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Maruti Suzuki Wagon R EV to launch by 2020

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R EV to launch by 2020
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R EV to launch by 2020
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Accordingly the all electric Maruti Suzuki Wagon R EV due to make its debut in India in 2020 will most likely be launched at under the Rs 7 lakh price point. This price would include the subsidies that have rolled-out to all electric and hybrid vehicles under the FAME or Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric vehicles scheme. According to our sources, the on-road price after all the subsidies should be around the Rs 7.5 lakh mark, based on the current subsidy structure.



According to the current structure, the Maruti Suzuki Wagon R EV could get a subsidy of about Rs 1.24–1.38 lakh, which of course, could also change if FAME 2 is implemented. While the Maruti Suzuki Wagon R EV was expected to come at a price point north of Rs 10 lakh initially, this 25% reduction in cost, combined with a higher overall range of over 200 kilometres on a single charge, could really jump start EVs in India and be the benchmark for new electric cars in the country.

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R EV to launch by 2020

It is unclear whether the car will have fast charge capabilities, which could charge the battery to 80% in about 40 minutes through the new DC fast chargers that are expected to be installed around the country, soon. The new all-electric Maruti Suzuki Wagon R would have ideally gone up against the likes of the Mahindra e2o thanks to the incoming safety/crash norms the Wagon R EV could be one of the only affordable electric vehicles in India at the time of launch.


Maruti Suzuki Wagon R EV to launch by 2020
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