Once again Maruti’s WagonR has left everyone behind in terms of sales. From hatchbacks, sedans to MPVs and SUVs, all have failed before it It has been at the number one position for the past 8-10 months. Maruti has 6 models, Hyundai and Tata have 2 models each in July’s top-10 cars list. Notably, Maruti’s premium hatchbacks Baleno and Swift, Tata Punch, Nexon and even Hyundai’s Creta have failed in front of the WagonR. 22,588 WagonRs were sold in July Ahead of this, Tata Punch sold 11,007 units. That is less than half.
July is dominated by these cars
The 5 cars that dominated last month included Maruti WagonR along with Maruti Baleno, Maruti Swift, Tata Nexon and Maruti Dzire. These sold 22588, 17960, 17539, 14214, and 13747 units respectively. However, WagonR posted a 1% loss on a year-over-year basis. while Swift lost 5%. Tata Nexon grew by 38%, Maruti Dzire by 31% and Maruti Baleno by 22%. The list is followed by Maruti Eeco, Hyundai Creta, Hyundai Venue, Maruti S-Presso and Tata Punch.
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Features of Maruti WagonR
Maruti’s WagonR hatchback comes with 1.0L and 1.2L petrol engines. The WagonR is priced between Rs 5.45 lakh and Rs 7.20 lakh (all, ex-showroom). It returns a mileage of 34.05kmpl on CNG (1.0L) and 25.19kmpl on Petrol AGS (1.0L). It has more security features than before. The new WagonR gets hill hold assist (standard), dual airbags (standard), rear parking sensors, ABS with EBD, central locking system, speed alert system, security alarm, front fog lamps, seat belt reminder with buzzer, seat belt pre- It has features. There will be more than 12 safety features including tension and force limiter, speed sensitive auto door lock and child proof rear door lock.
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Maruti WagonR CNG demand is high
The Maruti WagonR S-CNG is powered by a 1.0-litre, three-cylinder petrol engine. It generates 58 bhp of power and 78 Nm of torque in CNG mode. Whereas in petrol mode, this engine generates 81 bhp of power and 113 Nm of torque. The S-CNG variant is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. Maruti WagonR S-CNG is equipped with dual interdependent ECUs (Electronic Control Unit) and intelligent injection system. The company has installed this factory fitted kit in such a way that it does not affect the performance of the car.