Maruti Suzuki Omni
Price: 2.50 - 2.56 lakhs
Ex-showroom, New Delhi
For a loan of 2,12,132 @ 11.5% over 60 months
Maruti Suzuki Omni Review
This car has performed the roles of a people-mover, courier-delivery vehicle, ambulance and a host of others! The Omni is basic, large-family transport at its cheapest best. Having been around since my childhood days, Maruti has regularly updated the Omni but the age is quite evident. The last major facelift was in 1997 – that’s more than a decade ago!...read full review
This car has performed the roles of a people-mover, courier-delivery vehicle, ambulance and a host of others! The Omni is basic, large-family transport at its cheapest best. Having been around since my childhood days, Maruti has regularly updated the Omni but the age is quite evident. The last major facelift was in 1997 – that’s more than a decade ago!
There’s little that you will find appealing on the style quotient. The Omni has a mono-box design and is more or less flat all through. The build quality is atrocious and sound insulation is minimal. The story is equally bad on the inside. Plastics that look and feel cheap, a barebones interior and no creature comfort whatsoever make the time spent behind the wheel a torture.
The engine is mounted underneath the front seats and powers the rear wheels. The gearshift does not make things any better while the car is dangerously under-tyred; those 12-inch cross-ply tyres’ road-holding isn’t good at all. The Omni’s safety and handling aspects are best left unsaid. There’s only a few centimeters of thin sheet-metal and plastic separating you from anything that you hit. Ride and handling are nowhere in today’s league.
The interior space is good, but the seat comfort is rubbish owing to lack of proper bolstering and padding. Ingress and egress however is not a concern and the sliding doors at the rear make for a good experience, however, the same cannot be said about the sliding windows.
Underpowered, uninspiring in all ways, no safety to speak of and quite badly built, the Omni is one car which is good only for a point-A-to-B run, with risk levels being too high. Not recommended.
796 cc, LPG, 29 bhp @ 4500 RPM power
796 cc, Petrol, 33 bhp @ 5000 RPM power
4-speed, Manual, RWD
Maruti Suzuki Omni Colours
Maruti Suzuki Omni is sold in the following colours in India.
- Caribbean Blue Metallic
- Icy Blue Metallic
- Bright Red
- Silky Silver Metallic
- Superior White
Maruti Suzuki Omni in News
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Maruti Suzuki sells 96,062 units in October
Maruti Suzuki has sold 96,062 units in October as compared to 96,002 units in the corresponding period last year resulting in an increase of 0.1 per cent. The total [...] 04 Nov 2013
Maruti Suzuki introduces limited edition Omni van
Maruti Suzuki has launched a limited edition of its three decade old people carrier, the Omni. The longest running solider in the MSIL stable, the Omni was launched a [...] 23 Jan 2013
Tata To Launch the Venture Soon - SCOOP
Tata Motors had displayed the Venture at the Auto Expo this year in New Delhi. The Venture is a seven-seater van which will be powered by a 1.4-litre diesel engine which [...] 13 Oct 2010
Tata Venture Coming This August
Tata Motors, Indiaâ€™s biggest automobile manufacturer, on Friday, at a five year celebration for selling five lakh units of the Ace said that they planned to introduce [...] 25 Jun 2010
Maruti wonâ€™t phase out M800 and Omni
Maruti Suzuki wonâ€™t phase out the M800 and Omni models. Initially, the company had planned to phase out the two models in 2010 as Bharat Stage IV norms are to be [...] 13 May 2009
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Used Maruti Suzuki Omni
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1995,Maruti Suzuki Omni 5 STR BS-II [1999-2006]
@ Rs.33000,60000 kms, in New Delhi
1997,Maruti Suzuki Omni 5 STR BS-II [1999-2006]
@ Rs.25000,60000 kms, in New Delhi
1998,Maruti Suzuki Omni 5 STR BS-II [1999-2006]
@ Rs.35000,55000 kms, in New Delhi
2000,Maruti Suzuki Omni 5 STR BS-III [2005-2010]
@ Rs.40000,53000 kms, in New Delhi
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