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Maruti A-Star Price
3.72L
4.55L
  • Maruti A-Star launched in the Indian market on 2008-11-19 and is available to purchase.
Motor Type Hatchback
Power Steering Standard
Displacement 998
No Of Cylinder 3
Urban Avg 17.0
Transmission Type Manual

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  • All prices mentioned above is in Indian Rupees.
  • The latest price of Maruti A-Star was obtained on 05 Aug 2015.
  • The price is valid in all major cities of India including Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi and Pune. Please check instructions at the specific stores for any deviation.
  • The prices are Ex Show Room and may vary according to the cities.
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Overall Review

India's largest automaker MSIL is offering the Maruti A-Star as the low cost hatch is equipped with lots of aspects. The company is selling this vehicle in about five trim levels and powered them with a 3-cylinder, 1.0-litre K Series petrol engine. This hatch model comes with best in class safety aspects that ensures top level protection to the passengers inside. The company built this hatch model with total effective control technology that absorbs all the energy caused in case of collision and thus protects the passengers inside. The manufacturer is also offering this model with safety features including dual airbags, ABS with EBD, immobilizer system, rear window defogger, child proof rear door locks and so on. Despite being the low cost model, the Maruti A Star is made available with an option to choose between manual and automatic transmission option. This makes it an ideal hatch for individuals who looks for affordable four wheeler.

Mileage and Fuel Economy

Maruti A-Star is an affordable petrol hatch, equipped with a 1.0-litre engine. This motor is integrated with a multi point fuel injection system that contributes for the enhancement of power and fuel efficiency. The company claims that the vehicle has the ability to return a peak mileage of about 19 Kmpl, which is rather decent.

Colors

The Indian automobile giant is offering this less expensive vehicle with a total of seven glossy color shades for the customers to choose from. These exterior paint options include a Glistening Grey shade, a Bright Red paint option, a Caffeine Brown finish option, a charming Midnight Black metallic finish option, a Silky Silver option, an Arctic White finish and a vibrant looking Paradise Blue metallic finish option.

Acceleration and Pick up

The engine fitted to the Maruti A-Star is 1.0-litre petrol motor, which is quite good in terms of acceleration and pickup. This vehicle has the ability to cross a speed mark of 100 Kmph from a standstill in just about 17.5 seconds, which is decent for this segment. On the other hand, this hatch model can obtain a top speed in the range of 125 to 135 Kmph.

Appearance

The Indian automaker gave utmost preference to the style and appearance of the Maruti A Star in order to obtain an eye-catching look. The company decorated the front facade of this hatch with a large, swept back design based headlight cluster and incorporated it with powerful halogen lamps and turn indicator. In the center, the radiator grille is very large and it contributes for better air intake. You can notice that the company's chrome plated insignia is placed just above this grille, which will add an appealing look to the frontage. Both the front and rear bumpers have been painted in body color wherein the front bumpers are fitted with fog lights, which will further add to the visibility ahead. The Zxi trim in this model series comes with body colored door handles and ORVMs, while the rest of the variants comes with black colored handles and external mirrors. The top end variant in its model series is being offered with 13-inch alloy wheels, while the rest of the variants comes fitted with steel wheels. The rear end of this hatch look quite decent with smiley sort of design. The taillight cluster is a bit large while the boot lid is small that adds a distinct look to the rear.

Comfort Feature

Despite being one of the most affordable vehicle in automobile segment, Maruti A Star comes with number of useful comfort and convenience features. The list of those features include a manual air conditioning system, door locks with remote control, a power steering system, internal tailgate and fuel lid opener, height adjustable front seats, 50:50 split rear seats, front and rear power windows, manually adjustable outside mirrors and central locking system. The top end variant in this model series is blessed with an integrated audio system with AUX input and four speakers. The company integrated the front seats with headrests and covered them with beige fabric upholstery.

Dimensions

The Maruti A Star is a small hatch with decent set of dimensions. It has 3500mm of overall length, 1600mm of totalwidth and 1490mm of height. The company built this four wheeler with a wheelbase of about 2360mm and with a generous ground clearance of about 170mm.

Engine

All the variants in the Maruti A Star model series have been equipped with a 3-cylinder based 1.0-litre K Series petrol engine that comes with an overall 998cc displacement capacity. Each cylinder of this engine has been equipped with 4-valves which works in collaboration with multi-point fuel injection system to generate a peak power output of about 66.1bhp at 6200rpm and yields a peak torque output of about 90Nm at 3500rpm. This K Series engine is paired with a 5-speed manual transmission gearbox that distributes the torque to the front wheels. The company is also offering this low cost hatch with a 4-speed automatic transmission option on Vxi platform. This K Series engine comes with an ability to return 19 Kmpl of maximum mileage, which is rather good.

Wheels

This particular model is available in about five trim levels, wherein the Zxi trim comes as the top end variant. This high end trim is being offered with a set of stylish 13 inch alloy wheels, whereas the rest of the variants are fitted with 13 inch steel wheels. These wheels are covered with high quality tubeless radial tyres of size 155/80R13, which have a steady grip on the roads.

Suspension

MSIL is offering this Maruti A Star model series with a conventional suspension system like the rest of the four wheelers in this segment. Its front axle is assembled with McPherson Strut type of suspension system, while its rear axle is equipped with isolated trailing link type of suspension. This mechanism is further loaded with coil springs, which will enhance its ability to absorb jerks caused on bumpy and rugged roads.

Handling and Control

The Maruti A Star is small hatch with proficient handling and controlling aspects. MSIL has assembled the front wheels of this hatch with ventilated disc brakes and equipped the rear wheels with drum brakes. This braking combination is assisted by an advanced anti-lock braking system with electronic brake force distribution system, which will prevent the wheels from locking when sudden brakes are applied. This low cost hatch also features a highly responsive power steering system that provides great response and offers a precise steering feel and great drive dynamics.

