2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R Launch Highlights: Engine & colour options, features, prices

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 2019 Launch Live Updates: The new WagonR has been launched in India. The new model has been revamped inside and out with two engine options, a premium and spacious cabin, and four new colour options.

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Maruti Wagon R 2019 Launch Live

 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 2019 Launch Live Updates: After a prolonged wait and a series of teasers and spy photos, Maruti Suzuki has now launched the all-new 2019 WagonR in India today at a starting price of Rs 4.19 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The new WagonR is entering a market where it will rival its decades-old competitor - Hyundai Santro, which also underwent a complete overhaul recently. To be better prepared to tackle the competition, the WagonR has been redone both inside & out and now boasts of larger dimensions offering more space in the cabin. Besides this, it is now available with two petrol engine options. The WagonR has been an immensely popular brand for Maruti Suzuki in India, with the outgoing model still going strong on the sales charts. The new one is only expected to improve matters further for the Japanese manufacturer.

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14:04 (IST)23 Jan 2019
2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R overview

2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R has been launched at a starting price of Rs 4.19 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). It will be available in two engine options - 1.0-litre petrol and 1.2-litre petrol, with an optional AMT in the VXi and ZXi trims. In terms of safety, the new Wagon R features a driver-side airbag, ABS (antilock braking system) with EBD (electronic brake force distribution), front seatbelts reminder, speed alert system and rear parking sensors as standard across variants. The new car is equipped with a host of features in the cabin that include - SmartPlay Studio for in-car entertainment, Tilt adjustable steering wheel, Steering Mounted audio and calling controls, Auto Gear Shift (AGS), Remote keyless entry, and Electrical retractable ORVMs with side indicators. Thank you for joining us.

13:57 (IST)23 Jan 2019
New Wagon R bigger and lighter than before

The all-new Wagon R's BIW (body in white - body shell) is now lighter by about 6 kg, and the car has lost about 65 kg overall compared to the previous Wagon R model. It is engineered and built on the new fifth-generation Heartect platform.

13:53 (IST)23 Jan 2019
New Wagon R boot space

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R offers best-in-class boot space of 341 litres, which can further be extended to 710 litres with the rear seats folded.

13:28 (IST)23 Jan 2019
New Wagon R India launch

Maruti Suzuki has launched the new 2019 Wagon R in India. Read full report here: Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 2019 launched at a price of Rs 4.19 lakh: Should Tata Tiago, Hyundai Santro worry?

13:22 (IST)23 Jan 2019
2019 Wagon R engine and safety

The new 2019 Wagon R will come with options of two engines - 1.2 L and 1.0 L K -series engines, with claimed fuel efficiency figures of 21.5 km/l for 1.2 L variant and 22.5 km/l for 1.0 L. In terms of safety, it gets ABS with EBD, Dual front airbags, Front Seatbelts Pre-Tensioner and Force Limiter, and reverse parking sensors.

13:20 (IST)23 Jan 2019
2019 Wagon R cabin

The new Wagon R comes with an ‘X’ themed instrument panel with 3-D Cross-section, Spacious cabin and best-in-class boot space, Floating dashboard & instrument cluster, Multi-finish accentuated AC Vents, Rear 60:40 seat split fold, Day-night adjustable inside rearview mirror, and Generous Storage space along with bottle/magazine holders.

13:18 (IST)23 Jan 2019
New Wagon R features

The new 2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R is equipped with a host of features that include - SmartPlay Studio for in-car entertainment, Tilt adjustable steering wheel, Steering Mounted audio and calling controls, Auto Gear Shift (AGS), Remote keyless entry, and Electrical retractable ORVMs with side indicators.

13:06 (IST)23 Jan 2019
Investment in new Wagon R's development

Maruti Suzuki and its partners have invested approximately Rs 670 crore for the development of new 2019 WagonR. According to Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India said: “We are confident that the new WagonR with its all-new robust design, dynamically crafted and spacious interiors, SmartPlay Studio, strong Heartect Platform and Auto Gear Shift (AGS) technology will become the choice of many more Indian families.”

12:52 (IST)23 Jan 2019
New Wagon R safety features

Maruti Suzuki is promising enhanced safety on the new WagonR compared the older version. Maruti says the use of high tensile steel helps to improve overall safety, rigidity and NVH (noise, vibration, and harshness) performance. Safety features on the 2019 Wagon R include a driver-side airbag, ABS (antilock braking system) with EBD (electronic brake force distribution), front seat belts reminder, speed alert system and rear parking sensors as standard across variants. The all-new WagonR meets all applicable Indian safety regulations including offset, side crash and pedestrian safety norms.

12:46 (IST)23 Jan 2019
New 2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R specs and colour options

12:40 (IST)23 Jan 2019
New Wagon R bookings

RS Kalsi, Executive Director, Marketing & Sales - Maruti Suzuki India, says Maruti is prepared to meet the demand for the new Wagon R for which it expects more popularity compared to the outgoing version. The new Wagon R has clocked in more than 12,000 bookings in one week.

