Maruti Suzuki WagonR and Stingray with Auto Gear Shift launched at Rs 4.76 and 4.98 lakh respectively

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Maruti Suzuki WagonR - Auto Gear Shift (1)

Maruti Suzuki India has extended its arsenal with the launch of the Auto Gear Shift (AGS) technology equipped WagonR and Stingray hatchbacks. The auto gear shift transmission will be available in VXi variants of both models. Mated with the 1-litre K-next engine, the new generation transmission with optimized ECU calibration helps WagonR and Stingray deliver a claimed fuel economy of 20.51* km/l, same as the manual transmission.

*Fuel efficiency as per test results of rule 115 of CMVR, 1989

Moreover, Maruti Suzuki has also added optional safety features such as driver and co-driver airbags and Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) which will be available to be ticked across all variants, including base models, of the WagonR and Stingray. The new AGS equipped WagonR and Stingray would join Celerio and Alto K10 that are already available with the new automatic transmission option.

Maruti Suzuki Stingray - Auto Gear Shift

While introducing the new variants, R S Kalsi, Executive Director Marketing & Sales, MSIL said that WagonR will be the third brand from our portfolio to get the acclaimed Auto Gear Shift technology. With the AGS equipped WagonR, the Indian car maker aims to democratize the technology so that more customers can enjoy the convenience of automatic gear shift without compromising on fuel efficiency. The option of dual airbags and anti-lock braking further is aimed to further strengthens the core proposition of WagonR and Stingray as ‘Smart’ cars.

What is Auto Gear Shift Technology?

Auto Gear Shift also known as Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) is claimed to be equipped with an Intelligent Shift Control Actuator that automatically performs clutch and shift operations. Auto Gear Shift combines the actuator and controller and directly mounts them in the transmission in order to unify the working components. This permits synchronized control over the clutch and engine for smoother gear changes. The shifting time is also shortened as compared to conventional automatic transmissions.

Maruti Suzuki WagonR and Stingray - Optional Airbags

Price (Ex-showroom, New Delhi)

WagonR
VariantPrice INRVariantPrice INR
VXi AMT4,76,935VXi AMT (O)5,09,609
LXi (O)4,39,212VXi (O)4,64,609

 

Stingray
VariantPrice INRVariantPrice INR
VXi AMT4,98,594VXi AMT (O)5,31,238
LXi (O)4,58,219VXi (O)4,86,238

Price of LXi, VXi and LXI CNG variants of WagonR and Stingray remain unchanged. Here are some more images of the new WagonR and Stingray. Do share your views about the new Auto Gear Shift equipped hatchbacks with us through the comments section below.

Maruti Suzuki WagonR and Stingray – Optional Airbags
Maruti Suzuki WagonR and Stingray – Auto Gear Shift
Maruti Suzuki WagonR – Auto Gear Shift (3)
Maruti Suzuki WagonR – Auto Gear Shift (2)
Maruti Suzuki WagonR – Auto Gear Shift (1)
Maruti Suzuki Stingray – Auto Gear Shift

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