Maruti Suzuki has launched the refreshed Wagon R at a price starting from Rs 3.58 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi. Maruti Suzuki claims that the fuel efficiency has improved by 8% thanks to reduced friction, enhanced engine breathing and improved combustion. Use of low viscosity transmission oil helps in smoother gear shift and lowers maintenance costs for the new Wagon R. Otherwise the Wagon R is mechanically identical to the last generation model.
On the introduction of the new Wagon R, Manohar Bhat, Vice President (Marketing) Maruti Suzuki India said, “Wagon R is not just a bestseller for us but is also among top five models of the industry. The changes introduced on the New Wagon R are in line with the customer feedback received through our regular customer engagement programmes. The new Wagon R is over 8% more fuel efficient, sportier, OBD-II compliant, contemporary in design and laced with utility features. We are confident that customers will appreciate the refreshments in the new Wagon R and we it would help to strengthen brand Wagon R.”
New colours for the Wagon R include Passion Red and Ecru Beige. The Wagon R gets chrome accentuated front grille in LXi and VXi trims. A dual tone interior is new to the Wagon R. The VXi trim has fully beige seats while the Lx and Lxi trims have beige and black combination. The VXi trim comes packed with new eagle wings audio system with integrated USB and AUX-in ports.
There’s also a new storage box in the upper Instrument Panel that can accommodate small items. The new Wagon R also comes with a day/night inside rear view mirror.
Prices (Ex Showroom Delhi)
New Wagon R Lx 3.58 lakh
New Wagon R LXi 3.88 lakh
New Wagon R LXi (CNG) 4.42 lakh
New Wagon R VXi 4.13 lakh