Maruti WagonR is a car is one of the most seen car on the road. It has stood to the test of time and sustained itself in the Maruti lineup. If you look at this car it is not really an aspirational purchase but a very smart one and will not let you down. Why should you buy the Maruti WagonR? Here are 5 reasons you can consider buying Maruti WagonR?
Easy to Drive
The boxy design of the car makes it easy to judge in city traffic. The tall boy design and upright seating make for good visibility. Even short drivers do not have problems driving and parking this car. The clutch is light and the engine is peppy. The braking is not that strong but the car is not really a high-speed machine we would say that the brakes have more than enough bite for regular usage.
2 Engine options
The Maruti WagonR gets 2 engine options. It comes with a 1.0-litre engine and the 1.2-litre engine. The bigger 1.2-litre engine was shared with the Swift and it is quite a sporty engine. It makes 81 bhp and 113 Nm of torque. Now if you want a more economical drive and save on gas then you should go for the smaller 1.0-litre engine. The 1.2-litre engine is when you would like to hit the highways occasionally and take the car out for some long drives.
AMT for both
The WagonR is not biased in terms of offering a automatic gearbox with its engines. TheAMT is seen even on the 1.0-litre engine. The cheapest AMT engine comes at Rs 6.55 lakhs (on-road Mumbai). AMT on this car is quite basic and good for city driving. The shifts are smooth on regular acceleration but do not expect seamless shifts on hard acceleration.
Being a Maruti car the spare parts are affordable. Also, the engine is quite reliable and it does last long without maintenance. The engine is simple and even local mechanics can work easily with the car. Now as the car has high fuel efficiency and low maintenance makes for a really low maintenance car.
This car comes with a factory-fitted CNG kit. The CNG option comes at Rs 6.30 lakhs for the base variant. The CNG option is not available on the 1.2-litre engine. This is a bummer but then again that engine is not targeted towards people looking to buy Maruti WagonR for fuel-efficiency.
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