Maruti Ertiga is launched on November 21st. The new Ertiga gets a host of new features, here we will explain the details of these added factors.
The new Ertiga has finally unveiled. The 2018 version will come with either petrol or diesel engine. At the price from 7.44 lakh to ₹ 9.50 lakh, the Ertiga will compete against the likes of newly-launched Mahindra Marrazzo and the Innova Crysta. So what is offered on the new Ertiga that could make it stand out from the crowd and step ahead of other competitors? In this article, we will detail each and every features sported on the new Ertiga to find out why you should by the 2018 Ertiga.
1. 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga - New larger size
It is a big trend recently that every model will get bigger with time and the Ertiga is no exception. The 2018 Ertiga is getting a new platform which leads to the all-aspect growth in size. The Heartec which has appeared on other Maruti cars like the Swift or Baleno will finally underpin the new generation of the Ertiga. The larger size allows the new Erttiga to have a better interior space.
2018 Maruti Ertiga is getting bigger outside and more spacious inside
2. 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga - Exterior updates
One of the necessary changes on every generation overhaul is the cosmetic updates. For the new Ertiga, it will get some changes on the front profile, sides as well as on the rear front.
It will feature a reworked and larger grille with chrome treatment. Fog lamps are redesigned too. New projectors are added on the headlight units. All of which will add to the sleek and plush look of the 2018 Ertiga.
Exterior updates will substantially change the outer look of the new Ertiga
3. 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga - Interior features
Ventilated cup holders
On the cabin of the new Ertiga, you can enjoy the smart touch of the air-vent placed next to the cup holder which is meant to keep the cup always cooled. With this feature, you can always keep your beverage cool during the drive.
As expected, the India-spec Ertiga will get the cooling vent for the cupholder
An update to the new Ertiga is the addition of the 7-inch touchscreen which will now be the standard feature. This unit is brought from the Baleno and the Brezza. IT will be supported with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Some other entertainment features include the four-speaker sound system.
For the first time, Ertiga will get the 7-inch touchscreen
Here are some small twists going on the dashboard on the new Ertiga:
Wooden element: Maruti Ertiga will infuse the premiumness into its cabin with the addition of wooden touches.
Flat-bottom steering wheels: Just like the new Swift, the new Ertiga will get the same flat-bottom wheels inside the cabin.
4. 2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Mechanical updates
Under the hood, the Ertiga will be powered by the same 1.3-litre DDiS 200 diesel engine which is able to unleash 89 bhp of peak power and 200 Nm of peak torque. The petrol option includes the all-new 1.5-litre K15 four-cylinder unit that is able to pull out 103 bhp and 138 Nm.
Maruti Ertiga 2018 will get a new petrol engine along with the tried-and-tested 1.3 litre diesel engine
But one of the most exciting parts of the mechanical updates is the new mild hybrid technology that will appear on both the diesel and petrol engines. This new tech will help the Ertiga to step up their fuel efficiency and its performance.
Newly-added standard safety features
The previous Ertiga came with a standard safety kit of driver airbags. However, to the new Ertiga, it will be updated with features like ABS with EBD and dual front airbags and Isofix child seat mounts.