Maruti Suzuki is India’s largest car manufacturer. They have a variety of popular models in their portfolio and one such product is WagonR. It is a small family hatchback that gets a tall boy design. It has been an absolute favourite among Indian buyers and over the years, Maruti has made changes to the hatchback to keep it fresh in the market. Maruti has now come up with a Limited edition version for WagonR in the market. The newly launched limited edition verison is known as WagonR Xtra. As the name suggests, it is a regular Maruti WagonR hatchback with some extra additions on it.
When compared to a regular Maruti WagonR, the Xtra Edition gets cosmetic changes on the outside. There are bumper protectors at front and rear, black cladding around the wheel arches, side body cladding, side skirt and so on. Maruti Suzuki has also added chrome garnishes on the front grille, rear door and number plate. Maruti Suzuki WagonR Xtra is actually a VXi variant hatchback which comes with additional accessories.
The changes are not limited to the exterior. Maruti is also offering something that they call as ‘interior styling kit’. This kit includes a tyre inflator, trunk organiser and car charge extender. These accessories will be fitted to a regular WagonR from the dealerships. The accessories installed on WagonR are genuine accessories. If a person plans to buy these accessories individually, it would cost him around Ra 33,000. While the whole package is available at Rs 23,000 as part of the Xtra edition package.
As mentioned above, Xtra Edition is based on VXi variant of WagonR. Maruti Suzuki is offering features like remote central locking, adjustable steering wheel, 2 din infotainment system, electrically adjustable ORVMs and so on. Maruti is also offering features like driver side airbag, rear parking sensors, ABS, EBD, seat belt reminder, speed alert reminder system with VXi models. The co-passenger air bag is offered with the VXi(O) variant.
The current generation Maruti WagonR was introduced in the market few years ago. It is an all-new car and is based on Maruti’s HEARTECT platform. The main benefit of this platform is that it is a sturdy yet light weight platform and it also generates more space inside the cabin. Maruti Suzuki WagonR is offered with two engine options. There is a 1.0 litre and a 1.2 litre naturally aspirated petrol engines. Both these engine options are available with manual and AMT gearbox options.
Maruti is also offering factory fitted CNG kit with WagonR hatchback. Maruti WagonR is a small hatchback that competes with cars like Hyundai Santro and Tata Tiago in the segment. The price for Maruti WagonR starts at Rs 4.81 lakh, ex-showroom and go up to Rs 6.33 lakh, ex-showroom. Maruti Suzuki is also working on launching some new models in the market. They will be launching the next generation Celerio hatchback in the market soon. Along with petrol and CNG fuel vehicles, Maruti is also working on a electric vehicle and the same has been spotted testing on our roads several times.