Pros

Price is competitive, good quality safety features.

Cons

Less internal cabin space, comfort features needs to improve.

Maruti A-Star Specifications

Exterior Features

  • Power Antenna
    Standard
  • Manually Adjustable ExtRear View Mirror
    Standard
  • Adjustable Headlights
    Standard

Interior Features

  • Heater
    Standard
  • Glove Compartment
    Standard
  • DigitalClock
    Standard
  • Fabric Upholstery
    Standard
  • Air Conditioner
    Standard

Dimensions

  • Clearence
    170mm
  • Total Weight
    1320kg
  • Wheel Base
    2360mm
  • Kerb Weight
    860-895kg
  • Length
    3500mm
  • Height
    1490mm
  • Front Tread
    1405mm
  • Rear Tread
    1400mm

Car Variant Features

  • Long Description
    Maruti A Star is one of the entry level hatchbacks in the Indian automobile market and it is available in five trim levels. Among which, Maruti A Star Lxi is the base variant. The company has powered this hatch with a K-Series, 3-cylinder, 1.0-litre petrol engine, which is gives out a decent power and torque. This engine comes with a great fuel efficiency and with an ability to deliver a reliable performance. The Indian auto giant has equipped this particular hatch with a number of comfort and safety features, which certainly offers best value for money. This entry level hatch is being integrated with a total effective control technology, which will enable the car to absorb all the energy in case of accidents. This will eventually protect the passengers from any harm caused by the accident. This hatch not just comes with high safety standards, but also with high level comfort and conveniences. The company is offering this entry level hatch with all the features and functions that are o
  • Fuel Capacity
    35
  • Urban Avg
    17.0
  • HighWay Avg
    19.0
  • Transmission Type
    Manual
  • Launch Date
    2008-11-19
  • Model Name
    Maruti A-Star
  • Motor Type
    Hatchback

Safety Feature

  • Rear Seat Belts
    Standard
  • Engine Immobilizer
    Standard
  • DoorAjar Warning
    Standard
  • Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
    Standard
  • Halogen Head lamps
    Standard
  • Passenger Side Rear View Mirror
    Standard
  • Adjustable Seats
    Standard

Comfort And Convenience Features

  • Remote Trunk Opener
    Standard
  • Low Fuel Warning Light
    Standard
  • Cup Holders Front
    Standard
  • Power Steering
    Standard
  • Rear Reading Lamp
    Standard
  • Remote FuelLid Opener
    Standard
  • Accessory Power Outlet
    Standard

Engine Features

  • Fuel Supply System
    MPFI
  • Year
    2008
  • Valve Configuration
    SOHC
  • Turbo Charger
    No
  • Maximum Torque
    90Nm@3500rpm
  • Maximum Power
    66.1bhp@6200rpm
  • Compression Ratio
    10:1
  • Displacement
    998
  • Description
    1.0-litre 66.1bhp 12V K Series Petrol Engine
  • Super Charger
    No
  • Valves Per Cylinder
    4
  • Type
    K Series Petrol Engine
  • Bore and Stroke
    73.0 X 79.5 mm
  • No Of Cylinder
    3

General Features

  • Introduction Date
    2008-11-19
  • Country Of Manufacture
    India
  • Country Of Assembly
    India

Car Variant Detail Feature

  • Exterior
    Body Colored Bumpers /n Wheel Caps /n
  • Interior
    Sunvisor With Ticket Holder /n Assist Grips (Co-Driver + Rear) /n Cabin Light (3 Position) /n Floor Carpet /n Front 2 Cupholders & 2 Map Pockets /n Rear 2 Bottle Holders /n
  • Saftey
    Total Effective Control Technology /n Headlight Levelling /n High Mount Stop Lamp /n Immobiliser /n Child Proof Rear Door Locks /n Front Wiper & Washer With Intermittent Setting /n
  • Entertainment
    Air conditioner /n Roof center antenna /n Remote taligat opener
  • Comfort N Convenience
    Airconditioner /n Roof Centre Antenna /n Remote Tailgate & Fuel Lid Opener /n Manually Adjustable Outside Mirrors /n Power Steering /n Standard Beige Seat Fabric /n Integrated Front Headrests /n Crimson Illumination /n 3 Spoke Steering Wheel /n Door Ajar Warning Light /n Accessory Socket /n Dial Type Climate Control /n Key Off Reminder /n Digital Clock /n
  • Engine Type
    1.0-litre K Series Petrol Engine
  • Fuel Type
    Petrol
  • Break System
    Front:Ventilated Disc , Rear:Drum
  • Steering
    Power Assisted Steering
  • Transmission
    Manual
  • Tyres
    Tubeless Tyres

Additional Features

  • Tyre Size
    155/80 R13
  • Turning Radius
    4.5metres
  • Drive Type
    FWD
  • Tyre Type
    Tubeless Tyres
  • Wheel Size
    R13
  • Front Brake Type
    Ventilated Disc
  • Emission Norm Compliance
    BS IV
  • Rear Suspension
    Isolated Trailing Link & Coil Spring
  • Gear Box
    5 Speed
  • Front Suspension
    McPherson Strut & Coil Spring
  • Rear Brake Type
    Drum
  • NoOfDoors
    5
  • Shock Absorbers Type
    Gas Filled
  • Seating Capacity
    5
  • Steering Column
    Collapsible Steering Column
  • Steering Type
    Power
  • Steering Gear Type
    Power Assisted , Rack & Pinion
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