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    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 2020 Petrol vs Competition - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    by Jagdev Kalsi Dates: 14 Jun 2020

    We compare Wagon R against other A-segment cars on the basis of prices, engine specs and dimensions to analyse how it holds up against the competition.

     


    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 2020 Petrol vs Competition

    Although the Renault Kwid is longer than the Ignis and qualifies to be in B1 segment, we’re including it in this comparison due to its lower price tag, narrower body and lower engine performance, which is comparable with A segment cars.

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R prices start from Rs. 4.46 lakh (ex-showroom) and it rivals the Maruti Suzuki Celerio, Hyundai Santro, Renault Kwid, Maruti Suzuki S-Presso, Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 and Datsun redi-GO in the segment. The complete price list of the Wagon R petrol manual and other A segment cars is as follows.

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R Petrol vs Rivals | Price Comparison

    A-SEGMENT CARS | PETROL MANUAL | PRICE LIST

    EX-SHOWROOM INDIA | JUN 2020

    Maruti Suzuki

    Wagon R

    Maruti Suzuki

    Celerio

    Hyundai

    Santro

    Renault

    Kwid

    Maruti Suzuki

    S-Presso

    Maruti Suzuki

    Alto

    Datsun

    redi-GO

         

    STD 0.8L

    ₹2,94,290

     

    STD

    ₹2,94,800

    D

    ₹2,83,000

             

    STD(O)

    ₹2,99,900

     
             

    LXI

    ₹3,52,900

     
         

    RXE 0.8L

    ₹3,64,290

    STD

    ₹3,70,500

    LXI(O)

    ₹3,57,200

    A

    ₹3,58,000

           

    STD(O)

    ₹3,76,500

    VXI

    ₹3,76,100

    T

    ₹3,80,000

         

    RXL 0.8L

    ₹3,94,290

    LXI

    ₹4,09,000

    VXI(O)

    ₹3,89,600

     
         

    RXL 1.0L

    ₹4,16,290

    LXI(O)

    ₹4,15,000

     

    T(O)

    ₹4,16,000

           

    VXI

    ₹4,32,500

       

    LXI 1.0L

    ₹4,45,500

    LXI(O)

    ₹4,41,200

     

    RXT 0.8L

    ₹4,22,290

    VXI(O)

    ₹4,38,500

     

    T(O) 1.0L

    ₹4,44,000

    LXI(O) 1.0L

    ₹4,52,500

    LXI(O)

    ₹4,49,600

     

    RXT(O) 1.0L

    ₹4,53,990

    VXI+

    ₹4,56,000

       
       

    Era Executive

    ₹4,57,490

           

    VXI 1.0L

    ₹4,90,500

    VXI

    ₹4,80,100

     

    CLIMBER(O) 1.0L

    ₹4,85,990

         

    VXI(O) 1.0L

    ₹4,97,500

    VXI(O)

    ₹4,87,200

             

    VXI 1.2L

    ₹5,13,500

    ZXI

    ₹5,05,900

    Magna

    ₹5,03,990

           

    VXI(O) 1.2L

    ₹5,20,500

    ZXI(O)

    ₹5,46,200

    Sportz

    ₹5,40,490

           

    ZXI 1.2L

    ₹5,48,000

     

    Asta

    ₹5,78,490

           

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R petrol manual comes with 7 variants: LXI 1.0L, LXI(O) 1.0L, VXI 1.0L, VXI(O) 1.0L, VXI 1.2L and VXI(O) 1.2L.

    • Maruti Suzuki Wagon R starts at Rs. 4.46 lakh. If you want a small car and are on a super tight budget, then the Redi-GO costs Rs. 1.63 lakh less. However, it has far fewer features than the WagonR LXI 1.0 and a smaller engine too with lower power and torque rating.
    • ZXI 1.2L is Wagon R's most expensive variant with the petrol manual powertrain. It is priced at Rs. 5.48 lakh and that makes it more affordable than the most expensive petrol manual car in the A segment, Hyundai Santro Asta, by Rs. 30k.

