India’s largest car maker, Maruti Suzuki Indian has launched it’s first multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) Ertiga on Thursday(12th April 2012) in a price tag between Rs 5.89 lakhs to Rs 8.45 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi). It will lock horns with Mahindra Bolero, Toyota Innova and Tata Sumo Victa in Indian market.
Maruti has invested 410 corer to develop new Ertiga. India is the first market to sell Ertiga, followed by other South East Asian markets.
New Maruti Ertiga will come in both petrol & diesel versions, six variants, one transmission and six colors option. The K-14 VVT 1.4 litre petrol engine churns out peak power of 95ps@6000rpm and maximum torque of 130nm@4000rpm uses variable valve timing and promising fuel economy 16.02 kmpl while a 1.3-litre turbocharged diesel engine churns out peak power of 90ps@4000rpm and peak torque of 200nm@1750rpm offers you fuel economy 20.77 kmpl. Both engine mated with a 5-speed manual transmission fitted with a 45 litres fuel tank. According to Economics Times.
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is a seven seater MPV is beautifully crafted with Maruti R-3 concept and combines some innovative features like Integrated Music System with Steering mounted music controls, Roof mounted Air blower to keep the second and third row passengers cool, AC, power steering, power windows, central locking Anti-lock Braking System, Immobilizer, Security alarm, ABS with EBDDual SRS Airbags.
|Engine||Power||Torque||Fuel Efficiency *|
|Petrol||K14B1373 cc VVT||95ps@6000rpm||130nm@4000rpm||16.02 kmpl|
|Diesel||D13A 1248cc DDiS VGT||90ps@4000rpm||200nm@1750rpm||20.77 kmpl|
Ertiga is offered in six trim levels (LXi, VXi, ZXi(Petrol)&LDi, VDi, ZDi(Diesel) and seven colours:
|Character Colour : Serene Blue||Ecru Beige||Firebrick Red||Granite Grey|
|Dusky Brown||Superior White||Silky Silver|
|Ertiga LXi||5.89||Ertiga LDi||7.30|
|Ertiga Vxi||6.60||Ertiga VDi||7.90|
|Ertiga Zxi||7.30||Ertiga ZDi||8.54|