The Maruti Wagon R 7 seater has been spied by our reader Bhupender. The vehicle was testing in Gurgaon. We had revealed two years back that Maruti will be getting a 7 Seater Wagon R as well. Maruti has been working on a 7 seater and this time the car has been spotted in India. This is the vehicle on which the Maruti Wagon R 7 seater will be based, which is the Suzuki Solio. Targeting first time car buyers, Maruti Wagon R will be seen in another avatar too. This 7 seater will be a very flexible and an MPV with lot of utility. So, what will the new 7 Seater Wagon R have in store? Will be a good option to consider? Read further for our detailed preview on the Wagon R MPV.The interior image was shared by Mayank Anand from Gurgaon. This comes with the same Solio interiors and it has an autmatic transmission. Indian audience will get the AMT due to cost factor.
7 seater Maruti Wagon R Price in India
7 Seater Wagon R Price
|7 Seater Wagon R Base||INR 5.2 lakhs|
|7 Seater Wagon R Top||INR 6.5 lakhs|
|7 Seater Wagon R CNG||INR 6.3 lakhs|
The Wagon R is one of the most successful products for Maruti and today a major chunk of it is sold with CNG in the metro cities, especially Mumbai and Delhi. Buyers of this vehicle prefer spacious and comfortable interiors, good power for city driving, high fuel-efficiency and low cost of maintenance. This will be a similar criteria even for the Wagon R seven-seater as well. Our sources confirm that the company is looking at seven-seater to be priced at INR 5.5 lakhs to INR 6.5 lakhs (on-road) for the petrol and CNG options.
Maruti Wagon R 7 Seater Features
The seven seater Wagon R will get similar interiors to that of the current Wagon R and there will be some additional features too. For instance, there will be electrically folding ORVMs and some more additional features like bluetooth connectivity and of course the engines on offer too are bigger.
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Maruti Wagon R 7 Seater Launch Date in India
Maruti Wagon R 7 Seater will be coming to India by early 2019. We are expecting the 5 Seater Wagon R to be launched first and then the 7 Seater will be followed.
Maruti 7 Seater Wagon R Design
This new seven-seater hatchback from Maruti will be under four metres in length. It will follow the same design language of the Wagon R. It will be boxy in shape, however it will be a lot more practical. For those who need an affordable MPV, the seven seater Wagon R will be an ideal fit. In fact, for first time car buyers looking for a seven seater on a low budget, this will be ideal. Buyers will be considering the seven seater Wagon R if they need more space. They will also get the reliability factor associated with the brand.
7 seater Maruti Wagon R interiors
Maruti Suzuki’s Wagon R will be coming in a new avatar as a seven-seater. Our sources have confirmed that the company has already started working on the development of this new vehicle. The seven seater Wagon R vehicle will be priced similar to the Grand i10. Maruti will want to attract first-time car buyers towards this MUV. The Datsun GO+ and the Tata Venture are already two hatchbacks that are offering something similar. Maruti will want to target a segment above these two. An MUV buyer will need more spacious and premium interiors.
That is one reason why Maruti will want to get this on its Wagon R. The seven seater Wagon R will get some more features and a revision in the interior styling as well. The Wagon R is one of the highest selling vehicles in the country.
The biggest USP of this MPV will be its spacious. It will be as spacious as the Wagon R has been. Expect even the third row to have good enough space too. However, the knee room could be a bit tight as Suzuki could be getting this as a 5+2 than a seven seater. The Wagon R will have a boot sufficient enough to put a CNG tank as well. This will add on more value and will be offered in the CNG variant as well. The Wagon R will be launched in India sometime in 2018. This MPV will be basic interiors and this will be a direct. A more premium and spacious competition to the Datsun Go+.
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Maruti Wagon R 7 seater Engine
The Wagon R will be coming with a 1.2-litre petrol engine and there isn’t likely going to be a diesel engine. This engine will churn about 75bhp of power and about 105Nm of torque. Though it could even get the 84bhp version with 115Nm of peak torque. The transmissions offered with be five-speed manual and AMT. There will also be a CNG version on sale. This will be a good platform for the company to test this hatchback in its seven-seater form. There will be multiple upgrades on the Wagon R, as it will be getting a new set of engines.
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7 Seater Wagon R Transmission
The 7 Seater Wagon R will be getting a five-speed manual and even an AMT as well. This will be the first affordable seven seater to get AMT. Maruti has been testing the Wagon R 7 Seater already. We aren’t certain if there will be a diesel engine too, but for the 7 Seater petrol there will be an AMT as well. A CNG shall be offered too. The Ertiga CNG has been selling in good numbers and Maruti will want to take that same advantage from the Wagon R as well.
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Maruti will want customers looking for a hatchback to pick a seven-seater, if they are in need of one. This will be the only vehicle that will be offering this at this very price point. So, it will sitting below the Ertiga in the MUV segment.