The new-generation Maruti WagonR will go on sale on 23rd January, 2019.
Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) has confirmed that it will roll out the new-generation WagonR hatchback on 23rd January, 2019. Prior to its official launch, a couple of its pictures have been leaked online revealing its design details. The new Maruti WagonR 2019 will witness comprehensive aesthetic and feature upgrades. For people not in the known, the new generation Suzuki WagonR and WagonR Stingray are already retailed in the Japanese market. Though, India-spec model will be entirely different from the Japanese models. Read: New Maruti WagonR – 5 Key Changes
Similar to the current generation, the new Maruti WagonR 2019 will feature the tall-boy design. Though, it will get some crossover-ish styling bits along with a high ground clearance. Interior will have more space and features to offer with slightly better material quality. The 2019 Maruti Wagon R might also get a new touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone integration as we have seen in the new Swift. At the engine front, the 2019 Maruti WagonR might retain the existing 67bhp, 1.0-litre K-Series petrol unit with a 5-speed manual and AGS gearbox options. The hatch carline will also be made available with CNG and LPG fuel options. Read – All-New WagonR Will Be Maruti’s First Electric Car In India
Favored for its practicality, spacious cabin and efficient engine, the Maruti Suzuki WagonR achieved a sales milestone of 20 lakh units in India. In fact, the hatchback has been among the top five bestselling cars in the country from last a decade. First launched in 1993, this tall-boy attracted first time buyers and crossed its first million sales in 2011. It is also popular among fleet owners that further enhance its sales figures.
New Maruti WagonR 2019 Key Features
– New angular headlamps
– Revised grille
– Muscular fenders
– Flared wheel arches
– Newly-designed taillamps
– Touchscreen infotainment system
– Android Auto & Apple CarPlay connectivity
– ABS with EBD & Brake Assist
– Dual front airbags
*Aforementioned features are expected.
New Maruti WagonR 2019 Launch Date
The Indo-Japanese carmaker has announced that it will announce prices of the new-generation WagonR on January 23, 2019. Deliveries of the hatchback will be commenced immediately after its launch. Official bookings are likely to begin in coming days. Read – New Maruti Alto Will Be India’s Most Fuel Efficient Car
New Maruti WagonR 2019 Price In India
|Minimum||Rs 4.50 lakh|
|Maximum||Rs 6.00 lakh|
Set for a generation change, the 2019 WagonR hatchback will surely be more upmarket than the outgoing model. While the exterior design will have a crossover-ish touch, the interior will be better in terms of fit and finish and comfort. Engine setup, however, will remain unchanged. With the comprehensive aesthetic and feature upgrades, the new 2019 Maruti WagonR will see minor price hike. While the existing model comes in the price range of Rs 4.10 lakh – Rs 5.31 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), the new-generation version is estimated to be priced around Rs 4.50 lakh for the base variant and Rs 6.00 lakh for the top-spec trim. Read – Maruti Grand Vitara SUV India Launch On The Cards
New Maruti Wagon R 2019 Specifications
As mentioned beginning, the India-spec 2019 Maruti Wagon R won’t see any change under the hood. The hatchback will continue to make use of the 1.0-litre K-Series petrol engine that also does duty in the Celerio and the Alto K10. This gasoline unit pushes out a maximum power output of 67bhp at 6,200rpm and a peak torque of 91Nm at 3,500rpm. Read – Maruti Suzuki To Launch Toyota Corolla Based Sedan In India
Packed with the 1.0L engine, the hatchback can accelerate 100kmph from standstill in 18.6 seconds, and attain a top speed of 152kmph. Similar to the current generation, the 2019 Maruti WagonR will come with the conventional 5-speed gearbox and Maruti’s Auto GearShift (AGS)/AMT. If reports are to be believed, Maruti Suzuki might also offer a new 1.2L petrol that’s good for 82bhp and 113Nm of torque. The hatchback will also be offered with CNG and LPG fuel options.
New Maruti WagonR 2019 Mileage
If the existing powertrain will be carried over from the current generation, the 2019 Maruti WagonR will be high on fuel economy. The carmaker might calibrated the gasoline motor for achieving better fuel economy. While the existing version returns a claimed mileage of 20.51kmpl, the new Maruti WagonR 2019 is estimated to deliver around 22kmpl. Read: New Maruti Baleno Facelift – Top 5 Changes
New Maruti WagonR 2019 Exterior
Sporting an all-new design language, the 2019 Maruti WagonR will look more refreshing than the current generation. Unlike the JDM-spec model that has more MPV-ish and flat profile, the India-spec version will carry some crossover-ish styling bits. Though, the hatchback will retain the signature tall-boy stance and body design. The hatchback will also continue to feature the existing platform, though it will be modified for better structure integrity. Most of the changes will be made at the front fascia. Read – Here Is Why New-Gen Maruti Gypsy Is Not Coming Before 2020
Upfront, the new Maruti WagonR 2019 will sport a new grille, sweptback headlamps, revised bumper and a slightly longer hood. The positioning of the ORVMs will also be changed. The pronounced fenders and bold side creases give it a new side look. At the rear, the hatchback will get newly-designed horizontal tail lamps and a flat bumper. As mentioned in the beginning, the 2019 Maruti WagonR will be slightly longer, wider and more spacious than the current generation. It will also have more cabin space for occupants. Currently, the hatchback measures 3,599mm in length, 1,495mm in width and 1,670mm in height with a wheelbase of 2,400mm.
New Maruti WagonR 2019 Interior
Interior will also receive some major changes. While the dashboard and instrument console will get an all-new design, the steering wheel and air con vents will be replaced with new units. Reports suggest that Maruti Suzuki might equip the new 2019 WagonR with a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system supporting Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Though, it could be reserved for the top-spec variant. Read – Maruti Ertiga 6-Seater Might Come To India
Compared to the current generation, the new Maruti WagonR 2019 will surely be safer. The hatchback’s new model will have better structural integrity along with features dual air bags and ABS (anti-lock braking system) with EBD (electronic brake force distribution) as standard. Similar to Maruti Suzuki’s new breed cars, the new-generation WagonR will meet the new safety norms.
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2019 Maruti Suzuki WagonR Preview
The new-generation Maruti Suzuki WagonR will carry an all-new design language with some crossover-ish bits. Interior will also be revised with several new features. Material quality might also be classed-up. Though, the powertrain will remain unchanged.