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If you are looking for a family car with high fuel efficiency, a powerful engine, and good service, then you might want to consider the Maruti Ritz. Read on for a detailed review of this car.

Maruti Ritz

Maruti Ritz
The Maruti Ritz is the latest entrant in the hatchback category of Maruti cars. The car has the latest K-series engine and has given other cars in the B segment tough competition. Maruti Ritz is available both in petrol as well as diesel versions. The car has proved to be a great on road performer having a fuel efficiency of 17.7 kmpl. The Ritz is one of Maruti’s acclaimed vehicles and has superior and refined performance with lower NVH (noise, vibration, and harshness). The Ritz is also known to be the first environmental friendly passenger car that is BS IV norms compliant. Above all, the car has high grade engine oil which means no oil change is required till the first 10,000 km unlike other cars. In addition, the vehicle is equipped with increased spark plug life, has high torque at low rpm, and has high power of 85PS. If these features fascinate you, then read through the next sections for an in-depth review to help you make an informed decision.

Design & Style
The all new Ritz has a stylish aerodynamic shape. The streamlined body not only gives the vehicle a classy appearance, but it also guarantees a smooth driving experience especially at high speeds. The vehicle is equipped with front and rear fog lamps that ensure safe driving even in tough weather conditions. If you are fancy style and luxury, then the European styling with dual tone interiors will definitely leave you in awe. The vehicle has plenty of storage options including an under seat utility tray and a dash mounted coin holder that make it a perfect family car. The large dashboard provides ample functional space that often comes handy. Sufficient head room and leg room makes the ride comfortable especially for the elderly.

Engine
The Ritz is backed up by the all new K-Series K 12 M engine that is acclaimed to be one of the finest engines developed ever especially for tough Indian roads. With low emissions and high mileage, the engine seems to be any motorist’s delight. The advanced 1.2 liter and 16 valve unit boasts of an 85 PM @ 6000 rpm, and 113 Nm @ 4500 rpm. If you are considering a diesel version, then look no further as the vehicle has got the highly praised DDis engine. The BS IV compliant engine claims to be the lightest engine in its segment with a 190 Nm of torque, 75 BHP power and low NVH. The engine is also known to be fuel efficient.

Safety
If you are talking about safety, then the Ritz has incorporated all the important safety measures to make your journey more enjoyable. The salient safety features include fog lamps, airbags, an anti lock brake system, power steering, and an electronic brake system.

Variants & Price
Maruti Ritz is available both in petrol and diesel versions. The different variants of the Maruti Ritz include Maruti Ritz LXI, Maruti Ritz VXI, Maruti Ritz VXI (ABS), Maruti Ritz ZXI, Maruti Ritz LDI, Maruti Ritz VDI, Maruti Ritz VDI (ABS), Maruti Ritz Genus Vxi and Maruti Ritz Genus Vdi. The car is available in nine vibrant shades including bakers chocolate, racing green, midnight black, blue blaze, emerald blue, silky silver, superior white, fire brick red, and glistening white. The price of the Ritz non metallic LXI BS IV is Rs 3, 95,112. 63 while the price for Ritz VXI BS IV non metallic is Rs 4, 30,578.68. All the models are available in both metallic and non metallic colors.

Technical Specifications & Features

Overview  
Make Maruti
Model Ritz
Body Type Hatchback
Number of Doors 5
Seating Capacity 5
Fuel Tank Capacity 43
Dimensions  
Length 3715 mm
Width 1680 mm
Height 1620 mm
Wheelbase 2360
Ground Clearance 170
Weight  
Kerb Weight 1110 kg
Engine  
Type K-Series (Petrol), DDiS (Diesel)
Number of Cylinders 4
Displacement 1197 cc (Petrol), 1248 cc (Diesel)
Transmission 5-speed Manual
Max.Power 85PS @ 6000rpm (Petrol), 75PS @ 6000rpm (Diesel)
Max. Torque 113Nm @ 4500rpm (Petrol),190 [email protected] 4500rpm (Diesel)
Suspension  
Front  Suspension MacPherson Strut and Coil spring
Rear Suspension Torsion beam and Coil spring
Brakes  
Front Disc
Rear Drum
Steering Type Rack and Pinion
Tyre Size 165/80 R14

Hope the above information has given you a good insight into this car.