Here’re five things you should know about the new Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 2019.
Maruti Suzuki India recently introduced the third-generation WagonR hatchback in the country. The updated model of the hatch receives significant changes including improved styling, a new platform, more features, bigger dimensions and a new engine. With all these attributes, the new Maruti Suzuki 2019 has witnessed a minor price jump. The vehicle is now available in the price range of Rs 4.19 lakh – Rs 5.69 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Here’re five things you should know about the new Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 2019.
1. New Heartect Platform
Similar to the new Swift and Dzire, the new WagonR underpins Suzuki’s new generation HEARTECT platform. This platform is made up of high tensile steel that makes it lighter yet rigid. The new architecture also ensures better safety and performance. Therefore, the new Maruti WagonR 2019 is lighter, safer and more fuel efficient than its predecessor. Read: New Maruti WagonR Vs Old – How Different Are They?
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2. Bigger & Better
Besides the new platform, the new Maruti WagonR 2019 has witness minor dimensional changes. The new model measures 3,655mm in length, 1,620mm in width and 1,675mm in height, thus making it 60mm longer, 145mm wider and 25mm taller than the previous generation. The wheelbase has also been increased to 2,435mm, ensuring more cabin space. The hatchback’s new-generation model also comes with a host of new features including SmartPlay touchscreen infotainment system, new dual tone fabric upholstery and newly-designed dashboard. Read – All-New WagonR Will Be Maruti’s First Electric Car In India
3. New 1.2L Petrol Engine
The new Maruti WagonR 2019 retains the 67bhp, 1.0-litre K-Series petrol engine. The hatchback carline also receives a new 1.2L petrol engine borrowed from the Swift. The new gasoline motor generates power worth 82bhp with 113Nm of torque. Transmission options include the same 5-speed manual and AMT unit
4. High On Fuel Efficiency
Maruti Suzuki claims that the new WagonR is 10% more fuel efficient than the old model. While the 1.0L petrol engine delivers mileage of 21.5kmpl, the new 1.2L petrol unit promises 21.5kmpl. Read – Maruti Grand Vitara SUV India Launch On The Cards
5. Safer Than Before
All variants of the new Maruti WagonR 2019 are now available with driver air bag and ABS (anti-lock braking system) with EBD (electronic brake force distribution), speed alert system, front seat belts reminder and rear parking sensors. The new platform is made up of 40% high tensile steel that further enhances its safety quotient.
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