Buoyed with the success of the Alto K10 and Celerio AMT, Maruti Suzuki India has now introduced its Auto Gear Shift (AGS) technology in the Wagon R and Wagon R Stingray. Besides this, the company has also offered optional driver and co-driver airbags and anti-lock braking system (ABS) across all variants of the hatchbacks.
The auto gearshift transmission with Intelligent Shift Control Actuator is available only on the VXi variants of the both the vehicles.
Just so you know, Maruti Suzuki, currently, offers Auto Gear shift in Celerio and Alto K10.
Here’s the price list of the Maruti Wagon R Automatic and Stingray Automatic variants.
*All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi.
Maruti Wagon R AMT (Automatic) Price
VXi AMT – Rs. 4.76 lakh
VXi AMT (O) – Rs. 5.09 lakh
LXi (O) – Rs. 4.39 lakh
VXi (O) – Rs. 4.64 lakh
Maruti Wagon R Stingray AMT (Automatic) Price
VXi AMT – Rs. 4.98 lakh
VXi AMT (O) – Rs. 5.31 lakh
LXi (O) – Rs. 4.58 lakh
VXi (O) – Rs. 4.86 lakh
Also Read: Upcoming Maruti Suzuki Cars in India
Commenting on the new variants, Mr R S Kalsi, Executive Director Marketing & Sales, MSIL said, “WagonR is one of the strongest brands in the Indian car market and it has been one of the top five selling cars in the country. WagonR will be the third brand from our portfolio to get the acclaimed Auto Gear Shift technology. By introducing the AGS in a popular car like WagonR, we aim to democratize the AGS technology so that more customers can enjoy the convenience of automatic gear shift without compromising on fuel efficiency and at an attractive price.” “The option of dual airbags and anti-lock braking further strengthens the core proposition of WagonR and Stingray as ‘Smart’ cars,” he added.
Maruti Exterior & Interior
Expect the new AMT gearbox and ‘AMT’ badge on the bootlid, the exterior and interior design of both the hatchbacks remain unchanged. Though, the company has now offered driver and co-driver airbags and anti-lock braking system (ABS) as optional offerings across all variants of the vehicles. Similar to the regular models, the new AMT model features a tall-boy design, blue tint headlamps, chromed grille, body-coloured bumpers and door handles, side body mouldings and other design elements. Inside, the car gets the regular dual-tone beige and black interior them with dual-tone 3D effect upholstery, electronic power steering, keyless central door locks, air conditioner with heater and rotary AC controls, etc.
Engine & Transmission
Powering the Wagon R AMT is the same 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder K-Series petrol engine that also does duty to the regular models. This powertrain is now paired to an auto gear shift (ASG) transmission, Magneti Marelli-sourced, coupled with an Intelligent Shift Control Actuator that automatically performs clutch and shift operations. This system also optimizes ECU calibration of the engine, and enhances its fuel efficiency. This engine churns out a maximum power of 67bhp with a peak torque of 90Nm.
The Maruti Wagon R AMT Automatic is claimed to return a fuel economy of 20.51kmpl. The with auto gear shift (ASG) technology with Intelligent Shift Control Actuator that regulates the clutch and shift operations, and optimizes engine’s ECU calibration, aid to the fuel efficiency of the vehicles.
Maruti Wagon R AMT Specs, Colors & Dimensions
Type – 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder K-Series Petrol
Displacement – 998cc
Power – 67bhp @ 6,200rpm
Torque – 90Nm @ 3,500rpm
Transmission – 5-speed AMT
Color Options – Superior White, Passion Red, Breeze Blue, Glistening Grey, Silky Silver, Bakers Chocolate and Ecru Beige
Length – 3,599mm
Width – 1,495mm
Height – 1,700mm
Wheelbase – 2,400mm
Ground Clearance – 165mm
Kerb Weight – 885kgs
Turning Radius – 4.6m
Seating Capacity – 5 persons
Fuel Tank Capacity – 35-litres
Front – McPherson strut with coil spring
Rear – Isolated trailing link with coil spring
Front – Ventilated disc
Rear – Drum
Front – 155/65 R14
Rear – 155/65 R14