Launch of the new Maruti Ertiga Facelift: price, features, engine and other details
The country’s largest automaker, Maruti Suzuki India, on Friday announced the launch of the next-generation version of its multi-purpose vehicle, Ertiga.
The launch also marks the tenth anniversary of Maruti Suzuki Ertiga which launched and created the compact MPV segment in the country.
The new Ertiga will come with an advanced 6-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters, plus a host of new-era technology and convenience features such as Suzuki Connect and the SmartPlay Pro touchscreen infotainment system. 7 inches, the company said.
Introducing the new generation Ertiga, Hisashi Takeuchi, Managing Director and CEO of Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “The launch of Ertiga 10 years ago was a significant moment in the Indian automotive industry, as it created a new segment that grew at a steady pace. CAGR of 4.7%. With a decade of heritage, the country’s first compact MPV, Ertiga, holds a special place in the Indian automotive industry. The Ertiga Next-Gen with advanced technological features will also feature a new engine and an all-new transmission. True to its brand vision of offering comfort, technology and safety features, while being fuel efficient for customers, the Ertiga Next-Gen will surely continue to be India’s go-to MPV. We are confident that the Next-Gen Ertiga will be widely adopted by our customers.”
The next-generation K-series 1.5L petrol engine offers peak power of 75.8 kW at 6,000 rpm and maximum torque of 136.8 Nm at 4,400 rpm. Available in both gasoline and CNG options, Next-Gen Ertiga offers an incredible mileage of 20.51 km/l (Petrol) and 26.11 km/kg (CNG).
The Ertiga Next-Gen is equipped with 4 airbags (driver’s side, co-driver’s side and front seat) and ESP with Hill Hold Assist. Safety features such as dual front airbags, ABS with EBD and brake assist, rear parking sensors, 2nd row ISOFIX child seat anchors, speed alert system, Driver and co-driver seat belts are fitted as standard on all variants.
Pricing for the new Ertiga starts at ₹8.35 lakh LXi variant and ranging up to ₹12.79 lakh in the ZXiAT variant.
“The new Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is now more stylish, elegant and comfortable. Powered by an all-new 1.5L Next-Generation K-Series Twin-Jet Dual VVT engine with Progressive Smart Hybrid Technology and driven by an all-new Advanced 6-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. speed,” the company said in a statement.
The model will also be available as a CNG option, he added.