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A Star

Maker :Maruti
Type : Hatchback Passengers Car

 
Variant Price (Mumbai)
  LXi 3,61,209
  VXi 3,90,272
  ZXi 4,28,754

Overview

Overview


This is a brand which over the years has manufactured different types of cars to the people and they provide a wide range of options for the people to choose from. Maruti A Star has a petrol engine of 998cc displacement and is available in four varsions like Maruti A Star Lxi, Maruti A Star Vxi with manual and AT transmission, Maruti A Star Zxi. It comes under the category of hatchback car body type with a efficiency to deliver 14 kmpl in the city and 19 kmpl on highway. It has KB series engine with 3 cylinders and MPFi system. It a first car of Maruti that has a very powerful KB series engine. It will deliver huge power of 67 bhp at the rate of 6200 rpm and maximum torque provided by the car is 90 Nm at the rate of 3500 rpm. It has a pretty good leg, head, hip and shoulder room so that to provide a good seating capacity of 5 passengers including the Driver. The compact body, Suzuki designers designed a stylish and a sporty look for Maruti A Star that on the same time exudes solidity and urban energy. The good thing about the car is that all such attractive features are available at very affordable prices.


Models


Maruti A Star LXi 998cc, Manual, Petrol, 17.4 - 19.5 kmpl

Maruti A Star VXi 998cc, Manual, Petrol, 17.4 - 19.5 kmpl

Maruti A Star ZXi 998cc, Manual, Petrol, 17.4 19.5 kmpl


Mileage, Average and Fuel Economy



Maruti A Star has innovative KB series, 998cc, 3 cylinder, 12 valve, DOHC powertrain with 5 speed manual gearbox and 4 speed automatic transmission available with only VXi variant. To help the engine to generate more horse a Double Over Head Cam engine method is being used. This is a process that also helps the cause of the battery as it ensures a long and efficient life for the same. This powertrain engine of the car generates a top power of 67 PS at 6200 rpm and a peak torque of 90 Nm at 3500 rpm. The car has a mileage of 18.9 kmpl on highway and 14.6 kmpl in the city. The light weight aluminum powetrain engine is the main reason for this enhanced fuel economy which ensures better combustion of every drop of fuel.


Power


Maruti A Star is has the same KB series 998cc, 3 cylinder, 12 valve, DOHC powertrain that produces out a maximum power of 67 Ps at 6200 rpm and a top torque of 90 Nm at 3500 rpm. The KB10 engine of the Maruti A Star has been designed to generate more power value and nimble acceleration.


Exterior Appearance



In terms of design, the Maruti Suzuki A star has a contemporary European look. The car has an elliptical curved windows, aerodynamic body, raised bonnet and oblong headlamps. The car has a sporty grille, and a contoured rear bumper. Its great piece of designing from front to rear that has resemblance of sports car with a hatchback design. The ORVMs and door handles are painted in body colour that increases the sporty and stylish look of the car. The 13 inch long wheels has full wheel cover that makes the car more beautiful.


Interior Appearance



The interior is soothing, it has neatly designed dashboard with clear instrumentation and has more space at the front than at the back. All the Maruti Suzuki A-star version have an integrated head rest in the front seats. The Maruti Suzuki A star has a tacho pod, digital trip meter, odometer, fuel gauge, an integrated music system with AUX in facility, clock, a short throw 6 gear shift and a sporty steering. It also has a power steering of 3.6 metres long and has 4.5m of turning radius. The power steering and power windows are standard in the Maruti Suzuki A Star Vxi and Zxi variants. The integrated music system comes with four speakers for the A Star Zxi and Lxi variants. The A Star Vxi variants gets two speakers. The designers have used two tone interiors that can be seen on seats,dashboard and doors. The seats of the car have premium fabric for appealing look, needle punch floor carpet is typical in all variants. It has few added interior features including 3 position cabin lights, assist grip for co driver and rear passengers, sun visor with ticket holder, 2 cup holders in each seat row, door ajar warning light, ashtray, accessory socket, Key off reminder, vanity mirrors and rear luggage shelf are available only with higher end variant of Maruti A Star.


Engine Capacity and Performance


Maruti A Star has a engine capacity of 998cc K10B petrol engine, the Maruti Suzuki A star gives a mileage of 19.59 kilometers per litre, and the top speed is 155 kmph.


Wheels


Maruti A Star has 13 inch long wheels with tubeless tyres that provide comfortable and tension free drive. The size of the tyres are 155/80R13 (front and rear tyres). Maruti A Star LXi version has centre cap type wheel covers while the rest of the wheels have full wheel cover.


Braking and Handling


Maruti A Star is fully loaded with ventilated disc brakes at the front and drum brakes at the rear. This combination guarantees super safety as well as ideal handling. The braking system is made more superior with ABS and EBD, ABA attached with EBD that ensures improved handling to the vehicle.


Handling and Safety


Maruti Suzuki A Star has paid a lot of attention in the respect to the safety of passengers as well as the car. The entire car body is made with TECT which is Total Effective Control Technology which is indeed very helpful tech. During an accident this TECT can take all jerks and crash and absorb all the push into a crushable structure. The power steering is placed at reasonable height that allows the driver to have a good grip on it, and ensures easy and smooth handling. It has some regular safety features like Anti Breaking system or the ABS and also the dual airbag which of course ensures that safety measures of the people.

Existing Reviews From Members

Manoj Kapoor on Nov 13, 2008

the car look to be best car available in price band with maruti.

Rating : Excellent
Amit Kumar Singh on Nov 25, 2008

This car is nice looking and good looking for interior side.

Rating : Very Good
Hemraj on Apr 04, 2009

wavvvv its nice car, modele is very beautiful

Rating : Excellent
Pranesh Kumar on Jun 08, 2010

I am a proud owner of Maruti A Star! I am happy driving the car for almost one year! There is no problem and Maruti is providing good service! Mileage is excellent 18 kmpl and the car is stable at higher speeds!

Rating : Good
Anshuman Srivastava on Jul 01, 2010

it is a mindblowing car i like its interiors and exteriors i am very happy and prouded to be its owner its cool and stylish

Rating : Excellent

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