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|Variants||Transmission||Engine Description||Mileage||Power||AC||Power Steering||Central Locking|
3 Cylinder 12 Valve
|17.08||20.51||67.06bhp @ 6200rpm||Standard||Not Available||Not Available|
3 Cylinder 12 Valve
|17.08||20.51||67.06bhp @ 6200rpm||Standard||Standard||Standard|
3 Cylinder 12 Valve
|17.08||20.51||67.06bhp @ 6200rpm||Standard||Standard||Standard|
|VXI with ABS
3 Cylinder 12 Valve
|17.08||20.51||67.06bhp @ 6200rpm||Standard||Standard||Standard|
3 Cylinder 12 Valve
|22.3||26.6||58.16bhp @ 6200rpm||Standard||Standard||Standard|
May 12, 2015: To equip Wagon R with AMT (Automated-Manual-Transmission) is on the cards for Maruti for a long time and the Wagon R was recently spotted wearing AGS (Auto-Gear-Shift) badge. The launch is expected in coming weeks. Along with the Wagon R, Stingray version is also getting AMT. And not-to-miss the spied image is of the base variant of the Wagon R indicating AMT will be offered from the base
The Indian car market is full of varied automobiles, among which the hatchback segment has the most options and is fiercely competitive. One of the best selling and affordable hatch series is Maruti Wagon R . It is one of the most prospering small car that is produced from the largest passenger car maker of the country, MSIL. This model series is being sold since quite a few years and has been doing incredible business for the company. There have been several updates given to it over the years, which has made it more classy and in sync with the present generation. It is available in a several trims with a peppy petrol engine as standard under the hood. This hatchback faces tough competition from Datsun Go, Hyundai i10, Ford Figo, Nissan Micra, Renault Pulse and a few others in this segment. It is available with a standard warranty of 24 months or 40,000 kilometers, whichever comes first. This period can be further extended by one or two years at a nominal amount. It is blessed with a reliable disc and drum braking system (front and rear wheels respectively) that is quite efficient. It has an expeditious suspension system that helps it in maintaining stability on any road condition. The front axle is fitted with a McPherson strut based mechanism that also has coil springs to it. While the rear one has a isolated trailing link with similar coil springs for better balance and firmness at all times. Its interiors are done up elegantly with a dual tone color scheme that gives a pleasurable feel to its occupants. It has a chrome finished central console, while there are silver finished internal door handles, which further add a finishing touch to the door trims. The two tone 3D effect based premium upholstery merges very well and complements the overall interiors. The cabin also includes a 60:40 split rear folding seat, that helps to taken in more luggage whenever needed. Then there are other storage options like driver side storage space, front passenger seat back pockets, IP integrated push type cup holders, a storage box under the front co-passenger seat and a few other features, which add to the utility aspect of this model. It also has an integrated audio system fitted in the central console with a USB interface, CD player and a radio FM tuner. There are four well placed speakers, which help in equal distribution of sound. There are a few other comfort aspects, which include all four power windows with the driver side window getting an automatic one touch up and down feature, electrically adjustable external wing mirrors with a knob placed conveniently on the driver side arm rest, a proficient air conditioner unit that also has a heater and large round shaped vents placed on the dashboard and a dual glove box that further adds to the stowage value. The company has equipped this hatchback series with a K10B, 1.0-litre, petrol engine that is integrated with a multi point fuel injection system. This helps in returning a decent fuel economy, which is one of the most important factor for the buyers. This all aluminum light weight engine is compliant with the latest emission norms of Bharat Stage IV and has a cable type based 5-speed manual transmission gearbox. This motor has the ability to produce a maximum power of 67.1bhp along with a peak torque output of 90Nm, which is quite competitive. In the CNG mode, it can generate peak power of 58.2bhp in combination along with a 77Nm torque output. On the other hand, this engine can churn out a maximum power of 61.6bhp along with a torque of 85Nm in the LPG mode. This small car is far bolder in its looks, assertive and more polished in its appearance both inside and out. It has an attractive overall body design and includes a number of salient aspects. The frontage looks stylish with a bold radiator grille and a wide windshield, which is equipped with a pair of intermittent wipers and a washer. It has blue tinted headlamps along with a side turn indicator that further gives it an eye catching look. Its side profile is designed with outer rear view mirrors, door handles and includes a conventional set of steel wheels. The rear end features an expressive boot lid and crystal clear tail lamp cluster as well as a neatly done up bumper. Furthermore, the moon rock silver roof rails give that extra bit to its overall appearance. The automaker has included a number of safety features for the protection of its passengers and the vehicle as well. The list includes an intelligent computerized anti theft system, anti lock braking system (for the top end variant only), a collapsible steering wheel, side impact beams and a few other such aspects that enhances the security.
