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Maruti Suzuki Ertiga MPV crosses 5.5 lakh sales milestone

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Maruti Suzuki has announced that the brand has sold more than 5.5 Lakh examples of the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga in the Indian market since its launch. The brand has also announced that the Ertiga MPV has captivated the segment in the last two years. The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga also boasts to be the country’s highest-selling MPV with 20% repeat customers and customers use the MPV for the family as well as business use. 

The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is powered by a BS6 emission-compliant a K15B series 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with Smart Hybrid System that produces 104.6 PS power and 138 Nm of torque matched to a 5-speed transmission and a 4-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. 

The Ertiga MPV is the only vehicle in its segment to come with a factory-fitted CNG powertrain option and with the CNG fuel, the engine produces 89.7 PS of power and 122 Nm of torque with only a manual transmission on offer. Also, the Ertiga MPV with the S-CNG engine is equipped with interdependent dual Electronic Control Units (ECUs) and an intelligent injection system. The MPV features a 60-litre water equivalent CNG fuel tank and claims to return a fuel economy of 26.08 km/kg. The petrol-powered motor returns a fuel efficiency of 19.01 kmpl on the manual transmission and 17.99 kmpl on the automatic transmission option. 

On the outside, the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga features projector halogen headlamps, chrome studded radiator grille, black inserts on the air dam and the fog light area, strong character lines on the sides, electrically foldable and adjustable ORVM with integrated turn indicators, body-coloured door handles, 3D combination taillamps, analogue tachometer and speedometer with a digital MID, 17.8-cm Smartplay Studio touchscreen infotainment system, steering mounted controls etc. 

The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga comes with safety features such as dual front airbags, ABS with EBD and Brake Assist, Front Seat Belts with Pre-tensioner & Force Limiters, Speed Sensitive Auto Door Lock, Rear Parking Sensors, Seat Belt Reminder, Overspeed Alert, Central Locking and ISOFIX child seat anchorage system as standard.