Facelifted Maruti Ritz petrol joins the lineup at 5.15 lakh


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When Maruti Suzuki gave the Ritz a comprehensive, there was a bit of confusion.

Maruti Ritz facelift

Although the press release harped about the 52 changes in the model, it did not mention a word about the petrol variant.

With the festive season rush building up, Maruti Suzuki has finally launched the facelifted Ritz petrol for the Indian market for a starting price Rs. 5.15 lakh. Our friends at Motorbeam bring us a detailed price list of the Ritz petrol –

New Maruti Suzuki Ritz Petrol Pricing (ex-showroom, Mumbai) –

  • New Ritz petrol LXi – Rs. 5.15 lakh
  • New Ritz petrol VX (without ABS) – Rs. 5.50 lakh
  • New Ritz petrol VX (with ABS) – Rs. 5.80 lakh
  • New Ritz petrol ZXi – Rs. 6.24 lakh

The changes to the Maruti Ritz facelift’s exterior include:

  • New front bumper
  • New grille
  • Redesigned fog lamp housing
  • Body side moulding
  • Electrically adjustable rear view mirrors
  • Rear spoiler
  • New alloy wheel design
  • There new colors to the family – breeze blue, mystique red and granite grey

Changes to the Maruti Ritz facelift’s interior include:

  • New audio system with USB
  • Day and night inside rear view mirror
  • Improved rear seating
  • Multi-information display MID
  • Steering mounted controls
  • Dual front airbags

The Maruti Ritz is powered by a 1.2-litre, 4-cylinder K-Series petrol engine which generates 83.8 bhp and 113 Nm of peak torque. It is mated a 5-speed manual gearbox.

Maruti Suzuki hasn’t yet launched an automatic version of the Ritz in India or neither have they updated their website with these details.

[Source: MotorBeam.com]

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