Entry level hatchback cars are in high demand in the Indian market. Due to low cost, better mileage and special utility, people prefer cars of this segment. So far, Maruti Alto has been the best seller in this matter, but for the last few months, Alto has seen a decrease in demand, while the hatchback WagonR, popularly known as Maruti’s tall boy, is being liked by the people.
Maruti WagonR has occupied the first position in terms of sales, beating Alto and Swift. In this way, in the month of July, it has become the best selling car of the country. The company has sold a total of 22,836 units of this car, which is 69% more than the 13,515 units sold in the month of July last year.
Swift has been at number two, the company has sold a total of 18,434 units of this car, which was 10,173 units in the month of July last year. Maruti’s premium hatchback car Baleno has become the third best-selling car in the country and the company has sold a total of 14,729 units of this car, which is 27.2% higher than 11,575 units in July last year. Here’s the thing about the top 3 cars sold in the month of July, now let’s know what is special in Maruti WagonR-
How is Maruti WagonR:
This car is available in petrol engine as well as CNG variant. Due to the tall-boy boxy design, this car also gets better space and legroom in the cabin. As far as the engine is concerned, it comes with two different petrol engines. A 1.0 liter petrol engine (68PS / 90Nm) has been given in one of its variants. On the other hand, 1.2 liter petrol engine (83PS/113Nm) has been given in the second variant. Its CNG variant comes with a 1.0 liter engine that generates 60PS of power and 78Nm of torque. This car is equipped with 5 speed manual and automatic gearbox.
It gets a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, manual AC, power windows, keyless entry and steering-mounted audio and calling controls. Safety has also been taken care of in Maruti Wagon R, its standard safety features include driver airbag, anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) and rear parking sensors.
Price and Mileage:
Its 1.0 liter variant gives a mileage of 21.79 kmpl, 1.2 liter variant 20.52 kmpl and CNG variant gives a mileage of 32 kmpl. Its price ranges from Rs 4.80 lakh to Rs 6.33 lakh. Along with better mileage, space is also available in this car, which is the main reason for its popularity.