Maruti Wagon R Stingray AMT VXI Optional is an automatic variant, which was introduced recently. It has a modest looking body structure that looks attractive with a reflector grille, including Suzuki's emblem at the center and is flanked by a pair of expressive headlights. Insides are in a complete black scheme with leather dressed steering wheel, chrome insert based air conditioning vents as well as audio system knobs. On the other hand, the car maker always takes passengers' comfort as an important section and this hatch undoubtedly includes an impressive list of features to render you a pleasurable journey. For instance, it gets central door locking, map pockets in its front doors, front and rear power windows. This runabout is equipped with a lot of safety features, such as energy absorbing body structure, child proof rear door locks, driver SRS airbag and much more. Its front and rear wheels are coupled to ventilated disc and drum brakes respectively. This model is powered by a 998cc petrol engine that is good in making 90Nm of maximum torque. It is paired to a 5-speed automatic transmission and is based on a DOHC valve configuration, comprising of three cylinders. The company is offering 2 years or 40000 Kilometers (whichever is completed earlier) warranty on this variant. Moreover, this can also be increased by taking an extended warranty scheme from the dealer.
It has a charming front fascia including a wide airdam placed below the reflector grille and projector headlights. On the same hand, this model gets well designed fog lights and windscreen wipers. Coming to its rear end, there is chrome furnishing on its tail lamps and badging. Moreover, this runabout has a spoiler, windscreen wiper, washer as well as defogger. Its bumpers, door handles and external rear view mirrors are available in overall shade. The gunmetal grey colored 14 inch alloy wheels are wrapped in 155/65 tubeless tyres. Other features include B-pillar Black out strips, sporty side skirt and high mounted stop lamp. It has a ground clearance of 165mm, wheelbase of 2400mm and minimum turning radius of 4.6 meters.
This vehicle has several aspects to talk about like 3D effect seats upholstery, well placed gear knob, needle punch floor carpet, molded roof lining, day and night IRVM. Its door trim wears fabric material, while 3-spoke piano finished steering wheel comes in leather. Chrome treatment is applied on its door handles, AC vents and music system knobs. This model comprises of a parcel tray, sunvisor with ticket holder for driver, adjustable front and rear seat headrests. Coming to the infotainment segment, it has an integrated music system with a total of four speakers. Furthermore, it has a USB port, AUX-in interface and a digital clock.
Engine and Performance:
This vehicle includes a 1.0-litre petrol engine, which has a total of four cylinders and is mated to a 5-speed automatic transmission. It produces power of 67.04bhp at 6200rpm along with a torque of 90Nm at 3500rpm. Based on a BS IV emission norm compliance, this mill has a displacement capacity of 998cc. It comes with an MPFI fuel supply system and 35-litres of fuel tank capacity. You can avail a minimum mileage of 17.08 Kmpl and maximum of 20.51 Kmpl. After reaching up to 100 Kmph from a standstill in mere 15 seconds, it can attain a top speed of 150 Kmph.
Braking and Handling:
The front wheels have ventilated discs, while drum brakes are fitted to its rear ones. Furthermore, this mechanism is taken care by an antilock braking system. Moreover, the front and rear axles incorporate McPherson struts and isolated trailing links, respectively. Coil springs are also given to all four wheels in order to enhance its suspension.
The manufacturer offers a little bundle of comfy features, including air conditioner, heater, electronic power steering with tilt adjusting function, central door locking and foldable grip assist. This trim has front as well as rear power windows and first row seats with reclining and sliding functions. The outside rear view mirrors have electrically adapting function, while its fuel lid and tail gate can be opened and closed by remote. It has glove box, driver side storage shelf, IP integrated push type cup holders and pockets behind the front seats. The control buttons for music system are given on its steering wheel. This runabout gets an instrument cluster with Blue illumination, multi information display, showing odometer, tripmeter, distance to empty and average fuel efficiency. It also incorporates 12 Volt power outlet and buzzer for head lights left on. There is a boot space of 180-litres that can further be increased by folding its rear seat.
The car maker bestows impressive security for its occupants with ABS, intelligent computerized anti theft system and an energy absorbing body structure with side impact beams. It has a collapsible steering column, headlights with leveling device, child safety locks, security system, front as well as rear ELR seat belts. Moreover, this vehicle includes engine immobilizer, crash sensor, adjustable seats and driver seat belt warning indicator.
1. Stylish looking interiors.
2. Safety aspects are quite good.
1. Leather upholstery should be offered.
2. Exteriors can still be improved.