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2022 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R launched; priced at Rs 5.40-7.10 lakh | Autocar India

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The Wagon R is now extra gasoline environment friendly, will get a CNG possibility within the mid-spec VXI variant, and the automatics characteristic hill begin help. There’s additionally been a variant rejig.

The Maruti Suzuki Wagon R has been up to date for the 2022 mannequin yr. It now will get extra environment friendly 1.0-litre and 1.2-litre petrol engines, CNG is obtainable on a greater variety of variants, automatics get an extra security characteristic and there are some minor beauty tweaks too. Maruti has additionally used the chance for a variant rejig and launched a brand new ‘Tour H3’ model of the Wagon R for the fleet phase.

  • 1.0-litre, 1.2-litre engines ship extra mileage now
  • CNG possibility now additionally obtainable in VXI trim, along with base LXI model
  • 1.2-litre engine discontinued from VXI trim; new ZXI+ variant added

2022 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R worth listing

2022 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R costs (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Variant Value
1.Zero LXI / LXI Tour H3 Rs 5.40 lakh
1.Zero LXI CNG / LXI CNG Tour H3 Rs 6.35 lakh
1.Zero VXI Rs 5.86 lakh
1.Zero VXI AMT Rs 6.36 lakh
1.Zero VXI CNG Rs 6.81 lakh
1.2 ZXI Rs 6.00 lakh
1.2 ZXI AMT Rs 6.50 lakh
1.2 ZXI+ Rs 6.48 lakh
1.2 ZXI+ AMT Rs 6.98 lakh
1.2 ZXI+ Twin Tone Rs 6.60 lakh
1.2 ZXI+ AMT Twin Tone Rs 7.10 lakh

2022 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R: beauty, characteristic updates

Maruti has launched two new, dual-tone color choices on the Wagon R – Gallant Crimson with Black roof and Magma Gray with Black roof. The twin tone paint shades are completely obtainable on the top-spec ZXI+ variants of the tallboy, at a markup of Rs 12,000 over the single-tone paint shades.

With the replace, the Wagon R additionally sees the addition of blacked-out alloy wheels – a step up over the earlier mannequin yr which acquired metal rims with wheel covers even on the totally loaded ZXI trims.

On the within, Maruti says it’s modified the color scheme of the material upholstery to “beige and darkish gray melange”.

Whereas all these updates do add a dose of freshness, there aren’t any different important adjustments on the beauty entrance. When it comes to options, the automatics now get a hill-start help perform. Additionally, with twin airbags changing into necessary, Maruti has needed to discontinue the only airbag variations of the Wagon R.

2022 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R: engine updates and variant rejig

Within the run as much as the CAFE 2 norms, which is able to introduce a stricter restrict on the common CO2 emissions of each automaker’s car vary from this April, Maruti has up to date the 1.0-litre and 1.2-litre engines of the Wagon R. Each items now characteristic Twin Jet, Twin VVT (variable valve timing), cooled EGR (exhaust gasoline recirculation) and ISS (idle start-stop) tech, so as to obtain higher gasoline effectivity and decrease tailpipe emissions.  

The 1.0-litre petrol engine is basically from the brand new Celerio. Within the petrol-only variants, it places out 67hp (1hp decrease than earlier than). The twin-fuel variants, in the meantime, are rated to provide 65hp in petrol mode (down by 3hp) and 57hp in CNG mode (down by 2hp). Whereas CNG was obtainable as a factory-fit possibility solely on the entry-level LXI trim earlier, the selection has now been prolonged to the mid-spec VXI variant as nicely.

The 1.2-litre engine is borrowed from the up to date Swift and Dzire, and the new Baleno. The ability output of the bigger hearted engine is now pegged at 90hp (7hp greater than earlier).

Notably, the 1.2-litre unit is now not obtainable within the VXI trim, and a brand new, range-topping ZXI+ variant has been launched.

2022 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R: mileage

Already identified for its laser sharp concentrate on gasoline effectivity, Maruti has been capable of enhance the mileage of the Wagon R, because of the up to date engines.

The corporate says that the 1.0-litre engine delivers a claimed mileage of 25.19kpl within the petrol-only VXI AMT trim – 16 p.c increased than earlier than. CNG variations are pegged to ship an official 34.05km per kg – 5 p.c increased than earlier than. The 1.2-litre petrol can obtain a claimed 24.43kpl within the ZXI AMT and ZXI+ AMT trims, which is a 19 p.c enchancment.

Right here’s an in depth break-up of the variant-wise gasoline effectivity figures:

2022 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R mileage (ARAI-tested)
Variant Gas effectivity
1.Zero LXI 24.35kpl
1.Zero LXI Tour H3 25.40kpl
1.Zero LXI CNG 34.05km per kg (CNG mode)
1.Zero LXI CNG Tour H3 34.73km per kg (CNG mode)
1.Zero VXI 24.35kpl
1.Zero VXI AMT 25.19kpl
1.Zero VXI CNG 34.05km per kg (CNG mode)
1.2 ZXI 23.56kpl
1.2 ZXI AMT 24.43kpl
1.2 ZXI+ 23.56kpl
1.2 ZXI+ AMT 24.43kpl
1.2 ZXI+ Twin Tone 23.56kpl
1.2 ZXI+ AMT Twin Tone 24.43kpl

There is no such thing as a change within the transmission division – with a 5-speed guide and a 5-speed computerized on supply.

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