New Maruti Suzuki WagonR will go on sale in the first quarter of 2019
India’s largest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki is planning to launch a range of new cars in the next 2-3 years. The company will launch the new Ertiga and new WagonR in the country before the end of this financial year. The new Maruti Wagon R 2019 model will go on sale in the first quarter of 2019, most probably in February. The new model has already been spotted testing multiple times during its test rounds. It will come with comprehensive design upgrades along with a pack of new features. Suzuki has already launched the new WagonR in the Japanese market. Though, India-spec model will have different design from the Japanese-spec unit.
The new Wagon R 2019 model will continue to offer practical cabin, featuring tall-boy design. The vehicle features crossover-ish styling bits and the high ground clearance. However, Maruti will make new model more feature-rich and it will get a new touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone integration. Under the hood, the Maruti Wagon R 2019 will continue to feature the 1.0-litre K-Series petrol engine with 5-speed manual and AGS gearbox options. The WagonR has been an important product for the Indo-Japanese brand. Despite being one of the oldest in its category, the new model is one of the top-selling brands in the country. With new design and practical cabin, the new model could bring more numbers to Maruti Suzuki.
New Maruti Wagon R 2019 Launch Date
The company is currently testing the new WagonR on Indian roads, which indicates a near launch. The company has confirmed that the launch will take place before the end of this financial year. A possible launch in the first quarter of 2019 can’t be ignored. We will update you on the same as soon as Maruti announces anything on the same. Read – New Maruti Suzuki WagonR – New Details Emerge
New Maruti Wagon R 2019 Price In India
The new-gen WagonR will come with an all-new design, better interior quality, more features and efficient powertrains. With added features, the new model is expected to be slightly expensive than the outgoing model. While the current model is priced in the range of Rs 4.31 lakh and Rs 5.51 lakh, the new WagonR is likely to cost between Rs 4.5 lakh and Rs 6 lakh. Read – REVEALED: New Maruti WagonR, Alto, Swift & Baleno Launch Details
New Maruti Wagon R 2019 Specifications
The new Wagon R is unlikely to see major changes under the hood. It is powered by the same 1.0-litre K-Series petrol engine that also powers the Celerio and the Alto K10. This engine churns out a maximum power output of 67bhp at 6,200rpm and a peak torque of 91Nm at 3,500rpm. The outgoing model can accelerate to 100kmph from zero in mere 18.6 seconds and attain a top speed of 152kmph. The new WagonR will come with a conventional 5-speed gearbox and Maruti’s Auto GearShift (AGS)/AMT. Read – New Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Launch & Other Details
New Maruti Wagon R 2019 Mileage
The new Wagon R is expected to be lighter and more frugal than the outgoing car. The company could make some mechanical changes to increase the fuel efficiency. While the outgoing model has an ARAI certified fuel economy of 20.51kmpl, the new Wagon R could return around 22kmpl.
New Maruti Wagon R 2019 Exterior
The new-gen Maruti Suzuki WagonR will come equipped with an all-new design language to offer a refreshing look. While the Japanese-spec car comes with a more MPVs and flat profile, the India-spec model is likely to get more crossover-ish design. The new model carries forward the signature tall-boy stance and boxy profile. Read – Here Is Why New-Gen Maruti Gypsy Is Not Coming Before 2020
The India-spec WagonR will come equipped with a completely revised front fascia. It will feature a sweptback headlamps, a new front grille, more sculpted bumper and a longer bonnet. The wing mirrors are shifted to the doors instead of the pillar. It also gets flared fenders and a prominent muscular line that runs across the length of the car. The WagonR Stingray model will have a edgier bonnet, two-part grille and angular headlamps. At the back, the new model will get newly styled horizontal tail-lights and flat bumper.
The new WagonR is expected to be slightly longer and wider than the current car, which ensures roomier cabin. The outgoing model measures 3,599mm in length, 1,495mm in width and 1,670mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,400mm. Also See – New Maruti Ertiga Crossover – What To Expect?
New Maruti Wagon R 2019 Key Features
– New angular headlamps
– New grille
– Muscular fenders & flared wheel arches
– New tail-lights
– Touchscreen infotainment system
– Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
– ABS with EBD & Brake Assist
– Dual front airbags
New Maruti Wagon R 2019 Interior
Majority of the changes will be made inside the cabin. Though the interior design and features are yet to be announced, the new Wagon R is likely to get an all-new dashboard and a range of new comfort and safety features. The new model gets a new instrument console, new steering and air-con vents. It is expected that the top-spec model will get a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, which will be compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
The new Maruti Wagon R 2019 will come with better structural integrity. It will get ABS (anti-lock braking system) with EBD (electronic brake force distribution) and dual front airbags as standard across the carline.