12:37 (IST)23 Jan 2019
2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R variant wise prices

2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R will retail at Rs 4.19 lakh for the base LXi variant, followed by Rs 4.69 lakh for the VX. Wagon R 1-litre VXi - Rs 5.16 lakh, 1.2-litre VXi manual - Rs 4.89 lakh, 1.2-litre ZXi manual - Rs 5.22 lakh, VXi auto - Rs 5.36 lakh and ZXi auto - Rs 5.69 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi.

12:33 (IST)23 Jan 2019
New 2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R launched!

2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R has been launched at Rs 4.19 lakh (ex-showroom) for the base and Rs 5.69 lakh (ex-showroom) for the top trim ZXi AGS.

12:30 (IST)23 Jan 2019
Wagon R since 1999

Since its debut in 1999, WagonR has built a strong customer base of over 2.2 million and it’s the first car for nearly half of them. The Maruti Suzuki Wagon R continues to feature among the top 5 best-selling cars in India for nearly two decades.

12:27 (IST)23 Jan 2019
New Wagon R fuel efficiency

The new 2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R will boast of 10% better fuel efficiency.

12:24 (IST)23 Jan 2019
2019 Wagon R colour options

The new 2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R will be available in six colour options - Pearl Poolside Blue (New) | Pearl Nutmeg Brown (New) | Magma Grey (New) | Pearl Autumn Orange (New) | Silky Silver| Superior White

12:21 (IST)23 Jan 2019
New Wagon R boot space

Luggage capacity has nearly been doubled with a 341 litres of boot space. The new IP design enhances ergonomics for driver comfort and the new car has a seven-inch touchscreen infotainment with a remote.

12:18 (IST)23 Jan 2019
New Wagon R launch: C V Raman takes the stage

C V Raman, Senior Executive Director, Engineering talks about the new Wagon R's platform, saying: The second-generation enhanced the original design with better space and practicality. Like the Dzire and Ertiga, Maruti Suzuki aimed at making the new Wagon R even more spacious, practical, and safer. Fifth generation Heartect platform allows 145mm increase in width and 35mm in the wheelbase.

12:14 (IST)23 Jan 2019
Third generation Wagon R

Maruti says that the third generation Wagon R will stay true to its roots retaining the tall boy design, but will boast of more cabin space and premium features. It will look stronger than before and the K-Series 1.2L will ensure a powerful performance as well.

12:10 (IST)23 Jan 2019
New Maruti Suzuki Wagon R to launch any time now!

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R has enjoyed over 20% consistent market share over the years. 24% of Wagon R buyers have been the ones who upgraded their old to a new Wagon R. Maruti says that the objective audience of the third generation Wagon R are young buyers with families.

12:04 (IST)23 Jan 2019
2019 Maruti Wagon R fuel efficiency

Maruti Suzuki has said that the new WagonR will offer enhanced fuel efficiency for both the engine options: 21.5 km/l for 1.2-litre variant and 22.5 km/l for 1.0-litre variant, which is nearly 10% higher than the outgoing model.

12:01 (IST)23 Jan 2019
2019 Maruti Wagon R variants

The new 2019 Maruti Suzuki WagonR is likely to be offered in three trim levels - LXi, VXi, and ZXi. The base variants will come powered by the smaller 998cc petrol engine and the top ones ZXi and ZXi AGS will come with a 1,197cc petrol engine. The Automated manual transmission (AMT) option will be limited to the VXi and ZXi variants.

11:28 (IST)23 Jan 2019
2019 Maruti Wagon R interiors

As per the previously released teaser, the dashboard of the new Wagon R is given a complete makeover with an aim to offer a better feel to the occupants. The dashboard of the new 2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R is now given a dual tone treatment that will surely appeal to most of the buyers. One look at the cabin and the first thing that you are most likely to notice is the new touchscreen infotainment system at the centre.

11:25 (IST)23 Jan 2019
New 2019 Wagon R: Top five features

While the new 2019 Marut Suzuki Wagon R is arriving in a segment where it will face strong competition from the new Hyundai Santro and Tata Tiago, with the new model though, it does now offer reasons that render it a strong contender. Read top five reasons here: New, exciting Maruti Suzuki Wagon R features that could make it a grand success again!

11:17 (IST)23 Jan 2019
2019 Wagon R engine options

2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R will come in two engine options - a 998cc petrol and a 1,197cc petrol engine. The base LXi trim will be powered by the smaller 998cc three-cylinder petrol engine that puts out 67 bhp and 09 Nm of torque, and the top trims ZXi and ZXi AGS will come with the 1,197cc four-cylinder petrol engine that makes 82 bhp and 113 Nm of torque.

