Maruti Ertiga Facelift launch is expected by mid April while the latter will be introduced by month end.
Maruti Suzuki have launched a number of new and updated models in the recent post. Now the latest on the list is facelifted iteration of Ertiga and XL6 MPV.
Maruti Ertiga, XL6 Facelift – What are the exterior changes?
Both of these cars have been spotted testing quite a number of times. Ertiga Facelift will witness updated front grille, mild tweaks to front and rear bumpers. One can expect dual tone exterior paint to be made available in the top spec trims.
XL6, with this update, will ride on bigger 16-inch wheels, and like Ertiga. some modifications are expected on the front grille, bumpers and cladding.
Maruti Ertiga, XL6 Facelift – What are the interior updates?
On the inside, Maruti Suzuki will provide different seat upholstery design. To better compete with the rivals (especially with newly launched Kia Carens), the carmaker might even offer 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system and other modern tech including 360 degree camera, wireless charging, Arkamys sound along with multiple airbags.
XL6, currently available with just 6 seater option, might even gain the seating of 7 passengers with this update. There are rumours floating on the internet about this.
Maruti Ertiga, XL6 Facelift – Any new engine option?
Ertiga and XL6 will continue with their respective engine options, belting out similar output figures. Former also comes with CNG in mid variant. One change here is 6 speed torque converter automatic coming in place of 4 Speed AT.
Ertiga Engine Specs
|Engine||1.5 L VVT petrol engine||1.5 L VVT Petrol engine||1.5 L VVT Petrol-CNG|
|Power||103 bhp||103 bhp||91 bhp|
|Torque||138 nm||138 nm||122 nm|
|Gearbox||5 speed MT / 4 speed at||5 speed MT / 6 speed at||Manual|
|Mileage||19.01 kmpl / 17.99 kmpl||19.01 kmpl / –||26.20 km/kg|
XL6 Engine Specs
|Engine||1.5 L VVT petrol engine||1.5 L VVT Petrol engine|
|Power||103 bhp||103 bhp|
|Torque||138 nm||138 nm|
|Gearbox||5 speed MT / 4 speed at||5 speed MT / 6 speed at|
|Mileage||19.01 kmpl / 17.99 kmpl||19.01 kmpl / –|
Maruti Ertiga, XL6 Facelift – What about price hike?
Currently retailing between Rs 8.12 lakh and Rs 10.85 lakhs, Ertiga will just cost a bit premium, with expected price bracket of Rs 8.18 lakh and Rs 10.98 lakh (All Prices, Ex Showroom).
|Maruti Ertiga||Price (Ex Showroom)|
|Current||Rs 8.12 lakh – Rs 10.85 lakh|
|Facelift||Rs 8.18 lakh – Rs 10.98 lakh|
Same will be the case with Nexa XL6 which will is expected to get around Rs 6,000 to Rs 13,000 expensive with the facelift version. Here are the prices of current and upcoming XL6:
|Maruti XL6||Price (Ex Showroom)|
|Current||Rs 10.14 lakh – Rs 12.02 lakh|
|Facelift||Rs 10.20 lakh – Rs 12.15 lakh|
Maruti Ertiga, XL6 Facelift – When will these two launch?
As discussed earlier, Ertiga will be first of two to be launch. You can expect the price announcement somehwere in mid April and XL6 will follow in just few days post the launch of updated Ertiga.