Maruti launches Franks SUV for 7.46 lakhs: SUV can be booked for Rs 11,000, top variant costs 13.13 lakhs

Maruti launches Franks SUV

Maruti Suzuki has today revealed the rates of its premium SUV Franks. Its initial ex-showroom price is Rs 7.46 lakh. The top variant costs Rs 13.13 lakh. The company introduced the Franks at the Auto Expo in January this year.

The company has started booking Franks from January itself. Customers can book this SUV for Rs 11,000 through Maruti Suzuki’s premium dealership Nexa. So far the company has received more than 20 thousand bookings. Franks has started reaching dealerships as well.

Franks can be taken home for Rs 17,378

The sporty compact SUV Franks can be brought home through Maruti Suzuki monthly subscription plans starting at Rs 17,378. Through this monthly subscription plan, customers can take the car on rent without buying it. This monthly subscription plan includes vehicle, registration, maintenance, insurance and road side assistance.

Incorporates design elements from the Grand Vitara and Baleno

The Franks features a few design elements like the upright nose and split headlamps that look similar to Maruti Suzuki’s flagship Grand Vitara SUV. It also gets large front and rear bumpers with faux skid plates and chrome. The 17-inch multi-spoke alloys are unique to the Franks.

The front fascia carries over some design elements from the Baleno hatchback. Like the rising waist line and a sloping roofline. As far as dimensions are concerned, the front fascia is 3,995 mm long, 1,550 mm high and 1,765 mm wide, similar to the Baleno.

The SUV rivals compact SUVs like the Renault Kiger, Nissan Magnite, Hyundai Venue, Mahindra XUV300, Kia Sonet and the Maruti Suzuki Brezza.

Maruti Suzuki Franks: Engine

The Maruti Suzuki Fronx comes with two engine options. It gets a 1.2 liter naturally aspirated engine and a 1.0 liter booster jet engine. The 1.2 liter 4 cylinder naturally aspirated petrol engine generates 90bhp power and 113Nm peak torque. The 1.0 liter 3 cylinder turbo booster jet petrol engine generates 100bhp power and 147.6 Nm peak torque.