Finally, Maruti Suzuki Arena Launched the new Ertiga 2018 at price Rs. 7.44 lakh for the base petrol LXi and Rs. 10.90 lakh for the diesel ZDi+. New Ertiga sits on an all-new platform. A new 1.5-litre petrol engine does its duty on the New Maruti Suzuki Ertiga 2018. Also, it now gets the NEXA blue colour option. The convenience of the automatic transmission is available in petrol only.
2018 New Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Exterior –
The new Maruti Ertiga 2018 is completely different from its predecessor. It is now underpinned by Suzuki’s lighter and safer 5th generation Heartect platform. The front end of the exterior houses fat chrome grill, a new bumper, twin-barrel projector headlamp and the foglamps inside the C shaped boxy housing. Further, the side profile of the car is lucid with a strong shoulder line. Newly designed 15-inch alloy wheels look decent. However, the rear end looks busy while the taillamps are full LED.
New Maruti Suzuki Ertiga 2018 Interior –
2018 New Maruti Ertiga interior is spacious due to increased dimensions. It is now 40 mm wider, 5 mm taller and 99 mm longer. A wooden finish that runs through the door panel separates the dual tone dashboard. The centre console houses Suzuki’s Smartplay infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple Car Play support. Automatic climate control sits below the infotainment system which is easy to reach. There are two 12V charging ports and some storage space below the AC controls. ORVMs are adjustable electronically. Day/Night IRVM is manual. The cup holders are air-cooled.
The steering wheel is flat on the bottom similar as seen in Maruti Swift and Dzire with audio and telephony controls. Also, it is leather wrapped with a wooden finish inside it. There is a centre armrest on both front and second rows. Reclining mechanism in the third row is an unseen feature that is present in the new Maruti Suzuki Ertiga 2018.
2018 New Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Specification –
New Maruti Ertiga 2018 has two engine options to offer. The petrol is the new 1.5-litre four-cylinder motor borrowed from the new Maruti Ciaz. This petrol motor churns out 105hp and 138Nm of torque. Ertiga petrol is paired with a 5-speed manual transmission and a 4-speed automatic transmission also. The diesel is the regular 1.3-litre four-cylinder motor with VGT. This diesel motor churns out 90hp and 200Nm of torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission only. Both the petrol and diesel variants of the Ertiga 2018 come equipped with Suzuki’s mild hybrid technology. As a result, Maruti Suzuki claims increased performance with 13% more power and 6% more torque.
New Maruti Suzuki Ertiga 2018 Features –
The safety features on the New Maruti Ertiga includes dual front airbags, ABS with EBD and Brake Assist, front seatbelts with pre-tensioners and load limiters, ISOFIX child seat mounts and reverse parking sensors. We have written a dedicated article on Maruti Suzuki Next-Gen Ertiga – All Variants and Features Details!
2018 New Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Mileage –
With the new and lighter platform, the fuel economy of the new Maruti Ertiga 2018 is now 10% more.
- New Maruti Ertiga Petrol Mileage (manual) – 19.34 km/l
- Maruti Ertiga Petrol Automatic Mileage – 18.69 km/l
- Maruti Ertiga Diesel Mileage – 25.47 km/l
New Maruti Suzuki Ertiga 2018 Price –
New Maruti Ertiga Petrol Manual Price (ex-showroom, Delhi) –
- LXi – INR 7.44 lakh
- VXi – INR 8.16 lakh
- ZXi – INR 8.99 lakh
- ZXi+ – INR 9.50 lakh
Maruti Ertiga Petrol Automatic Price (ex-showroom, Delhi) –
- VXi – INR 9.18 lakh
- ZXi – INR 9.95 lakh
Maruti Ertiga Diesel Price (ex-showroom, Delhi) –
- LDi – INR 8.84 lakh
- VDi – INR 9.56 lakh
- ZDi – INR 10.39 lakh
- ZDi+ – INR 10.90 lakh
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga MPV directly competes with the newly launched Mahindra Marazzo. Mahindra Marazzo price starts from INR 9.99 lakh which is INR 2.5 lakh more than the new Maruti Suzuki Ertiga 2018. To sum up, the new Ertiga is the cheapest proper MPV you can buy in India.
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