Wagon R 2010-2012 Duo LX BSIII Review
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. has been leading the Indian Car market for more than two decades. This company is one of the largest subsidiaries of Suzuki Motor Corporation. This company has crossed sales of over 10 million vehicles since its provenance. It is also the first company in India which promulgated CNG fitted vehicles. Maruti has always been appreciated by a large amount of Indian population because the cars made by this company suit the majority of the Indian pockets thereby providing all types of comforts under one single roof. One such car from the stable of Maruti is Wagon R. This car has been receiving accolades since its launch and has been considered as one of the favorite hatchbacks by a large segment of the Indian population. The new avatar of Wagon R is much more dynamic and stylish from the previous version. Whole new body, stylish design etc add beauty to this car. This new variant of Maruti Wagon R comes associated with a CNG kit. The finishing of chrome is done at the exteriors and at the interiors which give it a very stunning look. Maruti Wagon R is also know by the name of ‘blue eyed boy’. Not only looks have been made the priority by this car maker but also safety and other features have been kept in mind. The most common thing that Indian population wants in their cars in mileage and Maruti Wagon R LXI CNG fulfils this need of its potential buyers by giving an excellent mileage of around 24kmpl. People, who look for mileage in their car can definitely go for this one.
This blue eyed boy is definitely a head turner for anyone because of its sleek and robust design. One of the most breath taking feature of this car is its curvier body design that raises most of the likes for this car. Maruti Wagon R LXI CNG stands tall among its segment of cars. Aggressive front grill, body colored door knobs, door handles etc give it a very classy look. This 5 seater entry level hatchback comes with alloy wheels , body colored bumper, blue-tinted headlights which gives it an elegant and pleasant look. Crystal tail lights as well as stylish tail gate at the rear part makes the car complete.
This entry level hatchback is packed with spacious and roomy interiors which gives comfort and leisure to its passengers so that they can enjoy their drive in a pleasurable way. The instrument panel is chrome plated that enhances the beauty of the car. Silver finishing is done at the doors from inside which gives the passengers a dignified and majestic touch as well as its roomy interiors makes its passengers busy and make them feel open in busy traffic. Leather upholstery matches very well with the interiors of the car which gives it a very royal touch. The door trim fabric adds stars to its inner beauty. The car offers roomy leg space for the passengers to make their drive joyful. Enough space is provided to put up your handy belongings inside the glove box, rear parcel tray and inside new front passenger under seat tray. The blue fabric seats add elegance to its royalty. It can be said that it is difficult to remove your eyes off from the classy and stylish interiors that make this car look fabulous.
Engine and Performance
The engine of Maruti Wagon R LXI CNG is the most important thing to talk about. This variant of Maruti Suzuki Wagon R comes powered with a KB510 engine with i-GPI (intelligent gas port injection) bi-fuel technology that increases the power as well as fuel efficiency to a great extent. This CNG engine churns a maximum power of 67bhp@6200rpm and maximum torque of 90Nm@3500rpm satisfying BSIV norms. It comes with an engne displacement of 998cc with a fuel tank capacity of 35litres . This new series engine comes with new front type suspension, three point control arm and gas filled Mc Pherson struts that enhance the stability while driving. Now, its potential users will not have to apply much force to shift the gears because of cable type gear shift mechanism. There is no doubt regarding the fact that CNG technology is the most fuel efficient and economical in nature. Another excellent feature to add to the beauty of CNG technology is the low running cost as compared to the other cars which makes this variant more valuable. It comes associated with dual onboard computers so that overall performance is reached to a higher level. Maruti Wagon R LXI CNG offers an extraordinary mileage of 20.5kmpl in cities and 26.3kmpl on highways. The new Maruti Wagon R LXI CNG offers a very good acceleration of 100kmph in 15.9 sec and reaches top speed of 148kmph which is phenomenal.
Braking and Handling
The breaking system of this car is very dynamic and effective in nature . The front breaks are ventilated disc brakes whereas rear wheels are packed with drum brakes. Also, there are 8 inch booster assisted brakes which are very effective and helpful in case of unexpected events which might occur while driving. The front suspension is of the type Mc Pherson strut with coil spring whereas rear ones are of the type isolated trailing link with coil spring. The electronic power steering makes it easy to handle the steering wheel and makes the ride easy.
One can enjoy the ride of the car more pleasurably only when passengers sitting inside are sure of safety. The presence of Air bags helps in giving a cushioning effect at the time of accident. Moreover it comes with central locking with alarm so that one can feel secure about their car. The car offers a wider viewing area for safer driving. The halogen headlamps ensure safer driving at night.
There is a provision inside the car to install a stereo system with speakers so that you can enjoy your drive comfortably. The presence of seat belts ensures that shocks are minimized while driving. Power windows present both at the front and at the rear make it comfortable for the passengers to close and open the windows. The presence of spacious interiors makes it easy to store things.
Very good mileage, fuel efficient, economical, low maintenance cost
Less power, less comfort
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