Maruti Suzuki India Limited today announced to proactively and voluntarily undertake a recall campaign for certain WagonR (1 liter) vehicles manufactured between 15th November 2018 and 12th August 2019. The recall is to check for a possible issue of fuel hose fouling with metal clamp. The Company will inspect 40,618 vehicles of WagonR (1 liter)
Starting 24th August 2019 owners of the suspected vehicles will be contacted by Maruti Suzuki dealers for inspection and replacement of the faulty parts, free of cost. Customers can also visit the Company website marutisuzuki.com (Important Customer Info tab) and fill in the chassis number (MA3 followed by 14 digits alpha-numeric number) on the computer screen to check if their vehicle needs any attention. The chassis number is embossed on the vehicle ID plate and is also in the vehicle invoice/registration documents.
Maruti Suzuki launched the 2019 iteration of the famous hatchback earlier in January. It is priced at 4.19 Lakhs for the base 1.0L LXI variant. The top of the line, 1.2L Zxi also with auto gear shift will set you back by 5.69 Lakhs. For the first time, the WagonR gets a 1.2L engine. This is the same as seen on the Swift, Ignis and also the Baleno. It produces 81 Bhp of power and 113Nm of torque. It will get a 5-speed AMT as well as the manual transmission. Maruti claims a fuel efficiency of 21 Kmpl. The other engine on offer is the 1.0L K10B engine which is good for 68PS of power and 90Nm of torque.