Maruti cars have been India’s first choice. So is the case, Maruti cars enjoy unchallenged supremacy on Indian roads. Out of the top 10 most selling cars in India, the Maruti model will be ruling most of the positions. Maruti Wagon R has remained one of the most selling Maruti models. It has garnered the name of being the best family car, with exclusive features.
Millions of families in India have chosen the thoughtfully priced car. Still, at least 10000 families buy Maruti Suzuki Wagon R every month. One of the most popular models from Maruti, since establishment in the early 80s, the model has been attracting people in hordes.
We have analyzed the reasons for Maruti Wagon R remaining immensely popular in India for more than two decades. Over this period, it is one of the top 5 most selling cars, at least for the last decade. The points we have observed are enumerated in the succeeding paragraphs.
The design provides the driver and the passengers enough legroom and headroom. Although people were apprehensive about the un-aerodynamic and box-like design, their concept changed within a short time. The structure ensures that even a tall person can enter the car with ease. The passengers have enough space to extend their legs and sit comfortably, without the feeling that their head can hit the roof anytime.
The car has excellent space, therefore, the passengers will not feel stuffy even during long-distance travel. The boot space is abundant to carry the stuff of a family. This makes the car ideal for a family in every manner.
The customer can choose from two petrol engine variants. The 1.0-litre petrol engine generates 67 bhp power and a 1.2-litre engine with 82 bhp. Both the engines deliver exceptional mileage of more than 22 litres and 21 litres respectively (at standard test conditions). In addition to this, CNG version Maruti Wagon R is also available.
You will be surprised to know that the new Maruti Wagon R has the same HEARTECT platform as Maruti Swift and Maruti Baleno. The lightweight platform helps in reducing the curb weight. Even though lightweight, the platform gives better dynamics, safety, and exhibits higher crash resistance during accidents.
The latest version of Maruti Wagon R is safer than the previous versions. It has driver and passenger airbags, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), ISOFIX child seats, and high-speed warning alert.
The touchscreen infotainment powered with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Support. Although the car has advanced features, elegant interior elements, and super modified external appearance, the price hasn’t been increased much. Maruti has concentrated on providing the best experience to customers in a budget-friendly package.
All the above-mentioned features, and more, have been doing wonders in sales of Maruti Wagon R. The magical features, affordable pricing and premium appearance make it the perfect choice for families considering a four-wheeler for daily, as well as, limited usage.
The reasons, we discussed here, have been making Maruti Wagon R immensely popular in India. The competitive pricing and introduction of advanced features have increased the elegance of the car. It has also amplified the sales of Maruti Wagon R.