The Suzuki Wagon R is a small van that has been in production since 1993. It’s one of the spacious microvans in the market which has made it one of the best-selling cars in the Kei car category. In addition, it provides decent performance with a top speed of 145km/h thanks to the 1.0L or 1.2L Petrol engines that are linked to a 4-speed automatic transmission or 5-speed manual transmission. The fuel consumption is also a big selling point for the car.
In terms of design, the Suzuki Wagon R is certainly not groundbreaking and it’s commonly referred to as the “bread box” due to its extremely boxy design that resembled bread. Though it’s undergone major facelifts over the years that have greatly improved its looks. It capitalizes on convenience more than style and its spacious cabin gives it an upper hand over its competitors.
It’s also equipped with a number of features that make the cabin feel modern. Some of the features on the base models include chrome instrument panel, dual-coloured dashboard, door panels, steering wheel audio controls, height-adjustable steering wheel, foldable rear seats, front cupholder, and front reading lights. The higher grades add 7.0-inch infotainment display, Bluetooth connectivity, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto.
Due to its good fuel economy, affordable price point and spacious interior, the Suzuki Wagon R is ideal for families looking for a budget-friendly car.
Suzuki Wagon R Generations
- First generation (1993–1998)
- Second generation (1998–2003)
- Third generation (2003–2008)
- Fourth generation (2008–2012)
- Fifth generation (2012–2017)
- Sixth generation (2017–present)
Suzuki Wagon R Maintenance Costs In Kenya
The Suzuki Wagon R is not a common car in the Kenyan market and therefore spare parts especially body parts are not currently easy to find. Service parts are affordable and widely available in Kenya. Body parts are not easily available.
Suzuki Wagon R Reliability In Kenya
The Suzuki Wagon R is a simple car that does not have any major mechanical problems. The mainly reported issues are;
- Suspension Noise
- Gearbox problems
- Sliding Door Problems
Suzuki Wagon R Alternatives you can buy in Kenya: Mitsubishi Delica D2, Nissan NV200
Price of the Suzuki Wagon R in Kenya and where to buy it: https://cars.topcar.co.ke/vehicles/suzuki/wagon
Import the Suzuki Wagon R in Kenya: https://topcar.co.ke/import-your-car/
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