Maruti A-Star

Rs. 3,76,171 to Rs. 4,58,219 (ex showroom delhi)

Maruti A-Star Review

Maruti discontinues production of A-Star

October 22, 2013: After discontinuing Maruti Suzuki Zen Estilo few weeks back from Indian market, country’s top car manufacturing company MSIL has decided to discontinue the production of its high selling hatchback car A Star from Indian car market due to decline in its sales. With withdrawal of these two important products in hatchback segment Maruti has opened the way for entrance of new cars in this segment


Maruti A Star hatch to get a notch!

5 April, 2012 : As per recent reports, the young and vibrant hatchback Maruti A Star will soon be seen with a boot in India. These speculations were made after news claimed that Maruti is coming up with sedan between the price of Maruti SX4 and Maruti Swift Dzire, hence this option seems the most favorable one from the company’s prospect. The A-Star sedan is projected to debut in the country by early or amid 2013.


New Maruti A Star launched

25 January, 2012 : Maruti Suzuki has introduced the New Maruti A Star that arrives with some newly added features related to interiors, safety and exteriors shades. The youth car is now available in dazzling colors of Pearl Caffeine Brown and Glistening Grey along with existing five colors. The interiors are now brightened with dual `grey-n-beige’ tone together with rich beige upholstery.

The element of 50:50 rear split seats increases boot space with ease combined with many more convenient and exceptional interior features. The new variant targeted towards the young-blood of the nation now receives an integrated sporty rear spoiler. The New A Star ZXi variant is now more secure with the feature of optional ABS and airbags.

The next generation small hatch form the Indian Automobile maker, the Maruti A Star is well loaded with the revolutionary and advanced 1.0 l KB- series petrol Engine that boosts up mileage and performance. Maruti A Star offers an all new ambience with overall good quality of finishing and interiors with uniquely trendy and sporty design. There is no accurate information given about the pickup and acceleration of the car.

Maruti A Star PicturesThe Maruti A Star has a highly crash- resistant shell that protects you from all sorts of mishaps. The Maruti A Star is simply A Starrer on the roads and firm even on not so submissive terrains with strong grip and super responsive steering. The Maruti A Star comes well equipped of the integrated audio system connected with 4 speakers that deliver super fine acoustics and utmost pleasure while on long hauls.


Maruti A Star Mileage and Fuel Efficiency

Variant Mileage (City) Mileage (Highway)
All the variants 17.4 kmpl 19.5 kmpl


All the variants from Maruti A Star with astonishing and newly engineered skills deliver the acceptable performance in the zone of mileage in the city with 17.4 kmpl and approaching up to 19.5 kmpl on the highways related with the powerful petrol engine. The recent price of petrol which is on height is not so acceptable so company has designed its engine so perfectly that it focuses more on mileage section than any other. Overall the thing is that Maruti A Star possesses good fuel efficiency. After all Maruti will be Maruti.


Maruti A Star Models and Features

Variants  Features
Maruti A Star LXI Accessory power outlet, front and rear cup holders, height adjustable front seat belts, rear AC vents, remote fuel lid opener, Integrated Front Headrest, electronic multi trip meter, Assist Grip (Co-Driver + Rear), digital odometer, Sun Visor with Ticket Holder, Crimson illuminated instrument panel, RR CTR Seat Belt (2-Point), Front Wipers & Washer with intermittent, antiglare rear view mirror, power steering, door ajar warning, front and side impact beams, engine immobilizer, total effective control technology, accessory socket, 3 spoke urethane steering wheel, standard fabric seat, body colored bumper.
Maruti A Star VXI Integrated audio system, central door locks, 2 speakers, front/rear electric windows (power windows), ashtray, 2 rear headrests, cigarette lighter, full wheel covers, ABS with EBD (brake assist)  and rest all the features are same with the above given variant except accessory socket.
Maruti A Star ZXI 4 speakers, tachometer, remote controlled door locks, vanity mirrors, colored outside door handles, rear luggage shelf, colored door mirrors, dual airbags, front fog lamps, front seat belt pre-tensioners, rear window defogger, front seat belt force limiters, security system and rest all the features are same with Maruti A Star VXI.
Maruti A Star VXI AT All the features are same with Maruti A Star VXI except the automatic transmission instead of manual transmission.

