This will go to be quite a shocking news for many Ritz lover because according to the resources, the Maruti Suzuki India has stopped the production of the Ritz from this October 2016. The quite major decision is taken because of the new and more productive Ignis can be added to the line-up. While if some very awaiting and interested buyers are looking for a Ritz, Maruti Suzuki dealers still have a few variants in stock as per Rohan Motors, Chhatarpur, however, production has for the hatchback has been halted.
While, since the output from 2009, the Maruti Suzuki Ritz has become one of the very excellent and impressive vehicles from the flagship since the very first launch and has done quite well in the Indian car’s market, regarding performance and sales. While 2 Lakhs cars have been sold until the 2012 and in the same year 2012, the Maruti Suzuki launched the Ritz facelift with some very minor cosmetic upgrades. However, the car didn’t manage up to the mark of increasing the company’s sales, and with the introduction of the Maruti Suzuki Ignis around the corner, the Ritz would no longer be needed.
While the Maruti Suzuki Ritz is quite a very powered vehicle being produced ever in a 1.2-litre petrol and a 1.3-litre diesel engine, which are mated to both 5-speed manual transmission. While it is also available in the automatic gearbox version, however, it is available only on some petrol engine powered variants.
The petrol engine generates 85 hp of power at 6,000 rpm and churns out a peak torque of 114 Nm at 4,000 rpm. While the rated fuel efficiency for the petrol trims is around 18.50 kmpl manual and 17.16 km for the automatic version. The diesel unit, which is although less potent, develops approximately 73 hp at 4,000 rpm, has more torque at 190 Nm and has a higher a claimed fuel economy of 23.2 kmpl. So guys stay tuned to us for more great and latest updates about the Auto-world.