All New Maruti Ertiga MPV has been officially launched in India. Priced from Rs 7.44 lakhs, it is currently being offered with petrol manual, petrol auto and diesel manual variants. Sales are off to a good start. Dealers are quoting waiting period of up to 4 weeks.
A factory fitted CNG variant of new Ertiga is also planned for launch, but that will happen at a later date. Most likely by March 2019. For those buyers who are planning to buy Ertiga CNG, there is good news.
Authorized Maruti Ertiga dealers are offering the CNG kit at a price of Rs 55,000. This includes the cost of kit, fitting, etc (excluding GST). It also comes with 1 year warranty. Mileage claimed is about 25 kms per kg. Dealer can install CNG kit on any of the petrol variant. Cost is in addition to the value of the car.
Powering the new Maruti Ertiga CNG is a 1.5 K-Series petrol engine with mild hybrid SHVS system. Power output of the engine stands at 104 PS and 138 Nm. But with CNG kit, figures will reduce by about 10-15%. New Ertiga is also offered with a 1.3 liter DDiS diesel engine.
Maruti Suzuki has refreshed interiors of the new Ertiga with state of the art infotainment and a large number of driver and passenger comforts. The 7” touchscreen infotainment system comes in with connectivity options such as Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. It also gets four speaker and two tweeter setup. Interiors also boast of a faux wood dashboard, wood inserts on steering wheel and doors, a new horizontal layered design for AV vents and safety features among which are dual airbags, ABS, EBD, parking sensors and ISOFIX child seat mounts.
In compliance with new safety norms there are a host of safety features offered on the new Ertiga among which are hill hold assist, ABS, EBD, dual airbags, emergency stability program, reverse parking camera and reverse parking sensors.