Exteriors and Interiors
Keeping the basic design same as before, both outside and inside, there are a few updates which makes the Ertiga facelift different from the old Ertiga.
Changes on the outside includes new chrome grille in the front, new chrome fog lamp bezel, back door garnish with embossed “Ertiga” – lending a dash of luxury, revised bumpers give the Ertiga a wider look, new alloy wheels offer enhance road presence.
On the inside, Ertiga gets new high grade seat and door trim fabric. It now also gets a a 50:50 split on the third row, making cabin even more versatile.
Engine, Transmission and Mileage
Though offered with the same choice of petrol and diesel engine options which were seen on-board the old Ertiga, new Ertiga gets refined and retuned engines. Both engines are more fuel efficient, smoother and responsive as compared to old Ertiga.
New Maruti Ertiga’s petrol K14B petrol 1.4 liter engine delivers mileage of 17.5 kmpl, which is a 9% improvement over old Ertiga petrol. This is with the five speed manual transmission, with the four speed automatic gearbox, mileage claimed is at 17.03 kmpl.Maruti Ertiga 1.3 liter diesel engine equipped with SHVS technology.
Speaking about the diesel 1.3 liter DDiS engine, it now gets the SHVS technology (Smart Hybrid Vehicle System), which was first seen on Ciaz last month.
The new smart hybrid technology on board 2015 Maruti Ertiga features an automatic smart-stop system (mild hybrid), and brake-regeneration tech. Together, these offer smoother drivability, improved acceleration and fuel efficiency. Maruti claims that the new Ertiga delivers a mileage of 24.52 kmpl, which 18% over the existing Ertiga diesel’s mileage. Diesel Ertiga only comes with five speed manual transmission.
Speaking about the price of new Maruti Ertiga, below is detailed variant-wise price list:
2015 Maruti Ertiga Petrol Price
Maruti Ertiga LXi – INR 599,907
Maruti Ertiga LXi (O) – INR 635,339
Maruti Ertiga VXi – INR 726,257
Maruti Ertiga ZXi – INR 785,561
Maruti Ertiga ZXi+ – INR 842,572
Maruti Ertiga VXi AT – INR 826,257
2015 Maruti Ertiga SHVS Diesel Price
Maruti Ertiga SHVS LDi – INR 755,826
Maruti Ertiga SHVS LDi (O) – INR 762,778
Maruti Ertiga SHVS VDi – INR 826,300
Maruti Ertiga SHVS ZDi – INR 882,540
Maruti Ertiga SHVS ZDi+ – INR 925,358
Ertiga facelift now gets Maruti’s state of the art SmartPlay infotainment system, with features like TFT touch screen display, bluetooth, voice command, navigation system and a reverse parking camera with display. Compatible smartphones can be connected through MirrorLink, which enables the users to access various features of your smartphone.
Other new features include Push-Start/Stop with smart key, electrical foldable ORVM, Bluetooth audio and 2nd row accessory socket.
The driver airbag and driver side seat belt reminder with buzzer are now standard features and available from the base variant. More safety equipment including co-driver airbag, ABS with EBD and seat-belt with pre-tensioner & force limiter are provided on the base variant as an option. Rear parking sensors and rear parking camera add to the safety quotient of the vehicle.
Mr. R S Kalsi, Executive Director, Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki said, “With SHVS technology, Ertiga Diesel is the first Smart Hybrid MPV in India, delivering best in class fuel efficiency of 24.52 km/l. The new Ertiga sports elegant looks and offers rich interiors. Several acclaimed features like SHVS technology and SmartPlay infotainment system are now available on Ertiga, making it a delightful package for customers. ”