The Ertiga is Marutis next big thing literally and it hopes to corner the MPV market below the Innovas price tag in much the same way it has managed to do so with the Eeco. Maruti Suzuki India disclosed the 7-seater MUV or you can say LUV "Ertiga". It is based on the RIII concept which was exhibited at the auto expo in New Delhi in 2010. Maruti Ertiga is available in Seven variants with two engine options petrol and diesel. The petrol one is 1373cc K-series engine which produces maximum power of 93.8 bhp with maximum torque of 130 nm. The diesel engine is 1248cc 16V Multijet, which generates maximum power of 88.8 bhp with maximum torque of 200 nm. The tag-line of Maruti Ertiga is 'A Feeling Called LUV'. Maruti Suzuki India has priced Ertiga very competitively at Rs. 5.89 lakhs for the base model of petrol and Rs. 7.30 lakhs for the base model of diesel. Maruti Ertiga is available in seven different shades: Serene Blue, Ecru Beige, Fire Brick Red, Granite Grey, Silky Silver, Dusky Brown and Superio White.
Maruti Ertiga LXI 1373cc, Manual, Petrol, 12.0 16.0 kmpl
Maruti Ertiga VXI 1373cc, Manual, Petrol, 12.0 16.0 kmpl
Maruti Ertiga VXI ABS 1373cc, Manual, Petrol, 12.0 16.0 kmpl
Maruti Ertiga ZXI 1373cc, Manual, Petrol, 12.0 16.0 kmpl
Maruti Ertiga LDI 1248cc, Manual, Diesel, 18.0 21.0 kmpl
Maruti Ertiga VDI 1248cc, Manual, Diesel, 18.0 21.0 kmpl
Maruti Ertiga ZDI 1248cc, Manual, Diesel, 18.0 21.0 kmpl
Mileage, Average and Fuel Economy
Maruti Ertiga is available in both petrol and diesel variants. Petrol variants are equipped with 1.4 L petrol engine whereas the Diesel variants are equipped with 1.3L engine options. The petrol versions offer a mileage of 12 kmpl on the city roads and 16kmpl on the highways. Whereas diesel version has a mileage of 18 kmpl in the city roads and 21kmpl on the highways. All the variants have 45 Liter Fuel tank.
Maruti Ertiga is available in both petrol and diesel variants. Petrol variants are equipped with 1.4 L petrol engine whereas the Diesel variants are equipped with 1.3L engine options. The petrol one is 1373cc K-series engine which produces maximum power of 95PS at 6000 rpm with maximum torque of 130 nm @4000 rpm. The diesel engine is 1248cc 16V Multijet, which generates maximum power of 90ps at 4000 with maximum torque of 200 nm @1750 rpm.
India's largest car maker, which sells every second car in the country, has shown thumbs up with Ertiga thus challenging the already existing car brands in the segment. The MUV has great capabilities both on and off road which is why it is the ultimate choice of fun-loving drivers. The front view of the Maruti Ertiga is really powerfully built and larger that gives the feel of a truly solid machine. It is the MUV from Maruti that can accommodate seven passengers at a time. The great MUV has length 4265mm, width 1685mm and height 1685mm. It got front and rear track of 1480 and 1490mm respectively. Moreover it has a great ground clearance of 185mm and a wheelbase of 2740mm. The car waistline casting provides a more stylish look. The glasses of the sports utility model are also colored lightly. It's front and rear bumpers colorful, halogen with high intensity discharge capacity is used in headlamps with washers for much clear vision, it has anti pitch power window that is laminated with green windshield glasses to make it classy looking from outside
Maruti Ertiga has been designed taking into mind the space and the safety of the passengers as well as the Driver. The interior display in the car has been enhanced with a new Multi Information Display (MID) providing easy to read and accurate vehicle information like Cruising range, Average speed and instantaneous fuel consumption, besides low-fuel warning. The interior of Maruti Ertiga is very attractive with irresistible look and this head turner is sure to attract the car lovers in just a glance. The beautifully designed steering wheel is enough to tell you the attractive story of its making. The steering wheel is electronically powered and has mounted audio controls. Designed with utmost precision, it has plenty of headroom and legroom within the front cabin. Some of the other interior features are three point seat belts, power windows, automatic door locking system, automatic headlamp turn off feature, cruise control. Comfortable seats and ample legroom and headroom ensures a pleasant journey, even if you are going for a long drive. It is equipped with smart & stylish dashboard and an elegant two tone upholstery for a whole new experience.
The variants of Maruti Ertiga car comes with wheels of size of 15. All the models have Alloy wheel. All Maruti Ertiga cars came with tubeless tyres of 185/65R15.
Braking and Handling
Maruti Ertiga is packed with Ventilated Disc Brakes in front and drum brakes at the rear wheels that helps in preventing wheel lockup during emergency braking. The other advanced feature that makes the handling of this Maruti Ertiga more convenient are ABS (Anti lock Braking System) which helps in decelerating the car when it is moving in great speed.
Handling and Safety
The car has certain features that make it quite safe and this includes side impact door beam, disc brakes that are booster assisted, secure seat belts, thermoplastic bumpers and laminated windshield. The MPV is blessed with a rage of standard and new age safety features, which will be protecting the occupants. These are two airbags, one for driver and the other one for co-passenger, Antilock Braking System (ABS) with EBD and brake assist that allows the car to get the right braking balance between the rear and front axle.