Maruti Suzuki WagonR is finally out. There were many rumours that the new WagonR might comes with 7 seater option. But, the wait is finally over and that of rumors too. The new WagonR is based on the Heartect platform similar to that of swift. This is the reason that the wheelbase is now increased by some mm. Also the weight has been reduced. The new WagonR is some more spacious than before. The interior styling is all new. Maruti WagonR will now be available with 2 engine options.
The Swift got 2-star Gloval NCAP and the new WagonR is also built in that platform. So, the question arise.
What for Safty??
The new WagonR comes with standard driver side airbag standard across all the variants. Also, the ABS & EBD is standard across the variants. Passenger side airbag is available in the top variant and is optional for others variant.
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R Specification-
- Maruti Suzuki Wagon-R comes with two engine options. First is the 1.0 L K10B 998CC 3-cylinder engine that produces max. power output of 68 PS @5500 RPM and peak torque of 90 Nm @ 3500 RPM. And, second one is 1.2 L K12M 1197 CC 4-cylinder engine that produces max. power output of 83 PS @ 6000 RPM and peak torque of 113 Nm @ 4200 RPM. AGS(Auto Gear Shift) transmission is available in the ZXI and VXI of both engine options(ZXI variant is not available in the 1.0L engine option).
- Dimension of the car is (3655 x 1620 x 1675)mm (l x w x h). Wheelbase is of 2435 mm, wheelbase is increased from old Wagon-R.
- Turning radius is of 4.7 m.
- SUSPENSION->At the front it get Mac Pherson Strut with Coil Spring suspension and at the rear it gets Torsion Beam with Coil Spring suspension.
- TYRES->The LXI(lower variant) variant comes with tyre size 155/80R13 and other variants comes tyre size 165/70R14 radial and tubeless tyres.
- BRAKES->At the front its get disc and at the rear it gets drum on all the variants. ABS & EBD is standard across all the variants.
- Seating Capacity is 2+3(adults including driver). However, if all the perosn are fat at the back it will cause discomfort just like other cars. But in wagonR there is enough head room for average person. You will don’t find any complaint with the headroom of the car and that is what it is known for ‘Tall Boy‘ car.
- Fuel Tank Capacity is of 32 liters. And, the mileage claimed by Maruti is 22.5 Kmpl for the 1.0 L (manual + automatic) and for 1.2 L is 21.5 kmpl(manual + automatic).
- Kerb Weight is 805 Kg for the LXI 1.0L, 820 kg for the VXI 1.0L, 825 for the VXI AGS 1.0L, 830 Kg for the VXI 1.2L, 840 kg for the VXI AGS 1.2L, 835 kg for the ZXI and 845 Kg for the ZXI AGS.
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Maruti Suzuki Wagon-R Features-
- The new Wagon-R gets Smartplay Studio- 17.78 cm Touchscreen Infotainment system with Apple Car play and Android auto in the top end variants. Bluetooth connectivity, USB etc.
- Its gets 2 speaker in all variants except LXI.
- Steering Mounted Audio controls is available from the VXI 1.2L variant and it also gets Steering Mounted Voice Controls in the ZXI variant.
- Electrically Adjustable ORVM is available from the VXI variant onward.
- Driver Side airbag is standard and passenger side airbag is available in ZXI and is optional for others variants. Which is a good at least. ABS & EBD is also standard.
- Its sad to say even in the new Wagon-R there is no rear parking camera, it has got rear parking sensors for all the variants.
- As usual, the top model gets rear wiper and washer.
Maruti Suzuki Wagon-R variants & Price-
The total no. of variants and there respective prices given below-
- WagonR LXI 1.0L Rs. 4,18,999
- WagonR LXI 1.0L (O) Rs. 4,25,499
- WagonR VXI 1.0L Rs. 4,69,000
- WagonR VXI 1.0L(O) Rs. 4,75,500
- WagonR VXI 1.2L Rs. 4,89,000
- WagonR VXI 1.2L(O) Rs. 4,95,000
- WagonR VXI AGS 1.0L Rs. 5,16,000
- WagonR ZXI 1.2L Rs. 5,22,000
- WagonR VXI AGS 1.0L(O) Rs. 5,22,500
- WagonR VXI AGS 1.2L Rs. 5,36,000
- WagonR VXI AGS 1.2L(O) Rs. 5,42,500
- WagonR ZXI AGS 1.2L Rs. 5,69,000
Maruti Suzuki Color Options-
WagonR is made available in 6 color options-
- MAGMA GREY
- SILKY SILVER
- SUPERIOR WHITE
- AUTUMN ORANGE
- NUTMEG BROWN
- POOLSIDE BLUE
Maruti Suzuki WagonR is a spacious and value for money product. The category is competitive Hyundai Santro and newly launched Tiago XZ+(Plus) with extra features will give WagonR a competition. But, wide service network and high resell value will play in favour for the WagonR. And also we couldn’t forget that WagonR was a car from the top 5 list of all time.
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