Maruti Suzuki Ritz automatic launch price Rs 6.15 lakhs

The much awaited Maruti Suzuki Ritz AT will be launched next month with a price of Rs.6.15 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi). The Ritz automatic is here…

Maruti Suzuki Ritz automatic now available at Rs 6.15 lakhsThe much awaited Maruti Suzuki Ritz AT will be launched next month with a price of Rs.6.15 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi). The Ritz automatic is here to help daily commuters in heavy traffic, Ritz automatic was announced, around the same time when Honda Brio AT was introduced. The Brio AT was launched back in October 2012 and is available at a price of Rs 5.74 lakhs.

Automatic variants are now becoming more of a necessity with many manufacturers jumping into the fray. The new Maruti Suzuki Ritz automatic variant will possess the same 1.2 liter K12M motor producing 87 PS power at 6000 rpm and will be mated to a four speed automatic gearbox, instead of the 5 speed MT.

ARAI certified fuel efficiency of the new Ritz Automatic is to stand at 17.16 kmpl, which is a marginal decrease over the 18.5 kmpl of the manual gearbox version. However Maruti Suzuki has given the Ritz AT as many as 52 changes so as to make this hatchback more appealing to customers.

Ritz AT will initially only be available with a petrol engine as of now. This is the same engine that is also seen in other Maruti Suzuki car’s like A Star and Dzire. The engine offers 83 bhp and 114 Nm torque making it an ideal city vehicle even in severe traffic conditions. The Ritz AT will compete with Hyundai i10 AT and Honda Brio AT while launch is scheduled for January 2013. Scroll down for more information.

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FEATURES  

Feature List Lxi Vxi Zdi
Ldi Vdi Zdi
VxIAT
Safety  and Security
Dual airbags - -
Front ELR seat belts- Side 3 point ELR, Middle lap belt
Immobilizer (iCATS)
Front fog lamp -
Rear fog lamp -
ABS + EBD Opt (S-AT)
Power door lock - 4 doors 5 doors
Manual door lock - -
Front seat belts with shoulder adjuster - -
Exterior
Rear spoiler -
Body side molding -
Body coloured outside door handles - -
Electrically adjustable ORVM - -
Manual remote control door mirror (both sides) -
Multi- reflector headlamp
Roof antenna
Rear window defogger - -
Rear wiper + washer - -
Alloy Wheels - -
Comfort
AC
Fabric insert on door trim -
Keyless entry - -
Steering mounted audio controls - -
Power steering
Tiltable steering wheel column -
Double horn
Interior
60:40 split rear seat
Seat height adjuster (driver side) - -
Seat back pocket (driver + co-driver side) -
Front seat under tray (co-driver side) -
Rear Seat head restraint (2 nos.) -
Front seat head restraint
Radio + CD + USB - -
Speakers (2 front & 2 rear) - -
IRVM (chrome mirror) - -
IRVM (day/night) -
Vanity mirror (sunvisor co-driver side) -
Light off/key off reminder -
Seat belt reminder (driver seat) -
Tachnometer -
Digital Clock
Multi-information display (fuel consumption) -
Accessory socket
Instrumental panel pocket (under HVAC)
Instrumental panel pocket (passenger side)
Parking brake indicator
Front door pocket
Two- tone interior    Dark grey/Light grey
Colour combination  Dark grey/Red -
Cup holder in console (FRxl.)

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 

Engine
Fuel Options Petrol Diesel
No. of cylinders 4 4
Engine cc 1197 1248
Max Power 87 ps @ 6000 rpm 75 @ 4000 rpm
Fuel Efficiency 18.50; 17.16 (AT) 23.20
Transmission 5MT:4AT
Drive 2WD
Brakes
Font Ventilated disc
Rear Drum
Tyres 185/70 R 14 on Zxi, Zdi
165/80 R 14 on Lxi, Vxi, Vxi AT, Ldi, Vdi
Suspension
Front McPherson strut & coil spring
Rear Torsion beam & coin spring
 
Dimension in mm
Overall length 3375
Overall width 1680 w/o body side molding ; 1687 with body side molding
Overall height 1620
Wheelbase 2360
Ground clearance 170
Turing circle radius 4.7m
Weights
Kerb weight (kg) Lxi- 1005 Ldi- 1100
Vxi- 1015; VxiAT- 1035 Vdi- 1110
Zxi- 1030 Zdi- 1125
GVW (kg) 1430 1520
Seating 5
Fuel tank capacity (I) 43