This affordable model series has a voguish appearance that certainly lures a number of buyers. It has a tall body design and includes impressive exterior cosmetics. To begin with the frontage, it has a wide windscreen that is made of tinted glass and equipped with a couple of intermittent wipers, which has a two speed setting and a washer. It has an wide radiator grille that includes a chrome strip and an insignia of the company, which is engraved in the center. It is flanked by a trendy headlight cluster with blue tinted headlamps and side turn indicators that makes it look more attractive. Below this grille, it has a body colored bumper that is integrated with a wide air intake section, which helps to cool the engine in no time. It is further surrounded by a couple of bright fog lamps in its VXi variant. Coming to the side profile, the doors are fitted with side body moldings along with door handles in body color. It also has outer rear view mirrors with amber colored side turn indicators in the high end trim. It has neatly carved wheel arches that are designed attractively and fitted with a conventional set of steel wheels. The mid and high end variants also include a pair of moon rock silver roof rails that further adds to its style and elegance. Its rear end looks quite decent with a wide tinted windscreen that is accompanied with a wiper along with a defogger and a unique third high mount stop lamp as well. It has a modish tail light cluster that is integrated with crystal effect tail lamps, while the expressive boot lid is further embossed with the company's emblem on it. The body colored bumper in a simple design and there is also a pillar antenna, which completes the look of its rear profile. This stunning hatchback is presently offered in seven exterior paint options for the buyers to choose from.
This hatchback looks peppy and has a great dimensions to make it efficient enough to accommodate five occupants effortlessly. It has an overall length of about 3599mm and has a total length of 1495mm in Vxi and LXi with side moldings. Whereas its height is around 1700mm in Vxi and Lxi along with roof rails and has a height 1670mm in LX without roof rails. This series is blessed with a large wheelbase of about 2400mm. This enables the insides of the compartment have spacious seating. Its front tread is of 1295mm and its rear tread is of 1290mm. Its minimum ground clearance is about 165mm and has a minimum turning radius of around 4.6 meters.
Editor's take : The biggest USP in the new Wagon R is its space. The Wagon R has acres of space, while even the interiors look contemporary. The build quality and the feel of the plastics isn’t that great, but you can’t get any better for this price tag.
This hatchback series is blessed with a roomy cabin that gives comfortable seating for at least 5 passengers with easiness. The insides are done up with a combo of beige and black key color scheme, which gives it an appealing look. The front cabin has a dual colored dashboard made up of good quality plastic material and has quite a few equipments affixed on it. These include a 3-spoke steering wheel and a chrome laden instrument panel that offers a stylish atmosphere. It also has four air vents, a couple of spacious glove box compartments and a center console that is fitted with an integrated music system. The steering wheel and door handles inside are garnished with silver. The instrument panel includes a tachometer, double tripmeter, a digital fuel indicator, a driver seat belt warning lamp, lights-on warning with buzzer, unique amber speedometer with illumination and a few other notifications. The cabin is incorporated with well cushioned seats that are covered with dual tone 3D effect based fabric upholstery. The molded roof lining and needle punch based floor carpet as well as door trim fabric further adds to its impressive interior look. There are front sun visors that have been equipped with ticket holder on the driver side and vanity mirror on co-passenger's side. There are a few utility based aspects offered for the convenience of passengers like a luggage parcel tray, foldable utility hook and a 12V power outlet that is quite useful for charging mobile phones and other electronic devices on the move. In addition to these, it includes an ergonomically designed gear knob, front cabin lamp and a few other aspects as well. There are other small storage spaces in the front doors and a bottle holder between the front seats for the rear passengers as well.
A lot many comfort aspects are available in this hatchback series. There is a power steering that can be tilt adjusted according to the need of the driver. An audio unit is integrated for the sake of entertainment and this can support a lot many players as well. The external mirrors can be internally adjustable. There are power windows integrated to all the doors, but this feature is not available in the base variant. The trims are equipped with seats that have sliding plus reclining functions. The rear seats have 60:40 which is a great advantage. An air conditioning unit is fitted into the cabin for the sake of regulating the cabin temperature. Additionally it has a heating function to it as well. The storage capacity too is well addressed by providing map pockets to the front doors, a high volume glove box that can capacitate a lot of stuff. The front passenger under seat tray and the front seat back pockets all contribute to the storage capacity. Moreover, there is a console which has cup holders to it. As a standard feature, there is an inside rear view mirror. The assist grips are foldable which is a convenience to the occupants and there is an internal fuel lid release that is a comfort to the driver.
