Maruti Wagon R

Rs. 3,50,881 to Rs. 4,37,675 (ex showroom delhi)

Maruti Wagon R Review

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R offered with AMT System

November 9, 2015: With an objective to lure buyers during this festive season country’s leading car manufacturer MSIL has launched Wagon R hatchback equipped with AMT system with price tag of Rs. 4.76 lakh (ex-showroom price). Apart from AMT system the hatchback is also embellished with various new contemporary features includeing front dual airbags for driver and front seat passenger followed by anti-lock braking system as an option. The AMT system has been offered only in VXi system.

Maruti Suzuki to Launch AMT version of Wagon on Diwali

November 5, 2015: It is reported that country’s leading car maker MSIL is going to launch the AMT version of its best selling hatchback Wagon R in Indian car market during Diwali this year. Continuing the same engine configuration of 1.0 litre K series petrol engine churning he power of 68 PS and torque of 90 Nm, the AMT Wagon R will not undergo any major cosmetic changes except the AMT logo at the rear portion.

Maruti Suzuki launches Special Edition of Wagon R, Avance , priced Rs. 4.30 lakh (ex-showroom)

September 11, 2015: Country’s leading car manufacturer MSIL has launched the limited edition of its best selling hatchback Wagon R in Indian car market with price tag of Rs. 4.30 lakh (ex-showroom). Named as Avance, this limited edition continues the existing engine configuration with cosmetic changes on both exteriors and interiors.

MSIL to upgrade Wagon R with Idling system

April 15, 2015: According to latest industry reports country’s leading car manufacturer MSIL is going to equip its hatchback Wagon R with Idling system. The system is reported in improving the fuel efficiency performance of the vehicle about 2-3 kmpl as compared to its existing fuel consumption figures. Reports reveal with this MSIL would be the first company to bestow its hatchback with this feature in Indian car market.

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R to be upgraded with AMT system

March 10, 2015: It is reported that MSIL is going to introduce the AMT system in its popular hatchback Wagon R in the coming months. The AMT system would be same as offered in Celerio and Alto K10 and would be supplied from the same Italian company Magneti Marelli. As far as under hood changes are concerned it is reported to continue the same engine configuration of 1.0 litre K Series petrol engine boosting the power of 68 PS and torque of 90 Nm. According to reports that AMT system would be introduced in Vxi trim of hatchback.

MSIL launches limited edition of Wagon R as Wagon R Krest

September 23, 2014: To lure its customers during forthcoming festive season country’s renowned car making company MSIL has launched the limited edition of its highly acclaimed hatchback Wagon R as Krest. The limited edition has been offered with some interesting features on both exteriors and interiors as the result of which it has been priced little bit higher than the existing price of hatchback. As far as engine configuration it continues the same existing engine without any change.

Maruti Suzuki to bring refreshed version of Wagon R in 2015

May 23, 2014: It is rumored that country leading car manufacturing company MSIL is going to launch the all new Wagon R hatchback in 2015 and might introduce diesel variant along with integration of automatic transmission system. It is reported that company will work on enhancing the exteriors and interiors of the existing Wagon R followed by improved power generation capacity and fuel efficiency.

R. Madhavan Signature Edition of Wagon R

September 17,2013: Maruti Suzuki India Limited has recently launched the R. Madhavan Signature Edition Wagon R in Indian market, just few weeks after the launch of Maruti Wagon R Stingray. This new initiative from MSIL is definitely a master stroke from Maruti to enhance the sales of its highly acclaimed Wagon R model. As the name suggests this edition has been endorsed by South Indian and bollywood actor R. Madhavan. As far as changes are concerned Maruti has not upgraded its engine and it carries the same engine as adhered in existing model of Wagon R. However various impressive cosmetic changes have been introduced in the exteriors and interiors of this limited Signature Edition.

New Maruti Wagon R launched at Rs 3.58

15 January, 2013 : Maruti Suzuki has gifted its fans a new Maruti Wagon R on the holy festival of Makar Sankranti. The New Wagon R price range starts from Rs 3.58 that indicates around Rs 10,000 increase in owing cost in comparison to the old model. Upgraded Wagon R comes with more appealing exterior and mouth-watering mileage delivery. The company hopes to grab more market share in hatchback segment with this new model that has been one of the bestselling cars in India.


