navpreet on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 3:26:33 PM
If your daily run is 80 to 100 kms, get diesel or stick to petrol.
Maruti Ritz is a very smart and dynamic car that is available in both petrol and diesel variants. The petrol version of Maruti Ritz is packed with 1.2 L K-12 series petrol engine with a displacement of 1197cc. Maruti Ritz is endowed with 5 Speed Manual Transmission Gearbox. The 1.2 L K series petrol engine of Maruti Ritz which has manual transmission is very fuel efficient and offers very good mileage. Maruti Ritz powerful engine is equipped with BS IV emission which is a very good performer that offers an impressive mileage of 14.1 kmpl in the city roads and 19.1 kmpl on the highways (as per ARAI). The diesel version of Maruti Ritz is packed with 1.3 L DDiS engine with a displacement of 1248 cc. The 1.3 L diesel engine is packed with fixed geometry turbocharger with intercooler combination that offers precise valve control, efficient combustion and clear emissions. The world class DDiS engine of Maruti Ritz is also packed with 5-speed manual transmission gearbox with synchromesh in all gears and one reverse, which offers a very great performance and makes the car very fuel efficient. The BS IV compliant engine offers more power and higher engine response leading to a smoother drive. This compact diesel engine is incredibly fuel efficient and offers a mileage of 19.5 kmpl in the city roads and 23.2 kmpl on the highways (as per ARAI).
Maruti has a good and vast service network and there will be no problem of maintenance and replacement of parts at later stage but the resale value of the car might decrease as the company has decided to discontinue the vehicle. Despite this, there will never be any shortage of parts as manufacturers make parts for next 10 years. Also, as Ritz share a good number of parts with its sibling Swift there will be no shortage whatsoever. If you would like to consider, the Indian auto market has many other offerings in the same segment such as Tata Bolt, Nissan Micra, Ford Figo, Honda Brio and Grand i10, Maruti Swift, Chevrolet Sail hatchback.