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Maruti Suzuki's S-Presso manages to deliver SUV features in a small car

The S-Presso comes in four trim levels, from standard to the top end VXI+. It isn't quite a stunner, but does have its share of distinctive SUV design elements

Maruti Suzuki’s S-Presso
Maruti Suzuki’s S-Presso (Photos: Kartik Sadekar)

Every second car being launched these days seems to be an SUV (sports utility vehicle) of some description. They come in all shapes and sizes — gargantuan, large, mid-size, compact — and appear to be among the few vehicles that people are still interested in buying in a depressed automotive market. No surprise, then, that Maruti Suzuki has decided to create a new segment — the micro SUV — that it can slot its S-Presso into. (Whether you agree that a small car can be called an SUV at all is an entirely different matter. In my opinion, it’s a ...