Maruti Suzuki India Ltd has been long ruling the Indian roads with its fabulous range of cars. Now, with the market trend switching towards the SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) segment and there is considerable hike in the inquiries for the same. Eying on the future, Maruti has come up with its sensational compact MPV (Multi Purpose Vehicle) Maruti Ertiga. Launched on 12th April, 2012, the stylish machine is hard to ignore. The all new Maruti Ertiga is speculated to trouble history with its sale numbers in the coming months.
Enchanting Ertiga is a blend of Swift, Swift Dzire and Ritz looks with the platform extended more to suit the requirements of the people mover. Not only it appears like a car but it also drives like a car with perfect driving position and other passenger seats having good commanding view through the large windscreen. Opulent interiors with comfortable seats and host of convenient features add to the excitement of the enchanting Ertiga. A new K series engine has made its way in the compact SUV which is more powerful and refined, helping the vehicle to deliver class leading fuel economy.
Engine, Specifications & Performance:-
Under the hood of Maruti Ertiga, a new K series engine K14 VVT 1.4-litre petrol engine debuts which is capable of generating maximum power of 94 bhp at 6000 rpm along with ultimate torque of 13.2 kgm at 4000 rpm. Available with diesel option as well, Ertiga diesel is powered by 1.3L DDiS Super Turbo engine having the capability of churning out top power of 88 bhp at 4000 rpm and peak torque 20.4 kgm at 1750 rpm.
Hats off to Maruti engineers for sculpting such a magnificent machine in the name of Ertiga. Alluring & compact design of majestic Maruti Ertiga makes it’s maneuvering perfect for the city traffic and in narrow parking spaces. Peeled back clear headlamps, fabulous flare fenders, smart rear spoiler, newly designed extended tail lamps and overall sporty styling makes Maruti Suzuki Ertiga a pleasing vehicle to look at. Also, 15 inch 8 spoke alloy lifts the entire elegance of the compact machine.
Jazzy and relaxing ambience is the highlights of Ertiga. Mesmerizing Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is a 3-row, 7-seater utility vehicle with lot of cues borrowed from its Swift family member. Comfortable seats and employment of premium quality material with terrific fit and finish embraces a regal feeling inside the cabin. Boot space is awesome at 135 litres and with last row seats folded, it increases to 735 litres.
Comfort and Convenience:-
Maruti Ertiga boasts of plenty of comfort and convenient features which comprise of a three-spoke, tilt adjustable electric power steering, steering mounted audio controls, twin air-con, USB compatible audio unit, keyless entry and central locking. Besides, it has power windows with auto-down function, Multi-information Display (MID), electrically adjustable ORVMs and several others.
Energetic Ertiga is loaded with active and passive protective features which ensure complete safety of its occupants. These comprise of ABS with EBD & brake assist which assists in maintaining perfect balance while braking. For added safety these features have been standard on all trims. Other features include two airbags for the front seats and its high tensile body.
The all new Maruti Ertiga returns with impressive fuel economy figures of 16.02 for petrol variant and 20.77 kmpl for the diesel ones.
Adorable Ertiga is tagged in the lucrative price bracket of Rs 5.80 lakh – 8.45 lakh (Ex-showroom New Delhi).
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