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Maruti Suzuki Ertiga India Launch Likely, to get six-seat Layout

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga India Launch Likely, to get six-seat Layout

Snapshot: Maruti Suzuki is expected to launch Ertiga Sport in India which will sit at the top of the Ertiga line-up. In India, it is expected to get a six-seat layout.

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  • Maruti Suzuki Ertiga recently received the 1.5-litre diesel unit. 
  • Maruti Suzuki could add the Ertiga Sports as the new top-spec variant in the Ertiga line-up.
  • Expect the India-spec model to get a sporty styling.
  • Under the hood, it is likely to get 1.5L diesel and petrol engines. 
  • A 4-speed torque converter automatic gearbox could also be offered with the petrol engine. 


Maruti Suzuki India recently added the new 1.5-litre diesel engine to its compact MPV, Ertiga. Reports are rife that Maruti Suzuki is working on a new variant called the Ertiga Sports. The new variant will sit on the top of the Ertiga line-up and is likely to be priced above the current top-spec Z+ trims. Suzuki had showcased the new Sports version in Indonesia lately and it is likely to launch under the same badge here as well. 

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It is yet to be seen if the Maruti Ertiga Sport will be sold through the company’s Nexa premium outlet or Arena dealerships akin to the regular Ertiga. The Indonesia-spec Ertiga Sports gets aggressive styling featuring key elements such as side skirts, rear spoiler, faux skid plates, front & rear bumper extensions. 

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The restyled front grille is highlighted by chrome embellishments and new LED daytime running lights that are placed on the front bumper. Coming to the side, it gets redesigned diamond cut alloy wheels. The all-black interior features woodgrain trims. 

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As for the Indian version, expect it to get a six-seat layout with captain’s seats in the second row. With this, Maruti Ertiga Sport will become the first model by Maruti Suzuki India to get this feature. Rest of the equipment is likely to be shared with the current top-spec variant which packs automatic climate control and Suzuki’s Smart Play system among several others. Under the hood, the Ertiga Sport is expected to get the 1.5-litre diesel engine and a 1.5-litre petrol unit. A 4-speed torque converter automatic unit is likely to be offered only with the petrol version.
 

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