New Delhi: Country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Friday launched an updated version of its multi purpose vehicle (MPV) Ertiga, with introductory price ranging between Rs 5.99 lakh and Rs 9.25 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
The petrol variants of the car are priced between Rs 5.99 lakh and Rs 8.26 lakh, while the diesel variants are priced between Rs 7.55 lakh and Rs 9.25 lakh (all prices ex-showroom Delhi).
The diesel variants of the vehicle come with Smart Hybrid (SHVS) technology which was earlier introduced by the company in its mid-sized sedan Ciaz.
“With SHVS technology, Ertiga diesel is the first smart hybrid MPV in India, delivering best in class fuel efficiency of 24.52 km/l,” MSI Executive Director, Marketing & Sales, RS Kalsi said in a statement.
The company has also introduced safety equipment such as dual airbags, ABS with EBD, seatbelt with pre-tensioners and force limiters on the base trim as an option, he added.
With SHVS, the Ertiga diesel now delivers an enhanced fuel efficiency of 24.52 km/l, 18 per cent higher than the outgoing version, the company said.
Ertiga was first launched in 2012 and the company has so far cumulatively sold over 2.25 lakh units in the domestic market.
The vehicle, which enjoys a market share of over 20 per cent in the MPV segment, is available in petrol, diesel (SHVS-Hybrid) and CNG fuel options.
The new Ertiga comes with premium SmartPlay infotainment system with features like TFT touch screen display, bluetooth, voice command, navigation system and a reverse parking camera with display.
It also comes with a 50:50 split on the third row for more flexibility. Other new features include Push-Start/Stop with smart key and electrical foldable ORVM.