This series can carry five occupants very conveniently and has measurements that support for it too. Due to its large wheelbase, it has generous legroom, which avoids friction between legs and the frontage. The head space is quite good that can accommodate tall persons too comfortably. Its shoulder space is very convenient that avoids friction between occupants. Its fuel tank capacity is about 35 litres. Apart from all these, it is blessed to have a boot compartment capacity of around 180 litres which can accommodate a a lot of baggage within it.
Editor's take : The Wagon R hasn’t been built to scorch the streets, hence the performance of it is justified for its type of buyers.
It is affixed with a motor that is mated with a five speed manual transmission gear box. It can displace of about 998cc and can breach the 100 Kmph mark in about 15.9 seconds. It also has a capacity to reach a maximum speed of around 148 kmph.
Editor's take : The 1.0-litre K-Series engine is a tried and tested mill. It is a happy to revv three-pot engine and it is peppier than the older four-cylinder 1.1-litre that it replaced. Despite the minus of one-cylinder, there isn’t much of vibration during ideal.
The company has integrated this series of hatchback with a 1.0-litre, KB10, petrol engine that has a displacement capacity of about 998cc. It is in compliance of Bharat Sttage IV norms. It has three cylinders and twelve valves within it which is based on double overhead camshaft valve configuration. Being mated with a multi point fuel injection system it is efficient to deliver a feasible fuel economy. It can manage a mileage of about 20.51 kmpl on highways whereas, when driven under city conditions, it settles down at 15 kmpl. When in LPG or CNG modes, it can deliver a mileage of about 26.6 km/kg by LPG and about 14.6 kmpl by CNG. Coupled with a five speed manual transmission gear box, it emits a great power and torque output. It can generate a maximum power of around 67.1bhp and a peak torque output of around 90NM. Further, this motor can produce a maximum power of around 61.64bhp at 6200rpm and a torque output of 85NM at 3500rpm when in LPG mode. While in the CNG mode, it has a potential to deliver a maximum power of about 58.2bhp and has a capacity to generate a torque output of about 77Nm. Within just 15.9 seconds, this series can breach the 100 kmph mark from the scratch and also has a capacity to reach a top speed of 148 kmph.
Editor's take : The K-Series engine from the Suzuki stable isn’t just good on performance, but even on fuel efficiency.
It has petrol as well as LPG options available in its variants. The petrol motor is combined with the multi point fuel injection system that helps these variants deliver a mileage of around 20.51 Kmpl on freeways and settles down at 15 Kmpl under city conditions. On the other hand, the LPG trims have a capacity to deliver a fuel economy of about 26.6 Km/kg on highways and gives of about 14.6 Kmpl in the city.
Editor's take : The power ratings of the new Wagon R are good enough for its size, and even when compared to competition.
The KB10 petrol engine that is equipped into this model is very efficient. It has a potential to generate a maximum power of around 67.1bhp at 6200rpm and also has a peak torque output of about 90Nm at 3500rpm. The LPG variants too are efficient in producing a maximum power of around 61.64bhp at 6200rpm and has a torque output of 85Nm at 3500rpm. Whereas, under CNG mode, it can generate a maximum power of about 58.2bhp at 6200rpm and can produce a peak power of around 77Nm at 3500rpm.
Editor's t ake : The Wagon R top-of-the-line gets power windows, power steering and air-conditioning as standard.
The high end variants are blessed with an advanced music unit that can support many players. This will keep the occupants entertained all through the journey. It has USB port too for better flexibility in players. All the doors are fitted with speakers for equalized distribution of the sound. The buyers can customize the vehicle as per their personal preferences with additional accessories. These features can be availed at an additional cost from authorized dealers. Accessories like fancy decals, leather upholstery, fancy decals and spoilers can be added.
Editor's take : The ride of the Wagon R fairly smooth and composed, as it is designed for this purpose. The handling isn’t something that one can flaunt of.
