Maruti India is prevalent in the country's automobile market since 1981 and has a marvelous fleet of vehicles in their stable. One of them is the Maruti Zen Estilo compact hatchback series. This hatchback was launched in year 2007 in the country and has about four different variants for the customers to choose from and one of the top end trim in this model lineup is called as the Maruti Zen Estilo VXI BSIV W/ ABS . This compact hatchback has been fitted with a peppy K10B, 1.0-litre petrol drive train , which has been equipped with three cylinders and twelve valves. This lively power plant has been cleverly mated with a proficient five speed manual transmission gear box as well. The company has also fitted this small petrol hatchback with some essential safety features along with some exciting comfort aspects as well. All these features and aspects put together makes this Maruti Zen Estilo VXI BSIV W/ ABS, one of the best selling hatchback’s in the Indian car market.
This small car has been designed efficiently and has a lot of striking exterior features. The company has given this compact hatchback a bold frontage with a neatly done up front radiator grille that has some chrome treatment as well. This front radiator grille has a large emblem of the company embedded on it. This radiator grille is flanked by the radiant head lamp cluster has been equipped with high intensity lights. The sides have body colored external rear view mirrors that can be electronically adjusted from inside and stylish pull type body colored door handles as well. This Maruti Zen Estilo VXI BSIV W/ ABS hatchback has been fitted with a set of robust 13 inch steel wheels that have been further covered with tubeless radial tyres of size 155/65 R13 and are also fitted with full wheel covers. The rear end gets a bright tail lamp cluster and a large wind screen as well, which has a rear defogger along with a wiper that has a wash function.
The total length of this hatchback is 3600mm along with an overall width of 1495mm . The total height of this compact hatchback is 1595mm and it has a spacious wheel base of 2360mm. The minimum turning radius of this hatchback is 4.6 meters, and it also has a centrally mounted fuel tank, which can store up to 35 litres of petrol. The minimum ground clearance of this hatchback is close to 165 meters, which is quite remarkable and this Maruti Zen Estilo VXI BSIV W/ ABS hatchback has an approximate gross weight of 1275 Kgs as well.
The company has done up the insides of this Maruti Zen Estilo VXI BSIV W/ ABS hatchback with lavishness. The list of features that have been incorporated in this top end petrol engine based hatchback are a sun visor with ticket holder, assist grips for the front co-passenger and the rear seat passengers, a three position cabin light, a floor carpet, two cup holders in the front console and one at the back, front seat height adjuster, front and rear adjustable head rests that can be adapted as required by the passengers, a digital clock, a rear parcel tray to keep a few things at hand, a map pocket, a bottle holder and a foldable and spilt rear seat for bringing in more luggage, when needed. Then the seating arrangement is very comfortable and the seats are covered with premium fabric upholstery , which gives a rich look to the interiors. The steering wheel, gear shift lever as well as the handbrake lever has been clad in leather, which is adding to the elegance if the interiors. The instrument cluster is bright and clear, which houses quite a number of warning and notification lamps for helping the driver. The list includes an IP pocket, a tachometer, a head lights off and a key left behind reminder chime, an accessory socket for charging a few gadgets, a fuel level indicator along with a digital display.
Engine and Performance:
This Maruti Zen Estilo VXI BSIV W/ ABS hatchback is equipped with a peppy K10B series, 1.0-litre petrol drive train , which has been equipped with three cylinders that have been further housed with twelve valves. This petrol engine has been equipped with a multi point injection based fuel supply system, which helps in producing better mileage. This impressive performance packed petrol drive train has the ability to displace 998cc. While, this petrol mill also has the capacity to churn out 67.10bhp at 6200rpm in combination with a torque yield of 90Nm at 3500rpm. This power packed engine has been mated with a proficient five speed manual gear box transmission. The company claims that this compact hatchback has the ability to deliver a mileage of approximately 19 Kmpl, when driven under standard conditions. This K – Series petrol engine has the ability to attain a top speed in the range of 155 – 160 Kmph and has the ability to propel this compact hatchback from 0 – 100 Kmph in just under 17 seconds as well.
Braking and Handling:
The front wheels of this hatchback have been equipped with ventilated disc brakes, while the rear wheels have been given solid drum type of a braking system . The company has also equipped this hatchback trim with a stable and robust suspension system . The front axle of this compact hatchback has been fitted with a McPherson Strut type of a mechanism, which also has a torsion type roll control device as well. On the other hand, the rear axle has been fitted with a coil spring along with a three link rigid system along with an isolated trailing arm and all the four wheels of this compact hatchback has been fitted with gas filled shock absorbers as well. This petrol hatchback also has a chunky and very responsive electronic power steering, which makes it easier for the driver to maneuver it in heavy traffic conditions as well.
The list consists of side door beams for enhanced protection from the sides, high mount stop lamp, rear door child lock, rear tail gate defogger, a steering lock, a highly developed central locking system with keyless entry, rear fog lamps, rear wind screen wiper and washer, an advanced iCATS (Intelligent Computerized Anti-theft System ) security system, a pair of front wipers with wash function with an intermittent wiping feature as well.
The inventory of these advanced comfort and convenience aspects comprise of front and rear power windows, a stylish power steering, front door pockets for keeping some small things, a remote keyless entry system for added security, electronically adjustable external rear view mirrors, a proficient air conditioning unit with heater, a remote fuel lid opener, a front co-passenger vanity mirror in the sun visor, three grip assistants, a front co-passenger side front door lock, a central console with two cup holders, an IP pocket, a tachometer, a digital multi trip meter, a responsive three spoke power steering wheel with a stylish cover and many more such aspects.
Pros: Loaded with good features, stylish exteriors and reasonable mileage.
Cons: Engine needs more power and pick up, very less boot space.
The mechanism by which power is transmitted from the engine to the wheels.Transmission type could be Manual,Automatic, Continuously Variable Transmission, or Semi-Automatic.
The maximum amount of fuel that the engine can burn in one complete cycle of all the cylinders together.
The amount of work the engine can do over a period of time. It is measured in Horsepower. One Horsepower is equal to the energy needed to lift 550 pounds at a height of one foot for one second. 1 PS=1.01387 bhp.
The maximum power output the engine can
produce over a particular range of speed.
Sudden braking at high speeds can cause the brakes to lock up and the car to skid. The electronic sensors in the Anti Lock braking System rapidly pressurize and depressurize the brakes, thus stopping them from locking up.
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