Maruti Suzuki Ertiga launched in India today in a bigger avatar; price, specs to features, check all details
The all-new 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga has been launched in India today. The starting price of the car is Rs 7.44 lakh for the base petrol variant and Rs 10.90 lakh for the top-end diesel variant.
The all-new 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga has been launched in India today. The starting price of the car is Rs 7.44 lakh for the base petrol variant and Rs 10.90 lakh for the top-end diesel variant. The second-gen Ertiga will be available in 4 variants (L, V, Z, Z+).
Based on the new Heartect platform, the new car also features a new 1.5-litre petrol engine. The car is all set to take on rivals including Renault Lodgy, Datsun GO+ and Mahindra Marazzo, the 2018 Ertiga will reportedly be bigger, better equipped with more safety features as standard.
Maruti's budget MPV segment car has received a host of mechanical and cosmetic updates over the outgoing Ertiga, however, new car's wheelbase remains the same at 2740mm.
The new Ertiga is bigger - 99mm longer, 40mm wider and 5mm taller, and is available with the new 1.5-litre petrol engine with SHVS technology, which has been used in the facelifted Ciaz, offering an extra 12PS of power over the existing engine. The 89PS 1.3-litre diesel engine variant, however, sees no change in output or transmission. The boot space of the vehicle has also been increased by 50 per cent.
The front and rear of the car have received extensive cosmetic changes with a new front grille and bumper, new tailgate, narrower projector headlamps, and new tail lights.
The dashboard has been overhauled, and the new Ertiga sports features including the SmartConnect touchscreen infotainment unit with faux wood trim and flat-bottom steering wheel, along with ventilated front cupholders, all rows of seats get adjustable headrests, while the third-row seats are reclinable. Notably, the third-row seats also get their own cupholders and a 12V charging socket.
The new Ertiga comes with safety features like ABS, dual front airbags, rear parking sensors,Emergency stability programme, Hill assist, Reverse Parking Camera, Reverse parking sensors and ISOFIX child seat anchors as standard across the range.
The car has a dual tone interior along with leather-wrapped steering wheel, one touch down second-row seat and maple wood finish.