This is the most awaited category, for the vehicles that can be used for multi purposes, be it for personal or for family purposes. The vehicles are focused mainly on functionality purposes rather than visual appearances. These are high utility vehicles and mainly attracts middle sector of the society as they are comparatively cost effective and fulfills dual functionality of personal as well as family.
The nominations for the first award category are:
- Maruti Suzuki XL6
- Toyota Innova Crysta
- Maruti Suzuki Ertiga
The winner of ‘New MPV of the year’ is Maruti Suzuki XL6.
Jury panel members are experienced and often doing a thankless job yet remaining open minded and focused on fair and impartial judging. The selected vehicles in the category should not have run for more than 5000 kms.The judgement is based on the Jury panels test drive results under the supervision of the distinguished automotive industry experts. The jury members rated the vehicles on a scale of 200, and the one getting the highest score was adjudged the winner.
About Maruti Suzuki XL6
The Maruti Suzuki XL6 is a totally new concept from the market leaders. While many others had already tried to take on the Multi Purpose Vehicles space at two ends – value or size, Maruti Suzuki XL6 is the first compact yet premium vehicle in this segment. And it targets individual as well as family buyers who want something within their budget that is functional also has the tech and connectivity options.
The Maruti Suzuki XL6 gets cruise control for both the automatic and manual variants. The 103 bhp K15B petrol also gets the smart mild hybrid system as standard. The start-stop of the engine is very silent and imperceptible for the most part – which adds to the more refined work done on the motors. The engine is BS6 compliant already, which is a great news. The XL6 is available with ISOFIX mounts, dual-airbags, EBD, and ABS. The Maruti Suzuki XL6 is one of the best Utility Vehicle and it has announced that it is here to stay.