Maruti Wagon R Review by Expert

Maruti Wagon R PictureThe Maruti Wagon R has crisp and neat lines doing away with all the fuss seen in other cars. The exteriors make a statement without being over the top; the chrome accentuated front grille that holds the company’s logo renders style; the tall cabin height (tallest in its class) gives the car a spacious feel; moon rock roof rails lend character and give a nice frame to the car; body coloured bumpers, flared fenders, tail gates are some of the other elements that make the Maruti Wagon R a pleasing sight to behold; tinted glasses keep the harsh Indian sun away; crystal effect tail lamps indicate both turns and presence of the car in a tasteful manner. Lastly full wheel covers with ‘S’ badge give a premium feel to this stylish and simplistic car.
The Maruti Wagon R interiors are the most comfortable and hence become a good choice to spend more time in it during long travel. Dual tone interior and 3D effect upholstery soothe the eyes; chrome finished instrument Maruti Wagon R Picturepanel not only house all the important gadgets necessary but adorn the inside quite beautifully; the tall cabin height makes the car a haven for tall people; the central console sits pretty and blends seamlessly with other elements; ergonomically designed seats and gear knob give utmost comfort in any kind of journey and make even a short trip to the supermarket a super ride. The comfort and convenience features incorporated in the Maruti Wagon R include luggage parcel tray help keep small items where you can see them; AC with heater that cools and heats up the cabin instantly; push type cup holders hold your beverages while you are on the move; front and rear cabin lamps lend vision when needed; adjustable and tilt steering wheel makes cruising a breeze; electrical ORVM, front and rear power windows wide opening doors doubles the comfort; front passenger under seat tray make for storage for small items that need to be tucked away.
Maruti has incorporated the Maruti Wagon R with a host of active and passive safety features some of which are dual SRS air bags, ABS, collapsible steering wheel, ELR seat belts, fog lamps, front and rear wiper & defogger child proof rear doors.


Maruti Wagon R Mileage and Fuel Efficiency

Maruti Wagon R Variants Mileage (City) Mileage (Highway)
Maruti Wagon R Petrol 14.2 Kmpl 18.5 Kmpl
Maruti Wagon R CNG LXI  20.2 Kmkg  25.5 Kmkg

Maruti Wagon R, also known as the Blue Eyed Boy gives a good average mileage of about 14.2 Kmpl on city roads and of 18.5 Kmpl on highways which is good enough in its segment. It is the better car for its buyers as it is affordable and its greatest advantage is that it is fuel efficient which is necessary to cope up with the rising prices of fuel. Not only this, but it has also got variant CNG fuel type. Now you can get Maruti Wagon R mileage as per your pocket allows while selecting petrol or CNG versions. 


Maruti Wagon R Models and Features

Maruti Wagon R Petrol Variants Special Features
Maruti Wagon R LX The base version has got features like Air conditioner with heater and rotary AC controls, reclining front seats, foldable grip assist and dual tone interiors along with ergonomically designed seats. The other aspects include adjustable front seat head rests, collapsible steering column and unique high mounted stop lamp for better safety besides many more.
Maruti Wagon R LXI The exterior features consist of roof rails of moon rock silver shade, body colored bumpers and full wheel covers with S badge. The inside has dual tone 3d effect upholstery silver accented inside door handles, door trim fabric, adjustable front and rear headrests for all occupants in the car. Convenient features are 60:40 split and folding rear seats alongside remote fuel lid opener.
Maruti Wagon R VXI The feature list of this top model consists of body colored ORVMs for both sides and body colored door handles, side body moldings, luggage parcel tray and chrome accented gear knobs alongside all four doors have speakers for surround sound. While there are front fog lamps, child proof rear door locks, front and rear washer wiper and defogger.
Maruti Wagon R VXI ABS This safety specific version has special features like Anti lock Brake System (ABS), Dual SRS airbags, front and rear ELR with 3-points system, dual horn and a smart security system along with Intelligent Computerized Anti-Theft System (i-CATS). Furthermore, the other features are same as standard high end model VXI.
Maruti Wagon R CNG LXI The frugal and eco friendly model’s features are more or less same as seen on the regular LXI models. To name some consists of vanity mirror under sun visor, anti glare inside view mirrors, option for speakers for surround sound, driver storage space and map pockets at front doors.


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Maruti Wagon R Colors


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Silky Silver Glistening Grey Superior White Midnight Black Breeze Blue Firebrick Red Brakers Chocolate


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Maruti Wagon R Engine, Power and Performance

The new Maruti Wagon R has a K – Series engine which fills the car with passion and power. It is Equipped with the new generation DOCH with offset crankshaft which gives the improved power and fuel efficiency. Wagon R finds its way on Indian roads offering a maximum output of 68 Ps @ 2000 rpm and a maximum torque of 90 Nm @ 3500 rpm. As told earlier it is even available in CNG variant which offers an output of 59.3 Ps @ 6200 rpm and a top torque of 77 Nm @ 3500 rpm. With its 998 cc engine it drives you to your destination efficiently. A new cable aided gear box with twin synchronizer has been provided which is coupled to a 5 speed manual transmissions. With its turbo fuel capacity of 35 liters, this car has everything that one may desire.

