A popular family car in Maruti’s segment, the Wagon R Duo has been receiving good reviews based on its performance and comfort. What is different about this one, you may ask. This variant of Wagon R gives you two fuel options: a separate tank for petrol and a separate LPG cylinder. The toggle switch for changing from one mode to the other is located right next to the steering! Keeping the excessive fuel consumption, pollution and rising cost of fuel, Maruti has come up with this excellent proposition, which actually helps in cutting expenditure on fuel.
Wagon R Duo, with its LPG kit as well as petrol tank offers quite a lot to its customers. The maximum power produced when the LPG kit is in use is 57.5 ps at 6000 rpm and the maximum torque produced is 77 Nm at 4500 rpm. The average mileage you can expect is anything between 12 - 16 kmpl, which is quite impressive, given the driving conditions in urban metros these days. The powerful 1061 cc 16V FC, low friction engine gives an incredible performance and provides with an enhanced driving experience.
Styling and Comfort
There have been considerable changes in the interiors and exteriors of Wagon R LX Duo. The interiors have been totally revamped for a more sophisticated and a warm look while features like headlamps, tail-lights, bonnet, fuel tank opening, etc. on the exteriors have been modified to keep pace with the classy taste of the urban customers. The Wagon R Duo is available in a wide range of colors like White, Silver, Black, Green, Blue, Beige, Red and Gold.
The quality of the plastic used has improved in this variant. The safety features like crumple zone, ABS, anti-theft system, etc. make the Wagon R Duo a must buy. There is surprisingly enough leg room, which means long drives will no longer be a pain. The front seats recline back fully and the ergonomic design makes sure that your back is not stressed while driving. In a nutshell, this car is a must buy if you are looking for a decent priced hatchback that provides a truly remarkable driving experience.