The Maruti Suzuki Omni is the smallest people mover from the Indian carmaker. It is powered by a 796 cc 3 cylinder petrol engine that generates 34.2 hp power at 5,000 rpm and 59 Nm torque at 2,500 rpm.

It is one of the oldest Maruti cars in the country and has sold 15.7 million units making it one of the highest selling cars in India. This people mover can accomodate six adults with ease and the rear sliding doors and the high ground clearance of 165 mm makes getting in and out of the vehicle easy, even for tall passengers.

A short turning radius of 4.1 metre helps the Omni tackle crowded city roads with ease. Braking is courtesy discs assisted with boosters up front and drum units at the rear.

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The Maruti Suzuki Omni is a people mover designed for inexpensive running and maintenance cost. It measures 3,370 mm in length, 1,410 mm in width and 1,640 mm in height and is equipped with 145 section 12-inch radial tyres. Turning radius of 4.1 metre makes it maneuvering in traffic easy. The boxy design with various seating options or availability of a flat bed for the commercial vehicle market makes it apt for a value-for-money people mover or a luggage ferrying vehicle.

The Maruti Suzuki Omni has side impact beams and crumple zones for occupant safety. That said, ABS and airbags would have added to the safety quotient.

Powering the Maruti Suzuki Omni is a 796 cc water-cooled 3-cylinder petrol engine that generates 37.2 hp power at 5,000 rpm and 59 Nm at 2,500 rpm. The engine offers reasonable performance with good mileage.

The Maruti Suzuki Omni comes with a dual tone fabric seat with different seating configurations namely 5 and 8 seater options. Both options offer decent amount of comfort to the occupants. The 160 mm ground clearance and sliding rear doors makes getting in and out of this car easy. The dashboard is a functional one with a three-pod cluster unit that displays engine temperature, fuel level and speed along with a digital trip meter and odometer. The glove compartment is lockable to secure essentials such as car papers, wallet etc.,and the dashboard has one cup holder and space for smaller objects.

The Maruti Suzuki Omni’s petrol engine is mated to a 4-speed all-synchromesh gearbox that offers seamless gearshifts and sends power to the rear.

Source – financialexpress.