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Maruti A Star Colors


Maruti A Star in Black Color Maruti A Star in Gray Color Maruti A Star in White Color Maruti A Star in Silver Color
Midnight Black Azure Gray Arctic White Silky Silver


Maruti A Star in Blue Color Maruti A Star in Red Color Maruti A Star in Brown Color
Paradise Blue Bright Red Desert Brown


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Maruti A Star Engine, Power and Performance

The Maruti A Star is well loaded with the powerful and advanced 1.0 l KB- series petrol engine that enhances up mileage and performance. The engine possesses a displacement of 998 cc. The engine is enabled with multi point fuel injection system technology (MPFI). The engine has 3 cylinders and each cylinder acquires 4 valves. The valve configuration is of DOHC (Dual Overhead Camshaft) type. The engine consist 2 wheel drive and front wheel overdrive which makes it more responsive. The engine is assembled with 5 speed manual transmission. Also the car possesses the variant which has the same engine but with automatic transmission. Such a engine with all such exciting and impressive features and powerful statistics supports the car to give efficient fuel efficiency and support.


Maruti A Star Pickup and Acceleration

Engine variant Max. Power (ps/rpm) Max. Torque (Nm/rpm) Pickup (0-100) (sec.) Top speed Transmission
1.0L, KB Series Petrol Engine 67/6200 90/3500 14.6/16.0 153/150 Manual / automatic

The bold and powerful 1.0 L KB - Series Petrol Engine of the Maruti A Star churns out a massively sheer power of 67 ps at 6200 rpm and a torque of about 90 Nm at 3500 rpm. There is no accurate idea about the pickup and acceleration of the car. The engine is supported with 5 speed manual transmission. Also the car possesses the variant which has the same engine but with automatic transmission. All such figures of the engine give a super strong power to a well known hatch from Maruti at such an affordable price and make it quite supportive.


Maruti A Star Interiors and Features

Maruti A Star Seats PicturesDriving Maruti A Star is really good experience because it has not much to disappoint the users. The car provides comfort ride because the driving position is allotted with power steering, low fuel warning, parking sensors and much more. The front seat and height adjustable front seat belts are very comfortable even for long journeys. The seats of the cabin are quite stable and comfortable but legroom and shoulder room are available at premium. At last the ultimate car is so luxurious and acceptable that other hatchbacks fail to provide.

The dashboard of the perfect cabin is enhanced by installing features like crimson illuminated panel, central console, inputs for audio system, AC + heater with easy controls and few more. The advantage of splitting and folding the rear seat back helps to expand the luggage area at the time of need. The car has ample of space in its shell and are accommodated with almost all such features which provides best joyride.

Maruti A Star Dashboard PicturesThe instrumentation panel which is located at center is accompanied with tachometer, digital odometer, speedometer and few more which looks beautiful. The Floor Carpet (needle Punch), glove compartment, Assist Grip (Co-Driver + Rear), Sun Visor with Ticket Holder, RR CTR Seat Belt (2-Point), accessory socket, 3 spoke urethane steering wheel, cabin light (3 position), standard fabric seat and much more are really amazing features enabled in the car which makes it look distinct in the Indian market. The ashtray and cigarette lighter gives a royal look to the interiors of the car. The climate control system has come with easily operable circular dial which gives an amazing look. The dashboard and interiors of the car has all the materials and designs of good quality and brings a feeling of joy while riding. The doors have got delicate and impressive designs and structure and are also associated with stable door controls which bring good safety for the users. The front section of the car is installed with useful accessories like cup holders and sun glass holders which help to place suitable materials. Maruti A Star along with superior quality of finishing and elegant interior and exterior designs gives a sporty look which bring comfortable atmosphere.

The Maruti A Star is a much more luxurious version among all the released variants by Maruti. The car having front seats are well ventilated which provides comfortable ride to the driver and is originated in such manner to give excellent message. Front and rear seats along with center arm rest bring a quite comfortable trip to all the occupants. The car has amazing looks, fine comfort and also the devices of entertainment which fills the time between journey with full of fun and joy. The car is facilitated with integrated audio system, speakers, etc.


Maruti A Star Exterior and Features

Maruti A Star Head Light PicturesThe compact designs and sporty look makes the car to stand aside in the whole crowd and also lets the users to make it drive easily in the parking areas. The body of the car is well structured with the help of superior quality steel and makes the car light weighted and strong. The body of the car is also designed in such way that it also supports in safety for pedestrians and occupants. The side views of the car are very elegant which are supported with decorated doors and windows. The car has extremely good rear view and is also added with easy storable boot space. The flaming and diming fog
lights are associated with head and rear lights which are effective and help a lot during rain or fog. The car is assembled with beautiful and clear lamps at front and rear portion.

