Maruti Suzuki Wagon R has
crossed the milestone of 15 lakh cumulative sales, according to a press release
issued by the company. The company sold around 156,300 units of Wagon R in
2013-14. In the current year, Wagon R sales have already exceeded 93,000 units.
Maruti Suzuki expanded the
Wagon R family by bringing the CNG trim in 2010-11. In cities like Delhi and
Mumbai, where CNG is available, Wagon R CNG accounts for over 50pc of sales. In
2013-14 Maruti Suzuki introduced Wagon R Stingray to the Wagon R portfolio.
Powered by the 998cc K-series engine, Wagon R
offers 67bhp @6200 rpm, torque of 90 Nm
/3500 rpm and a mileage of 20.5 km/l in petrol, 26.6km/kg in CNG (*as per Rule
115 of CMVR 1989).
The Wagon R was launched in
the year 2000. In 2003-04 the vehicle saw a facelift which was followed by
another facelift in 2006-07. The same year the company introduced Wagon R LPG.
The product saw a full model change in 2010-11 and also saw a CNG model being
introduced. In 2012-13 it underwent another facelift.
On the achievement of this
milestone, Manohar Bhat, Vice President (Marketing) said, “Launched in 2000,
Wagon R has been amongst India’s top 5 best-selling brands. With its space,
features and comfort, Wagon R has been the choice of the “Smart customer” and
consistently remained among India’s most loved car brands.”
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