Mazda VX-1 from Indonesia is akin to India’s own Maruti Ertiga

Mazda Motor Indonesia launched the Mazda VX-1 yesterday, which is essentially a rebadged Suzuki Ertiga. For teh Mazda VX-1 there are two variants, the R…

Mazda VX-1Mazda Motor Indonesia launched the Mazda VX-1 yesterday, which is essentially a rebadged Suzuki Ertiga. For teh Mazda VX-1 there are two variants, the R Grade & V Grade. the vehicle will be available in 6 stylish color choices. They are pearl white, metallic silky silver, metallic graphite gray pearl, black pearl metallic cool, dusky brown and radiant red metallic pearl.

Mazda VX-1 is being presented as an MPV that can offer something new to those who are on the lookout for a vehicle that’s unique, stylish and looks different from the others. The Mazda VX-1 launch event was jazzed up with a special theme song bersamamu ¬†by the Band Alexa. As far as the¬†Indonesian¬†market is concerned,¬†this¬†entry¬†level¬†multipurpose passenger car (MPV) uses the same manual transmission and ABS brake system that is seen in Suzuki Ertiga.

The addition of Mazda VX-1 will add momentum to a segment that sees the Suzuki Ertiga,Toyota Avanza, Chevrolet Spin, Nissan Livina, and Daihatsu Xenia compete. Akin to the Suzuki Ertiga, Mazda VX-1 MPV has a 5-speed transmission, and is powered by a 1.4-liter petrol engine with max power at 95 ps at 6000 rpm, and torque of 130 Nm at 4,000 rpm. The Suzuki Ertiga is predictably known as the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga in India. Earlier too, Mazda had rebadged the Suzuki Palette when it began selling the vehicle as Flairwagon in the domestic market. The smallish wagon has an AWD option, extends to below 3.4, and is designed to seat 4 adults.