Maruti Suzuki, a leading auto manufacturer has finally announced the third generation – WagonR hatchback in India at a starting price of Rs 4.19 lakh (ex-showroom). Retaining its tall boy stance, the new generation Maruti WagonR now gets more stylish design and feature loaded interiors. The Big New WagonR is based on Suzuki’s new generation Heartect platform, which makes it lighter in weight by 65 kgs. It is the same platform that Maruti uses on Swift and Dzire. 2019 Maruti Suzuki WagonR Launching Today in India; Watch Live Streaming & Online Telecast of Big New WagonR Launch.
In terms of dimensions, the new WagonR measures 3,655mm in length, 1,620mm in width and 1,675mm in height. However, the wheelbase of the hatchback stands at 2,435mm along with ground clearance of 170mm.
On the feature front, the new WagonR comes fitted with 2DIN audio system, rear parking sensors, speed alert system, seat belt reminder and much more. In terms of safety, the hatch also gets dual airbags, ABS with EBD and more. However, passenger-side airbag is not offered as standard fitment across trim. Offered in 3 trim levels – L, V and Z, the next generation WagonR is available in 6 exciting shades – Blue, Orange, Grey, Brown, White and Silver.
Under the hood, the new Maruti Suzuki WagonR is offered with a choice of two petrol engines – 1.2-litre K12B and 1.0-litre K series. The former is the same engine that is already seen on Swift, Ignis and Baleno, while the latter is the same unit that was offered on the previous model. The 1.2-litre 4-cylinder petrol mill is tuned to make 83PS of maximum power with peak torque of 113Nm. On the other hand, the smaller engine churns out 68 PS power and 90 Nm torque. Transmission duties are carried out by 5-speed manual and AMT units. The company claims that the new WagonR is capable of returning 21.5 kmpl and 22.5 kmpl for 1.2-litre and 1.0-litre engines respectively. The company has also confirmed that the new 2019 WagonR will soon be offered in LPG as well as CNG options.
Coming to the price point, the new 2019 Maruti Suzuki WagonR gets a starting price of Rs 4.19 lakh for LXI (1.0L) and goes up to Rs 5.69 lakh for ZXI (1.2L) (All Prices Ex-showroom). The new Maruti WagonR competes against Hyundai Santro, Datsun Go, Tata Tiago and others in the entry-level hatchback segment.