Maruti drives in new Ertiga at 7.44L
The countrys largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India MSI on Wednesday launched an allnew version of its multipurposevehicle, Ertiga with price starting at Rs 744 lakh ex showroom, hotting up competition in the mass market MPV segment
New Delhi: The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Wednesday launched an all-new version of its multi-purpose-vehicle, Ertiga with price starting at Rs 7.44 lakh (ex showroom), hotting up competition in the mass market MPV segment.
The new offering, based on MSI's 5th generation HEARTECT platform, is bigger than the previous version and offers 10 per cent better fuel efficiency. The petrol variant now features a new 1.5 litre engine with smart hybrid technology and lithium ion battery.
While the petrol variants of the new Ertiga are costlier by up to Rs 71,000 from the outgoing version, the diesel versions are costlier by up to Rs 20,000.
The petrol variants, including two automatic transmission trims, are powered by an all-new 1.5 litre engine and are priced between Rs 7.44 lakh and Rs 9.95 lakh. The diesel variants have the same 1.3 litre engine as the earlier version and are tagged between Rs 8.84 lakh and Rs 10.9 lakh.
The company is offering the latest K15 petrol engine option with progressive smart hybrid and lithium ion battery in the new Ertiga, he told reporters here.