11:08 (IST)23 Jan 2019
New 2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R interior features

The air conditioning vents inside the cabin of the new 2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R are located just near the touchscreen infotainment system. Another notable highlight in the cabin is the steering wheel mounted controls. The new Wagon R also gets a new instrument cluster which is expected to be a lot more informative than before.

10:58 (IST)23 Jan 2019
2019 Maruti Wagon R platform

The new 2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R is based on the new Heartect platform that also underpins the new Maruti Suzuki Swift. With this, the new Wagon R now gets a 35mm longer wheelbase when compared to the outgoing model. The Wagon R's wheelbase will, in fact, be the longest in the segment at 2435mm. Apart from this, the new Maruti Wagon R is now also wider by 125mm which brings the width to 1620mm.

10:47 (IST)23 Jan 2019
2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R interior teased

Followed by a couple of videos teasing the exterior of the new 2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R, the manufacturer released a video of the interior of the new model. The 2019 Wagon R will surely carry a more premium outlook and features as well. Also, the dash has been given a dual-tone finish that adds to its premium refurbishment. Watch the video here

10:40 (IST)23 Jan 2019
2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R price comparison with rivals

The all-new 2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R is expected to be launched in India at a starting price nearing Rs 3.7 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). On the other hand, Wagon R's primary rival - the new Hyundai Santro retails at Rs 3.89 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Last, Tata Tiago is priced at Rs 3.40 lakh (ex-showroom) for the base.

10:37 (IST)23 Jan 2019
All-new Wagon R competition check

When launched, the new 2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R will rival the new Hyundai Santro and Tata Tiago. While there is currently limited information available on the new Wagon R, here we pit it against its two prime competitors to give you better perspective on which car will suit you better and why. 2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R vs Hyundai Santro vs Tata Tiago

10:31 (IST)23 Jan 2019
New Wagon R AMT gearbox

According to a brochure leaked online, the new 2019 Maruti Wagon R is likely to be offered in three trim levels - LXi, VXi and ZXi. The Automated manual transmission (AMT) option will be limited to the VXi and ZXi variants.

10:24 (IST)23 Jan 2019
2019 Wagon R bookings

Maruti Suzuki announced the opening of Wagon R bookings sometime last week. Prospective customers can book their Wagon R at any authorised Maruti Suzuki dealership across the country or book it online for a token amount of Rs 11,000. 

10:19 (IST)23 Jan 2019
New Maruti Wagon R teaser

Maruti Suzuki released a couple of teaser videos of the new 2019 Wagon R. Watch them here: Official teaser of the most spacious car in the segment  

10:16 (IST)23 Jan 2019
2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R engine options

The new 2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R will be available in two engine options. The base LXi variant is powered by the 998cc, 3-cylinder petrol engine that produces 67 hp and 90 Nm, in comparison to the top-shelf ZXi and ZXi AGS trims which will sport a 1,197cc, 4-cylinder petrol engine that makes 82 bhp and 113 Nm of torque. With the 1.2-litre petrol engine, the new Wagon R will be the most powerful in its segment.

10:13 (IST)23 Jan 2019
2019 Wagon R infotainment

The new 2019 Wagon R will be much more modern than it has been so far in India with an upgraded cabin that boasts of Suzuki Connect infotainment system with smartphone connectivity through both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. When it comes to safety, it will feature dual airbags, ABS and EBD in compliance with the new government guidelines.

10:10 (IST)23 Jan 2019
New Maruti Suzuki WagonR design & colour options

Design and styling of the 2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R have been completely revamped while retaining its tallboy appeal. To go with its tallboy design, Suzuki have updated the new Wagon R with new tail lamp clusters that are vertically placed, something that is seen on premium and larger vehicles. Colour options will include Superior White, Silky Silver, Magma Grey, Autumn Orange, Nutmeg Brown and Poolside Blue.

10:04 (IST)23 Jan 2019
2019 WagonR will be bigger than before

The 2019 WagonR will measure 3,655 mm in length, 1,620 mm in width and 1,675 mm in height. Its wheelbase is 2,435 mm and gets a 32-litre fuel tank. The new generation Wagon R will be 19 mm longer, 145 mm wider and 5 mm taller than the vehicle that it replaces. So, the cabin should offer generous head and leg room.

09:55 (IST)23 Jan 2019
New Maruti Suzuki WagonR India launch

Maruti Suzuki will be launching the new 2019 WagonR in India today. We will be at the launch event to update you with details live from the venue. By the time the official launch begins, allow us to walk you through all details that we so far know of the new WagonR, including bookings, engine options, design elements, colour options and more.

The new 2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R has been launched at Rs 4.19 lakh (ex-showroom), which is higher than both of its competitors - Hyundai Santro at Rs 3.89 lakh and Tata Tiago at Rs 3.4 lakh. However, the new Wagon R promises a lot more enhanced safety and convenience features, along with two engine options.

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