Maruti Suzuki Ertiga - FAQs
1. What are the engine specifications of Maruti Suzuki Ertiga?
The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is available to the customers in 3 engine models - diesel with manual transmission, petrol with manual transmission and petrol with automatic transmission. The petrol models have a 1462 cc, 4-cylinder, 16-valve, DOHC, 1.4-litre K-series engine with VVT that generates a maximum power output of 77 kW @ 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 138 Nm @ 4400 rpm. The diesel models are equipped with a 1248 cc, 4-cylinder, 16-valve, 1.3-litre multijet DDIS 200 engine generating a maximum torque of 200 Nm @ 1750 rpm and maximum power of 66 kW @ 4000 rpm.
2. What is the fuel capacity and efficiency of Maruti Suzuki Ertiga?
The performance of Maruti Suzuki Ertiga in the fuel efficiency department depends on various factors like road conditions, traffic conditions, use of the brakes and clutch (in manual transmission), and maintenance and servicing of the car. All of its variants have a 45-litre fuel capacity, with the petrol version having a fuel efficiency of 12.3 kmpl in the city and 16.02 kmpl on the highway, and the diesel version giving out 17.2 kmpl in the city and 20.77 kmpl on the highway.
3. What is the seating capacity and boot space available on the Ertiga?
The MPV/MUV by Maruti Suzuki offers a spacious seating capacity of seven passengers. Legroom and headroom space for the first two rows is satisfactory but the last row is a bit congested. The boot space available is 135 litres, which is comparatively lower than its competitors. The third-row folds flat to provide some extra boot space.
4. How long will I have to wait for the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga?
Since Maruti Suzuki has established a manufacturing plant in Manesar, the waiting period for all their cars has significantly reduced. If you are planning on purchasing Ertiga, you won’t need to hold in your excitement for more than a week or two. But the waiting period also depends on the city you are purchasing from and the particular variant you wish to buy as some variants or colours are manufactured faster and in larger quantities.
5. What are the safety and security features available in this car?
All variants of Maruti Suzuki Ertiga are equipped with Antilock Braking System (ABS) and dual front airbags as standard safety equipment. Most models come with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), front seat belts with pre-tensioners and force limiter, high speed alert system, central locking, an engine immobilizer, and reverse parking sensors. The top models have a reverse parking camera and front fog lamps.
6. How many variants of Ertiga are available?
The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is available in 10 different variants in India. The diesel version has 4 variants and all of them have manual transmission system. The petrol version has 6 variants, 4 of which are equipped with manual transmission and the other 2 are automatic transmission variants.
7. How many colours does Maruti Suzuki offer in Ertiga?
This car is available in 5 attractive colours, namely - Magma Grey Metallic, Silky Silver Metallic, Arctic White, Oxford Blue Metallic and Auburn Red Metallic.
8. How many types of transmission systems can I choose from?
The Ertiga is available in variants with 2 types of transmission system, a Manual Transmission with a 5-speed manual gearbox and a gear system of 5 forward and 1 reverse. The other option is the Automatic Transmission with a 4-speed transmission set-up.
9. Which vehicle category does the Ertiga fall under? Who are its competitors?
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is a Multi-Purpose or Multi-Utility Vehicle (MPV or MUV). Toyota Innova is its competitors in the Indian Market.
10. How often should I get the Ertiga serviced? When is its first service due after purchase?
It is ideally advisable to follow the service manual provided by the car manufacturer, in this case Maruti Suzuki, and get your car serviced according to it. The first service, which is usually free, becomes due after 30 days or the first 1000 km on the odometer, whichever comes first.
11. What are the different fuel types available for this car in India?
The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is actually a hybrid car. It comes in three different fuel types - petrol, diesel and CNG. The CNG and petrol versions have the same engine specifications.