Maruti has released the first teaser of the 2019 Suzuki WagonR ahead of its debut. The third generation model is being marketed as the “Big New WagonR” in India.
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The 2019 third gen Wagon R is bigger than its predecessor. It measures 3,655 mm in length, 1,620 mm in width and 1,675 mm in height while having a 2,435 mm wheelbase. For the sake of comparison:
|Wagon R (Old)||Wagon R (New)|
Not only that the new Wagon R has a bigger wheelbase, it is longer, wider and stands taller than the existing model. The improved wheelbase will also enhance the cabin space of the tallboy hatchback.
According to a leaked brochure image (courtesy Team BHP), the 2019 Wagon R in India will be available in three grades: LXi, VXi and ZXi. Key features will include power adjustable and folding outside mirrors, 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, tilt adjustable steering with audio and Bluetooth controls and 60:40 split folding rear seats.
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All grades with come equipped with ABS with EBD, speed alert system, rear parking sensors, seatbelt reminders and a driver-side airbag as standard with 6 exterior color options on offer.
There will be two engines on offer, including the 1.0-liter K10B three-cylinder petrol unit and the 1.2-liter K12M four-cylinder petrol unit. The engines will be paired to a 5-speed manual transmission or a 5-speed automated manual transmission. The official launch of the all-new Maruti Suzuki WagonR will take place on the 23rd of January 2019 with priced expected to start around INR 4.25 lac.
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