Updated on 7 Nov 2012 Maruti Suzuki India has silently launched the Maruti Ritz petrol with automatic transmission model. The Ritz Automatic comes only in petrol automatic VXi AT grade and has the option of ABS with EBD as optional safety feature. The ARAI approved mileage of the Maruti Ritz with 4 speed automatic is 17.16 KMPL with the 1.2 Litre K series petrol engine with VVTI technology. The mileage difference between the Maruti Ritz Automatic and Manual is about 1.34 KMPL which is quite small, but we think that in real world driving conditions, this difference maybe larger.
A few months back Maruti Suzuki launched the 2012 iteration of Maruti Ritz. While the media was expecting the launch of both the petrol and diesel models, Maruti chose to introduce the diesel one only. The press release had to say so much about the Ritz, 52 changes to be precise, but the same had no mention of the changes in the petrol model. Now that the festive season is just around the corner, Maruti Suzuki has launched the facelifted Ritz petrol for the Indian market. The car was launched in Mumbai and as of yet they have not said [Read more...]
We have talked about the most affordable petrol small cars/ hatchbacks in our previous post on Top 5 Small Petrol Cars for First Time Buyers but we do know not all buyers would like to have the Nano or Alto as their very first car. The main reason is that they can spend some extra amount of money in order to avail better features and quality and for such readers we have this new post consisting of the best five cars that are a little pricier but are worth considering. In this article, we bring you the Top 5 Petrol [Read more...]
Maruti Suzuki India has launched the new model of 2012 Maruti Ritz hatchback in India at a price starting Rs. 5.31 Lakhs ex-showroom Delhi. The new Ritz Diesel is the refreshed variant of the ongoing Maruti Ritz and gets cosmetic as well as performance improvement with capability to sprint from 0 to 60 KMPH in just 5.9 seconds and it delivers a mileage of 23.20 KMPL as per ARAI test. The car has been launched with 3 new colours, has 52 changes over the previous version, has a top end ZDi variant in the portfolio including new engine and design. The [Read more...]
The festival season is just around the corner and every auto major in the industry is ready to offer something special. Besides appreciable discounts on select vehicles, we will also be witnessing the launches of a couple of new products. From Maruti Suzuki’s team this Diwali, it will be the 2012 Maruti Ritz facelift that will make its entry probably in September. Also read – What Is New In 2012 New Maruti Ritz? It features a restyled exterior which looks neater and more expressive now but that is not the main point. The interesting news is that Maruti will launch [Read more...]
Petrol prices are stable since a couple of days but who knows when a hike would step in. New car buyers who run their cars for long commutes on regular basis have been considering diesel vehicles as petrol cars incur higher running costs. So here is a post for all the readers who are planning to buy a diesel hatchback or small car below Rs. 5.50 lakh. Tata Indica eV2 image – Tata Indica eV2 Tata Indica eV2 is the cheapest diesel hatchback in the country as of today and comes four different variants priced between Rs. 4.20 lakh and [Read more...]
Maruti Suzuki has been working on a facelift of Maruti Ritz 2012 hatchback in India which is not getting much of sales for the company as of now. Maruti Ritz has been launched in India originally in the year 2009 has not got very pleasing sales figures in last three years partly because of close placement of the superior handling sibling Maruti Swift which sold in big numbers. With the new Maruti Swift 2011, the placement of the Ritz and Swift has somewhat got farther from each other, but still many Ritz buyers prefer Swift for some extra bucks because [Read more...]
Maruti Suzuki India, the largest passenger car maker of India is recognizing the importance of online presence in the emerging online media which is very popular with the youth of the country. With easy access to Internet on 3G enabled mobile phones and internet tablet devices, social networking platforms like Facebook have become important avenues for brands to connect with users. Breaking the records, Maruti Ritz’s official Facebook Page has become the highest liked Facebook Page in India for any product across automobile category with over 1 million (10 Lakh) fans. Maruti Suzuki Ritz made its debut on Social media [Read more...]