Refreshed A-Star launched by Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki launched the refreshed variant of the A-Star small car for the Indian market. The new version of the A-Star is priced between Rs 3.67 to Rs 4.47 lakh.

The retail sales of the new “spiced-up” A-Star will start from January 27. And will be costlier on average by about Rs. 1,000.

“The smart modifications in the spiced-up A-star are in line with customer feedback and seek to enhance the overall look, feel and comfort of the buyers,” Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) Chief General Manager (Marketing) Shashank Srivastava said in a statement.

Maruti Suzuki has revamped the interiors and added new colours to the offering. Besides, a new top-end variant, ZXi now gets a few more new features.

The company has exported over 2.81 lakh units so far to over 130 countries, primarily to the European markets such as the Netherlands, Italy, the UK, Spain and Germany. Other markets that have also contributed the car include Australia and South Africa.

New features on the A-Star

  • A rear-spoiler
  • 50:50 rear split seat
  • New beige tone to the interiors
  • New set of alloy-wheels

New A-Star price list (Ex-Showroom Delhi)

  • LXi : Rs. 3.66 lakhs
  • VXi: Rs.3.97 Lakhs,
  • VXi Automatic: Rs.4.47 lakhs
  • ZXi: Rs. 4.22 lakhs
  • ZXi with airbags and ABS: Rs. 4.40 lakhs

The updated A-star is also offered in two new colours for 2012 — Pearl Metallic Brown and Glistening Grey. The ZXi variant now comes with airbags and ABS as an option, the difference being to the tune of Rs 18,000 between the two variants.