Maruti Suzuki Eeco Expert Review
Maruti Suzuki Eeco Expert Review - Check Advantage and Disadvantage
Maruti Suzuki upgraded its Omni with Versa and further in the multi-utility vehicle segment introduced a tougher Eeco. It is a spacious looking MUV with not so much space. The new body graphics are an add-on to its powerful and balanced style. It can be called as the budget car as it is a lot of car for the price. An excellent option for large families and multi-purpose use. Maruti has rolled out the Eeco in two versions the 5 seaters (A/c and non-A/c) and 7 seaters. Being a non-power steering Eeco is considerably smooth. The Eeco is good for play as well as work this is what makes it multi-utility.
Maruti Suzuki Eeco Exterior
Being an MUV Eeco has the elegant body design compared to its predecessors like Omni. The car is well designed for long tours with many family members or friends in comfort and safety. The frontal look is a great design for a vehicle with the height that of the Eeco. The sliding doors at the rear with new graphics give it an upper hand for better utility. The newly designed clear head and tail lamps give it enhanced visibility and fashionable look. The headlamp leveling feature adds to the safety of the vehicle. The increased ride height gives a better view of the driver reducing the frontal blind spot. The Eeco comes with tubeless tires and decal badging.
The Eeco is a 3675-mm long, 1475-mm wide and 1800-mm high with 160-mm ground clearance. The turning radius is 4.5-m and wheelbase of 2350-mm. the kerb weight of 7 seater model is 943-kg. It comes in six lovely colors to choose from.
Maruti Suzuki Eeco Interior
The Eeco is equipped with an acceptable quality dashboard but has the air conditioner and the accessory socket making it convenient to keep stuff. Eeco provides more than enough space with as large as 540 liters of boot space ensuring that you take everything you need while going out. The issue is it does not come with foldable rear seats. The legroom is good but the headroom is perfect.
Both the front seats are headrest integrated which provides it the stylish look and comfortable seating. On the other hand, the rear-most seats do not have a headrest and are not even that comfortable. The big easy to read digital meter gives ease and complete control while driving with fuel level indicator, odometer and trip meter. The Eeco comprises of molded roof and floor lining, colored interior with matching artificial leather seats for modern aesthetics. The entertainment in the vehicle can be done with a music system with radio as well.
Maruti Suzuki Eeco Specifications
Maruti has not just concentrated on the looks and styling but also taken care of the power the car needs for being a multi-utility vehicle. The Eeco is available in 1.2-liter four cylinder 1196-cc engine which gives 73-bhp at 6000-rpm and 101-Nm torque at 3000-rpm. The Eeco has the new aluminum engine to reduce weight and increase performance with MPFI technology.
All the variants of Eeco have rear drive, 5-speed manual transmission with diagonal shift assist (DSA) for easier gear shifting and rack and pinion steering mechanism. The 40 liters fuel tank capacity is enough even for short tours as the mileage the vehicle provides is 15.1-KMPL. The EMS (Engine Management System) provides great drivability and reliability to the engine.
The Maruti Suzuki Eeco has McPherson strut front suspension and 3-link rigid rear suspension which makes the ride comfortable even on bumpy roads. The ventilated front disk and rear drum brakes enhance the safety and stopping distance of the vehicle making handling better. The Maruti Eeco also has End-of-life (ELV) environment-friendly compliant that makes Eeco best petrol MUV in India.The child lock, side impact bars, energy-absorbing materials, and crumple zones provide advanced safety to the car.
1. Car for Indian families
2. Reduced frontal blind spot
3. More boot space
4. Good ride height
1. Nonfoldable rear seats
2. Less mileage with A/C
3. Not as spacious as it looks
4. Less comfort on rear seats
Maruti Suzuki Eeco Expert Review Rating - 8.3/10
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