Maruti Suzuki is all set to launch the All New Ertiga on November 21,2018. The much-awaited MPV was unveiled by Suzuki at the International Motor Show in Indonesia.
Based on the latest HEARTECT platform which also underpins the Baleno, Swift and the Dzire, The 2018 Ertiga has grown by 99mm in Length, 40mm in width and 5mm in height. The Wheelbase remains unchanged at 2740 mm.
Under the hood, a new K15B 1.5L VVT 4 Cylinder Petrol engine will debut on the 2018 Ertiga that produces 104.7 PS at 6,000 rpm and 138 Nm of torque at 4,400 rpm. This Particular engine will replace the present K14B 1.4L VVT petrol engine. The 2018 Ertiga will come a 5 Speed Manual or 4 Speed AMT option. The claimed fuel efficiency for the manual is 18.06kmpl and 16.73kmpl for the AMT option.
The car will take on the likes of the Toyota Innova Crysta and the recently launched Mahindra Marazzo.
With the new Mahindra Marazzo being launched at a very competitive price starting at Rs. 9.99 lakh, the new Maruti Suzuki Ertiga should also be priced similarly as the cars will be competing directly. Stay tuned for more on the new Ertiga.
Also, Maruti Suzuki will be moving their 2018 Ertiga to the NEXA Brand. Launched in July 2015, NEXA is Maruti Suzuki’s premium sales channel. Currently, 4 models namely Maruti S-Cross, Maruti Baleno, Maruti Ignis and Maruti Ciaz retail through it.