This series is equipped with an efficient braking mechanism that can improve the control of the vehicle on all kinds of roads. This consists of an anti-lock braking system, which is offered only as an option in the Vxi trim. The front wheels are fitted with a set of ventilated discs and its rear wheels are fixed with robust drum brakes. It is also bestowed with a great suspension system that is a mix of McPherson strut to the front axle and its rear axle fitted with an isolated trailing link. These axles are further fitted with coil springs for added assistance. Moreover, its front suspension is integrated with three point control arms, which is of great advantage in the overall mechanism of its suspension. Majority of its variants are blessed with a power steering which is further assisted by the tilt adjustment facility. This reduces the driver's effort considerably and hence supports in better handling of the vehicle. A minimum turning radius of about 4.6 meters is very supportive as well.
Editor's take : The Wagon R gets safety features like ABS and airbags.
A lot many features are offered in this vehicle that makes it quite safe to drive in. These include halogen headlamps that are fitted for providing better visibility. There is a collapsible steering wheel too available. A pair of fog lamps are fitted on the front as well as to its rear end that help in visibility during misty conditions and therefore is a safety measure. All the trims are provided with seatbelts that are enabled with an emergency locking retractor function to them. Along with this, the driver seat is provided with a seatbelt reminder for greater assurance. This warning is displayed on the instrument panel along with a lot many other notifications and indicators. This entire body is designed based on a collision absorbing quality based side impact beams. This reduces the chances of injuries and hence is considered to be a safety feature. It additionally has an anti-theft system which helps improving the protection. The top end as well as the mid range trims are bestowed with central locking system which is integrated to all the doors of the car. Apart from this, there are child safety locks that are provided for the rear doors which makes it a child friendly vehicle. The rear windscreen is integrated with a defogger for further assistance and also a high mounted stop lamp is fitted onto it.
The high end trim is fitted with a set of stylish alloy wheels, which have a fashionable design to the spokes. Whereas, the other variants that are fitted with a set of robust and standard steel wheels of size 14 inches are covered with full wheel covers which are very trendy. These covers are embedded with an S badge over them. These are further covered with a set of radial tubeless tyres that are of size 155/65 R14 that offer a great grip on all kinds of roads. While, the middle and base trims are integrated with a set of 13 inch steel wheels that have wheel caps and tubeless radial tyres of around 145/80 R13 in size. As a standard feature, all the trims are offered with a spare wheel that is placed in the boot compartment. Along with it, there is a tool kit that is provided for assistance when in need to change a flat tyre.
1. Price range is quite affordable for the masses.
2. Ample comfort features are provided.
3. Spaciously spread seating arrangement is a plus.
4. Cost of maintenance is low and convenient.
5. External appearance is very appealing.
1. Ground clearance is not up to the mark.
2. Airbags are absent in the top end variant too.
3. Absence of ABS in all the trims.
4. Safety section is poorly addressed.
5. Mileage can be improvised further.
|3,67,982||3,87,354||3,85,669||3,86,872||3,75,375||3,87,216||3,87,496||Get On Road Price|
|4,00,121||4,14,860||4,22,244||4,13,921||4,10,939||4,14,468||4,20,560||Get On Road Price|
|4,25,513||4,39,842||4,48,831||4,35,184||4,36,838||4,39,737||4,46,918||Get On Road Price|
|VXI with ABS |
|4,56,858||4,71,745||4,81,763||4,67,087||4,68,860||4,71,640||4,79,140||Get On Road Price|
|LXI CNG |
|4,54,151||4,69,858||4,79,017||4,68,919||4,66,142||4,69,467||4,76,108||Get On Road Price|
We can expect a similar pricing when it will be launched in India by the end of 2015
Maruti Suzuki’s ‘Blue eyed boy’ the Wagon R has crossed the 15 lac units benchmark in the country. The Wagon R for long has been among the top 5 selling cars in the Indian market being branded as the ideal family car. Maruti Suzuki sold 156,300 units of Wagon R in 2013-14 and for the current year, these sales have exceeded by 93,000 units.
The next in pipeline in Maruti’s AGS clan (Auto-Gear-Shift aka AMT - Automated Manual Transmission) is the AMT version of the popular tall boy - Wagon R. Maruti is gradually increasing its AMT range, the technology which does not cost hefty compared to conventional automatic and even offers similar mileage like its manual counterpart. Maruti is reportedly offering AMT in the premium version of Wagon R - Stingray. Like always, the AMT equipped hatch will be slightly costlier than its manual counterpart.