Maruti Suzuki India Limited unveiled the Ertiga - India's first compact multipurpose vehicle during the Delhi Auto Expo 2012 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi on Friday January 6. Ertiga will be available in both petrol and diesel versions.
INDIA'S LEADING car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki India Limited unveiled India's first compact multipurpose vehicle - Ertiga on Friday January 6 at Delhi Auto Expo 2012 in New Delhi. Deputy Executive General Manager, Global Marketing of Suzuki Motor Corporation Kenichi Ayukawa and Managing Director and CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, Shinzo Nakanishi unveiled the compact MPV Ertiga. The Ertiga is launched in India with an aim to pioneer a new market of compact 3-row vehicles.
Kenichi Ayukawa said after the unveiling of Ertiga at the 11th Auto Expo 2011 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi that Suzuki Motor Corporation has taken the opportunity of the Delhi Auto Show to showcase models that hold our message as a compact car manufacturing expert. He also added through the Ertiga, XA Alpha and all the other cars on display at this pavilion we want to deliver a message of our brand philosophy of - Way of Life.
Maruti Suzuki India Limited Managing Director and CEO, Shinzo Nakanishi said at the event - The Ertiga brings space, style and compactness to utility vehicles for customers in India. With Ertiga, the Maruti Suzuki will step into the Utility Vehicle segment and effectively create a new Compact MPV segment in India.
The Ertiga - stylish, sporty is an example of innovative use of space. Overall length, width and height of Ertiga are 4265 mm, 1695 mm and 1685 mm respectively. The interiors of the Ertiga offers tilt adjustable electric steering, twin AC, audio system (USB compatible, 4+2 speakers), steering mounted audio controls, central door locking and keyless entry, multi information display, power windows with auto down and adjustable mirror.
The all new powerful and light weight K-14 VVT petrol engine will debut on Ertiga. Petrol version of Ertiga will deliver 16 km per litre and the diesel version of Ertiga will deliver 20.77 km per litre. Ertiga with a petrol engine delivers a peak performance of 70kw@6000rpm and a maximum torque of 130 Nm @4000rpm. Diesel engine will deliver a peak power of 66kw@4000rpm and a top end torque of 200Nm@1750rpm.