The new Maruti Suzuki Wagon R for which the automaker has started bookings on January 14, 2019, has crossed over 12,000 unit bookings. It is quite an impressive figures in such short duration and a fact which will make you think twice that majority of buyers booked for the model even before its revealing. Well, now the display cars have reached the dealerships and expected to see a surge in coming days. Desirables can book for this third-generation Suzuki Wagon R through Maruti Suzuki's Arena dealerships and from brand's official website just by paying a token amount of INR 11,000.
In the Indian lineup, Maruti Suzuki Wagon R pricing starts at INR 4.19 lakh and goes up to INR 5.69 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the top of the line variant. Built on an all-new platform, the new Wagon R is continued with the same old tall-boy body language. However, the hatch is now much spacious and better equipped in terms of features.
Under the hood, the Wagon R is being offered with the two petrol-powered engine options. One is the shared unit of the outgoing car, a 1.0-litre engine that is rated to develop 68hp and another is a new 1.2-litre engine borrowed from the Maruti Swift and Maruti suzuki Ignis. This trim is claimed to make out 83hp. The power transmission for both of these trims will be handled either via a 5-speed manual or AMT gearboxes. As per the dealers' sources, the customers are inquiring more for the new 1.2-litre petrol engine trim.
The new Wagon R is available in 7 seven variants to purchase at the Maruti Suzuki's Arena chain of dealerships. In this highly intensified entry-level hatchback segment, it will go in competition with the likes of the Hyundai Santro, the Datsun Go and the Tata Tiago.