    A-SEGMENT CARS | PETROL AUTOMATIC | PRICE LIST

    EX-SHOWROOM INDIA | JUN 2020

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

    Maruti Suzuki Celerio

    Hyundai Santro

    Renault Kwid

    Maruti Suzuki S-Presso

    Datsun redi-GO

         

    RXL 1.0L

    ₹4,48,290

    VXI

    ₹4,75,500

    T(O) 1.0L

    ₹4,77,000

         

    RXT(O) 1.0L

    ₹4,75,190

    VXI(O)

    ₹4,81,500

     
           

    VXI+

    ₹4,99,000

     
     

    VXI

    ₹5,23,200

     

    CLIMBER(O) 1.0L ₹5,07,190

       

    VXI 1.0L

    ₹5,37,500

    VXI(O)

    ₹5,30,200

           

    VXI(O) 1.0L

    ₹5,44,500

    ZXI

    ₹5,48,900

           

    VXI 1.2L

    ₹5,60,500

    ZXI(O)

    ₹5,58,200

    Magna

    ₹5,52,990

         

    VXI(O) 1.2L

    ₹5,67,500

             

    ZXI 1.2L

    ₹5,94,800

     

    Sportz

    ₹5,98,490

         


    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R petrol automatic comes with 5 variants: VXI 1.0L, VXI(O) 1.0L, VXI 1.2L, VXI(O) 1.2L and ZXI 1.2L.

    • Maruti Suzuki Wagon R starts at Rs. 5.38 lakh. Wagon R VXI 1.0L costs Rs. 89k more than Renault Kwid's entry-level automatic variant.
    • Wagon R ZXI 1.2L is priced at Rs. 5.95 lakh and that makes it more affordable than the most expensive petrol automatic car in the A segment, the Hyundai Santro Sportz AMT, by Rs. 3,690.

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R Petrol vs Rivals | Engine Comparison

    A-SEGMENT CARS

    PETROL ENGINE SPECS

     

    Maruti Suzuki

    Wagon R

    Maruti Suzuki

    Celerio

    Hyundai

    Santro

    Renault

    Kwid

    Maruti Suzuki

    S-Presso

    Maruti Suzuki

    Alto

    Datsun

    redi-GO

    Displacement

    1.2

    1.0

    1.0

    1.1

    1.0

    0.8

    1.0

    0.8

    1.0

    0.8L

    Cylinder

    4

    3

    3

    3

    3

    3

    3

    3

    3

    3

    Cubic Capacity

    1197cc

    998cc

    998cc

    1086cc

    999cc

    799cc

    998cc

    796cc

    999cc

    799cc

    Maximum Power

    83PS @ 6000rpm

    68PS @ 6000rpm

    68PS @ 6000rpm

    69PS @ 5500rpm

    68PS @ 5500rpm

    54PS @ 5678rpm

    68PS @ 5500rpm

    48PS @ 6000rpm

    68PS @ 5550rpm

    54PS @ 5600rpm

    Peak Torque

    113Nm @ 4200rpm

    90Nm @ 3500rpm

    90Nm @ 3500rpm

    99Nm @ 4500rpm

    91Nm @ 4250rpm

    72Nm @ 4386rpm

    90Nm @ 3500rpm

    69Nm @ 3500rpm

    91Nm @ 4250rpm

    72Nm @ 4386rpm

    Manual

    Transmission

    5-Speed

    5-Speed

    5-Speed

    5-Speed

    5-Speed

    5-Speed

    5-Speed

    5-Speed

    5-speed

    5-speed

    Manual

    Claimed FE

    20.52kmpl

    21.79kmpl

    21.63kmpl

    20kmpl

    21.7kmpl

    20.71kmpl

    21.7kmpl

    22.05kmpl

    21.7kmpl

    20.71kmpl

    Automatic

    Transmission

    5-Speed AMT

    5-Speed AMT

    5-Speed AMT

    5-Speed AMT

    5-Speed AMT

    -

    5-Speed AMT

    -

    5-speed AMT

    -

    Automatic

    Claimed FE

    20.52kmpl

    21.79kmpl

    21.63kmpl

    20kmpl

    22.0kmpl

    -

    21.7kmpl

    -

    22kmpl

    -

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R is available with a 1.2L petrol engine with a 5-speed transmission. The power and torque output of this engine is 83PS and 113Nm, respectively.

    • Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 1.2 produces 83PS of power. It is the most powerful engine in the segment.
    • Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 1.2 produces 113Nm of peak torque. It has the best torque figures in the segment.
    • The inclusion of this engine after the last generation update makes the WagonR exceptionally powerful and torquier for its class of A-segment. It’s the only car with a triple digit torque output and a 1.2-litre engine.
    • WagonR is also the only car to offer automatic transmission with both of its engines. Redi Go and Kwid are the only other cars with multiple engine options, but they get AMT automatic only with their more powerful 1.0-litre engines.
    • With a manual transmission, Maruti Suzuki Alto has the best fuel-efficiency figure of 22.05kmpl in the A segment.
    • With automatic transmission, Renault Kwid 1.0 has the best fuel-efficiency figure of 22kmpl in the A segment.

    Also Read - Renault Triber 1.0L Petrol vs Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 1.0 Petrol - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 1.0 Petrol engine offers the best torque in this segment, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to all other cars. If you're looking for a manual transmission car with low running costs, then Maruti Suzuki Alto 0.8 will be better since it is the most fuel-efficient car in this segment. 

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R vs Rivals | Dimension Comparison

    A-SEGMENT CARS

    DIMENSION COMPARISON

     

    Maruti Suzuki

    Wagon R

    Maruti Suzuki

    Celerio

    Hyundai

    Santro

    Renault

    Kwid

    Maruti Suzuki

    S-Presso

    Maruti Suzuki

    Alto

    Datsun

    redi-GO

    Length

    3655mm

    3695mm

    3610mm

    3731mm

    3565mm

    3445mm

    3435mm

    Width

    1620mm

    1600mm

    1645mm

    1579mm

    1520mm

    1515mm

    1574mm

    Height

    1675mm

    1560mm

    1560mm

    1474mm

    1564mm

    1475mm

    1546mm

    Wheelbase

    2435mm

    2425mm

    2400mm

    2422mm

    2380mm

    2360mm

    2348mm

    Boot Space

    341-lt

    235-lt

    235-lt

    279-lt

    270-lt

    177-lt

    222-lt

    Ground Clearance

    165mm

    165mm

    160mm

    184mm

    180mm

    160mm

    187mm

    Fuel Tank

    32-lt

    35-lt

    35-lt

    28-lt

    27-lt

    35-lt

    28-lt

    Tyre Size (Base)

    165/70 R14

    155/80 R13

    155/80 R13

    165/70 R14

    145/80 R13

    145/80 R12

    165/70 R14

    Tyre Size (Top)

    165/70 R14

    165/70 R14

    165/70 R14

    165/70 R14

    165/70 R14

    145/80 R12

    165/70 R14

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R is 3655mm long, 1620mm wide, 1675mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2435mm. A wider body normally results in better shoulder room and a higher roof makes ingress & egress easier. A longer wheelbase usually results in more cabin space. It has a boot space of 341 litre. A larger boot allows you to carry more luggage. Wagon R has an acceptable ground clearance of 165mm, it rides on 165/70 R14 tyres size and has 32 litres fuel tank capacity, which is smaller than even the Alto 800.

    • Renault Kwid is the longest car in the segment. It is 76mm longer than Wagon R and enough to rival B1 segment cars like the Ignis, Tiago, etc.
    • Hyundai Santro is the widest car in the segment. It is 25mm wider than Wagon R.
    • Maruti Suzuki Wagon R has a height of 1675mm, it is exceptionally tall among all A segment cars, which also include some crossovers like S-Presso, Kwid and Redi-Go.
    • Maruti Suzuki Wagon R has a wheelbase of 2435mm, it is the longest wheelbase in the segment. It’s only a little bit longer than the Kwid’s and Celerio’s wheelbase.
    • Maruti Suzuki Wagon R has a boot space of 341-lt, it is the biggest boot space in the segment.
    • Datsun redi-GO's ground clearance of 187mm is the best in the segment.
    • While all cars get 14-inch wheels at least in their higher variants, Alto 800 remains the only car that has the smallest 12-inch wheels. Its tyre size is also the narrowest in this class of entry-level cars.

    Also Read - Renault Triber vs Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 1.2 Petrol - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    Amongst all the A segment cars, Datsun redi-GO has the highest ground clearance, so it should be the last car to bottom-out on uneven roads. S-Presso and Kwid also have respectable ground clearance. Maruti Suzuki Wagon R has the biggest boot in the segment, so it can carry maximum luggage. It’s tall boy design means that it has the best road presence as well.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Jagdev heads content for V3Cars. Apart from driving cars, he likes to keep an eye on the industry trends. He thinks he knows why Maruti Suzuki sells the most number of cars in India.

     

    Twitter handle : @jagdevkalsi



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