Maruti Suzuki India is developing a seven seater sub-compact MPV based on its popular B segment hatchback WagonR. The concept version of the MPV was first revealed at the Indonesia International Motor Show held in 2013.
Maruti Suzuki WagonR MPV Exteriors
Based on the WagonR hatchback, the seven seat MPV will have huge resemblance with the former although the dimensions will be beefed up to fit into the MPV space. That said the under development MPV may gauge 101mm longer than the hatchback version. Both will share the same platform, but reportedly there will be design differences.
Maruti Suzuki WagonR MPV Interiors
Measuring below 4 meters, the challenge remains to accommodate the third row with ease. As for styling, it is likely to be akin to the mass section vehicles as the MPV is expected to be priced competitively.
WagonR MPV Engine specification and Transmission
Under the hood could be a 1.2 litre K-Series petrol or the 1.3 litre DDiS diesel engine. Reports also suggest that Maruti may house a 1.0 litre petrol and 0.8 litre diesel engine serving Celerio.
Maruti Suzuki WagonR MPV Competition
In the competitive seven seat segment, the compact MPV will fight with close rivals like Datsun Go Cross.
Maruti Suzuki WagonR MPV Expected Price
On the price front, the MPV is likely to cost Rs 80,000 more than the regular hatchback.
Maruti Suzuki WagonR MPV Expected Launch
Maruti Suzuki WagonR MPV launch is likely to take place June Next year.