Maruti Suzuki is the Biggest car manufacturer in India and commends more than 50 % of the market share alone. They launched many cars recently like the new generation Wagon R, Ciaz facelifted model, and some others. Maruti is thinking about to full fill the gap of MPV under the Ertiga. Ertiga is way more expensive to afford for a middle-class family. In consideration of this, they were planning to introduce a Wagon R 7 seater version to full fill the gap and gives an option for the peoples who want more space at a low price. The new Wagon R 7 seater will going to build on the Hearteck platform and has also got some new engines as well. This vehicle will have a longer wheelbase and has been sold by different names in India like the new Maruti’s XL6
Wagon R 7 Seater expected Pricing and Variants.
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Wagon R 7 Seater Launch Date?
The Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 7 Seater could be launched in mid of 2021. This car is going for sale in its premium showrooms NEXA. This car will be offered with petrol and CNG engine options. The diesel engine is not going to offer in this vehicle and Maruti has already discontinued the 1.3 ltr DDIS diesel engine.
This Wagon R comes will all the features which an entry-level buyer wants like keyless entry, push start-stop button, and a Touchscreen infotainment system with features like android auto, apple car play, and navigation into it. There will be some additional features too like Electrically adjustable ORVMs (Outside rear view mirrors).
The design language is on the boxy side. As we can see in the above picture. It has a proper boxy shape and designs high mounted roof and small wheels. This model is no more different than the 5-seater wagon R. It only offers more space, practicality, and more sitting space for extra two people.
This is the best vehicle for the people who are looking for a spacious vehicle under 7 lakhs. This is gonna be a 7-seater MPV in the 7 lakh of price bracket along with the reliability factor associated with the brand.
There are no such differences in the interior as this is the same as the 5-seater Wagon R but our sources confirmed that Maruti started doing work on it. By launching this Maruti wants to attract first-time buyers to the affordable MPV segment. In the interior, you’ll get touchscreen infotainment with features like android auto, apple car play, and navigation.
There are chances that a push start-stop button is also offered by Maruti. This is a seven-seater car so there should be rear seat AC vents for the middle and last row of passengers. The MPV is spacious and offers great practicality to the buyers like lots of bottle holders and spaces to hold nick-nacks.
Also Read:- Upcoming Seven Seater Cars in India
Engine & Transmission
This comes with the all-new engine which is supposed to be a 1.2 ltr BS6 compliant petrol engine that supports CNG fuel also. This engine could produce around 79 bhp and 88 Nm of torque. This engine comes mated with a 5-speed manual as well as an automatic transmission AMT. Maruti is already testing the Wagon R 7 seater on Indian roads as we saw in the Spy Images.
This car will be the first affordable seven-seater which got an AMT transmission. There are no chances of a diesel engine in the car because they have already stopped production of diesel engines in all of its lineup. When this car launched it could eat the sales numbers of Maruti Ecco. But not in high numbers because both the segments are different one is the commercial vehicle and the second one is the passenger vehicle.
Colors offer in Wagon R 7 Seater
It got all the colour which the 5 Seater Wagon R has but other than that it got a Green color which we saw in the Auto Expo. One more color is going to be introduced but it is not revealed yet it might be black because we saw a car testing Black color.
- Nutmeg Brown
- Magma Grey
- Poolside Blue
- Autumn Orange
- Superior White
- Silky Silver