Maruti is known for its budget-friendly cars. The WagonR is one such car that has helped it maintain this image. Since its launch in 1999, it has been growing from strength to strength. The WagonR with the Hyundai Santro popularised the tall-boy design in India. But even with its popularity, there are some facts about WagonR people miss out on. In today’s article, we will see five facts about the Maruti WagonR. 

4th best selling cars of the last decade

facts about Maruti WagonR

The WagonR was the 4th best selling car of the last decade, with only the Alto, Dzire and Swift ahead of it. This shows the popularity of the WagonR in the Indian market. It continues to go strong as in 2021 it becomes the best selling car in India. Maruti sold 1,83,851 units of the WagonR in 2021. 

Two engine options

facts about Maruti WagonR

A lot of people forget that the WagonR comes with two engine options. The 1.0-litre is the popular choice as it comes on lower and mid variants. It also provides great mileage. But the 1.2-litre engine offers great performance. It is ideal for long highway drives. 

Facts about Maruti WagonR- Good boot space

facts about Maruti WagonR

The new WagonR launched in 2019 doubled the boot space from the older generation. Earlier it used to come with 170-litres of boot space. In its newer generation, it comes with a 340-litre boot. 340-litre boot space should be more than for almost all types of luggage. 

Value for money

The pricing of the WagonR is also quite competitive when compared to the competition. The price of the WagonR starts from Rs 5.67 lakh and goes to Rs 7.56 lakh (on-road, Mumbai). Its main rivals are the Tata Tiago and Hyundai Santro. The Tata Tiago starts from Rs 5.94 and goes to Rs 8.34 lakh. While the Santro starts from Rs 5.76 and goes to Rs 7.55 lakh. 

Facts about Maruti WagonR- WagonR EV

facts about Maruti WagonR

The WagonR will soon be getting its EV avatar. Maruti has been testing the WagonR for quite some time now. But according to rumours, it is holding off the launch till the charging infrastructure improves in the country. The WagonR EV will get a range of 150km and most probably will be the cheapest EV in the country.

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