|A-Star [2008 - 2014] Mileage Details|
|Petrol||City - 17.0 kmpl | Highway - 19.0 kmpl ||
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Maruti Suzuki A-Star [2008 - 2014] Variants
Maruti Suzuki A-Star [2008 - 2014] • Price, Variants & Specifications
The Maruti A Star has released with quite a low price tag- the car costs a maximum of Rs 4,07,000. This car is of the lower price range, but it certainly provides one with all the features that they would need. This compact hatchback is Maruti's attempt to make cars that meet the European car standards. This is a five- door hatchback that has replaced the Maruti Alto in a lot of markets, but in India, the car just sells alongside the Alto, Wagon R and the Maruti Estilo. The latest edition of the car was released on 10th December 2012. This edition is a limited edition one, and it is available in two variants of the car. The limited edition costs just Rs 14,990 more.
Engine & Performance
The Maruti A Star comes with a powerful 998cc, KB Series, 12 valves, 3 cylinder engine that is fitted with a DOHC power train. The engine comes mated with a 5 speed manual gearbox, but the car does have a 4 speed automatic transmission option as well. The powerful car gets can generate power equivalent to 67 PS at 6200 rpm and a peak torque of 90 Nm at 3500 rpm. The KB series engine of the car meets the BS IV emission norms, as a result of which this car would definitely emit less CO2. This would make the car much more environmentally friendly. The car manages to give around 18.9 kmpl on the highway and around 14.6 within the city.
The car has really good looking exteriors as well. The car is available in the colors - Superior white, silky silver, azure grey pearl metallic, bright red, metallic sunlight copper and midnight black. The A Star has eye catching looks. The style of the car is based on the European norms. The car actually looks like a hatchback version of a sports car. The exteriors make sure that the car stays compact while harnessing the maximum benefit of aerodynamics. The headlamps of the car are frog eye shaped. The grille slot is wide open and there is a small fog lamp slot as well. The bonnet of the car has a wide swept design. The wheel arch is actually quite wide- giving the car a distinguished look while looking from the side.The car has body colored ORVMs and door handles as well. There is a vertically placed taillight, compact rear windscreen, boot lid, etc. all of which make the rear portion of the car look striking. The rear spoiler has actually been enhanced by a large extent, in order to enhance the aerodynamics of the car.
The car is really compact, but there is a lot of space in the interiors. The car has a neat dashboard that has all the important instrumentation right on it. The interior of the car is really roomy. The interiors have been designed with dual colors- grey and beige. There are headrests for the passengers in the front as well. There are 50:50 rear split seats for the passengers in the rear that does not just increase the comfort level, it also makes the interiors roomier. The dashboard is one of the most striking aspects of the car. There is a crimson illuminated console, a pop up tachometer, etc.
Features & Specifications
The car comes with powerful dual zone air conditioning. There are sun visors, ticket holders, ash trays, cup holders, vanity mirrors, etc. as well. The car also has a door warning light that alerts people when a door is left ajar or unclosed. The car has power steering as well. The integrated music system has 4 speakers. Some other features that the car is equipped with include central door locks, fuel lid opener, remote controlled door locks, electronic power windows, manual outside mirrors, etc. There are comfortably placed cubby holes on all sides of the car as well- providing the car with amazing comfort for the passengers.The top end variant of the car actually comes with EBD and ABS as well. Additional safety features include dual airbags, security system, child proof rear door locks, etc.
This car is quite well equipped when it comes to comfort features and safety features. This car has already been accepted and hailed by the Indian market-and for good reason!