Wagon R has been one of the best sellers by Maruti Suzuki in the Indian market. Since the updated version of the hatchback is ready for launch this month, the details about the 2019 Wagon R has got leaked through the brochure ahead of launch. The car is scheduled to be launched on 23rd January 2019.
According to the leaked brochure, the 2019 Wagon R will be 3,655 mm long, 1,620 mm wide and 1,675 mm tall. This means that the next – gen model is 56 mm longer, 130 mm wider and 25 mm shorter compared to the outgoing version. Not only the dimension but the wheelbase of the hatchback has also been increased by 35 mm, now standing at 2,435 mm. Also, the car will be up to 65 kg lighter weighing around 805 kg for the base model.
Under the hood, the next- gen Wagon R gets the same 68 hp, 1.0- litre, three- cylinder engine (K10B) as the existing model, and will also be additionally offered with a new 83 hp, 1.2- litre, four- cylinder engine (K12M) borrowed from Maruti Suzuki’s bigger hatchbacks such as the Swift and Ignis. Both engines get 5- speed manual and automated manual transmission options, while a CNG option will also be on offer only on the K10B motor. The brochure reveals that the 2019 Wagon R will be offered in seven variants- LXi, VXi, VXi AGS, ZXi and ZXi AGS. A top- spec ZXi variant will replace the current top- spec VXi+ trim. The smaller motor will be available only in the lower- spec LXi and VXi trims, while the larger engine will be available with the mid-spec VXi and top- spec ZXi variants. The AMT will be offered with both engines, but only above the VXi trim.