with force limiters enable the sedan to prevent all kinds of harmful circumstances.


Maruti SX4 Driving and Handling

Maruti SX4 Steering Wheel PictureThe higher ground clearance of 190 mm and 180 mm in the ZXi and VXi variants, respectively allows off- roading while the wide 10- spoke alloy wheels enable efficient vehicle control with Maruti SX4. You can now realize the advance technology used in this magnificent machine by having a look at its intelligent computer operated Anti- Theft System (iCATS). This system ensures maximum safety by letting the driver start the engine only if the digital code matches with the pre- fixed security code. The suspensions are firm, steering excellently responsive and the braking adds stars even more.



This powerful, bold, magnificent Maruti SX4 is sure to make your road drive magnanimously amazing. Although the rear seat row being a bit tighter, the sporty looks, along with the dynamic designing and the awesome color variants available makes this sedan the style symbol of every man. The recent buzz about the low priced SX4 is doing rounds in the air and this surely is an exciting news that attracts everyone either the owners of SX4 or the potential buyers.

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Maruti SX4 Petrol
Price (ex showroom)
Engine Details
Special Features
1586 cc , Petrol

14.30 Kmpl (City)
16.51 Kmpl (Highway)

*Air Conditioner *Adjustable/Tilt Steering *Power Windows (Front+Rear) *iCATS Security System
1586 cc , Petrol

14.30 Kmpl (City)
16.51 Kmpl (Highway)

*Automatic Climate Control *Alloy Wheels *ABS with EBD *Dual Front Airbags
Maruti SX4 Diesel
Price (ex showroom)
Engine Details
Special Features
1248 cc , Diesel

19.50 Kmpl (City)
21.79 Kmpl (Highway)

*Air Conditioner *Adjustable/Tilt Steering *Power Windows (Front+Rear) *iCATS Security System
1248 cc , Diesel

19.50 Kmpl (City)
21.79 Kmpl (Highway)

*Automatic Climate Control *Alloy Wheels *ABS with EBD *Dual Front Airbags
Maruti SX4 CNG
Price (ex showroom)
Engine Details
Special Features
1586 cc , CNG

19.4 KMKG (City)
22.1 KMKG (Highway)

*Air Conditioner *Adjustable/Tilt Steering *Power Windows (Front+Rear) *iCATS Security System

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