1988-2019 Suzuki Mehran (1st Generation)
- Status: Discontinued from 2019
- Last price: 923,000 PKR
Suzuki Mehran VX 2016 is a small and cheap car produced by Suzuki company. It is a hatchback small car with Overall length of 3300 mm and an overall width of 1405 mm. The engine is four-stroke with 3 inline cylinders and having a piston displacement of 796cc. which produces the power of 4o Horsepower. Having manual transmission. Suzuki Mehran is ruling market from about 10 years because there is no car present in Pakistan which is this much cheap. Suzuki Mehran Vx having nothing change just engine is Euro II and blue-tinted head lights. Suzuki Mehran VX 2016 didn’t have Air conditioner and no extra features. Just a simple car big thing is its a cheap and economy car. There are four versions of Suzuki Mehran available which includes Suzuki Mehran Vx, Suzuki Mehran VX CNG, Suzuki Mehran VXR, and Suzuki Mehran VXR CNG.
Suzuki Mehran Details overview & review:
Suzuki Mehran most known vehicle in Pakistan as well as the most sold car by Suzuki Company in Pakistan. This small affordable hatchback car is in Production since 1984 while for the first time this was introduced in 1989 for Pakistani market. As the Suzuki Mehran production is halted by the company in 2019 and finally discontinued in the same year by the company after 30 years, all thanks to new competitors those arrive recently including united Bravo and Prince pearl. Suzuki Mehran remained in its 1st & 2nd generation throughout the life and the quality kept declined with every passing year and in 2019 by discontinued the Mehran Suzuki introduced 8th generation Suzuki Alto with a price tag of 14-15 lacs Pakistani Rupees.
Trims & Versions:
As the car is discontinued but the demand is still high in the market, 2019 year models of Mehran are still selling not less than 9 lacs Pakistani Rupees which clearly defines the market value of the car. Throughout the life spam, Suzuki Mehran remained available in 4 trims without any updates including 2 petrol and 2 with CNG.
- Suzuki Mehran VX:
Without the feature of Air conditioner and heater
- Suzuki Mehran VXR:
With the feature of air conditioner and Heater
- Suzuki Mehran VXR CNG and VX CNG:
Extra feature of CNG kit.
The exterior of Suzuki Mehran:
Suzuki Mehran Despite having old Retired designed remained Pakistani’s favourite car because it was the only affordable and cheapest car available in the Pakistani market. Front of the car has blue-tinted headlamps that were updated in 2016 and half-covered front grille. These were the only 2 major changes that been done throughout the lifetime of Mehran, other exterior features include; body coloured Bumper (Standard in all trim now), black door handles and Black exterior Mirrors. While the most basic feature of fog lamps also remained absent. Overall length, width and height of the car are 3300mm, 1405 mm and 1410 mm with 12-inch steel wheels as standard. This 600 KG weighted vehicle has the capacity to carry 5 passengers.
Interior Design & features:
Interior of the Mehran is as simple as the exterior, this whole car is made just to fulfil the purpose of carrying passengers from one place to another. The low-Quality interior is built with plastic all around on Dashboard, inside door panels as well as other Manual functions and buttons of controlling air conditioner, Manual Windows and Mirrors. 5 seated vehicle seats are covered with fabric that keeps changing its colour and no update done to seats as well. Head and Legroom of the car is so tight that makes it so much difficult to sit comfortably not for long journeys but within the city as well.
Engine and Power:
Mehran is equipped with 796 cc three-cylinder Non-CDI Euro II engine that produces 40 horse power@ 5500 Rpm with Torque of 59nm@3000 Rpm. Top speed of the car is 130-140 km/h while it accelerates form 0-60 in 14 seconds. Engine updated from carburettor to EFI done in 2008 that increased its fuel efficiency from 8km/h to 14km/h while it has 30 litres of fuel tank capacity to travel fearlessly in the city. The engine is paired with 4-speed manual transmission.
Pros & Cons:
- Small Cheapest car in Pakistan
- Good Mileage
- Good Resale value
- Affordable and readily available spare parts
- Small and easy to drive
- Not Comfortable
- Low quality
- No safety features
In 2019 Suzuki Mehran discontinued the price tag of 923,000 PKR
Suzuki Mehran Remained the most favourite car of Pakistanis and Ruled about 15 years because of the absence of any competitor while whole the life Suzuki made no changes to the Mehran.