Maruti Ertiga CNG Launched At Rs 8.88 Lakh
With the introduction of the CNG variant, the 1.3-litre diesel engine of the Ertiga has been discontinued, while the 1.5-litre diesel is still on sale until April 2020
The factory-fitted CNG option is available only with the mid-spec VXI variant.
CNG-powered Ertiga has a mileage of 26.20km/kg and packs a 60-litre tank.
Attracts a premium of over Rs 70,000 compared to the standard petrol variant.
Power drops by 13PS at 92PS, while torque is down by 16Nm at 122Nm in CNG mode.
The CNG-powered Ertiga doesn’t get the standard petrol variant’s mild-hybrid tech.
The Maruti Ertiga CNG has been launched in the country at Rs 8.88 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The CNG version is only available in the Ertiga’s mid-spec VXI variant, while it will not be offered in other variants, namely LXI, ZXI and top-spec ZXI+. It attracts a premium of just over Rs 70,000 compared to the standard petrol-powered VXI variant, which is priced at Rs 8.16 lakh.
Unlike the standard petrol variant, the CNG-equipped version doesn’t get Suzuki’s mild-hybrid tech. When running on CNG, the Ertiga’s 1.5-litre petrol engine produces 92PS and 122Nm, which is 13PS and 16Nm less when compared to the petrol-powered version. It has an ARAI certified fuel efficiency of 26.20km/kg and comes with a 60-litre tank of (water equivalent) besides the regular 45-litre petrol tank. The equipment list of the CNG variant is identical to the standard VXI model.
The Ertiga’s VXI CNG variant comes equipped with a multi-information display but it doesn’t use a multicoloured TFT as offered in the petrol variant. It also gets a few extra features in the second row over the base-spec LXI variant such as AC adjust, foldout armrest and an accessory socket with smartphone storage space. The VXI trim also gets keyless entry, an audio system with steering mounted controls, day-night IRVM, power folding and adjustable ORVMs with integrated turn indicators. Maruti offers the Ertiga with dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors and ISOFIX child seat anchor as standard safety features.
Maruti’s MPV also has a variant for commercial purpose, the Tour M, which will also get the CNG fitment and has the same equipment list as the VXI variant. The Ertiga Tour M is priced at Rs 8.83 lakh (ex-showroom India).
Check out Maruti’s press release for more info:
New Delhi :Maruti Suzuki India today announced sale of over 61,000 units of Next Gen Ertiga, since its launch in November 2018. This is 60% growth compared to the same months in the previous year. Surge in sales of Maruti Suzuki’s Next Gen Ertiga has helped the urban MPV achieve the pole position in the segment. With an average monthly sale of over 8,000 units, the next Gen Ertiga is India’s best-selling MPV.
Keeping the customer needs in mind and to further strengthen green technology footprint in India, Maruti Suzuki India today announced the launch of new factory-fitted CNG-powered Next Gen Ertiga. The factory-fitted CNG option will be available for customers in VXI variant, offering impressive mileage of 26.20 km/kg thereby minimizing the cost per kilometer.
The Next Gen Ertiga is the only MPV in the country to offer factory-fitted CNG option. The factory fitted CNG vehicle comes with standard warranty benefits and convenience of Maruti Suzuki’s service network spread across India. The CNG-powered Next Gen Ertiga will offer maximum performance with dual ECU (engine control unit) with intelligent-gas port injection system. This ensures active pick up and superior drivability.
Humbled by the success of Next Gen Ertiga and the blockbuster response it received from customers, Mr Shashank Srivastava, Executive Director (Marketing & Sales), Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said: “Ertiga has managed to win customer hearts with its focus on safety, design, style, space and performance. In the short span of nearly eight months of its launch, the new Ertiga’s accomplishment of achieving the market leader position in MPV is overwhelming considering the growing competition in this segment. The robust sales of the new Ertiga prove that it has secured its place in the market as a car that offers its users the perfect companion to go about their everyday lives. We thank all our customers for ‘moving together’ with us in style with Next Gen Ertiga in its successful journey. With the CNG-powered Next Gen Ertiga, customers will be able to enjoy the benefit of better fuel economy and superior technology which is safe, reliable and environment friendly.”
The Next Gen Ertiga is high on safety. It is equipped with safety features such as dual airbags, high speed warning alert, front seat belt with pre-tensioners and force limiters, ISOFIX child seat anchorages, ABS with EBD and brake assist and reverse parking sensors as standard fitment across all variants.
The Next Gen Ertiga is longer (4,395 mm), wider (1,735 mm) and taller (1,690 mm). The interior of the car has been designed keeping in mind the comfort of all the passengers. The third-row reclining seats, the extra head room and the cooling cup holders make the journey comfortable. The boot space has been increased by almost 55% with three rows up and about 9% with two rows folded down.
Maruti Suzuki’s evolutionary design sensibilities and technology capabilities are taken to the next level with the Next Gen Ertiga. The luxurious dual tone interiors feature a sculpted dashboard with maple wood finish and chrome accents, offering a high level of craftsmanship. The leather wrapped flat bottom steering wheel with easy access controls adds convenience with style.
The factory fitted CNG variant of Next Gen Ertiga will be available at Rs. 887,689/- lakh, ex-showroom Delhi.
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