2012 Maruti Ritz Diesel New Model Launched In India At Rs. 5.31 Lakhs


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 new model has been launched only with Diesel engine option and comes in 4 different trim levels, LDi, VDi, VDi with ABS and ZDi.

2012 Maruti Ritz Diesel New Model

New 2012 Maruti Ritz Diesel Features & Specifications

Some of the key improvements in the new 2012 Maruti Ritz Diesel include:

  • Improved diesel mileage of 23.20 KMPL
  • New Front grille and bumper design
  • New and improved headlamps
  • New and sporty rear spoiler
  • New Side body moulding
  • Top end ZDi trim with ABS, Airgabgs, Alloy wheels, steering mounted controls etc.
  • Improved seats with better lumbar support
  • Multi-information display in instrument panel
  • New audio system with integrated USB, Aux, Radio and CD Player
  • Electrically adjustable outside rear view mirrors
  • Day and night inside rear view mirror
  • New Colours

2012 Maruti Ritz Diesel Red

In all, there are 52 major and minor changes in the new Ritz 2012. The engine has been upgraded with new improved low friction engine and improved tuning to deliver better performance and mileage.

Specifications of the new 2012 Maruti Ritz Diesel are as follows:

  • 1248 CC DDis Diesel Engine (Multi-jet Diesel)
  • ARAI Mileage of 23.20 KMPL
  • Peak Power of 74 PS @4000 RPM
  • Peak Torque of 190 Nm @ 2000 RPM
  • 5-Step multi-injection technology
  • 5 Speed Manual transmission
  • 0-60  KMPH in 5.9 seconds

New 2012 Maruti Ritz Diesel Colour Options

It comes with 6 colour options mentioned below out of which first three are new colours:

  • Mystique Red
  • Granite Grey
  • Breeze Blue
  • Superior White
  • Silky Silver
  • Bakers Chocolate


New 2012 Maruti Ritz Diesel Price

The ex-showroom Delhi Price of Maruti Ritz 2012 is:

  • 2012 Maruti Ritz LDi is priced at Rs. 5.31 Lakhs
  • 2012 Maruti Ritz VDi is priced at Rs. 5.64 Lakhs
  • 2012 Maruti Ritz VDi with ABS is priced at Rs. 5.82 Lakhs
  • 2012 Maruti Ritz ZDi is priced at Rs. 6.23 Lakhs

For detailed changes in new Ritz, check out our previous report on:

2012 Maruti Ritz Vs Old Maruti Ritz

New 2012 Maruti Ritz Pictures Gallery:

2012 Maruti Ritz Diesel Front Grille and headlamps

2012 Maruti Ritz Diesel Side Body Mouldings

2012 Maruti Ritz Diesel new front fascia

2012 Maruti Ritz Diesel Front head lamps and fog lamps

2012 Maruti Ritz Diesel Alloy Wheels

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