The new Maruti Suzuki WagonR 2019 has already made its way to the consumers in the country and this famous tall-boy hatch is one of the latest fresh offerings from Maruti Suzuki’s stable. The new WagonR images reveal that it is bigger and now more spacious from inside; the cabin has been improved with some newly added features. Maruti Suzuki has sold over 22 lakh units of WagonR till now and the homegrown car manufacturer will add more numbers to its sales chart. The new hatchback competes with the likes of Tata Tiago, Hyundai Santro, Grand i10 and Datsun GO.
The Maruti Suzuki WagonR Facelift is built on the company’s new-generation HEARTECT platform that also underpins the new Swift and new Dzire. It is this platform that makes the new WagonR lighter, giving more rigidity to the body structure, hence more fuel efficient and safer than the outgoing model. Dimensionally, it measures 3,655 mm in overall length with a wideness of 1,620 mm, Being a popular tall-boy car in Maruti’s stable as well as in its segment, it stands tall with 1,675 mm height and rides on a 2,435 mm wheelbase, which simply means that it gets an airy cabin as well. We are here to tell you top five things that you should know about the Maruti Suzuki WagonR, if you are planning to own one.
Maruti Suzuki WagonR Engine
The 2019 Maruti Suzuki WagonR features two engine options and both are petrol units – a 1.0-litre K10B 3-cylinder engine (same that also served its predecessor) that produces 67 bhp of power with 90 Nm of top torque and a bigger 1.2-litre K12M 4-cylinder unit (that also caters on the Swift, Dzire compact sedan and Ignis) that makes 82 bhp of top power with 113 Nm of peak torque.
Maruti Suzuki WagonR Gearbox
Speaking of the gearbox, the Maruti Suzuki WagonR specifications include two transmission options – a 5-speed manual that has been carried forward from the outgoing model and a 5-speed AMT. Now, both 1.0 L and 1.2 L engines get an option of a 5-speed manual as well as a 5-speed AMT.
Maruti Suzuki WagonR Fuel Mileage
If you are looking for a family hatchback, then the WagonR Facelift has been the chosen one for that choice. Indian buyers of this segment have a set mind to buy a car for the family; it should be frugal when it comes to mileage. The 1.0 L petrol engine when paired with the manual and AMT setup returns a fuel efficiency of 22.5 kmpl. The new Maruti Suzuki WagonR mileage for the 1.2 L petrol engine, when mated to both manual and automatic, comes to 21.5 kmpl.
Maruti Suzuki WagonR Features
The new Maruti Suzuki WagonR top model or variant (ZXi) comes loaded with features such as that none of the outgoing variants. It comes packed with a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, along with electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs (outside rear view mirrors), whereas airbags, ABS with EBD and rear parking sensors are standard across the entire model range.
Maruti Suzuki WagonR Price
The new Maruti Suzuki WagonR price starts from Rs. 4.19 lakh for the 1.0-litre LXI variant and the range goes all the way to Rs. 5.16 lakh for the top-end 1.0-litre VXI AGS. Coming to the more powerful version of the model, Maruti Suzuki WagonR with 1.2-litre starts at a sticker price of Rs. 4.89 lakh and this range stretches to Rs. 5.69 lakh for the ZXi AMT version.