Maruti drives in new Ertiga
New Delhi: The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) Wednesday launched an all-new version of its multi-purpose-vehicle, Ertiga with price starting at Rs 7.44 lakh, 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.