Maruti Suzuki launches BS6-compliant WagonR CNG at Rs. 5.25 lakh
Maruti Suzuki has launched the BS6-compliant version of its budget-friendly hatchback, the WagonR CNG, in India. The updated car, which is offered in LXi and LXi (O) trims, is available at a starting price of Rs. 5.25 lakh. Apart from the engine upgrade, the new model retains the styling cues as well as features of the BS4 counterpart. Here's our roundup.
A look at the WagonR CNG
The new WagonR CNG comes with the same boxy look as the outgoing model. It sports a neat-looking front fascia featuring a sleek grille with honeycomb patterns, a trapezoidal air-intake, and 14-inch wheels. The car gets indicator-mounted ORVMs, blacked-out B-pillars, a rear window wiper, and some chrome garnishing on the tailgate.
Inside the cabin
Inside, the updated WagonR CNG comes with a five-seater dual-tone cabin featuring fabric upholstery, height-adjustable driver seat, and a three-spoke multifunctional steering wheel. The car gets a semi-digital instrument cluster and a centrally-mounted touchscreen infotainment unit with support for connectivity features. Furthermore, the hatchback shares its safety features with its BS4 counterpart.
Power and performance
The new Maruti Suzuki WagonR CNG draws power from a BS6-compliant 1.0-liter petrol unit that comes with a factory-fitted CNG kit. The engine churns out 60PS of maximum power and 78Nm of peak torque. Notably, it promises a mileage of 32.52km/kg, which is marginally lesser than the BS4 model that used to offer 33.54km/kg.
And, here's a look at the pricing
As far as pricing is concerned, the BS6-compliant Maruti Suzuki WagonR CNG carries a premium of Rs. 19,000 over the outgoing model. It costs Rs. 5.25 lakh for the LXi variant and Rs. 5.32 lakh for the LXi (O) model.