Maruti Suzuki Ertiga: Price, Features and More
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is a versatile seven-seater multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) that has been ruling the Indian market for years. The latest update to the Ertiga lineup is the introduction of a new Black edition.
Price and Variants:
The Maruti Ertiga is available in four trims: LXi, VXi, ZXi and ZXi+, with a price range of Rs 8.49 lakh to Rs 12.93 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The top two trims, ZXi and ZXi+, have an option for a CNG kit as well.
The Ertiga is available in six colours: Auburn Red, Magma Grey, Pearl Metallic Arctic White, Pearl Metallic Dignity Brown, Prime Oxford Blue and Splendid Silver.
Seating Capacity and Boot Space:
The MPV can seat up to seven people and offers a 209-litre boot capacity that can be extended to 550 litres by tumbling down the third row.
Engine and Transmission:
The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga comes with a 1.5-litre petrol engine with mild hybrid technology (103PS/137Nm) and is available with either a five-speed manual or a six-speed torque converter transmission. It also gets a CNG powertrain, which has a reduced output of 88PS and 121.5Nm. The claimed fuel efficiency figures are impressive as well: 1.5-litre petrol: 20.51kmpl 1.5-litre petrol: 20.3kmpl CNG MT: 26.11km/kg.
The Ertiga is loaded with features like a seven-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, along with the TBT (turn-by-turn) navigation on MID. It also boasts paddle shifters, cruise control, auto headlights, and auto AC.
Safety features in the Ertiga include dual airbags, ABS with EBD and brake assist, rear parking sensors, and ISOFIX child seat anchorages. Higher trims of the MPV get a total of four airbags, electronic stability program (ESP) and hill-hold assist.
The Maruti Ertiga goes up against the Maruti XL6, Toyota Innova Crysta, Kia Carens and Mahindra Marazzo.
The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is a highly functional and well-equipped multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) that is ideal for big families. The inclusion of a CNG alternative and an asserted fuel efficiency rating of up to 26.11km/kg make the Ertiga an excellent value-for-money proposition in the Indian automobile industry.