Maruti Suzuki opens bookings for 2019 Wagon R

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 14 Jan 2019

Maruti Suzuki today opened bookings for the third generation Wagon R at its authorised dealer network across the country. The New Wagon R is supposed to be launched in its newest avatar on January 23. The car can be booked with an initial amount of Rs 11,000 over their website as well.

Wagon R is said to have scaled the unique feat of over 2.2 million cumulative customers till December 2018. Launched in 1999, India’s popular car from Maruti Suzuki, Wagon R continues to feature among the top 10 bestselling cars in the country for over 10 years. The company claims that nearly 51 percent of Wagon R customers have picked it up as their first car. It further claims that Brand Wagon R carries a strong legacy, which is evident from the fact that close to 24 percent of customers come back to buy Wagon R only. The New Wagon R drives ahead with its unique characteristics of space and comfort from its outgoing version.

The 2019 Wagon R has been developed on the acclaimed 5th Generation ‘HEARTECT’ platform which is said to consist of high tensile steel which improves overall safety, rigidity and NVH (noise, vibration and harshness) performance. Safety features including driver airbag, ABS (Antilock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution) and front seat belts reminder, speed alert system and rear parking sensors are standard across variants.

The new Wagon R is powered by the K-series engine and now comes with a new 1.2 L engine option. Customers will also have the choice of 1.0 L engine for the all-new WagonR. Maruti Suzuki's ‘two-pedal’ technology will also be offered in the new Wagon R. The Auto Gear Shift (AGS) offers hassle-free drive in stop-go traffic with no compromise on fuel efficiency.

For next-gen connected customers, for the first time, Maruti Suzuki is going to offer SmartPlay Studio infotainment experience in the 2019 Wagon R. The SmartPlay Studio will not just let you listen to latest music but also let you surf news, get latest updates on weather and locate eateries around.