Maruti Ertiga and XL6 have gone through a facelift update and got a lot changed and are more loaded than before but how are they different and which one should you consider?
Maruti Suzuki have launched number of products this year in Indian market. The two recently updated MPVs are better loaded now. Here is a detailed comparison of Ertiga & XL6 Facelift.
Maruti Ertiga vs XL6: Exterior Comparison
New Ertiga gains new alloys, tweaked front grille and subtle changes at rear while 2022 XL6 looks more sporty with the addition of bigger wheels. More use of chrome on the front grille and rear spoiler makes it a head turner.
Maruti Ertiga vs XL6: Interior Comparison
While the basic layout is similar, both these MPVs have a different interior theme. Also XL6 comes with 2nd row captain seats option while Ertiga is offered with just 7 seater choice.
Maruti Ertiga vs XL6: Dimensions Comparison
|Maruti Ertiga||Maruti XL6|
|Length||4395 mm||4445 mm|
|Width||1735 mm||1775 mm|
|Height||1690 mm||1700 mm|
|Wheelbase||2740 mm||2740 mm|
|Turning radius||5.2 m||5.2 m|
|Ground clearance||180 mm||180 mm|
|Boot space||209 L||209 L|
|Boot space (3rd row folded)||550 L||550 L|
|Boot Space (2nd & 3rd row Folded)||803 L||692 L|
|Fuel tank capacity||45 L||45 L|
|Tyre Size||185 / 65 R15||195 / 60 R16|
|Kerb Weight||1150 – 1255 kg||1200 – 1225 kg|
|Gross vehicle weight||1760 kg – 1820 kg||1740 – 1765 kg|
- Maruti XL6 is longer than Ertiga by 50 mm, wider by 40 mm and is 10 mm taller.
- Boot space with 2nd and 3rd row folded, is more in Ertiga than XL6. Tyre size of XL6 is also larger than that of Ertiga.
Maruti Ertiga vs XL6: Engine Comparison
|PETROL||Maruti Ertiga||Maruti XL6|
|Engine||1.5 L K15C Smart Hybrid Petrol||1.5 L K15C Smart Hybrid Petrol|
|Power||101 BHP||101 BHP|
|Torque||136.8 NM||136.8 NM|
|Transmission||5 Speed MT / 6 Speed AT||5 Speed MT / 6 Speed AT|
|Fuel efficiency||20.51 kmpl / 20.30 kmpl||20.97 kmpl / 20.27 kmpl|
Both the MPVs recently got new 1.5 L K15C unit with 101 BHP and 136.8 NM of torque. The difference here lies in claimed fuel efficiency which is higher in XL6 for manual and Ertiga with AT gearbox.
|CNG||Maruti Ertiga||Maruti XL6|
|Transmission||5 Speed MT||–|
|Fuel efficiency||26.11 km/kg||–|
With the availability of CNG option, Ertiga definitely has an upper hand. With the pairing with new CNG, performance is a bit down and at the same time, mileage has risen a bit too.
Maruti Ertiga vs XL6: Features Comparison
Prior to the update, XL6 had longer equipment list and same continues post the update as well.
Top Common Features
- 4 airbags
- Auto headlamps
- ESP with HLA
- Auto Foldable ORVMs
- 7” touchscreen infotainment system with android auto, apple CarPlay, Alexa, Suzuki Connect (40+ features)
- 6 speakers
- Auto AC
- Cooled cupholders
- Cruise Control
- Leather wrapped steering wheel
- Paddle Shifters
- Engine Push button start
Unique Features of Maruti XL6
- Leatherette seats
- Front ventilated seats
- 360 degree camera
- LED Headlamps
- LED fog lamps
- Rear spoiler
- 16” alloy wheels
- Footwell lighting
- Door puddle lamp
- Sunvisor with illumination
- Telescopic steering
- UV Cut glass
Maruti Ertiga vs XL6: Price Comparison
|LXI (MT)||Rs 8.35 L|
|VXI (MT/CNG/AT)||Rs 9.49 L / Rs 10.44 L / Rs 10.99 L|
|ZXI (MT/CNG/AT)||Rs 10.59 L / Rs 11.54 L / Rs 12.09 L||Zeta (MT/AT)||Rs 11.29 L / Rs 12.79 L|
|ZXI+ (MT/AT)||Rs 11.29 L / Rs 12.79 L|
|Alpha (MT/AT)||Rs 12.29 L / Rs 13.79 L|
|Alpha+ (MT/AT)||Rs 12.89 L / Rs 14.39 L|
Maruti Ertiga price ranges between Rs 8.35 L and Rs 12.79 L (Ex Showroom), while XL6, based on ZXI & ZXI+ trims of Ertiga, comes in the price bracket of Rs 11.29 L and Rs 14.39 L.
Which one to buy?
Those aspiring for a sporty look of the car along with high on tech should go for XL6 while the other customers wanting a spacious MPV (XL6 is spacious too) with decent feature list can opt for Ertiga. Also the latter has choice of CNG which ensures a bigger prospective customer oppurtunity.
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