Maruti Suzuki recently unveiled the Maruti APV at Jakarta Motor Show and the car will be launched in India in 2010. This car will be sold in the country as an eight seater. This all purpose vehicle will be replacing the Maruti Versa.
Maruti APV Specification
This car comes equipped with a 1500 cc petrol engine and it can deliver power of 68 kw at 6000 rpm along with peak torque of 126 Nm at 3000 rpm. The length of the vehicle is 4155mm and its width is 1655mm while its height is 1865mm. The car has power steering.
The car has front ventilated and rear disk brake system and comes equipped with 5 manual gears. The ground clearance of the car is 180 mm and its kerb weight is 1300 kgs. The fuel tank capacity of the car is 46 litres.
The car has McPherson strut front suspension with coil spring layout and the rear suspension includes basic leaf springs on rigid axle. The quality of the ride at the rear may seem slightly compromised. The good ground clearance ensures that difficult roads are not much of a problem.
Maruti APV Mileage
The car is expected to deliver mileage of around 12 km/litre.
Maruti APV Interiors
Individuals buying multi utility vehicles are particularly interested in larger interior dimensions of vehicles. In that respect the Maruti APV review indicates that the car has substantially large interior dimensions. In fact the car is half meter longer than the Maruti Versa and is also 18 cm wider. The dash of the car is similar to that found in saloon car. The centre console is similar to that in corolla and has sporty red needles and silver ringed dials. The car has air conditioner feature and the driver’s seat can be manually adjusted.
Maruti APV Price and design variations
The price of the car is around Rs 6 to Rs 9 lakhs. The car will be available in India in a single design variant.
Maruti APV Colors
The exterior colors in which the car will be available are not yet known.