The second generation Maruti Suzuki Ertiga has been unveiled at the Indonesia International Motor Show.Here are the top 10 things that you need to know about new Ertiga 2018.
New Ertiga 2018 measures 4395mm long,has a width of 1735mm and is 1690mm tall.This means that it has grown up from it’s former model upto 99mm in length,40mm in width and is 5mm taller than the outgoing model.While the wheelbase has remained unchanged at 2740mm.Bootspace is now 153 litres.ground clearance of 180 mm.Also Read:Upcoming Maruti Cars in India in 2018-19
2. New Platform
2018 Ertiga will be based on Suzuki’s HEARTECT platform which also underpins Maruti Dzire,Swift and Baleno.This means that the new model will be stiffer and lighter than the present version resulting in high fuel efficiency.
3. Engine and Mileage
The new Maruti Ertiga draws power from a new 1.5-litre K15B petrol engine producing 102bhp and 138Nm of torque. The engine is coupled to a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic gearbox. The diesel version of the MPV is will a new Maruti developed 1.5-litre engine with Smart Hybrid technology mated to a 5-speed MT & 4 speed AMT Gearbox.
Expected Mileage : 18kmpl(Petrol MT),17kmpl(Petrol AT),25kmpl(Diesel MT) and 25km/kg for CNG.
4. Safety Features
List of standard safety features which go up in new ertiga 2018.
- ABS with EBD and Brake Assist
- Dual Front Airbags
- Front Seat Belt with Pre-Tensioner and Force Limiter
- Seat Belt Warning Lamp and Buzzer
- Engine Immobilizer
- Pedestrian Protection Compliance
- ISOFix Child Seat Anchorages
- Key-Left Warning Lamp and Buzzer
- Door Ajar Warning Lamp
- Gear Shift Indicator
- Headlamp On Reminder
- Door Ajar Warning Lamp
- Low Fuel Warning Lamp
5. Features offered in New Ertiga 2018
New Ertiga get tons of premium features like:
- Cooled Cupholders
- Push Start/Stop Button
- Rear Armrest
- 2nd row 60:40
- 3rd row seats 50:50
- Rear Parking Sensors with camera
- Projector headlamps with LED DRLs
- Flat Bottomed Steering wheel
- New 7-inch Touchscreen Infotainment System that supports Apple Carplay,Android Auto,Mirror Link,USB,BT and reverse camera
- Lots of storage area
Major updates can be seen on Ertiga’s facelift 2018 exterior.The 2018 Maruti Ertiga sports slimmer angular headlamps which gets projector lens.C-shaped housing for fog lamps and chrome detailing on its new hexagonal grille adds to it’s muscular looks.Front bumper also grows up in size which has larger airdams.There is also black bezel around the fog lamp housing.Rear end gives an impression of the WR-V as the tail lights are in L-shape and also gets LED.The rear bumper also is changed.New 5-spoke 15-inch 185/R65 alloys sits on new Ertiga facelift.Powering new Ertiga is disc brakes at the front and drums at the rear.D-pillar is blackened out.The third row window is now larger than the older model.Overall ertiga has grown alot in terms of styling it looks rugged,muscular and very premium.Also Read:Maruti Ciaz Facelift Launch Date,Price and Features
The insides of the Ertiga unveiled at the motor show are similar to those on other cars from the same base– the instrument panel and flat-bottomed steering have been borrowed from the Swift hatchback.Ertiga 2018 will feature new dual-tone beige and black dash with wooden finish.Cooled cupholders,Multiple charging outlets and bottle holder and map pocket would be helpful in those long journeys.The interior of 2018 Ertiga has been made stylish by vertical alignment of A/C vents.Rear roof mounted ac vents will continue in new ertiga.A new 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that supports apple car play,android auto,mirror link,usb,aux,BT connectivity,reverse parking camera.All new redesigned instrument cluster and MID.
The price of 2018 Ertiga is expected to increased by maximum Rs. 50,000.Ertiga will be priced at Rs. 6.8L-11.3L(Ex-Showroom,Delhi).
9. Launch Date
New Ertiga 2018 is expected to be launched by end of August.Also Read:Maruti Baleno Long Term Review
10. Improvement in Ride quality
New ertiga 2018 will see significant improvements in ride quality,suspension,Better performance and handling.Overall the new ertiga 2018 is much awaited and has quite a lot on offer.It comes in MPV segment which when launched will complete with Honda BRV,Renault Lodgy and Innova Crysta.