Maruti Suzuki Ertiga 2018 Facelift launched: Starting price ₹ 7.44 lakh.

Maruti Suzuki India is going to launch it famous LMV Ertiga 2018 in India. Launch date have been confirmed by the company is 21 november 2018. Maruti Suzuki says that Ertiga will be available in ten models/vaiants. It is also said by the company that it will also get new 1.5 liter k15 petrol motor from the new ciaz. Inteior will be same but there will also be many cosmetic and technical changes as dashboard will be completely new. New Ertiga will be 150 mm longer than older one to provide more space for the 3rd row passengers. It’s design will be much more edgy and aerodynamic and a lot cosmetic changes will be seen in the front side.

The new Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is a bigger car as compared to the previous generation. It is longer and wider, which means that there is more space in the interior for passengers and for luggage too. The new Ertiga packs more features with the likes of a touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto being offered on the top spec models. The new Maruti Suzuki Ertiga will have roof mounted AC vents for the third row and also get wooden inserts on the dashboard and steering wheel for a more premium looking interior as compared to the first gen model. The MPV offers a boot capacity of 209 litres, which can be expanded to 809 litres with the second third row folded.
New Ertiga will get projector headlamps with day time running light (DRL) in high end models. There will be a newly designed center grill with Suzuki logo and completely new fog lamps. It is going to be direct rival for the newly launched Mahindra Marrazzo. Price the veicle is Rs 7.44 lakh (ex-showroom) and can go upto 13 lakh (ex-showroom).

Exterior

We are going to notice a lot of changes in new Ertiga. Its design is much more sleek and edgy with good aerodynamic design. There will be a completely new front hood and a lot more cosmetic changes. Its center grill be replaced with new Ciaz inspired grill with the Suzuki logo. It is going to get a newly designed rap around front head lights with the projector lamp and day time running lights. Its fog lights will also be completely new. If we look towards side profile of the car it looks much more appealing . Its door handles are deigned to look very fashionable and attractive. It gets 15 inches wheels. Rear profile of the car is enhanced by its tail-lamps. Its tail lamps are rapped around the side of the  vehicle as well as goes towards upwards. 
It is available in 10 variants – Lxi, Vxi , Vxi AT, Zxi, Zxi AT, Zxi+ ( for petrol variants), Ldi, Vdi, Zdi, Zdi+ ( for diesel variants)

Interior

Interior of the new Ertiga is eye catching. It is completely changed with the new dashboard and steering wheel. Air conditioner control and center console system is also new.  Its MID and instrument cluster is stylish as well as provides much more information of drivability. It will have a flat bottom steering wheel with media controls on it which look as sports vehicle. Its dashboard is also new with new ac vents goes through center center infotainment. Its center infotainment will be like given in Dzire, with many features like Maps, Navigation, MP3, Video player, Apple car play and android auto. Below infotainment system there will a Hazard Light Switch and after that we will get our automatic climate control system. Dashboard is treated with the wooden finish to give a premium touch to the vehicle. 

Engine

It will get a 1.5 liter K15 petrol motor which also seen Ciaz will deliver power of 103 bhp@6000 rpm and a torque of 138 nm@4400 rpm. This new engine is much more fun to drive with much more punchy drive. It does not feel any  lag of power while driving on highways, it pulls vehicle very smoothly and delivers awesome. but when car is fully loaded with all 7-passengers it could feel little bit heavy to overtake or to downshift one gear. 
In diesel variant it will get same 1.3 liter diesel engine which delivers 89 bhp of power@4000 rpm and torque of 200 nm@1750 rpm. It is also seen in earlier model of Ertiga. It very good to drive long highways to get good mileage and a hard pull to drive on rough roads.

Prices

Petrol
Lxi – ₹ 7,44,000(ex-showroom)
Vxi – ₹ 8,16,000(ex-showroom)
Zxi – ₹ 8,99,000(ex-showroom)
Zxi+ – ₹ 9,50,000(ex-showroom)

Diesel
Ldi – ₹ 8,84,000(ex-showroom)
Vdi – ₹ 9,56,000(ex-showroom)
Zdi – 10,39,000(ex-showroom)
Zdi+ – 10,90,000(ex-showroom)

Automatic
Vxi(Automatic) – ₹ 9,18,000(ex-showroom)
Zxi(Automatic) – ₹ 9,95,000(ex-showroom)

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