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Maruti Suzuki launches all-new Ertiga for INR 7.44 lakh

Parichay Malvankar
Written by Parichay Malvankar

Maruti Suzuki has just launched the all-new Ertiga in India with prices starting from INR 7.44 lakh ex-showroom. This is an all-new model and promises more than before. The 2018 Ertiga comes with a new K15 petrol motor which produces 13% more power and 6% better torque. Also, the Ertiga now comes with SHVS technology for both petrol and diesel variants.

The new Ertiga is based on the 5th generation Heartect chassis which is stronger than the old one. Maruti Suzuki claims to have invested more than INR 900 crores for the new Ertiga. Launched in 2012, the Ertiga so far has managed cumulative sales of over 4.2 lakh units.

For safety the new Ertiga comes with dual front airbags, ISOFIX, ABS with EBD, Brake Assist, Speed Warning Alert, front seat belt with pretensioner, reverse parking sensors as standard on all variants.

The new Ertiga measures 4396mm in length, 1690mm in height, 1735mm in width, has a boot space of 209L, fuel tank capacity of 45L and wheelbase of 2740mm. The 1.5L petrol engine of the Ertiga produces 77 kW of power and 138 Nm of torque. The 1.3L diesel engine produces 66 kW of power and 200 Nm of torque. The SHVS smart hybrid technology brings torque assist function, idle start stop and brake energy regeneration to the table. The SHVS tech just like the Ciaz now gets lithium ion batteries.

Although similar in profile, the all-new Ertiga has noteworthy changes such as new headlamps with projectors, LED tail lamps, new front grille, chrome accents, new alloy wheel design, sporty bumpers, new design D-pillar, all-new dashboard, wood finish on the inside, chrome accents, leather wrapped flat bottom steering wheel, touchscreen infotainment screen, dual tone interiors, air-cooled cup holders, colour TFT MID, and more.

Maruti Suzuki claims that the new Ertiga offers extra legroom and shoulder room.

Price List: (Ex-showroom)
Ertiga Petrol
Ertiga Diesel
LXi 7.44 lakh LDi 8.84 lakh
VXi 8.16 lakh VDi 9.56 lakh
ZXi 8.99 lakh ZDi 10.39 lakh
ZXi+ 9.50 lakh ZDi+ 10.90 lakh
       
VXi AT 9.18 lakh