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Maruti Suzuki A-Star Reviews

Posted on: January 8, 2009

Maruti Suzuki A-Star

Maruti Suzuki A-Star

Maruti Suzuki A-Star

Maker : Maruti Suzuki
Body Type: Hatchback
Price(Ex-Mumbai) :Rs 3,48,996 /-

Overview

Recently Maruthi Suzuki’s new A-star has joined the growing small car revolution of the Indian car industry. When a high degree of vivacity, attitude, technology meets innovation and enthusiasm we call it A-star.

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A-star is set to meet global standards in immensely popular small car segement with its brilliant styling, superior engineering, excellent performance, and unmatched fuel efficiency. This global car is also presented with the most dynamic Penta Drive, a zenith of five world class features. In addition, the eco-friendly characteristics of the car add extra worth and shine to the already blazing star means 85% of car component is recyclable.

Powertrain & Performance

Considering the emission norms in India as well as overseas, Suzuki A-star is fitted with the latest invention in engine technology, the new generation KB Series engine. The innovative and powerful KB engine in the A-star churns out 66 bhp @ 6200 rpm and a torque of 90 Nm @ 3500 rpm. The engine is mated with a 5-speed manual transmission. In the present scenario, the car’s engine is in compliance with the BS-III emission norms. In India, the car is available in three variants, LXi, VXi, and the top-end version ZXi. It is the first car from Maruti Suzuki fitted with KB Series engine.

The McPherson strut and coil spring front suspension and an independent trailing link at the rear helps in precise road handling and enhances riding comfort on Indian roads. With a turning radius of 4.5 metres and a ground clearance of 170 mm, the A-star boasts of improved performance and high acceleration.

Build & Styling

New Maruti Suzuki A-star Car – Interior

The overall design of the car is a true reflection of European’s artistic, precision, and wild imagination, Maruti Suzuki A-star delivers impressive aesthetics. The brilliant aerodynamic design along with appealing features like sweeping expressive lamps, comet shaped tail lamps, striking bumper, and a wide sporty grille with good engine ventilation adds to the exciting impression of the car exterior.

A-star’s interior is a blend of modernity and ethnicity. Driving A-star will take you to the world of technology, advancement, and innovations. The interior holds a well-carved aero-dashboard with an integrated car audio system with AUX-in facility. An impressive instrumentation with a smart tacho pod, digital trip meter, odometer, fuel gauge, and clock adds to the engaging ambience of the car.

Coming to A-star’s safety technologies some of the best safety features in the car include the high rigid body structure, crushable structure energy dispersing frame, airbags, and anti-lock brakes. The crushable structure of the car is attributed to a new concept known as Total Effective Control Technology (TECT) concept. According to this concept, the structure of the car absorbs impact energy away from the car passengers in case of collisions.

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