Maruti Suzuki has opened bookings for the 2019 WagonR today across its dealerships in the country. The launch is slated for the 23rd of January. The Big New WagonR as it is termed can be booked by paying Rs. 11,000.
This is the 3rd generation of the WagonR that Maruti Suzuki had launched in 1999 and has sold over 2.2 million units till date. The WagonR continues to feature among the top 10 best-selling cars in the country for over 10 years. As per a study by MSIL nearly, 51% of WagonR customers have picked it up as their first car. Brand WagonR carries a strong legacy, which is evident from the fact that close to 24% of customers come back to buy WagonR only.
The 2019 WagonR is larger in dimensions grown by 143mm in width and will continue to carry the true tallboy design. Known for its spacious cabin the 2019 WagonR will be offering much more space due to its enhanced dimensions. The WagonR uses the fifth generation Heartect platform making it sturdier than before. The latest edition will feature an all new design on the outside and offer a totally fresh cabin on the inside. Among the key features the 2019 WagonR will also sport the SmartPlay touch screen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Connect for the first time. The car will also come with reverse sensors. On the safety front the car would come with front airbags, ABS and electronic brake force distribution (EBD).
On the engine front MSIL will offer the 2019 WagonR with a choice of two options, 1-litre and a 1.2 litre K-Series Petrol units with transmission options of 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT options. As for the competition the Big New WagonR will face the Hyundai Santro, Tata Tiago, Renault Kwid and Datsun GO in its class. Watch this space for more details with prices etc for the 2019 WagonR as it is launched on the 23rd of January.