Maruti Wagon R Pick Up and Acceleration

Models Max Power (ps/ rpm) Max Torque (Nm/ rpm) PICKUP(0–100 kmph) TOP SPEED
Maruti Wagon R Petrol  68 / 6200  90 / 3500  15.2 sec  147 Kmph
Maruti Wagon R CNG LXI  59.3 / 6200  77 / 3500  17.8 Sec.  128 Kmph

The 3 variants are well capable of churning out a tremendous power and a significant torque with an ease that would keep one wondering about. Maximum power and torque of 68Ps @ 6200rpm and 90Nm @ 3500rpm for petrol variants and 59.3Ps @ 6200rpm for CNG variants. Its rushes from 0 to 100 Kmph in 15.2 seconds but its top speed is of 137Kmph with a manual transmission.


Maruti Wagon R Interiors and Features

Maruti Wagon R Seats PictureYour comfort and convenience is of utmost importance and to enjoy the comfort the new Maruti Wagon R comes with the improved leg and head room with the convenience of push – type cup – holders on driver’s and front passenger’s side. It has got tilt adjustable power steering to make your drive easy n effortless. It’s so much spacious that you get to put your belongings handy in the glove box, rear parcel tray and in the unique new front passenger under seat tray. You will drift away in the world of indulgence when you will feel the richness of the plush blue fabric seats which also gives a 3D effect. The dark and light grey surface with the sophisticated silver accent over the IP and gear knob lends it a class. Door trims fabric, front and rear cabin lamps are even very important part of the interiors! Adding to the beauty of its interiors is the stunning looking fuel meter. Caring about your ease there is an Electric OVRM (Outside Rear View Mirror) and power – window control on driver’s arm – rest. Rear seats are inclined for a good lumbar support. Next is the turn of your entertainment and Wagon R wont let you down at this even.

Maruti Wagon R Driver Side Door Control PictureThe integrated music system with CD player, MP3 player, AM / FM radio, AUX – IN and speakers at the 4 doors of the car that will surround you with music. The new Maruti Wagon R provides with all that you want from it. So are the safety features. It can drive you an extra mile taking care of your safety and peace of mind. For your safety there are front airbags added to its interiors with the seat belts which are very effective at the time of collision. The rear seats are foldable and there are even adjustable and stylish head rests for the sake of your convenience.


And as all other cars Maruti Wagon R is even having a sun visor with vanity mirror to protect you from the sun heat. The air – conditioner with the heater and rotator AC controls for better cooling. The doors open widely for the convenience. The seats recline and slide fully flat according to your seating posture. Even the rear seats split and fold in 60:40 ratios. The car even has foldable grip assist. Remote fuel lid opener and tail gate opener. Front passenger seat back pockets, map pockets in front doors & Maruti Wagon R Cup Holders Picturedriver side storage space. The instrument panel is well integrated and looks after your small necessities even like it has floor console with cup – holders, integrated music system with AUX – in and digital clock, urethane 3 – spoke chrome finished steering wheel, unique amber speedometer illumination, digital fuel indicator with double trip – meter, tachometer, key not removed / lights – on warning buzzer, 12v accessory socket, contemporary AC vent with design foldable utility hook and glove box.


Maruti Wagon R Exteriors and Features

Maruti Wagon R Tail Light PictureIn terms of looks the all new Maruti Wagon R makes a bold statement. Be it the silver trim over the front grille, the celebratory chrome graving, the aggressive bonnet styling, or the unique blue – rimmed head lamps and crystal effect tail lamps the new Wagon R steals the thunder and gets all attention. Based on all new platforms, the new Wagon R is the tallest in its class and has a distinct sloping stance which gives it an imposing look, unmistakable identity, and all the admiration. The front and rear fog lamps prove very much beneficial in the extreme climatic conditions.

Its even has the rear window washer, defogger and wiper to enhance the visibility, especially in the rainy days. Its moon rock silver roof rail, body colored bumpers gives it a stylish personality. Added to these are flared fenders, body colored OVRM’s (Outside Rear View Mirrors), body colored outside door handles, stylish tailgate, tinted glasses, body colored chrome back door garnish which enhances its back looks, full wheel covers with ‘S’ badging and also wheel caps, amber color side indicators, tubeless tires, side body molding and pillar antennas. Halogen head lamps and unique high mount stop lamps are also present.

