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Maruti Suzuki has just launched their all-new Ertiga MPV in the Indian market. The new Maruti Ertiga has been launched with a starting price of Rs 7.44 lakh, ex-showroom (India). Bookings for the new Ertiga MPV already began a week ago, for an amount of Rs 11,000.
The new Maruti Ertiga 2018 MPV comes with a completely refreshed design, sharper lines and has a more premium upmarket feel. It also features a host of features and equipment as compared to the previous generation model.
Here are the top things to know about the all-new Maruti Ertiga MPV.
New Maruti Ertiga: Variants & Prices
The new Maruti Ertiga is available in four basic trim levels and ten variants; four petrol, four diesel and two petrol automatic. This includes LXi/LDi, VXi/VDi, ZXi/ZDi, ZXi+/ZDi+ and the VXi AT/ZXi AT.
As mentioned before, the base LXi variant of the new Maruti Ertiga comes with a price tag of Rs 7.44 lakh. The top end (ZDi+), on the other hand, is priced at Rs 10.90 lakh. Both prices are ex-showroom (India).
Here is a break-up of the pricing for each of the variant, available on the new Maruti Ertiga.
|LXi||Rs 7.44 Lakh|
|VXi||Rs 8.16 Lakh|
|ZXi||Rs 8.99 Lakh|
|ZXi+||Rs 9.50 Lakh|
|VXi AT||Rs 9.18 Lakh|
|ZXi AT||Rs 9.95 Lakh|
|LDi||Rs 8.84 Lakh|
|VXi||Rs 9.56 Lakh|
|ZDi||Rs 10.39 Lakh|
|ZDi+||Rs 10.90 Lakh|
New Maruti Ertiga: Power & Torque
The new Maruti Ertiga comes powered by two engines: a 1.5-litre petrol and 1.3-litre diesel unit. The 1.5-litre K-15 Series petrol engine is a new power unit from Maruti Suzuki and was first seen on the recently updated Ciaz model. The new engine produces 105bhp and 138Nm of torque and is mated to either a five-speed manual or a four-speed torque converter gearbox.
The new Maruti Ertiga MPV carries forward the same 1.3-litre DDiS diesel engine from its previous model. It produces the same 90bhp and 200Nm of torque and comes mated to a standard five-speed gearbox, without the option of an automatic.
Both engines further come mated to Maruti's SHVS mild-hybrid technology, which helps improve performance and efficiency.
Here are the power and torque figures of the engine options, available on the Maruti Ertiga.
|Variants||Power (bhp)||Torque (Nm)|
New Maruti Ertiga: Mileage & Fuel Tank Capacity
The new Maruti Ertiga comes with SHVS (Smart Hybrid) technology for both petrol and diesel variants. The hybrid technology offers better efficiency and performance from the new engine.
The new Maruti Ertiga comes with a fuel tank capacity of 45 litres and the company claims an ARAI certified mileage figures of 19.34km/l for the petrol MT, 18.69km/l for the petrol AT and 25.57km/l for the diesel MT.
|1.5-Litre Petrol Manual||19.34|
|1.5-Litre Petrol Automatic||18.64|
|1.3-Litre Diesel Manual||25.47|
New Maruti Ertiga: Ground Clearance & Overall Dimensions
The new Maruti Ertiga is part of the fifth-generation HEARTECT platform. The new platform on the Ertiga now provides bigger overall dimensions for the new generation model. The new Maruti Ertiga is now longer, wider and taller than the previous generation. However, the company have kept the overall wheelbase identical to the old model.
The ground clearance, though, on the new-gen Ertiga has been reduced to 180mm compared to the first-generation model.
Here are the overall dimensions of the new Maruti Ertiga.
New Maruti Ertiga: Tyre Size, Boot Space & Seating Capacity
The new Maruti Ertiga comes with a seven-seater configuration. The new platform has allowed for more cabin space, in terms of knee room and headroom for passengers in both the middle and third row. The new Ertiga MPV rides on standard 165/85 R15 alloy wheels
The new Ertiga MPV comes with a boot capacity of 209 litres with all three rows upright. This can further be extended to either 550 or 803 litreswith the second and third row seats folded down.
New Maruti Ertiga: Colours
The new Maruti Ertiga 2018 is offered in a range of five colour options, including the new Pearl Metallic Auburn Red. Other paint schemes include Metallic Magma Grey, Pearl Metallic Oxford Blue, Pearl Arctic White and Metallic Silky Silver.
New Maruti Ertiga: Bookings & Delivery Details
Bookings for the new Maruti Ertiga opened a week ahead of its launch. The new Ertiga MPV is now available across all company dealerships in India and can be booked for an amount of Rs 11,000.
Deliveries of the new-generation Ertiga MPV will begin from sometime next month or the first week of January 2019.
Thoughts On New Maruti Ertiga 2018
The new Maruti Ertiga MPV has been one of the most awaited cars in its segment. The car is one of the most affordable among its rivals and undercuts its main competition by almost Rs 2 lakh. The new Maruti Ertiga rivals the likes of the Mahindra Marazzo and the Toyota Innova Crysta in the Indian MPV market.