2013 Suzuki Wagon R and Wagon R Stingray debut in Japan image

The 2013 Suzuki Wagon R and Wagon R Stingray were recently revealed in Japan and the two models aren’t expected to arrive in the United States.

According to the Japanese based automaker, the 2013 Suzuki Wagon R is actually the second generation of the model and the vehicle is following the same path which made it famous on its local auto market: a small, boxy, well-packaged mini-minivan with a small 660cc engine under its hood. The Suzuki Wagon R is very popular in Japan and we can dare to say that it’s as popular as the VW Golf in Germany.

Suzuki says that the 2013 Wagon R is 155 pounds lighter than the previous generation and its 660cc three-cylinder engine has been improved with the Idling Stop system and its fuel economy is 67.7 mpg for the stock front-wheel drive in Japan’s JC08 fuel cycle, while the four-wheel drive editions return 58.8 mpg. The 2013 Suzuki Wagon R has also been fitted with a new regenerative braking system.

The Wagon R model is basically divided into two, with the stock Wagon R and the better-equipped and visually more interesting Wagon R Stingray, which gets a more aggressive grille, extended fenders and alloy wheels. Prices for the Wagon R begin at the U.S. equivalent of $14,154 while for the Wagon R Stingray customers will have to pay between $17,028 and $20,584.

  • Chris

    Why on earth do they not release this great looking little car to the UK? Surely this would be an instant hit with its fuel economy figures ergonomics etc!! Come on Suzuki get with program.