Safety Features in Maruti Wagon R

Maruti Wagon R Courtsey Lamps PictureAs every car, Maruti Wagon R even looks forward at your safety and even offers you best for it. Its designers knew that a drive cannot be comfortable, relaxing and peaceful without safety features. So they have put all there effort in it. From your entry in the car up to your exit it provides safety measures at every step.

First comes its structure, which is energy absorbent for safer drives. It helps you drive safer and even drive carefree by providing you a wider area. This enhances the visibility. Next is the central locking with the security alarm. This is even safer and alerts you in the cases of theft. So actually you don’t have to keep an eye on your car regularly and remain tension free about its security as it has inbuilt security system that alerts you about it. Even central locking proves useful when travelling with children. The ABS (Anti – lock Braking System) is even proved advantageous on slippery surfaces while driving as it does not allow the car to skid and slide and have a smooth drive on any kind of road. It even reminds you of the seatbelts by the seatbelt alarm and does not let you break the safety rules. As mentioned earlier the car has rear window defogger, wiper and washer which are also a kind of safety measure in the bad climate or the foggy weather.


Maruti Wagon R Driving and Handling

Maruti Wagon R Steering Wheel PictureWhen you think of buying a car, the first thing you want is that it should give you a smooth drive and also it should be easy to handle. Then one should know about the suspensions and brakes in the car which play a major role in maintaining your drive. With these of a best quality in a car you don’t need any test drive to check the ease of driving. The car makers have given their best at this even. The new frame type front suspension, three point control arm, gas filled McPherson strut lead to better stability and riding comfort. The cable type gearshift mechanism reduces effort, making gear shift as smooth as silk. Maruti Wagon R is supported by an ELV (End – Of – Life Vehicle) which enables high degree of raw material recycling for a green environment.


Maruti Wagon R Accessories

Maruti Wagon R Stereo PictureAs told before, Maruti Wagon R looks after the necessities of entertaining and relaxing as well as pleasure giving ride. For this it is provided by a self-built integrated music system in the car itself. Making the music system of good sound quality, there are provided 4 speakers, 2 in front and 2 in rear parcel shelf. The music system contains an Mp3player and CD player, radio, AM / FM tuner. Other features and accessories are accustomed and can be configured with respect to different variants of the cars.


Maruti Wagon R Conclusion

Way back in 1999 was the time when Hyundai Santro was reigning all the way in the country with its tall-image design and the other carmakers were mere spectators. At that juncture, Maruti grabbed the opportunity and launched Maruti Wagon R in India. This mass segment vehicle was block buster from the word go and it still commands domination when it comes to under 4.5-5 lakh car. Up till now it has faced many competitors like Chevrolet Beat, Chevrolet Spark and Hyundai Santro Xing, but Wagon R is Wagon R.

The major reason for Wagon R generating more sales compared to challengers till now is Maruti’s excellent and wide spread after sales network across the country. As it is positioned above Maruti Alto, the mass segment car buyer in India considers it as a premium vehicle as it has got versatility in every corner; there is proper headroom and sufficient legroom for the occupants along with decent space at the boot for cargo. And above all it has got some delightful mileage figures that cannot resist the expenditure-cautious Indian consumer. With all this and much more, today it has become one of the beloved vehicles of the common car buyers in the nation and is sold in volumes. According to some hovering speculations, the Maruti Wagon R Diesel is in the making and will be launched either by late 2012 or amid 2013. Let’s wait and watch.

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Maruti Wagon R Petrol
Price (ex showroom)
Engine Details
Special Features
998 cc , Petrol

14.2 kmpl (City)
18.5 kmpl (Highway)

*Air Conditioner *Child Safety Locks *Engine Immobilizer
998 cc , Petrol

14.2 kmpl (City)
18.5 kmpl (Highway)

*Power Steering *Power Windows - Front *Central Locking
998 cc , Petrol

14.2 kmpl (City)
18.5 kmpl (Highway)

*Adjustable/Tilt Steering *Rear Window Defogger *Power Windows (Front+Rear) *Security System *4 Seapkers
998 cc , Petrol

14.2 kmpl (City)
18.5 kmpl (Highway)

*ABS with EBD *Driver SRS Airbag *2 DIN Music System
Maruti Wagon R CNG
Price (ex showroom)
Engine Details
Special Features
998 cc , CNG

20.2 kmkg (City)
25.5 kmkg (Highway)

*Power Steering *Power Windows - Front *Central Locking *Engine Immobilizer

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