The headlights are bold and curved which provides clear vision and their styling also adds to the beauty. Wheels with large diameter, track and low quality alloy wheels support in better handling and also look excellent. The body colored door handles, vanity mirrors, and colored door mirrors, front/rear electric windows (power windows) and pivot type outside mirror further adds an impressive touch and gives even more stylish looks. The trunk light, rear reading lamp, adjustable headlights, head light leveling are very helpful in driving. The front wipers & washer with intermittent are well supported in different weathers. The car is available variety of colors like Azure grey, arctic white, sunlight copper, midnight black, paradise blue, silky silver, healing green, bright red and desert brown for users to choose their best.


Safety Features in Maruti A Star

Maruti A Star Tailbags PicturesThe cabin is installed with loads of features which make it quite safe and supportive. The ABS (Anti-lock braking mechanism) with EBD (Electronic brake force distribution) does their job smartly. RR CTR Seat Belt (2-Point), High Mounted Stop Lamp, Front Wipers & Washer with intermittent add stars to the safety zone of the car. Other safety features include the head light leveling, front ventilated disc 13 inch, rear window defogger, seat belts with safety enhancing pre tensioners and force limiters absorbing interiors and exteriors. Along with all this the few common features like child safety locks, anti-theft alarm, antiglare rear view mirror, seat belt warning, door ajar warning, side impact beams, front impact beams and much more ensures complete safety to the owners and left them with no complain.


Maruti A Star Driving and Handling

Maruti A Star Steering Wheel PicturesThe Maruti A Star runs perfectly on roads and even on the rough areas being supportive of grip system and responsive steering. The gear change is quite easy and derives effective overall driving from the car. The engine is so powerful and gives high speed and high level of acceleration which is a good point. The McPherson Strut & coil spring type front suspension and the rear isolated trailing link & coil spring suspensions supports a smoother drive even on rough roads. The steering type with rack & pinion, power assisted, gas filled shock absorbers, ventilated disc and drum brakes is quite responsive. The wheel base of 2360 mm, ground clearance of 170 mm and light weight along with perfect style makes it highly impressive. The wide structure of the car makes it to give easy and flexible handling.


Maruti A Star Accessories

Maruti A Star Stereo PicturesThe Maruti A Star comes well equipped of the integrated audio system connected with 4 speakers that deliver excellent sound and creates the feeling of fun and joy while long journey. Other useful accessories include crimson illuminated instrument panel, tachometer, ashtray, cigarette lighter, accessory socket, key off reminder, remote trunk / boot opener, remote fuel lid opener, luggage compartment lamp, adjustable seats, rear seat headrest, rear seat centre arm rest, front and rear cup holders, folding rear seats and much more advanced features are installed in the car and brings all them in little investment.


Maruti A Star Conclusion

The Maruti A Star is not only a hatchback but a muscular body that promises compatibility, secured, comfortable and luxury at an acceptable price which is among one of the favorite in the market. Few of the competitors which can compete well are Hyundai i10 and Chevrolet Beat LT.

Maruti A-Star Variants

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Maruti A-Star Petrol
Price (ex showroom)
Engine Details
Special Features
998 cc , Petrol

17.4 Kmpl (City)
19.5 Kmpl (Highway)

*Air Conditioner *Power Steering *iCATS Security System *Child Safety Locks
998 cc , Petrol

17.4 Kmpl (City)
19.5 Kmpl (Highway)

*Power Windows (Front+Rear) *2 Speakers with Integrated Audio System *Central Locking
998 cc , Petrol

17.4 Kmpl (City)
19.5 Kmpl (Highway)

*Crimson illuminated instrument panel *A-Star Aktiv Logo *Remote Controlled door locks *Front Wipers & Washer with intermittent
998 cc , Petrol

17.4 Kmpl (City)
19.5 Kmpl (Highway)

*Tachometer *Alloy Wheel *4 Speakers with Integrated Audio System
998 cc , Petrol

17.4 Kmpl (City)
19.5 Kmpl (Highway)

*Dual Front Airbags *ABS with EBD *Brake Assist *4 Speakers with Integrated Audio System
998 cc , Petrol

14.5 Kmpl (City)
16.5 Kmpl (Highway)

*Stylish Seat Covers *A-Star Aktiv Logo *Power Steering *Automatic Transmission System *2 Speakers with Integrated Audio System
998 cc , Petrol

14.5 Kmpl (City)
16.5 Kmpl (Highway)

*Automatic Transmission System *Remote Controlled door locks

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