2017 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R will be Based on the Stingray!

The Maruti Wagon R has been among the highest selling cars in the last decade. First launched around the advent of the new millennium, the Maruti Suzuki Wagon R has seen three major updates so far. The last one being an all-new model, the popular tallboy has since found many takers. However, even the latest Wagon R for India is now a 7 years old model. It should come as no surprise, then, that Maruti is preparing another refresh for the Wagon R. But the new Maruti Wagon R 2017 comes with a twist. Curious? Read on for more on the new Maruti Wagon R 2017 Launch Date, Price Expectations, Mileage and Specifications. Also See- Upcoming Maruti Cars in India | Wagon R Refresh

New Maruti Wagon R 2017While an all-new Wagon R will go on sale in Japan, India will see the re-entry of the Stingray. Confused? Actually, Maruti will re-launch the Stingray with Wagon R branding. Yes, the new Maruti Wagon R 2017 model for India will be the recently discontinued Stingray. The biggest changes, however, will lie in the interior and features list. While the Stingray features an all-black interior, the new Maruti Wagon R 2017 model shares its interior with the current car. Apart from this, Maruti could also launch a VXI+ trim with added features. Prices will be slightly higher. The new Maruti Wagon R 2017 model will be launched in 2017-end. It will be positioned below the 2017 Maruti Swift.

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New Maruti Wagon R 2017 Launch Date

Launch Date (expected)March, 2017

The new model Maruti Wagon R 2017 will be launched in Q1, 2017. In most likelihood, it will go on sale in March.

New Maruti Wagon R 2017 Price List

LXiRs 4.6 Lakh*
VXiRs 4.9 Lakh*
VXi+Rs 5.5 Lakh*

*expected

The new Maruti Wagon R 2017 will get a new VXI+ trim. This trim will feature airbags and ABS as standard accessories. The base LXi trim will feature front power windows, power steering, aircon, etc. Prices will see a slight price hike.

New Maruti Wagon R 2017 Images

New Maruti Wagon R 2017 Changes

The new 2017 Maruti Wagon R will be much like the Stingray. However, there are some changes that the car will carry. For the 2017 Wagon R, Maruti will introduce a new VXI+ trim. The exterior will be the same as the Stingray. However, the interior will feature a Black and Beige theme. Basically, it will be the same as the current car. However, the 2017 model Wagon R will get more safety features.2017 maruti wagon r images

Mechanically, the car will remain unchanged. It will continue to feature a 1.0 K-Series engine that is high on performance and fuel mileage. However, don’t be surprised if Maruti tunes the motor to extract even higher average mileage. The 2017 Maruti Wagon R will be sold until the advent of next generation model in 2019.

New Maruti Wagon R 2017 Mileage

City16 KMPL
Highway22 KMPL

Maruti could tune the 1.0 K series engine to extract an even higher fuel average mileage. Expect up to 16 KMPL in city and 22 KMPL on the highways. The 2017 Maruti Suzuki WagonR will also offer a CNG option.

2017 maruti wagon r images

New Maruti Wagon R 2017 Specifications

Engine1.0-litre K-Series Petrol
Max. Power67 BHP
Peak Torque91 Nm
Transmission5-Speed Manual

AMT Automatic (Optional)

The New Maruti Wagon R 2017 will share its engine with the current model. It will get the same 1.0 K Series motor that powers the current car. However, Maruti is likely to re-tune it to offer a higher fuel mileage. This engine pumps out a max. power of 67 BHP and a peak torque of 91 Nm. It comes mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. Maruti will also offer an optional AMT automatic.

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