Maruti Suzuki Ritz Special – Features and Specification

Posted on: May 13, 2009 - 7:56pm IST

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On today’s Maruti Suzuki Ritz Special post, we take a look at the features and specification of the Ritz.

Maruti Suzuki Ritz Specification:

Maruti Suzuki Ritz Engine:


The Petrol version uses an all aluminum 1.2L (KB Series) DOHC, 4 cylinder engine that gives out 85 bhp @ 5500 rpm and 117 Nm @ 4200 rpm.


The diesel version employs an all aluminum 1.3L DDiS 4 cylinder DOHC engine that coaxed 75bhp @ 4000 rpm and 190Nm @ 1,750-2,250 rpm.


At the front, Ventilated disc brakes are used and at the rear,  self adjusting drums are fixed. ABS is standard fitment on ZXi.

Maruti Suzuki Ritz Suspension:

Springing action at the front is provided by MacPherson strut & coil spring, while at the rear, Torsion beam & coil spring work in tandem.

Kerb Weight:

The petrol version weighs 1045 kg, while the diesel is marginally heavier at 1150 kg.


Different thickness for different rims-

165/80 R14 (VXi/ VDi with steel wheels).

185/70 R14 (ZXi  with alloys).

Fuel Tank Capacity:

45 liters


Maruti Suzuki LXi/LDi


* Body Coloured Bumpers
* Steel Wheels with hub cap


* Power Steering
* Adjustable Front Seat Head Restraint


* 4 ELR seat belts, lap belt for 5th passenger

Maruti Suzuki VXi/ VDi – adds on to LXi/LDi


* Body Coloured Mirrors and Door Handles
* Front and Rear Fog Lamps
* Full Wheel Covers


* Audio System, Integrated cd/mp3/wma with aux-in
* 2 Speakers
* A/C and Heater (HVAC)
* Dual Digital Trip Meter
* Manual Central Locking
* All 4 power windows
* Rear Seat Single Bench Folding
* Power Outlet On Central Console
* Vanity Mirror On Left Sun Visor
* Front and Rear Seat Adjustable Head Restraints
* Grey and Black Dual Tone Interior
* Fabric Insert on door trim
* Front Seat Back Pocket (behind driver’s seat only)
* 3-position Central Cabin Light
* Co-Driver Seat Under Tray

ZXi – adds on to VXi/VDi


* Automatic Climate Control
* Silver Lining on central console
* Silver Finished 3-spoke steering wheel
* Stereo Remote (separate)
* Tilt Steering
* Driver’s seat height adjuster
* Pop-Up Tachometer
* Rear Parcel Tray


* Alloy Wheels with 185/70 R14 tires
* Chrome Plated Front Grille

Safety and Security:

* Dual Airbags
* ABS Standard
* Remote Keyless Entry Security System
* Rear Defogger
* Rear Wiper and Washer

Sources near to us have driven this car recently and they were instrumental in providing this information. Special credits to Riqwan over at Car and Bike blog who helped us compile all the information.

4 thoughts on “Maruti Suzuki Ritz Special – Features and Specification

  1. Maruti Swift Dzire says:

    Guys, You can all visit us on our Official Maruti Suzuki Ritz Fan Page ( Here you can interact with us, stay up-to-date with awesome developments from our end and share your Ritz experience with other Fans!

  2. vikas says:

    I have booked a Ritz Disel recently , waiting for its delivery. I found it a practical disel car with futuristic design. Front seating is very comfortable & spacious. Getting into & out of the vehicle is very easy

  3. arunprasadh says:

    ritz looks are different, can be noticeable in many small cars. Price wise it is ok. its small size will make easy drive in traffic. most useful in big city. power stearing enjoyable. sound system will trilled you.

  4. Dean says:

    We don’t get this in SA.. Looks like a cool zippy lil’ car.

    A bit more stylish Daihatsu of sorts…?


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