Maruti Suzuki – one of the leading car makers in our country has announced the new WagonR limited edition right before the festive season. The limited edition includes some makeovers to the interiors as well as the exteriors. Interior additions include 2 DIN Bluetooth music system, reverse parking sensors, new seat covers, false wood trim on centre console and door pads, fabric floor mats and premium cushion set. At the exterior, the car gets addition of new body graphics and rear spoiler.
The WagonR limited edition is offered in LXI, VXI and VXI+ variants each with two accessories package options with price tag of Rs 15,490 and Rs 25,490. The LXI, VXI and VXI+ variants are priced at Rs. 4.19 lakh, Rs. 4.45 lakh and Rs. 4.73 lakh, respectively (all prices are ex-showroom, Delhi). WagonR, being one of the most popular choice among the Indian car buyers, continues to be the India’s top 5 selling cars, and it’s been at least a decade since it is at that position.
Since its launch in 1999, Maruti Suzuki has sold Over 21.9 lakh WagonR cars with about 24% of customers who purchased the WagonR more than once. We all remember how the WagonR sold like hot cakes when it was launched and the market has hardly dwindles thereafter.
Apart from the new graphics and a few electronic aids here and there, the WagonR is necessarily the same car, which means the limited edition model sports the same 998cc three-pot petrol fueled motor that develops 68 bhp at 6200rpm and a peak torque of 90 Nm at 3500rpm. Maruti Suzuki has also offered with a factory fitted CNG kit which boosts the claimed fuel efficiency from 20.51kmpl for the petrol to 26.6kmpl to the CNG. There are two gearboxes on offer. Customers can choose from a five-speed manual gearbox offered as standard while the top-spec VXI and VXI+ petrol variants gets the five-speed AMT gearbox.
Mr. R. S. Kalsi, Senior Executive Director- Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki India, on the launch of the limited WagonR, said, “ The WagonR customers has always valued substance and style for which this limited edition WagonR is set to make this festive season even more wonderful for them. With its tall boy design, driving comfort, spacious interiors and fuel efficiency, WagonR has always been amongst the top selling models for Maruti Suzuki. He also claimed that this new limited edition will bring in freshness to the product and excite the customers across India.”